Raja Ampat is a fraction Sorong, since 2003. District has a population of 31,000 inhabitants has 610 islands (only 35 islands are inhabited) with an area of about 46,000 km2, but only 6,000 km2 of land and 40,000 km2 is the ocean. The islands are unspoiled and the sea is still beautiful, make direct tourists hooked. They want to explore the waters at the “Bird’s Head” of Papua Indonesia.
Raja Ampat Papua is the largest underwater expedition in the world and is one of the 10 best waters for diving sites around the world. In fact, it may also be recognized as number one for the completeness of underwater flora and fauna at this time.
Raja Ampat or ‘Four Kings’ is the name given to these beautiful islands. A name derived from a local myth. The four main islands in question is Waigeo, Salawati, Batanta and Misool. Here is home to 540 species of coral, 1,511 species of fish, and 700 species of molluscs. The biota wealth has made the Raja Ampat Island as living library of the collection of coral reefs and marine life of the most diverse in the world. In fact, according to a report in The Nature Conservancy and Conservation International, there are approximately 75% of the world’s marine species live in this amazing island.
Scenery Raja Ampat Papua as in a dream, but this is not an illusion. No need to phrase the beauty of the blue sky or the lush green island, because of what was on the land and under the sea will tell you “Welcome to the Raja Ampat Papua; This haven of biodiversity, tropical sea richest in the world today. There are a variety of unique fauna such as birds of paradise bald, red bird of paradise, maleo Waigeo and kus-kus. For this type of flora, you can see orchids, palms, and many others.
You can rent a small boat if you want to explore this island more freely (Raja Ampat tour). The islands of Raja Ampat have 4 main islands, mountainous and hundreds of small islands around that you can explore.
October or November is a good time to visit Raja Ampat because the sea is calm and perfect for Raja Ampat diving and photos. Bring underwater camera, or wrapping a special waterproof camera. Use your underwater photography skills, because taking photos under the sea is not easy but also regret if passed. Bring sunblock, sunscreen, and a hat, and comfortable shirts for beach weather. Things to do in Raja Ampat.
How to get to Raja Ampat
Use the flight to Sorong who served several national airline of Indonesia. If you fly from Jakarta will take 4 hours flight to Sorong (which stops in Manado) with Lion Air or Wings Air. Another option you can fly for 6 hours with Garuda Indonesia or Sriwijaya Air (with transit in Makassar). There is also a 4-hour direct flight from Jakarta to Sorong by Express Air. You can also continue the flight from Sorong to Raja Ampat by Susi Air with a capacity of 14 people. From Sorong, there are two types of boats, the speed boat and length boat. Using a speed boat can carry 15 passengers with a travel time of 1 hour 40 minutes, Rp2.000.000 cost price. With a long boat carrying 10 passengers and takes about 2-3 hours, Rp1.200.000 cost price. You need to know that the price may change at any time. Flights to Raja Ampat
Tour guide services in Raja Ampat that we recommend to you:
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Though Raja Ampat is not very crowded, but already there are hotels and rental homes in Saonek, Mansuar, and islands Yenwaupnor. Review hotels in Raja Ampat.