Raja Ampat Underwater TourRaja Ampat Underwater Tour – For divers and lovers of the underwater world, Papua is a diving paradise which presents the amazing wealth of marine life. One is the famous Raja Ampat Underwater Tour. Raja Ampat dubbed the Coral Reef Paradise by divers the world. Its location is in the province of West Papua.

Raja Ampat is a new district of Sorong regency of the division with an area of  4.6 million hectares. About 85% of the territory is an ocean and the rest are group of islands and reefs which have a total number of 610 islands. Of the hundreds of islands only 35 islands are natives populated.

Raja Ampat Underwater Tour is not only considered as the biggest marine park in Indonesia, but also believed to have a wealth of marine life in the world. Underwater panoramic of Raja Ampat discovered when a Dutch diver named Max Ammer visited this area in 1990.

Raja Ampat Underwater Tour is a coral reef with the greatest wealth of marine biota in the world, has 1,300 species of fish, 600 species of coral. As well as 700 species of shells, various types of turtles, algae and jellyfish. Raja Ampat’s many natural resources in throughout most of the world’s coral triangle area, that is Philippine-Indonesia-Papua New Guinea.

Raja Ampat Underwater Tour DivingRaja Ampat Underwater Tour has broad waters and the diverse wealth of marine life, then you can choose a point to start the dive. Around the Kri island, you can see the beauty coral reefs and amazing various species fish, including the type of queensland grouper, pompano, snapper, grouper, reef sharks, tuna, napoeleon wrasse, barracuda, and giant trevally.

The other dive spots are in Sardine Reef with a depth of about 10 meters. This place serves different kinds of fish including parrotfish that have brilliant colors. If you want to try the sensation of being in a rock tunnel, you can dive around Kaboei Bay Rock island. There are a bay which is a tunnel underneath a rock. Kaboei Bay Rock also found that coral caves inhabited by bats, and in some places the remains of human bones.

Raja Ampat Underwater Tour have are many other dive spots that can be traced, as in The Passage, Fam Island, and Misool Island. Besides enjoying the wealth of marine life, you can also enjoy the historical sites under the sea, of whom warships and combat aircraft which sank in Raja Ampat underwater tour. Not only that, you also can enjoy the beauty of the islands in the Raja Ampat. The mainland area of  the islands is still relatively good, lagoons, and the bay enough sheltered, it has expanse stunning beaches and crystal clear seas.

Access and Accommodation on Raja Ampat Underwater Tour

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You are interested in visiting the Raja Ampat can depart from Jakarta or other big cities to the airport Domine Eduard Osok, Sorong,

West Papua. Flights from Jakarta to the Sorong is usually transit in Makassar or Manado. Of the Domine Eduard Osok, you can immediately proceed to Raja Ampat using fast boats with a capacity of 10 people at a cost of approximately Rp. 3.200.000, – one way for 4 hours.

There are no special ticket to enter Raja Ampat Underwater Tour. However, the cost to rent a motor boat, diving equipment, and instructors range from hundreds of rupiahs to millions of rupiah in a single dive. The dive process is usually done many times to enjoy are different dive spots. Therefore, the divers are advised to reduce the amount of expenditure groups that are relatively expensive.

In the tourist area of  Raja Ampat underwater, you can obtain adequate facilities in some resorts, such as on the Kri Island, Misool Island. Walgeo Island, and Mansuar Island. Some resort to implement a high price because it presents a complete facility. If you come up with to take advantage of lower government-owned resort.

Another alternative is by choose to stay for days on the boat with the hired vessel Pinisi vessel  which has been specially modified for dive trips a few days. This boat has a maximum capacity of 14 people at a cost of about RP. 90.000.000, – s/d Rp. 110.000.000, – for a shipping during the week.

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