Raja Ampat named by local myth comes from a woman who found seven eggs. Four grains of which hatch into four princes who separated and each became the king who ruled in smalldam, Salawati Misool Misool East and West. Meanwhile, three other eggs became a ghost, a woman, and a stone.
Raja Ampat Islands waters is one of the 10 best waters for diving sites around the world. Raja Ampat also recognized as number one for the completeness of underwater flora and fauna at this time.
537 coral (96% of all scleractinia in Indonesia), Over 1,070 fish species, and 699 mollusk species, could be found here. Some areas boast enormous schools of fish and regular sightings of sharks, such as wobbegongs.
None of the other places on this planet with an area having the same number of coral species as much as in Raja Ampat.
Raja Ampat now a destination for divers who are interested in the beauty of underwater scenery. most of the tourists who come to Raja Ampat currently are the divers, but in fact, this location is also attractive for non-divers. Raja ampat white sand beaches are very beautiful, islands-nan stunning karst islands and unique endemic flora-fauna such as red bird of paradise paradise Wilson, maleo smalldam, various parrots and parrot, possum smalldam, as well as various types of orchids.
How to go there?
We take airline flights from Jakarta to Sorong via Manado during the six hour flight. From Sorong-town, take a tour by boat or stay in the resort pinisi Papua Diving.