Growth Tourism In Raja Ampat

Growth Tourism in Raja Ampat

Growth Tourism In Raja Ampat

Growth Tourism in Raja Ampat – Waigeo, Misool, Batanta, Kofiau and Salawati islands. Are part of Raja Ampat Regency which. Has a terrestrial habitat of various endemic flora and fauna. Raja Ampat has an area of land and sea totalling 46.108 square kilometres with a total of 2.713 islands.

Based on research conducted. By the West Papua Center for Natural Resources Conservation (BBKSDA). And the organization Fauna & Flora International Indonesia Program (FFI-IP), biodiversity on Waigeo Island, Batanta, Salawati.  Misool, and Kofiau. Is in the form of 186 species of birds. 40 types of amphibians, 13 types of reptiles. 32 types of mammals. 350 species of wood and palm trees. 57 species of orchids. And 5 types of Semar bags.

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According to the Head of the KSDA West Papua. Central Office R. Basar Manullang. There are still endemic fauna and flora that need to be studied.

Call it bald paradise (Cicinnurus Republica), red paradise (Paradisea Rubra). Maleo Waigeo (Aepypodius Bruijinii). Cuscus Waigeo (Spilocuscus Papuensis), and Dendrobium Azureum orchids.

The existence of this endemic flora and fauna makes Raja Ampat Regency. A priority area in supporting conservation. However, illegal logging and hunting. For buying and selling household consumption. Are often found in various regions.” Basar explained.

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Types of Birds

The types of birds that are often hunted. Are the type of cockatoo chef (Cacatua galerita), Blackhead Kasturi (Lorius lory). And Parrot (Eclectus Roratus). The threat to turtle species is the consumption of eggs and meat. As food items in the family or commemorative events in the village.

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After becoming a district in 2003. Raja Ampat continued to experience development developments. Increased infrastructure and the construction. Of basic facilities for community needs are encouraged to catch up.

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According to the Head of the Regional Development Planning Agency (Bappeda) Raja Ampat Abdul Rahman Wairoy. Tourism has become one of the sectors in Raja Ampat’s economic development. The beauty of the underwater world and the land. Has become a famous tourism in foreign countries.

Data and results of studies conducted. By BBKSDA and FFI-IP can be used. As a basic reference. For development planning, spatial planning. And sustainable ecotourism development. While maintaining the natural environment in Raja Ampat Regency.” Abdul explained.

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Raja Ampat’s Natural Wealth

In an effort to continue development. And responsibility in safeguarding Raja Ampat’s natural wealth. A workshop was held entitled

Realizing Sustainable Development in Raja Ampat Regency.” on March 5-6 2019 at Dolphin Cottage Building, Waisai, Raja Ampat Regency.

This workshop is the result of a collaboration. Between the Regional Government (Pemda). Of the Raja Ampat Regency. The West Papua Center for Natural Resources Conservation (BBKSDA). And Fauna & Flora International – Indonesia Program (FFI-IP).

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The workshop participants consisted. Of the Special Autonomy Faction of the West Papua People’s Representative Council (Otsus DPR PB). Raja Ampat Regency DPR. Indigenous peoples, government agencies in Raja Ampat Regency. And non-governmental organizations. According to the Director of Nature Conservation and Information. The Ministry of Environment and Forestry Listya Kusumawardhani. The Ministry of Environment. And Forestry appreciated conservation activities in Raja Ampat.

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He reminded that the management of conservation areas. Especially, nature reserves can be in the form. Of science and technology development. Environmental education and conservation, carbon trading. And supporting limited nature tourism by paying attention to conservation principles.

Conservation efforts must collaborate with multi-stakeholders. On the basis of mutual respect, mutual trust and mutual benefits. So as to create synergy in nature conservation. As well as the welfare of the local community.” Listya explained in her presentation.

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PB DPR Otsus

PB DPR Otsus member Abraham Goram Gaman stressed the mandate in Law No. 35 of 2008. Concerning Special Autonomy for the Provinces of Papua and West Papua.

Development in Papua and West Papua is carried out. By referring to the principles. Of sustainable development, environmental preservation, benefits. And justice by paying attention to regional spatial plans.” He explained.

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Regarding Raja Ampat’s natural resources. The problem is felt by the community. Especially, the indigenous people of the Maya. Who use natural resources directly. According to the Raja Ampat Kris Thebu Customary Council. The philosophy of indigenous Papuans. Towards natural resources is to view.

Land as a mama, the sea as a father, and the coast as a child.

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So that land, sea and coastal areas are connectivity that needs to be protected. Preserved and managed wisely and wisely.

At present, there is a lot of damage in Raja Ampat. Just say the law has not been maximized regarding the rules. On how to protect forests. There is still a lot of overfishing that can result in species.

