Diving

CAPE KRI

Right on our door step, Cape Kri was made famous by its world record fish count of 374 species on a single dive! Boasting a wide variety of corals and big predatory species as well as tiny critters, it's no wonder Cape Kri is one of the worlds best reef dives!

Snorkel friendly

Yes

distance by boat

1 minute

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Wide and Macro

dive level

Beginner to Advanced (current dependent)

Diving

BLUE MAGIC

Besides being home to large schools of fish and various species of shark, blue magic is also one of the reefs most visited by oceanic manta rays.

Snorkel friendly

No

distance by boat

15 minutes

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Wide

dive level

Intermediate to Advanced (current dependent)

Diving

Sorido Wall

Another jewel on our doorstep, Sorido wall is home to not only some incredible macro life such as wire coral crabs, but also big schools of fusiliers and surgeon fish. Large predators such as barracuda and reef sharks also frequent this site, enjoying the currents that flow past.

SNORKel friendly

Yes

distance by boat

1 minute

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Wide

dive level

Intermediate to Advanced

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SARDINES

One of the most requested dive sites in Raja Ampat for a reason! The diversity in fish life here is second only to Cape Kri. White tip reef sharks, hunting trevally, pygmy seahorses and schooling batfish are only a few of the highlights that await divers at this extraordinary site.

SNORKel friendly

No

distance by boat

10 minutes

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Wide and Macro

dive level

Intermediate to Advanced

Diving

Friwenbonda

Known as the best soft coral wall in Raja Ampat because of the sheer diversity and abundance! At the top of the wall, the sunlight helps the colours on the soft corals to really stand out, making for excellent wide angle photography opportunities. Macro lovers can find many nudibranch and flatworm species as well as pygmy seahorses here.

SNORKel friendly

Yes

distance by boat

20 minutes

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Macro

dive level

Beginner

Diving

South Kri

A drift dive that although mostly known for its macro life, is also visited regularly by large schools of fish going too and from Cape Kri. A great site for a nice easy relaxing drift dive where the current can do the work for you.

SNORKel friendly

Yes

distance by boat

2 minutes

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Macro

dive level

Beginner

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Ransiwor

A gentle sloping reef full of small cleaning stations. A great dive to look for turtles and sweetlips, not fogetting the big school of yellowback fusiliers that keep you company during the dive!

SNORKel friendly

Yes

distance by boat

5 minutes

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Wide and Macro

dive level

Beginner

underwater beauty with vary sea creature
Diving

MIKE'S POINT

Named after the son of Papua Diving's founder, Mike's Point is a reef that is known for its large over hangs which are home to beautiful soft corals and sweetlips. On the reeftop, divers are greeted by large schools of fish schooling over the shallow corals.

SNORKel friendly

Yes

distance by boat

10 minutes

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Wide and Macro

dive level

Intermediate

Diving

Cape Mansuar

Starting on the tip of the cape alongside large schools of fish, divers then drift onto the steep reef slope where lots of small marine life is found. Since the reef drops away into the open ocean, Cape Mansuar can be visited by species such as mobula rays.

SNORKel friendly

Yes

distance by boat

5 minutes

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Wide and Macro

dive level

Intermediate

Diving

Cross Over

Located between Kri and Koh Island, cross over is a reef that is rich in both coral and fish life due to the supply of nutrients brought in by the currents flowing through the Dampier Strait. bumphead parrotfish are often seen feeding on the corals here as well as blacktip reef sharks that like to swim by.

SNORKel friendly

No

distance by boat

2 minutes

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Wide and Macro

dive level

Intermediate to Advanced

Diving

Yenbuba Jetty

An easy dive with a lot to offer. In front of the jetty which shelters big shools of fish as well as soft corals, the reef slopes away into the deep. Yenbuba jetty is not just a great day dive, but a wonderful night dive too!

SNORKel friendly

Yes

distance by boat

5 minutes

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Wide and Macro

dive level

Beginner to Intermediate

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Sawandarek

One of the special dives in Raja Ampat where there is little to no current, a huge diversity of fish life and beautifully healthy coral. With its giant green turtles and schooling jacks in the shallows, Sawandarek is a dive site that you'll surely want to dive more than once!

