Kepulauan Raja Ampat

Located at Raja Ampat, Papua Barat, Indonesia

The Raja Ampat Islands are an Indonesian archipelago off the northwest tip of Bird’s Head Peninsula in West Papua. Comprising hundreds of jungle-covered islands, Raja Ampat is known for its beaches and coral reefs rich with marine life. Ancient rock paintings and caves are on Misool Island, while the crimson bird of paradise lives on Waigeo Island. Batanta and Salawati are the archipelago’s other main islands.

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Batu Lima, Kepulauan Raja Ampat

Papua Barat, Indonesia

Batu Lima' Indonesian for 'Five Rocks'. Descending on the north-eastern side. As you ascend at the end of your dive, you may encounter hunting Trevallies in the shallows, multitude of Nudibranches and...

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Blue Magic, Kepulauan Raja Ampat

Papua Barat, Indonesia

The Blue Magic dive site, located between the island of Kri to the southwest and the island of Waisai to the northeast, features an underwater pinnacle that failed to break the sea surface. The top of...

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Cape Kri, Kepulauan Raja Ampat

Papua Barat, Indonesia

Cape Kri offers excellent biomass, phenomenal activity and diversity with some interesting currents! Where the top of the reef offers shallow coral gardens interspersed with sandy patches. The drop of...

If you crave for the sense of being surrounded by fish you'll love Cape Kri too. Normally you will no sooner have deflated your BCD than the spectacle begins. A tremendous variety of fish will come in...

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Chicken Reef, Kepulauan Raja Ampat

Papua Barat, Indonesia

Chicken Reef in Raja Ampat is a submerged pinnacle on the outskirts of Pulau Kri. This fantastic dive site is a photographers dream, with both wide angle and macro opportunities, meaning you should pr...

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Manta Ridge, Kepulauan Raja Ampat

Papua Barat, Indonesia

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Manta Wai, Kepulauan Raja Ampat

Papua Barat, Indonesia

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Melissa's Garden, Kepulauan Raja Ampat

Papua Barat, Indonesia

This is a tasselled wobbegong shark (Eucrossorhinus dasypogon). Sadly, due to apparent over-fishing for the shark fin trade, there are just not very many sharks to be seen in Indonesia these days. On...

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Mioskon, Kepulauan Raja Ampat

Papua Barat, Indonesia

Starting this relaxing dive should be done on the current side of the island, leaving a good distance between the entry point and the best point of dive site on the south-eastern side. Wobbegong shark...

Mioskon is an excellent Dampier site to dive on a rising tide when the entire southeast tip of the reef is covered with schooling fish. Hundreds of lined snappers usually cover the slop from shallows...

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