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Six workshop recommendations. And follow-up plans, including:

1. Spatial planning in the form. Of a revision of Spatial Planning. And Development Planning supports the development of Raja Ampat. To become the main sector of community-based marine fisheries. And tourism and involves indigenous peoples, Non-Governmental Organizations, Universities.

2. Special Autonomy & Policy in the form of accelerating the Regional Regulation policy on the recognition and protection of indigenous peoples. Maps of indigenous territories and sustainable development. And the establishment of strong and effective institutions. Such as, the Special Autonomy (Perdasus) and Indigenous Peoples Regulations. That regulates recognition and strengthening indigenous peoples. Including supervisory roles in program implementation. And channelling funds to villages.

Six workshop recommendations. And follow-up plans

3. The Priority of Sustainable Development. By emphasizing the role of indigenous peoples. As the main actors of economic development. Through, accelerating the fulfilment of basic public services. And basic infrastructure as well as regulating local revenues. And import duties so as to improve the improvement. Of public services and the environment. At the site level, efforts are needed to complete the status of the buffer associated. With the existing tourist sites. And efforts to access the Ecological Fiscal Transfer (EFT) scheme on a national scale.

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4. Transfer of Function of Regions. To Support Indigenous Peoples-Based Sustainable Development. In the form of proposals for the establishment of National Parks. That can be used. For community-based tourism development. The establishment of a sustainable space planning. And the development team and the proposed change. In the function of the Nature Reserve. To become a National Park.

Six workshop recommendations. And follow-up plans

5. Strengthening Monitoring. Of the Impact and Potential of Raja Ampat Biodiversity. In the form of monitoring related. To Raja Ampat Environment in the form of land and sea. Because, it is a major supporter of sustainability. Of Tourism and Marine / Fisheries. As well as the safety of indigenous Papuans. The implementation of the monitoring system. Follows the rules that have been applied under the law. Capacity building of the parties in monitoring the impact. And the potential of Raja Ampat’s biodiversity. Increasing disaster risk monitoring of nature and society.

6. Biosphere reserves that are expected. To build world trust for the development of biosphere tourism. As a first step through the formation. Of a Biosphere Reserve Proposal Team. That will be supported by the National Team of Man and Biosphere (MAB) Indonesia.

– Growth Tourism In Raja Ampat.

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Doberai Private Island, a resort owned and run by Indonesian

Experience local tradition with high standard. In tropical dive resort services. Doberai Private Island provides a uniquely Indonesian hospitality.

As previous satisfied guests did, experience yourself our motto:

Come as Guests. Stay as Family. Leave as Friend.

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.


7 Overwater Bungalows

There are 7 overwater bungalows they provide and available for rent. Each bungalow can accommodate up to 4 people. The bungalows stand on the beach and above sea level.

From this, we can directly see schooling fish or go down to the sea for snorkelling or diving. They also provide diving equipment and dive master to accompany guests.

The beach here is very safe from the waves of the sea as the resort is located in the basin of the island protected by islands on the outer side, so it is not directly facing the open sea.

This place is suitable for those nature lovers because of the environment and the equipment is very natural. No television and newspapers, only electricity comes from generators that only lights up at 6 pm to 11 pm.

In lieu of the generator, the bungalows use solar cell lights that are able to light until sunrise the following day. Wifi and signal for cell phone are provided in their restaurant area.


Raja Ampat Sea Area

The Raja Ampat Sea Area covers more than 85% of the Raja Ampat area. This condition is inversely proportional to the land area. This is, of course, the main attraction for Raja Ampat. Especially in the eyes of divers.

The famous diving spots in Raja Ampat, include Cape Kri. Which is not far from Mansuar island, the Blue Magic which has beautiful coral. Or the waters around Arborek island which is a Manta Stingray habitat.

Fish species that live in these waters exceed the number of land animal species. The world’s divers love Raja Ampat. Because, of the biological wealth possessed by its underwater paradise. To call Raja Ampat the Underwater Sea of the World.

Many unique marine species such as wobbegong (a type of cuttlefish/squid), mini seahorses. Or even large fish such as sharks, manta rays, and legendary mermaids.

Divers also often find and swim with a collection of Tuna, Giant Trevally, or Snappers.

In fact, dangerous fish such as Barracuda often accompany divers when enjoying the beauty of the Raja Ampat underwater ecosystem.


Natural Exotic of the Raja Ampat Islands

Raja Ampat is Extremely Exotic. The waters of the Raja Ampat Islands according to various sources. Are known as one of the 10 best waters. For diving sites throughout the world. In fact, it might also be recognized as number one. For completing the underwater flora and fauna at this time.

The Raja Ampat Islands, located at the westernmost tip of Papua Island. About 50 miles northwest of Sorong. Have the best coral areas in Indonesia. About 450 types of coral were identified. During the two weeks of research in the area.