SNORKel friendly

Yes

distance by boat

25 minutes

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Wide

dive level

Beginner

Diving

Mios Kon

Home to many wobbegong sharks as well as a large school of striped snapper, Mios Kon's lack of current and abundance of fish and corals make it a favorite for many divers.

SNORKel friendly

Yes

distance by boat

15 minutes

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Wide and Macro

dive level

Beginner

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Chicken Reef

As one of the larger reefs in Raja Ampat, chicken reef can be divided into 4 smaller dive sites: chicken reef, chicken bay, sleeping barracuda and surgeonfish slope. With so many sites in one location it has something for everyone whether it be little or large marine life or varying strengths of current.

SNORKel friendly

No

distance by boat

5 minutes

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Wide and Macro

dive level

Beginner to intermediate

mantas on manta sandy raja ampat
Diving

MANTA SANDY

A number of cleaning stations stations here offer close up views of manta rays not only lining up to be cleaned, but also regularly swooping over divers or up towards snorkelers!

SNORKel friendly

Yes

distance by boat

30 minutes

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Wide

dive level

Beginner

Diving

MANTA RIDGE

A shallow reef with a steep drop off where divers use reef hooks to hold steady while manta rays cruise effortlessly in the current.

SNORKel friendly

Yes

distance by boat

30 minutes

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Wide

dive level

Advanced

Diving

MELLISA’S GARDEN

Named after the daughter of Papua Diving's founder, Melissa's Garden is absolutely bursting with life. From the corals to the fish, you will find yourself mesmerised by its beauty.

SNORKel friendly

Yes

distance by boat

1 hour and 30 minutes

highlights

Wide and Macro

dive level

Beginner

Diving

Lau Lau Reef

An underwater sea mount with a cleaning station that is at times visited by the oceanic (giant) manta rays. Large schools of barracuda, snapper and fusiliers all give this site a lively atmosphere while Kuhl's rays lay calmly, dotted about on the sandy bottom.

SNORKel friendly

No

distance by boat

15 minutes

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Wide

dive level

Intermediate

Diving

SAPORKREN

A true muck dive full of weird and wonderful critters on a sloping sandy bottom. Considered one of the best night dives in Raja Ampat.

Snorkel friendly

No

distance by boat

30 minutes

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Macro

dive level

Beginner

Diving

Otdima

Mostly known for its macro life, Otdima is also home to a special group of sweetlips that like to congregate under a small rock surrounded by pygmy sweeper fish. This alone makes it a favorite for photographers of all skill levels.

SNORKel friendly

No

distance by boat

10 minutes

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Wide and Macro

dive level

Intermediate

Diving

New Reef

New Reef is one of the lesser known reefs in Raja Ampat. As such, its corals are in spectacular condition. Besides being great for macro life, it is also visited at times by a huge school of surgeonfish.

SNORKel friendly

Yes

distance by boat

5 minutes

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Macro

dive level

Intermediate

Diving

5 Rocks (Batu Lima)

Located in the channel leading to Gam Bay, 5 rocks is a site best known for its macro life and soft corals. An easy dive and a great place to take your time looking for the smaller critters on the reef.

SNORKel friendly

Yes

distance by boat

30 minutes

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Macro

dive level

Beginner

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Wall of Grace

A true wall dive filled with macro life, from pygmy seahorses to ghost pipefish. It also has incredible soft corals where the reef top meets the limestone karst cliffs above. Here you can see a great number of nudibranchs and flatworms.

SNORKel friendly

Yes

distance by boat

25 minutes

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Macro

dive level

Beginner

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P-47 Plane Wreck

An original WW2 Plane wreck that is completely intact, a rare site for any diver! Starting at 26m and going down to 33m, it lies on a gentle slope covered in a myriad of soft corals. Once the wreck has been fully explored, divers then move up the pristine coral slope continuing their dive until reaching the safety stop.

SNORKel friendly

No

distance by boat

30 minutes

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Wide

dive level

Advanced

School of Batfish in Kri Island - Raja Ampat

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