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Doberai Private Island occupies a 70 ha natural wonderfull exclusive island privately. Named Urai, only 25 minutes from Waisai, the Capital City of Raja Ampat district. The exclusivity and privacy are guaranteed would be yours.

Doberai Private Island located off the northwest tip of Bird’s Head Peninsula. On the island of New Guinea, in Indonesia’s West Papua province. 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, & the smaller island of Kofiau.

The name of Raja Ampat, comes from local mythology. That tells about a woman who finds seven eggs. Four of the seven eggs hatch and become kings. That occupy four of Raja Ampat biggest islands whilst the other 3 become a ghost, a woman & a stone.

Raja Ampat Regency is a new regency. Which separated from Sorong Regency. In 2004. It encompasses more than 40,000 km² of land and sea. Which also contains Cenderawasih Bay, the largest marine national park in Indonesia.

It’s a part of the newly named West Papua (province) of Indonesia which was formerly Irian Jaya. The islands are the most northern pieces. Of land in the Australian continent.

Although accessing Raja Ampat’s islands isn’t that difficult. It takes some time. It takes four hours flight from Jakarta. The capital city of Indonesia to Sorong. Then. taking the boat to reach the islands is necessary.

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Raja Ampat From The Peak

Raja Ampat From Peak

Raja Ampat From The Peak

Raja Ampat From The Peak – Endless tells the charm of the Raja Ampat Islands, West Papua. The status of ‘The Last Paradise’ sticks to its name and is widely recognized by tourists from all over the world. Not only underwater charms and panoramas of a cluster of islands, Raja Ampat is now starting to offer other potential as a paradise for bird lovers.

Various tour packages, exploration routes, and observation towers are prepared simply by the local community, in order to facilitate tourists from various walks of life. A panoramic tower was erected and managed by Amandus Marindal and his family in the middle of Kabui Bay.

Only 30 minutes away from Saporkren Village or about 1 hour from Waisai City using a fishing boat, visitors can get a beautiful panorama with the distance from the city center. Of course that also means that transportation costs are far cheaper than other well-known locations. This location is known as the ‘Wawiyai Peak’.

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KING SEA FISH RAJA AMPAT

 

King Sea Fish Raja Ampat

King Sea Fish Raja Ampat

King Sea Fish Raja Ampat – Ancient sea fish (Coelacanth) fish were found again in the waters of Raja Ampat, West Papua. This fish was accidentally provoked by fishermen from the Ram Island sub-district of Sorong Kepulauan District, July 2019.

This ancient fish was caught at a depth of ± 60 meters in Urbinasopen waters. Hooked at 08.00 CET and immediately landed in a period of approximately two hours.

This ancient fish landing was made to the area of Suprau, District of the Mesum Maldives, in a state of life.

Coelacanth fishing hooked began to spread, starting from the many people who documented the fish. Previously, there were no fishermen who got this ancient fish.

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Raja Ampat’s Nature and Culture

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Raja Ampat’s Nature and Culture

Raja Ampat’s Nature and Culture – Raja Ampat, a regency located in Eastern Indonesia, is indeed familiar to our ears. The name Raja Ampat started when the National Geographic magazine, published in September 2007, discussed Raja Ampat. This magazine is so neat about the beauty of Raja Ampat along with the charming picture documentation. Raja Ampat Regency consists of islands in the “bird” head region of Papua, such as Misool Island, Batanta, Salawati, Wayag, Waigeo, Saonek, Saonek Mondie (Little Saonek), Kofiau, Fafanlap, and many other islands that are included in the Raja area. Ampat has 610 islands. The capital of Raja Ampat Regency is located on Waigeo Island, precisely in Waisai, South Waigeo District.

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Expensive Flight Affects Raja Ampat

Tourist in Raja Ampat

Expensive Flight Affects Raja Ampat

Expensive Flight Affects Raja Ampat – Tourist visits to Raja Ampat Regency, West Papua Province, have decreased by around 30 percent due to the high price of airplane tickets to Papua. Raja Ampat Tourism Office Head, Yusdi Lamatenggo in Waisai, Wednesday (6/5/2019) said that the high price of airplane tickets to Papua greatly affected the number of tourist visits to Raja Ampat.