Raja Ampat is Extremely Exotic. Enjoying the exoticism of the Raja Ampat Islands. At height is an experience that is difficult to describe with words. A stretch of green and clear sea with dozens or even small coral islands scattered.

There is unspeakable peace. By just looking at the expanse and enjoying the sea air. Which is still far from air pollution.

The right word in describing that feeling is ‘biophilia‘.


Coral Triangle

The surrounding sea is the heart of the Coral Triangle region that is recognized worldwide. As the centre of coral reef biodiversity.

The Raja Ampat Islands are home to more than 75% of the world’s coral species. A total of 537 hard coral species were identified in TNC’s Rapid Ecological Assessment (REA) in 2002.

The Raja Ampat Islands are also the richest region in the world. For the number of reef fish fauna that reaches. At least 1427 species.

This number shows the highest number of marine biodiversity compared. To other regions with the same area in the world. REA carried out by TNC produced 104 new discoveries. For the Raja Ampat islands, including 4 new discoveries in Indonesia.

At present, the number of these species has increased to 553 species. Of hard coral and 1470 numbers of reef fish fauna. In Raja Ampat, scientists also find more fish than in the same area. In other regions of the world. Some species are only found in Raja Ampat.


Coral Reef

There are several coral reef areas that are still very good condition with a percentage of live coral cover up to 90%, namely in the Dampier Strait (the strait between P. Waigeo and P. Batanta), Kofiau Islands, Kepualauan Misool, South and Wayag Islands.

The types of coral reefs in Raja Ampat are generally edge reefs with steep to steep contours. But it is also found atoll type and charred type or taka.

In some places such as in Saondarek village, when the tides are lowest, coral reefs can be witnessed without diving. And with their own adaptation, the reef can still live even in the open air and in direct sunlight.

The unique species that can be found during diving. Are several types of dwarf seahorses, wobbegongs, and Manta rays. There are also endemic fish of Raja Ampat. Namely Eviota raja, a type of gobbie fish.


Manta Point

At Manta Point located in Arborek Selat Dampier. We can dive in the company of some tame Manta Ray like when we dived in Derawan Islands, East Kalimantan. If you dive at Cape Kri or Chicken Reef. You can be surrounded by thousands of fish.

Sometimes a collection of tuna, giant trevallies and snappers. But it is tense if we are surrounded. By a collection of barracuda fish. Although, actually it is relatively harmless (which is dangerous if we meet a solitary barracuda or alone).

Reef sharks are also often seen. And if you’re lucky you can also see turtles quietly eating sponges. Or swimming around you. In some places such as Salawati, Batanta and Waigeo, you can also see Dugongs or mermaids.

Because the area with many islands and straits is narrow. Most dive sites at certain times have strong currents. This also allows for drift diving. Diving while following a strong current with very clear water while breaking through a collection of fish (Wikipedia).

This is what later made the Raja Ampat Islands as an “underwater paradise”. With the beauty of diversity that is difficult to match anywhere in the world.


Dive Spots In Raja Ampat 

To be able to see the underwater beauty of Raja Ampat, we can try diving in the best spots. There are at least 76 dive points. But the best are Cape Kri, MIoskon , Mike’s Point, Blue Magic, Five Rocks, Friwen Wall.

Arborek is one of the best dive spots with the characteristic number of school fish or fish that swim together. On Arborek Island many small dive spots are suitable for novice divers who do not have a license.

While Manuar Island is the best point for divers who want to see manta and turtle animals. Chicken Reef is actually a cluster of coral reefs. Uniquely, the flow of sea water at the top is quite strong, but underneath it feels calm.

At Mike’s Point we can see almost all unique marine life, such as large fish, small fish, and colorful corals that resemble tunnels. The last spot, Blue Magic, is inhabited by wobbegong sharks or carpet sharks. Surely immediately attracted to diving one of the best spots in Raja Ampat right? Doberai Private Island as Padi Dive Resort covers all dive spots in South Waigeo.


Best Waters

The waters region is the main attraction of Raja Ampat, considering the waters of Raja Ampat are one of the 10 best waters in the world. This is based on various studies on the richness of flora and fauna and marine preservation that its has.

A report by the international conservation agency has stated that the waters of its have around 75% of marine species worldwide. In fact, the Raja Ampat sea and the land area which has an area of 4.6 million hectares is home to 540 species of coral, 1,511 species of fish and thousands of other marine biotas.

Therefore, with these advantages, it is not surprising that is currently considered the most amazing underwater paradise in the world.

Not only the wealth of the underwater world, but it also has many interesting things on the surface of the sea. Lots of amazing beaches scattered throughout the islands. Generally, this beach has white sand and has a fineness closer to flour. In addition, there are also many islands that form high rows of cliffs in this archipelago. In fact, several places such as Piaynemo, Kabui Bay, and Wayag have been well known throughout the world before being known domestically.


