What can you do in Raja Ampat if you are not a diver?

Posted on 13 July 2017

Kayaking-in-Papua-Paradise-Raja-Ampat

If you’re a diver, you are most likely to already know that Raja Ampat will be as close as you’ll ever get to visiting heaven on Earth.

Raja Ampat’s marine environment has a lot to offer, and so does the island. It’s rare, rich and accessible, so you don’t need to be a diver to become enthralled from the ever-changing kaleidoscope of form and color under the region’s waves. (more…)

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The best diving exploration with Papua Paradise

Posted on 07 July 2017

Student Reef check Diving in Raja Ampat

Many questions if wonders like Raja Ampat may be the last piece of paradise that could be found on Earth. If it is, then Raja Ampat has got to be on your bucket list. The intriguing undersea exploration in Raja Ampat has made it one of fascinating diving destinations for divers and scuba enthusiasts around the world. Raja Ampat islands are exactly for those who are curious about the rich underwater world and do not mind the expedition. Lying just off of Indonesia’s West Papua province are the “Four Kings” (Raja Ampat): the islands of Waigeo, Salawati, Batanta, and Misool.

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Diving Safely in Raja Ampat

Posted on 20 June 2017

Diving Safely in Raja Ampat

Diving is an enjoyable sport and hobby. However, it’s also a high-risk activity, therefore one should take precaution before and while diving. Here are some important things to note if you choose to go diving in Raja Ampat.

When diving in Raja Ampat, all divers should know that there is no reliable hyperbaric chamber in Papua. As such, should you experience decompression sickness, you will have to be evacuated to Manado or Bali. So before you get to that point, you will need to plan your dives as non-decompression dives as well as manage your dive profile very carefully during your trip. It’s also very important that you show recognizable proof of proper training and certification by an international body, and be physically fit before diving.  More often than not, the divemaster will also carry out a quick assessment prior to going on the dive. (more…)

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Discovering Endemic and Interesting Species when Diving in Raja Ampat

Posted on 15 June 2017

Wabegong shark Papua Paradise

Eager to discover a whole new world? Inhabited by rare, vivid, and intriguing critters? If so, then Raja Ampat is the dive site for you. It is here that you’ll find schooling jacks, goatfish, sharks, batfish, pygmy seahorse, barracudas, pale tailed surgeonfish, giant six banded angelfish, threadfin anthias, manta rays, groupers, batfish, fusiliers, purple anthias and more. Other interesting species endemic when Diving in Raja Ampat include:

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