Location of Raja Ampat
Raja Ampat is made up of islands located in the western part of Papua, Indonesia. This archipelago is becoming a favorite destination for tourists who want to dive and snorkel to see the beauty of the ocean floor. The location is quite far from the city.
Also, the population is not too large Raja ampat diving compared to other islands. But when you visit this destination, you will be amazed at the natural beauty of the very small islands. As it has become a tourist destination, it has become more popular these days. Many tourists plan to visit Bali after visiting it.
Most people in Indonesia want to visit the place, but not everyone can visit it because the place is so far away from Java. Most tourists visiting this landmark are foreign tourists as they come to Indonesia on vacation.
How to get there? Choosing Raja Ampat as your destination is very easy if you know the best route to get there. Fortunately, you can fly from your location to West Papua. If you want to get there, you need to fly from Jakarta. If you are in Bali now, you can fly to Jakarta and then to Solon. There are five airlines that go to Solon. After landing at Solon’s airport, you can go to Solon’s harbor. The journey takes 10 minutes. You can go to Wai Sai by boat from Solon Port.
It takes 2 hours to get to Wild Side. Another option is to take a flight from Solon to Sushi Airs to Wai Sai, but you may know the flight schedule as it is tentative. Finally, when you arrive at Wai Sai, you can go to Raja Ampat. This can be the biggest budget for a vacation. It’s time to explore the island and negotiate prices with the boat owners.
Accommodation (hotel / ryokan, transportation)
Raja Ampat is not a new tourist destination, so you don’t have to worry about where to go on vacation. There are many hotels and accommodations in the Raja Ampat Islands. It is your decision to choose cheap or expensive. The average cost of hotels in this area ranges from IDR 500,000 to IDR 2000,000. Choice of hotels include Waigeo Villa, Waisai Beach Hotel, Hotel Maras Lisen and Raja Ampat Diva Homestay.
And transportation? Tourists travel from one island to another by boat. You can find so many boats ready to take you to the best destinations on this island. However, boat rentals are also quite expensive, but you can still negotiate prices with the boat captain. You may also prefer slow or fast boats to get to your destination. However, if you don’t have enough budget, you can choose an affordable budget.
Diving and snorkeling resort
In this area, they provide very beautiful places, especially islands and clear seawater that are very suitable for diving and snorkeling. If you want to participate in diving and snorkeling activities, you can visit some of the resorts there.
Resorts include Wai Wo Dive Resort and Papua Paradise Eco Resort. At these resorts you can dive as you like. Diving is one of Raja Ampat’s most important attractions that should not be missed during the holidays.