Tropical Forests

Tropical forests are no less interesting, there are even places like Sawinggrai village or Saporkrein village that offer unforgettable experiences of seeing birds of paradise close up. As we know, Cenderawasih is a rare and beautiful Papuan bird that is often referred to as a bird of paradise.

Not yet finished in natural wealth. It also has a variety of cultures and arts that are very unique and interesting. Some villages have indeed confirmed their existence as tourist villages, one of which is Arborek Village.

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New Connecting Jetty In Doberai

New Connecting Jetty In Doberai – New jetty has been constructed in between the eco overwater bungalows and the dive centre. This jetty allows guests of Doberai Private Island to explore the island better without sweating.

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Technically the jetty is not only connecting the bungalow and the dive centre, but also connecting two sides of the island.

Aside from allowing guests to explore the island better, this jetty actually helps us more. By having the jetty, all of the movements from the boat end up at the dive centre jetty. This means, it avoids the boat from crashing the coral reef in front of the staff house.

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Before we got a problem to reach the beach during low tide, since many coral reefs there. But now, with the jetty, the boats stop at dive centre jetty, then guests walk to their bungalows passing through the new jetty.

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This new connecting jetty in doberai furthermore provides guests with more spots that give a beautiful view. Then, it becomes a new place or spot to take pictures.

One more thing, which is not less important is that the jetty allows us to put or erect the signboard name of Doberai Private Island for the first time.

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Doberai Schedules For Pick Up

Doberai Schedules For Pick Up

Doberai Schedules For Pick Up

Saturday – Monday – Wednesday (3 days a week)

Waisai  to  Doberai Resort: at 11.45 am

Doberai Resort  to  Waisai: at 7.45 am

Marina Ferry Express Schedule

From Sorong to Waisai:

  • Mon – Sun at 9 AM & 2 PM

From Waisai to Sorong:

  • Mon – Sun at 9 AM & 2 PM

Marina Express ticket :

  • Economy IDR 100.000;
  • VIP IDR 215.000;

Note: PLease be informed that all transfers from Sorong airport to Sorong harbour by taxi, and to Waisai by ferry, and to Doberai Private Island by speed boat are all already included in the packages only for the guests who make reservation directly to us ([email protected]).

For the guests who make reservation from Agoda and Booking.com, the transfer from Sorong airport to Sorong harbour by taxi, and from Sorong harbour to Waisai by ferry, are not included in the package provided in Agoda and Booking.com.

However, we coould assist to arrange the taxi at the airpot, to bring the guests to the harbour.

The taxi above costs for IDR 150.000,-/car/drop. Guests could pay directly to the driver upon arrival at the harbour.

The ferry costs for IDR 100.000,- or 215.000,-/person for economy or VIP. The ticket are available at the ticket counter at the harbour 1,5 hours before departure.

Doberai Schedules for Pick Up on non free of charge days (Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday) can become free of charge for a group minimum of 6 pax.

Doberai Premium Client’s Comments

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Doberai Premium Client's Comments

Doberai Premium Client’s Comments – Doberai is one of the resorts in Raja Ampat, located in Urai island, one of the islands in the area of Raja Ampat, West Papua.

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Doberai Private Island picks up guests by speedboat at Waisai, and bring them to the island in just 25 minutes. This place is one of the best choices for travellers because it is owned by an Indonesian investor.

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For reasons of high idealism and love to Raja Ampat make them want to invest their money in the form of Doberai Eco Resort.

Keep in mind most of the resorts in Raja Ampat belong to and controlled by foreign investors.

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7 Overwater Bungalows

There are 7 overwater bungalows they provide and available for rent. Each bungalow can accommodate up to 4 people. The bungalows stand on the beach and above sea level.

From this, we can directly see schooling fish or go down to the sea for snorkelling or diving. They also provide diving equipment and dive master to accompany guests.

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The beach here is very safe from the waves of the sea as the resort is located in the basin of the island protected by islands on the outer side, so it is not directly facing the open sea.

This place is suitable for those nature lovers because of the environment and the equipment is very natural. No television and newspapers, only electricity comes from generators that only lights up at 6 pm to 11 pm.

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In lieu of the generator, the bungalows use solar cell lights that are able to light until sunrise the following day. Wifi and signal for cell phone are provided in their restaurant area.

Doberai Eco Resorts

Activities that can be done in Doberai Eco Resorts area are plenty. Besides fishing, snorkelling, diving can be done unlimited, we could also do trekking on the island, enjoying the beach and variety of plants as well as indigenous famous orchids of Papua.

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Island hopping by riding a speedboat to explore the natural beauty of the island and others such as Hidden Bay, Kaliraja, Sandbank, Phonemo, Birds Paradise watching in their natural habitat, and many others.

