Raja Ampat is Stunning

Indonesia travel inside Raja Ampat Island.

Raja Ampat has 610 islands (only 35 islands are inhabited) with a total area of about 46,000 km2, but only 6,000 km2 of land, 40,000 km2 the sea again. The islands are unspoiled and beautiful sea is still making a direct tourists hooked. They seemed to want to explore the entire waters in the "Bird's Head" New Guinea. This area had become the target of hunters reef fish by bombing and spread the poison cyanide. However, there are still many residents who seeks to protect the area so that the wealth of the sea could be saved. Coral reefs in the sea Raja Ampat considered comprehensive in the world. Of the 537 species reefs of the world, 75 percent were in these waters. Also found 1104 species of fish, 669 species of molluscs (soft animals), and 537 species of coral animals.

The World Bank in collaboration with global environmental institutions set Raja Ampat as one of the areas in eastern Indonesia receive assistance Coral Reef Rehabilitation and Management Program (Coremap) II, since 2005. In Raja Ampat, the program includes 17 villages and involving people local. Fishermen are also trained to cultivate grouper and seaweed.


Papua Diving, the only resort that offers exotic underwater tours in the region, visited by tourists diving enthusiasts at home during days and even up to a month-ford the contours seabed. They seemed to not want to return to their own countries because it was get an "island paradise to none on this earth". Raja Ampat is one of the best places to Travel and vacation in Indonesia. Administrators could not easily prepare a place for tourists. Maximillian J Ammer, owner of Dutch citizens of Papua Diving Resort is also a pioneer drive marine tourism in this region, he worked hard to prepare a variety of facilities to attract tourists from abroad. Since starting his business eight years ago, many of the funds must be spent. However, the results are also satisfactory. Every year the resort is visited at least 600 special tourist who spent an average of two weeks.

Lodging is very simple, just a walled and roofed woven palm leaves that cost a minimum of 75 euro or Rp 900,000 a night. If you want to diving must pay 30 euros, or about USD 360 000 was diving at a particular location. Most tourists come from Europe. Only some tourists from Indonesia to stay and dive in there.Tourists dive almost every day because the dive sites are very broad and diverse. The beauty of coral reefs is varied so much choice and invite curiosity, besides other activities are surfing.

Three years ago, Papua Diving build a modern inn not far from the first location. Apparently, the inn was built by relying on material Local buildings are almost always fully booked. Though the charge reaches 225 euros, or about Rp 2.7 million per night. In the new location, equipped modern equipment, including telephone and internet facilities.

Tourists to the Raja Ampat just want to Papua Diving on the island because of the facilities and valet Mansuar already an international standard, also the food. They landed at the airport Domne Eduard Osok, Sorong, directly to the location of speed boat with a capacity of about 10 people at a rate of Rp 3.2 million each the road. It takes about 3-4 hours to reach Mansuar.

Like the other islands, Mansuar looks beautiful because of its forests are still awake and was so clean sea water marine life which is not far from the surface can clearly visible. Tourists enough to swim or snorkelling to see the beauty of the sea, whereas if you want to directly observe the beauty of marine life in depth, they should dive. Raja Ampat is perfect for families wanting to vacation tour and travel Indonesia.
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