Cape Kri

Located at Kepulauan Raja Ampat

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 off is a little further and gives way to a steady sloping reef offering various kinds of coral and reef fish. Encounters with large predator fish such as barracuda are also possible.

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 into view, dominated, in terms of biomass by dogtooth tuna, giant trevallies and chevron barracuda. Add to this the likely presence of large Napoleon wrasse, whitetip reef sharks and giant groupers, as well as innumerable fusiliers and snappers, and you will wish your log book pages were longer. The very fortunate may even get a look at the gigantic Queensland groupers, reputed to be as big as small cars, which are sometimes seen at this location. To dive here is to drift effortlessly with the current past these great numbers of fish. However that is not all that this Raja Ampat dive site has to offer, as the coral growth is equally diverse. In and around the coral you can look out for nudibranchs and scorpionfish as your air supply decreases at the end of what tends to be a most rewarding and always entertaining dive.

Diversity

What you’ll get to enjoy once you explore Cape Kri

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Additional Information

Useful additional informations to consider when visiting Cape Kri

Condition

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Current Weather

Sun

Wave

Mild

Current

No

Water Condition

Visibility

20M

Surface Temperature

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Bottom Temperature

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Best Season

Best time to dive in Cape Kri, Kepulauan Raja Ampat

October - April

Purpose

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Fun Dive

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Marine Biology

Water Entry

Water entry technique that you would do when diving at Cape Kri

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Boat

The actual entry method may be affected by the type of boat you're diving from, depth of the dive site, condition of the water, and others. There are several types of diving from boat such as Giant Stride, Back Roll, Seated, etc.

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REQUIREMENT

Advanced Open Water Diver

This course can be taken after completing the PADI Open Water Diver certification. It's titled PADI Advanced Open Water Diver because it advances your diving knowledge & skills.

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REQUIREMENT

CMAS Level 2

This training program aims to build on the skills learned during the one-star fundamentals of SCUBA diving course and advance recreational diving skills with a recommended maximum depth of 30 meters in a safe and competent manner

Who Has Dived in Cape Kri

Dive Centers

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