The nature of Raja Ampat is awesome, is not excessive when the west called it “a piece of heaven on earth“.

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Raja Ampat Uses Food Sago

Raja Ampat Uses Food Sago

Raja Ampat Uses Food Sago

Raja Ampat Uses Food Sago – In the context of Raja Ampat community sago plant is very guarded and preserved by older people or their ancestors. Sago is a plant that is typical for Raja Ampat.

Therefore, these plants should be kept in preservation.

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There is no doubt that for Raja Ampat people sago is a typical food that can support their life.

Both as a source of food and income and the money can be used for a living.

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If the sago tree is old enough then:

  1. Sago starch material processed into the food industry,
  2. Cortex / sago trunk processed into the paper industry;
  3. Sago pulp is processed into animal feed mixtures,
  4. Can be used as a mixture of charcoal, a mixture of particleboard, medium mushrooms,
  5. From the sago tree can make plywood, textiles, chemicals, organic acids, fructose, ethanol as staple energy.

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Therefore, sago has a central position in the lives of the people of Raja Ampat.

Sago function for society Raja Ampat as has been mentioned as a sustainer of life.

Sago provides guarantees for the life of every day, a tool/means of support for school children.

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Utilization of sago palm when starting planted until cleared for taking out contents, age 1-3 years branch leaves used as ropes, 4-5 years old branch leaves used for house walls. And aged 6-20 years can be used also for the manufacture of glue, pastries and ethanol.

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This is the age of sago in the traditional function or benefit.

Sago has multiple functions and benefits the world and sago gatherer societies.

There is no doubt would benefit from sago palm.

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There are two important points of the advantages and benefits of planting and preserving sago:

  1. sago tree (leaves) are the largest producer of oxygen compared to other plants. This is the main point because so much carbon dioxide that causes depleting the ozone layer and the temperature of the earth heats up, people seemed to live in a glasshouse.
  1. It has a high economic value. According to the results of research that sago was able to feed the world. Results of research excellence function that if a tree is planted area of ​​200 hectares it is able to live in Asia. Appropriate research results have proven the usefulness of sago economic value. Sago contributes very much to address the food crisis and help tackle global warming (global warming).

Not Cultivated

However, if the sago tree is not cultivated, the impact advantage of sago tree will turn into a loss for sago gatherer society but have an impact on the world. One of the global problems facing the world is unrest and aridity for humans.

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Especially, for people, gatherer culture sago will lose value and will experience a shortage of food. Unrest and aridity experienced by the world because of the act of man himself. In practical economic value goes up causing increasing human needs.

And as a contributor to oxygen in order to reduce the impact of global warming. Raja Ampat resort.

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Benefits of Sago

Benefits of sago and sago tree traditionally for Raja Ampat community: rope as a binder replacement spikes, stem/Gaba as a replacement home wall wood and plywood, leaves as a substitute for zinc roofs as well as camshaft.

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Sago tree bark as a substitute for wood or plank flooring, pulp ell as producing fungi, edible fungi more by mothers The new maternity as medicine, sago tree roots as well as medicine. – Raja Ampat Uses Food Sago.

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Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort

Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort is located on the Urai Island has 7 pieces bungalow standing on the water, the whole building utilizing the sago tree as the basic construction bungalow such as wall bungalow using sago palm fronds, roof bungalows using sago leaves and floor bungalow using sago tree trunk.

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One way of Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort preserves local cultural wisdom is utilizing the sago tree in building construction resort. Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort also invites guests to keep and maintain the existing plant sago trees around the resort area.

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Raja Ampat Sea Area

The Raja Ampat Sea Area covers more than 85% of the Raja Ampat area. This condition is inversely proportional to the land area. This is, of course, the main attraction for Raja Ampat. Especially in the eyes of divers.

The famous diving spots in Raja Ampat, include Cape Kri. Which is not far from Mansuar island, the Blue Magic which has beautiful coral. Or the waters around Arborek island which is a Manta Stingray habitat.

Fish species that live in these waters exceed the number of land animal species. The world’s divers love Raja Ampat. Because, of the biological wealth possessed by its underwater paradise. To call Raja Ampat the Underwater Sea of the World.

Many unique marine species such as wobbegong (a type of cuttlefish/squid), mini seahorses. Or even large fish such as sharks, manta rays, and legendary mermaids.

Divers also often find and swim with a collection of Tuna, Giant Trevally, or Snappers.

In fact, dangerous fish such as Barracuda often accompany divers when enjoying the beauty of the Raja Ampat underwater ecosystem.

Tropical Fruit Raja Ampat

 Tropical Fruit Raja Ampat

Tropical Fruit Raja Ampat

Tropical Fruit Raja Ampat – Since hundreds of years ago, banana (Musa Paradisiacal) turned out. To have been a part of the human diet.