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Raja Ampat Prioritizies Safety

 

Raja Ampat Prioritizies Safety

Raja Ampat Prioritizies Safety

Raja Ampat Prioritizies Safety – The Raja Ampat Regency Government, West Papua Province, formed an integrated team to safeguard tourist visits during the 2019 Eid holiday.

The Head of the Raja Ampat Regency Tourism Office, Yusdi Lamatenggo, said the integrated tour security team consisted of the Office of Tourism Services, Transportation Agency, Basarnas, and security forces.

“Raja Ampat Regency Government is always ready to provide comfort to tourists who visit the area during the Eid holiday and the usual days,” Yusdi said, as quoted by Antara on Wednesday (5/6).

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Raja Ampat Tourist Destination

Doberai Private Island in Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat Tourist Destination – Doberai Private Island in Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat Tourist Destination – The enchantment of Raja Ampat, which has been famous throughout the world, brings many foreign and local tourists to visit there just to fill vacation time or channel a hobby of snorkeling and diving.

The wealth of marine life and the beauty of its small islands scattered from Waisai, Misool Islands, Salawati, Gam to Waigeo, have been known as one of the attractive tourist destinations, to get the nickname paradise.

Raja Ampat’s celebrity is what makes many investors glance at these tourist destinations to compete in building lodging, ranging from home stay style to resorts. Some even offer lodging on the Pinisi ship.

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Natural Conservation in Raja Ampat

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Natural Conservation in Raja Ampat

Natural Conservation in Raja Ampat – Underwater paradise. Thus most people know Raja Ampat, the group of islands and the sea at the head of the island of Papua. In line with that, the local government also established Raja Ampat as a maritime district. It cannot be separated from the main resources there: the sea, coral reefs, and fish.

The sea is so central for Raja Ampat today, especially in the era of tourism (maritime) that has been going on for the past two decades. However, the relationship between the Raja Ampat community and the sea is not a new relationship. Both have been intimate relationships long ago, complete with all the bitter sweetness.

Raja Ampat has gone through various phases that help us understand human and sea relations. Starting from the pre-trade era, the trade era, and the tourism era. From there you will see the tensions that occur, as well as how tourism is renewing and renovating Raja Ampat sea-human relations.

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Things to Prepare For Vacation In Raja Ampat

6 Things to Prepare When You Go on a Vacation to Raja Ampat

6 Things to Prepare When You Go on a Vacation to Raja Ampat

Things to Prepare For Vacation In Raja Ampat – Do you want a vacation to Raja Ampat in the style of a Backpacker? What are the things that must be prepared while on a Backpacker-style vacation to Raja Ampat?

Vacationing in Raja Ampat is not an impossible thing to do. Indeed for a vacation to Raja Ampat requires a large fee. But these costs can be reduced if when you plan a vacation to Raja Ampat you apply backpacker-style traveling.

If you want to go to the sea paradise in eastern Indonesia with a backpacker style, you need to prepare a few things. Here are some things that must be prepared while on a Backpacker-style vacation to Raja Ampat.

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The Childhood And Children in Raja Ampat

 

 

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The Childhood And Children in Raja Ampat

The Childhood And Children in Raja Ampat – Raja Ampat in West Papua is considered a piece of paradise in the world so it attracts tens of thousands of tourists to explore the beauty of the underwater world every year.

But in the midst of the global tourism uproar, some of Raja Ampat’s children struggle to navigate the sea and live a limited life for education.

“I am proud to be born as a Papuan child, but our lives are difficult, learning to death using lamps, far from parents and having to live in lodgings.”

The phrase was expressed by Felix Togarman Burdam, a grade IX student at SMP Negeri 27, Kampung Samate, Salawati Utara District.

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