Baliem festival, Wamena

Wamena, The Main City in The Baliem Valley Of West Papua

People heading to Wamena are here for one thing only and that is trekking in the Baliem Valley. The only real way you will arrive is by flight landing at the very basic airport. Susi Air is the best option to take you to Wamena. The town itself is rather drab however there is a great[…]

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Cenderawasih, The Bird of Paradise

Explore The Best Of Manokwari

In a religious sense this is Plymouth Rock, the western world and its influences first arrived in this part of Papua. Over the years it has grown into a pleasant seaside port, which offers a nice starting point for the traveller. There are minor attractions in the town itself but there are two main destinations,[…]

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Diving in Raja Ampat

Travel To Raja Ampat Islands

Raja Ampat means the Four Kings. Why the Four Kings well the myth tells us that there was a woman who found 7 eggs, 4 eggs hatched and out popped four princess who were separated and each became a powerful king in Waigeo, Salawati, Misool East and Misool West. The other 3 eggs turned into[…]

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Asmat Tribe in Papua

Papua, The Paradise Islands

The Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua cover the western half of the world’s second largest island – New Guinea. The eastern half of the island is the independent nation of Papua New Guinea. Papua’s secrets are deeply held by the tallest mountains between the Himalayas and the Andes, dense rainforests, and lack of[…]

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Indonesian Cruises, Ombak Putih

Indonesian Cruises

Indonesia is an archipelago consisting of more than 13,000 islands. And the nature of Indonesia has a good potential for marine tourism. Although, there are not many, but there have been several Indonesian cruises which will provide a wonderful experience for you. More often wade in the Nusa Tenggara / Lesser Sunda Islands. Lesser Sunda[…]

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Raja Ampat Misool Eco Resort, West Papua

Misool Eco Resort, The Dive Resort Of Raja Ampat

One of Raja Ampat accommodation is Misool Eco Resort, located in a private resort island, Batbitim, a white sandy beaches island with clear lagoon dan abundant reefs, in southern Raja Ampat Archipelago, about 4 hours away by speedboat from Sorong. Well, after you arrive in Sorong, Misool Eco Resort has provided Marandan, a brand new[…]

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Misool Island, Raja Ampat

West Papua Diving Sites

Papua island is a hot and humid island. Rising from the sea with the most impenetrable jungles in the world and also has snowcaps covering 5,000 meters – Jayawijaya Mountain peaks, towering over glacier lakes. Western side of the island is a part of Indonesia and the eastern side is an independent country, Papua New[…]

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Sorido Bay Resort, Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat Hotel And Resort, Sorido Bay Resort

Sorido Bay Resort is a Raja Ampat hotel and resort, only meters away from the world’s most famous dive-site Cape Kri, where Dr. Gerry Allen recorded 283 different species of fish in one dive and made Cape Kri as the richest house reef dive site in the world. Nestled in the lush green Papuan jungle[…]

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Kri Eco Resort Raja Ampat

Kri Eco, Beautiful Resort Of Raja Ampat Islands

Simple but comfortable, that is Kri Eco Resort Raja Ampat in the Kri Island, approximately 90 minutes by boat from Sorong, on the north-western tip of West Papua, Indonesia. White sandy beach, mountainous Kri Island and the singing of bird, make it surrounded by pristine nature. All of the guests are really like for its[…]

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Diving with the whale sharks, Teluk Cenderawasih National Park

Cenderawasih Bay : Diving With The Whale Sharks

Teluk Cenderawasih National Park (TCNP) is located on Papua Island and has been open since 1993. Administratively, TCNP is situated in the Manokwari district, West Papua province. TCNP is the largest national marine park in Indonesia. TCNP covers an area of 1,453,500 hectares and consists of coastline (0.9%), land (3.8%), coral reef (5.5%), and sea[…]

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The Kofiau island in Raja Ampat

Kofiau Island in Raja Ampat : A Diver’s Paradise

” … when you finally see what goes on underwater, you realize that you’ve been missing the whole point of the ocean. Staying on the surface all the time is like going to the circus and staring at the outside of the tent. ”  – Dave Barry Off the northwest tip of Bird’s Head Peninsula on the[…]

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Misool island, Raja Ampat

Misool Island, The Fascinating Dive Resort in Raja Ampat

Misool Island is a remote, tropical hideaway, one of four largest islands in the Raja Ampat archipelago, world renowned dive destination in the province of West Papua. Located off the west coast of the main island of Papua, directly bordering the Seram Sea, the waters are a veritable traffic lane for many large sea creatures, including whales. The crystal[…]

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Waigeo island, Raja Ampat

Wonderful Island Of Waigeo, Raja Ampat

Among the wonderful Raja Ampat Islands, Waigeo is the largest of the archipelago’s four main islands. Waigeo is also known as Amberi, or Waigiu, located in the West Papua province near the town of Sorong. The three other largest islands in this cluster are Salawati, Batanta and Misool. On Waigeo is the town of Wasai, capital of the Raja Ampat regency, located in the west of[…]

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The town of Sorong, West Papua

Sorong : The Multi Cultural Town Of Papua

The town of Sorong, located on the “peak” of the Bird’s Head Peninsula in West Papua is the departure point for your visit to the fabulous Raja Ampat marine park. The word “Sorong” is said to originate from the local Soreri language meaning “deep and turbulent seas”. Mountains, hills, lowlands, and protected forests securely surround the town.[…]

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The town of Manokwari, West Papua

Discover Manokwari, The Capital Of West Papua Province

The town of Manokwari is located right on the top of the Bird’s Head Peninsula in Papua, otherwise known as West New Guinea or West Irian. During World War II, Manokwari was the stronghold of the Japanese army against the Allied Forces and the US under the command of General Mac Arthur, who was headquartered[…]

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