Fossil research in Papua New Guinea showed domestication. And cultivation of more than 10,000 years ago.

Benefits of banana plants are in all parts of the plant.

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Namely starting from the root to drugs, stem to rafts and rigging. Leaves for wrapping, and of course, the benefits of bananas to eat.

When compared with other fruits. Bananas have a soft texture with a delicious flavour.

In addition, the banana is a fruit that is practical. Easy to peel without tools.

Bananas are available all year round. At affordable prices for fruit.

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Bananas originated in Southeast Asia. A region with very high species diversity.

In Indonesia alone was found about 300 species of cultivated bananas.

Latin in a banana is taken. From the name of a royal physician. At the time of the Roman emperor in the year 63-64 BC.

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In general, the bananas themselves can be grouped into two major categories:

  1. Bananas that can be directly consumed. Examples of the first group include plantain, banana, or banana.
  1. Bananas need to be treated before it is consumed (known as plantain).

Partly in the territory of Papua plantain. Used as a staple food. Used as a substitute for rice. Which is the main menu and eaten with other side dishes. It’s not surprising that consumption of bananas. In Papua was very high.

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Irian bananas are always inviting the admiration. Of people who see them. It was like a giant compared to other bananas.

The sign contains 13-24 pieces that are divided into two combs.

Fruit at first comb more than the second. Fortunately, jumbo fruit was supported by a sturdy tree. Towering no less than 4 m.

The diameter of the stem 2 times greater than the usual horns. Given the shape of bananas, Irian is similar horns.

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Only horns irian look fat, not angular and thinner skin. With a sturdy trunk, the tree would not mind. A collapsed fruit must be exposed to the wind.

Irian fruitful horn at the age of nine months. The distance between the old flowering. To fruit takes about five months.

If it is old in a tree, waiting for mature only takes 4-5 days.

Fruit maturity is characterized by yellowing of the skin. When cut, the visible texture of the leaves is soft reddish yellow, shiny seedless.

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Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort

Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort one of the resorts are located. On the island that is preserving banana Dewaka. By planting bananas around the resort area.

Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort most of the time. Invents recipes for the main course. Appetizers or desserts for the guests.

Which are using local ingredients such as Dewaka banana.

Especially, for Dewaka banana, after being processed. It tastes sweet and fluffier texture.

The older the tree, the sweeter and fluffier it tastes.

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Especially, when it’s really going. To be sweeter than ripe bananas horn. In the immature fruit. There is little sour taste.

Besides wrapped, it is a potential banana jumbo processed into other forms. Such as chips.

The sliced is ​​lengthwise. And crosswise as good.

Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort priorities local fruits. To give be given to the guests.

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Langsat Fruit In Raja Ampat

Langsat Fruit in Raja Ampat

Langsat Fruit in Raja Ampat

Langsat Fruit in Raja Ampat – Three of Langsat is one of the original fruit that grows in Indonesia and is one of the woody plants that lived during chronic. Duku (Lansium Domesticum Corr) is starting to spread widely in different parts of the continent of Asia. Especially Southeast Asia.

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Olive fruit is a type of fruit that goes into the tribe Meliaceae. This plant grows in Raja Ampat and spread evenly on all the islands. The fruit is exactly the same as Duku and flesh is the same except that there is a difference of complexioned from Duku.

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Olive fruit is usually no different from duku durable, as well as taste sweeter than duku complexioned.

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Actually there are several types of olive fruit or duku. It’s called the tribe, there complexioned and Sosokan, and there are also Duku complexioned.

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Complexioned has a thin tree, with branches high above, and not shady slim shape as a tree. Its fruit branch is long. There are usually consists of 15-20 seeds or fruits in the bunch.

Duku or olive fruit has many health benefits for our body. For more details, you can see a little review below.

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Benefits of Langsat Fruit

Olive fruit that looks almost like longan is proved to have some good benefits to health, and here are some health benefits Duku are for:

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Before we discuss the benefits and efficacy of olive fruit, we must first look at what nutrients are present in the olive fruit, so the fruit is very popular and widely sold in the fruit market. As quoted from various sources, nutrients in the olive fruit are as follows :

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In 100 grams of olive fruit contains 70 calories, 1.0 grams protein, 0.2 grams fat, 13 grams carbohydrates, 0.7 grams of minerals, calcium 18 mg, phosphorus 9 mg and 0.9 mg of iron.

For calories, minerals and iron, olive fruit has higher than apples or oranges.

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Then what is the usefulness for your health?

