Known as “The Last Paradise” on Earth, Raja Ampat is known as the most diversified diving destination in terms of fish species and coral species. A diving liveaboard in Raja Ampat is the perfect way to discover more than 1,700 species and more than 500 species of corals in the area.. A The best way to explore this world-renowned destination. Divers can expect to see a vast amount of marine life, from the smallest of critters and colorful fishes among the corals, or to giant oceanic manta rays. This trip will leave divers truly amazed by a unique place which has become a global hotspot for avid scuba divers.
STARTING AT USD 3,750
World-Class Diving: Dive the most biodiversified destination in the world! One trip is just not enough; Raja Ampat will leave divers wanting to revisit for more.
Piaynemo: Beautiful view point over the mushroom islands with a view on the Dampier strait.
Love Lake: This UNESCO Geosite allows guests to enjoy the views of a picturesque heart-shaped lagoon from the top. Accessible via a small hike upwards, it promises an incredible experience for all guests.
Weather, sea conditions and length of trip may affect the itinerary and dive sites selection.
Central Raja Ampat
Located between Gam and Batanta, the Dampier Strait is famous for its incredible diversity. Cape Kri holds the world record of the highest number of species of fish encountered during a single dive. Oceanic Mantas, Reef Sharks, Schooling Fish or Small Critters can be found here. Cruises and diving will occur between Airborek, Kri and Yangeffo.
Famous Dive Sites: Blue Magic, Cape Kri, Manta Ridge, Yenbuba Jetty, Citrus Ridge, Mangrove Ridge
This UNESCO Geosite houses one of the most incredible coral gardens of Indonesia. Melissa’s Garden is an underwater journey. Fish and coral live in harmony in this colorful haven. Other dive sites such as My Reef will also amaze the divers with the diversity of fish and colors. Sweetlips, Barracudas, Reef Sharks, and Wobbegong Sharks are among the marine life divers can encounter. Macro lovers may also spot Pygmy Seahorses or some Mushroom Pipefish.
Famous Dive Sites: My Reef, Melissa’s Garden, Keruo
Embarkation and Disembarkation from Sorong (SOQ): Direct flights from Jakarta (CGK) or Manado (MDC). Transit flights from Bali (DPS).
1,700 Species of Fish and 75% of the Coral Species Present in the World
Reef Sharks, Oceanic Mantas, Reef Mantas, Eagle Ray, Mobula Rays
Wobbegong Sharks, Raja Epaulette
Schooling Fishes: Barracudas, Sweetlips, Jacks
Incredible Range of Critters and Tiny Fish
Like the other parts of Indonesia, Raja Ampat is affected by two monsoons. It is possible to dive the different areas of Raja Ampat all-year round.
North Raja Ampat: May to December
Misool: October to May
Central Raja Ampat: All Year
Water Temperature: 27 to 30 degrees Celsius
Air Temperature: 25 to 32 degrees Celsius
Current: Gentle to Strong
Visibility: 15 to 40 meters
Experience Level: Beginner to Advanced
Experience Recommended: 20+ Logged Dives