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Raja Ampat Islands - Things to Know Before Visiting

Raja Ampat Islands, Waisilip, West Waigeo, Raja Ampat Regency, West Papua, Indonesia

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About Raja Ampat Islands

Raja Ampat, or the Four Kings, is an archipelago comprising over 1,500 small islands, cays, and shoals surrounding the four main islands of Misool, Salawati, Batanta, and Waigeo, and the smaller island of Kofiau. Raja Ampat is considered the global center of tropical marine bio-diversity and is referred to as The Crown Jewel of the Bird's Head Seascape, which also includes Cenderawasih Bay and Triton Bay.

Attractions Near Raja Ampat Islands

Wajag Island
Wajag Island67.77km from Raja Ampat Islands

Wayag Island is one of the islands within the Raja Ampat district in the province of West Papua. The island is known for its beautiful atolls and amazing underwater life covering a total area of 155,000 hectares, about 383,013.3 acres.

Taman Nasional Manusela
Taman Nasional Manusela331.33km from Raja Ampat Islands

Manusela National Park is located on Seram island, in the Maluku archipelago of Indonesia. It is made up of coastal forest, swamp forest, lowland and montane rainforest ecosystem types. Mount Binaiya at 3,027 meters, is the highest of the park's six mountains. Seram is remarkable for its high degree of localised bird endemism. The park also includes important karst landscapes. On Mount Hatu Saka, near the coast of Saleman-Sawai, it is the Goa Hatusaka, currently the deepest cave of the whole Ind

Arfak Mountains Regency
Arfak Mountains Regency370.01km from Raja Ampat Islands

Mount Arfak is the highest point in the province of West Papua. It is a perfect location for hiking and relaxation.

Benteng Duurstede
Benteng Duurstede425.08km from Raja Ampat Islands

Fort Duurstede is a 17th-century colonial Dutch fort in Saparua, Indonesia. The fort originally protected Saparoea village. A navigation guide from 1878 advises: "There is good anchorage near this fort in the westerly monsoon in about 12 fathoms. The fort is open to the public and has been heavily restored.

Pulau Pombo
Pulau Pombo437.19km from Raja Ampat Islands

Pulau Pombo is an island in Indonesia . It is located in the province of Moluccas , in the eastern part of the country, 2,400 km east of the capital Jakarta . Tropical rainforest climate prevails in the area. it is now one of the trekking destinations in Indonesia.

Lawena Beach
Lawena Beach456.28km from Raja Ampat Islands

This is one of the beautiful beaches which was located in the heart of Maluku province. The beach is very well known by the surfers as 'paradise for the surfers'. This beach is a combination of beautiful scenery and big waves. There are worldwide tourists coming to this beach to conquer the waves and enjoying the nuance of a tropical beaches.

Where is Raja Ampat Islands

Discover More Attractions in West Papua, Where Raja Ampat Islands Is Located

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West Papua is well known for its Raja Ampat Islands, which contain the richest marine biodiversity in the world.