  1. Smoothen your digestion system. It contains a lot of dietary fibre or fibres that can aid digestion. If you are having digestion problems the olive fruit can be one solution for you.
  1. Treating worms and fever. Its complexioned big ones and bitter can be utilized as a deworming medication. Mashed olive seeds into a powder.
  1. Prevent cancer and efficacy further olive fruit that is from the skin of the fruit. The skin of the fruit can be used as a cure for colon cancer, and cleaning radicals in the body that cause cancer. Also Read : Doberai Schedules For Pick Up
  1. Treating poisonous insect bites. It is used herein are tanbark, the skin can be useful for poisonous insect bites wood, scorpion bites, as cure dysentery and malaria drugs.
  1. Skin whitening. Olive fruit is good for health that it can also be felt by the skin, because it can be used to whiten the skin. The essence of complexioned sweet fruit that rubs on the skin would inhibit the enzyme tyrosinase. In addition complexioned is also efficacious to prevent permanent skin damage. Also Read : Raja Ampat Uses Food Sago
  1. Drugs to expel mosquito. Its complexioned is good to repel mosquitoes. it has been tested by experts from IPB Bandung, and the result was able to repel mosquitoes with olive skin.

Good for Health

Lots of content of Duku which is very good for health, including the composition of nutrients that exist in every Duku already quite a lot, which is quite a lot of calories is 70 cal per 100gram Duku, proteins, fats, carbohydrates, natural minerals, calcium and fisfir good for bones, iron and some other useful content.

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The content benefits a lot for our health. By consuming Duku, you can meet any energy needed every day by your body as well as to prevent us from some deadly diseases like cancer.

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Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort also introduces many typical fruits of Raja Ampat and one of them is the olive fruit. The fruit is often sold by the local community and serve as a source of income for them. Olive fruit in the Raja Ampat has a very distinct flavour.

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The uniqueness of these fruit flavours receives special attention from guests in Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort.

One of the agenda offered by Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort to guest complexioned is picking fruit in the garden. By doing this Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort in preserving local plants is keeping the neighbourhood.

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King Parrot In Raja Ampat

King Parrot in Raja Ampat

King Parrot In Raja Ampat

King Parrot in Raja Ampat – Palm cockatoo (Probosciger Aterrimus) or Black Cockatoo is one type of parrot Indonesia. In contrast to other types of parrots, cockatoos king has black fur and black-crested. The size is very large, up to 60 cm, making it the largest cockatoo species in Indonesia.

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In some areas, King Parrot are called by different names. Local names include Alkai (Aru), Awehie (Membramo), Kasmalas (Papua west-northwest), Mampais (Doreh), Sangya (Sorong), and Siong (I wish).

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Whereas in English parrots are named Palm Cockatoo, Cape York Cockatoo, Great Palm Cockatoo, Black Macaw, Great Black Cockatoo, or Goliath Cockatoo.

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The Latin name of the family Cacatuidae animals is Probosciger Aterrimus (Gmelin, 1788), the name synonymous Probosciger Aterrinus (Gmelin, 1788). There are four subspecies of cockatoo king is P.A. Aterrimus, P.A. goliath, P.A. Stenolophus, and P.A. Macgillivrayi.

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Description and characteristics of King Parrot

By dimension, King cockatoo has body length of 51-64 cm. Black body feathers, coloured crested black, and red cheeks. This crested is enforceable.

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Half the size of a very large and long (half smaller females) are coloured black. The tongue is red with a black tip. The colour of the eye is black circles with dark brown. The legs are grey.

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In addition to the black feathers, the hallmark is the current king parrots fly, feather crest held high (standing). King parrot voice when calling such as the sound of loud screeches Keeyaank !, Eeyohn! or Raah !. Also the sound of whistling Uree Uree Uree Yurrr rhythmically.

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Living alone or in small groups of up to 5 birds membered. Bird Palm cockatoo (Probosciger Aterrimus) are diurnal animals that are active during the day. The main meal is large grains and hard in addition to eating fruit and leaf buds.

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Habitat, Distribution, and Conservation

Cockatoo King is a native Indonesian bird, inhabiting almost the entire island of Papua. Also found in the Aru Islands, the island of Misool (Raja Ampat Islands) and several smaller islands. In addition, black parrots live also in Australia and Papua New Guinea.

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King Parrot bird of habitat is in lowland tropical rain forest, deciduous forest, secondary forest, up to the edge of the forest area of up to an altitude of 1,300 meters above sea level.

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Global population has not been established. But is expected to remain pretty much living in the wild. To subspecies, Probosciger Aterrimus Macgillivrayi is estimated to have a stable population summed 3,000 adult’s tail). In Indonesia, Parrot King is one of the birds that are protected under Government Regulation No. 7 of 1999.

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Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort is located on Urai Island. Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort is seriously maintaining the diversity. Of plant species that grow in the hills and small forests around the resort area.

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Various species of birds that can be encountered in Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort. Include a parrot, herons, eagles, parakeets, bird of paradise, king parrots and others.

