Raja Ampat (Papua, Indonesia)


Wai Island Jetty, Raja Ampat, Dampier Strait, West Papua, Indonesia.




as beautiful on the water like this, Raja Ampat ( which literally translates as ” four kings ” ) has a surprising diversity of habitats to explore. respectively – of the waves hitting the slopes striking drop far below the karst cliffs of Wayag and Uranie into, nutrient-rich bay of Mayalibit, Kabui and aljui to ” blue water mangroves ” Kofiau channels and gam to plankton -rich upwelling areas of Misool and Dampier Strait – is home to a unique collection of species which, when taken together, add to produce the most impressive species list ever compiled for coral reef system of this size. marine tourism as a sustainable alternative to overfishing, mining, and logging, has the potential to play a key role in the conservation of the spectacular underwater world of Raja Ampat, while also creating real benefits for the local community. This website is designed as part of a larger effort to support the growth of sustainable marine tourism in Raja Ampat and conservation magical islands. Please explore this site to get information about diving opportunities liver, travel logistics, cost of Raja Ampat incoming tourism ( which directly support conservation and community development ), and a remarkable conservation efforts going on in Raja Ampat .