Located in the Coral Triangle, Raja Ampat is known as the treasure of the Bird’s Head Seascape or often referred to, as the world’s richest coral biodiversity site. So simply put, it’s the jim-dandy of diving hot spots!
This epicenter of tropical marine life is home to the largest marine national park in Indonesia and considered to be among the most stunning aquatic environments on earth.
Being the birthplace of an astounding 1,427 species of fish and more than 550 species of coral makes marine conservation in Raja Ampat crucial. It is Indonesia’s first network of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), spanning across an area of 4,500 square miles. What happens in Raja Ampat has a direct impact on the world’s marine ecosystem. It is vital we understand, spread awareness and protect it. (more…)