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Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort also invites local and foreign guests. To do trekking around the resort area in order to see the diversity of bird species in Urai island.

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One policy Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort has concerning the conservation. Of the habitat for birds from extinction is to not cut down trees. And maintain sustainability and purity with of the forest in Urai island.

 

 

Dolphin Every Where In Raja Ampat

Dolphin Every Where in Raja Ampat

Dolphin Every Where In Raja Ampat

Dolphin Every Where in Raja Ampat – Seventy percent of the world’s reefs are in Raja Ampat, West Papua. It means, when diving in Raja Ampat, one can literally see 70% of the world’s coral.

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Therefore, no wonder if Raja Ampat is famous for diving worldwide.

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Raja Ampat is the heart of the world’s coral triangle.

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So the sea of Raja Ampat has such a diverse marine life including whales, dolphins, dugongs, turtles, and more. More specifically, in addition to whales, dolphins, and sea lions, Raja Ampat has five species of sea turtles, rays, unique sharks Wobbegong. And Kalabia or walking shark and sea horse.

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There are 15 species of endemic fish, shellfish up to 699 types, up to 1427 types of reef fish and 553 types of hard corals.

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Fishing

Not surprisingly, people’s livelihood is fishing in Raja Ampat. However, local communities have local knowledge for taking fish using nets to preserve the ocean. With underwater wealth owned by Raja Ampat, the district is visited by tourists diving enthusiasts.

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Raja Ampat consists of four large islands namely Wageo, Misol, Batanta, and Salawati, and has more than 1,000 small islands which keep the diversity of flora and fauna. Such as 540 species of corals and over 1,000 species of reef fish and 700 species of molluscs.

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One animal that is man’s best friend is a dolphin. Dolphins are mammals that cosmopolitan. So, almost in every hemisphere, there is a group of these intelligent mammals. Dolphins are spread evenly in the waters of Raja Ampat.

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These mammals are also commonly found in the South Waigeo, Misool, Batanta and others.

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Dolphins

Dolphins can be seen every day. Especially when travelling from Sorong to Raja Ampat. Tourists can see the dolphins in the waters off. Besides, all the way to the Gulf of Kabui we will see a group of dolphins playing in the open sea. Dolphins can also be encountered in all areas of Raja Ampat.

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All this natural wealth become a tourist attraction. Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort is strategically located in the entrance of the Kabui bay. It is an added value for foreign guests to be able to see the dolphins playing in front of the resort area.

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Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort also offers travel package such as bird-watching tour with a view of paradise endemic, diving, snorkelling, and cruise tourist village.

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Dive With Turtle Raja Ampat

Dive With Turtle Raja Ampat

Dive With Turtle Raja Ampat

Dive With Turtle Raja Ampat – Tortoises and turtles is a four-legged animal and still belong to reptiles family. This kind of animal called Testudinata (or chelonians) is distinctive and easily recognizable by their ‘home’ or shell (bony shell), which is hard and stiff.

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The turtle shell is composed of two parts. The top of the back cover is called carapace and the bottom (ventral, stomach) is called plastron. Then each part is composed of two layers.

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The outer layer is generally in the form of scales, large and hard, and arranged like tiles. While the inner layer in the form of plates of bone is compact like a shell.

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Exceptions are those of labi-labi (Trionychoidea) and the type of leatherback turtles, the outer layer and replaced no scaly skin layer on the outer shell of bone.

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Raja Ampat is the perfect tropical paradise. Warm sunshine combined with scenery, white sand beaches of fine, swaying coconut trees and crystal clear sea that changes colour from green to cobalt blue. The underwater life here is exceptional, you will find turtles, dolphins, manta rays, dugongs, barracudas and others.

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Turtles

Turtles in Raja Ampat sea are usually turtle beak parrot. This is because the shape of the tapered mouth resembles a bird’s beak parrot. The characteristics of these turtles with a carapace sized round 28-31 cm (males) and 20-25 cm (females). The equitable distribution area is within all territorial of Raja Ampat sea.

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Not much is known about the natural behaviour of these turtles. These turtles are diurnal animals spend more time at sea and only switch to ground when night to rest and perform marriages.

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The attraction of turtle is also a mainstay of Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort. Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort, fortunately, located in Urai island, becomes one of the area for turtle in Raja Ampat sea. Foreign guests can see turtles swimming around lazily.

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Ecosystem of Marine Habitats

In keeping with the ecosystem of marine habitats, Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort invites all the guests to be able to maintain and preserve the marine habitat by not littering into the sea.

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Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort also makes a tour for guests to the village nearby. One of the efforts made by Raja Ampat Doberai Eco Resort in maintaining and preserving the ecosystem is to encourage both local and foreign guests not to disturb and damage the surrounding environment.

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