Scuba Diving conditions in Raja Ampat

Posted on 16 March 2017

If you are a diving enthusiast, it is highly likely that you have been to Indonesia. If not, then this must be on your must-visit diving destinations. Of the hundreds of diving locations in the country, Raja Ampat holds a prominent position because it has been classified as the most bio-diverse marine region in the world. It features more fish, mollusk and coral than any other place on the planet. (more…)

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Languages in Raja Ampat

Posted on 09 March 2017

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When planning your vacation, it is important to consider the language commonly spoken in your destination. There are many exciting destinations in the world where language barrier hampers the visitors’ experience. If you are planning to visit Raja Ampat in Indonesia, it is imperative to appreciate the range of languages you will encounter. (more…)

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Dive Sites in Raja Ampat

Posted on 02 March 2017

Raja Ampat papua paradise

Among the most prominent diving destinations in Indonesia is Raja Ampat or Four Kings. The archipelago located in West Papua province boasts over 1,500 islands and is part of the famous Coral Triangle which is renowned for its diverse range of species. (more…)

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The History of Raja Ampat

Posted on 23 February 2017

There are several versions told of the story of how Raja Ampat got its name. These stories have been passed down from one generation to the next. Here is one of the versions: (more…)

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Some Facts on Raja Ampat

Posted on 16 February 2017

For years, Raja Ampat was a well-guarded secret until National Geographic called it an “emerging Island Eden” in the year 2013. This is a cluster of islands, about one thousand five hundred small ones, that also include shoals and cays that encircle the four big islands known as Waigeo, Batanta, Salawait and Misool. These islands give the archipelago its name. In Bahasa Indonesia, Raja Ampat means “Four Kings.” These islands cover an area of over forty thousand kilometers. (more…)

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