Raja Ampat is a very famous tourist attraction in Indonesia and abroad. to get there, you can go from Jakarta to Sorong by use Lion Air, Sriwijaya Air for transit Flight, or you may use one stop flight such as Garuda Indonesia, WingsAir, or other airlines that have a route to the Raja Ampat.
Raja Ampat is one of the most attractive destinations and has the beauty of the underwater world. In the waters of Raja Ampat, there are a lot of fish species in the world. This is an island that has a natural beauty and the blue sea. Raja Ampat will also make you calmer when spending your holiday. The locals are friendly and can help you to enjoy your holiday. Fresh air and natural scenery in Raja Ampat make this island dubbed as the hidden tourist attractions in Indonesia.
Diving, Surfing, and Snorkeling
Diving, surfing and snorkeling are some tourist activities that you can enjoy in Raja Ampat. This place also has a dense forest, colorful limestone, variegated rare plants, animals, and the turtle nests which are located on the seashore. You can also surf on this island because Raja Ampat has a fairly high sea waves.
Usually, tourists will do this activity in the afternoon. Because this is the best time to get a better wave height. Diving is one of the interesting activities. You will be accompanied by several species of fish such as stingrays, turtles, and colorful coral reefs. You can also see many species of fish, coral, and some invertebrates. To perform diving activities, you will be accompanied by a team of divers and using comprehensive equipment. For those of you who are not so brave to dive deeper, you can also do snorkeling. The scenery you get wil no less attractive to diving.
Driving around Raja Ampat
Not only underwater scenery that you can enjoy, but Raja Ampat also has natural scenery and some of the surrounding islands. You can do many things in Waisai like playing on the beach, driving around the islands, and enjoy the ocean view. To access the islands in Raja Ampat, you can use the speedboat.
They will provide a tour around Raja Ampat. You can choose from two types of boats; speedboat and a long boat. Speedboat can carry 15 passengers for 1 hour 40 minutes. The cost should you spend is 2 million dollars. Long boat can carry 10 people for 2 to 3 hours at a cost of 1.2 million dollars. This price may vary adjust vacation time. You also enjoy the underwater scenery of this small boat using a transparent glass.
By using two small boats, you can enjoy around Raja Ampat Island and enjoy its scenery. Raja Ampat has 4 main islands and hundreds of small islands that you can enjoy. In addition, this region has a lot of coral and is very beautiful natural phenomenon. You can also see a variety of fauna like some kind of Peacockand Kus-Kus. There are also types of flora such as orchids, palms, and more. You can do this activity to surround the island and discover the hidden beauty such as waterfalls and ancient caves.
However, you also need to prepare all your needs when visiting Raja Ampat. With expensive cost, it is better if you are looking for cheap flights, so you do not need to pay more for your transportation. Many travel agents that provide cheap flights and some destinations that you need during the holidays.