The territory within the islands of Raja Ampat (or the Four Kings) is enormous, covering 9.8 million acres of land and sea, home to 540 types of corals, more than 1,000 types of coral fish and 700 types of mollusks.
This makes it the most diverse living library for world’s coral reef and underwater biota. According to a report developed by The Nature Conservancy and Conservation International, around 75 percent of the world’s species live here.
This is simply paradise for divers.However, many of the islands are uninhabited so it is also a perfect location to explore and discover the unique flora and fauna that exists here. Find hidden ancient caves, waterfalls, secluded beaches and even lakes filled with non-stinging jellyfish.
Pick up form Sorong airport and transfer to the boat. Welcoming fresh juice, breakfast, introduction to the crew members and general boat and safety briefing. We will sail to Pianemo where we will spend the night.
Day 2 & 3
Today we will discover the lagoon, snorkel, dive and climb to enjoy the famous scenary. During the night we will sail to Wayag. Between the many islets in this area we will snorkel, dive and do some water sports. Then we will climb to enjoy the picturesque scenary.
During the night we will sail to “The Passage”. This is a small water way separating Waigeo and Gam islands.This is a very nice place to snorkel along, then we start moving to Arborek to spend the afternoon visiting this small village and meeting the local community. We will spend the night there.
Day 5 & 6
Today we will spend the morning snorkelling or diving with the Manta Rays, then move to Kri and snorkel, walk along the white sand beach or visit the village on Mansuar. Today we will spend the day diving abd snorkeling in the area of Kri.
Day 7 & 8
During the night we will move to Friwinbonda and go in the jungle before sunrise to try to find the bird of paradise then we start heading back to Sorong. We will finally disembark in Sorong. We will say goodbye to our captain and crew and transfer to the airport for our onward travel.
The route and dives are always organized according to the weather conditions, the currents and tides.