ABOUT RAJA AMPAT

Raja Ampat contains of 4 main islands of Misool, Salawati, Batanta, and Waigeo and hundreds of other small islands and mostly have not been discovered yet.

The magical beauty of Raja Ampat has been one of the best travelling destinations in the world for scuba diving, adventurous travelers, sailing and island hopping, snorkeling, the wild life, caving, white sandy unspoiled beaches and more to say.

Where is Raja Ampat?

Raja Ampat (Raja = King, Ampat = Four) or Four King is a name given to these islands and comes from a local myth. It is a district in the West Papua Province of Indonesia. Raja Ampat Islands are nested off the northwest tip of Bird's Head Peninsula.

The position of Raja Ampat in between the Indian and Pacific Oceans makes the marine life diversity in the area is the highest recorded on Earth and possible the richest coral reef ecosystems in the world.

When The Best Time To Visit Raja Ampat?

Raja Ampat is all year round to visit with warm tropical teperatur as it is in equator area. And yet when the best time to dive in Raja Ampat will be different subject based on the visibility and current.

There are many diving and sailing boat operators based and specialized in Raja Ampat area sailing all year round. And yet most boat sailing to relocate to Raja Ampat mostly starts from October to March to avoid the rough sea of West moonsoon from the other part of Indonesia waters.

For diving and sailing mid-June to mid-September will be not the best due to strong winds and rough weather from South Monsoon in the area and yet there are always hiding place in Raja Ampat area.