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, and the smaller island of Kofiau.
Ways you can help in Raja Ampat
After getting instruction about how to build coral reefs, you go on a dive to a nearby patch of damaged reef. Together with your guides you collect small bits of naturally disturbed hard corals and affix them to a stable substrate. This is especially gratifying for repeat clients – how rewarding to check in on how your handiwork has grown between visits!
Accommodation in Raja Ampat
On Raja Ampat, this is an intimate tropical hideaway, built on a private island in an archipelago of uninhabited islands. It is 100 miles (165 km) away from the nearest port, blissfully secluded and largely separate from the modern world. No light pollution, no noise pollution, no mobile phone signal… in fact there is very […]
On Moyo Island, Amanwana’s fleet team maintains a number of boats for cruising, fishing and diving. Choose your vessel and explore nearby coral coves and beaches, ideal for shell collecting, beachcombing, snorkelling and sunbathing. Cruise to the islands of Medang and Satonda or head south into Saleh Bay, a fascinating inland sea. Other possibilities include […]