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About

Papua Explorers Dive Resort, Raja Ampat

Papua Explorers Dive Resort is located in the islands of Raja Ampat, which is on the northwest tip of the Bird’s Head Peninsula of West Papua. 

 

Papua Explorers is located on the island of Gam and just along the coast of worldwide renowned Dampier Strait, only 10 to 15 minutes away from the most famous dive sites like Manta Point, Cape Kri, .....

 

Papua Explorers Resort is constructed using traditional Papuan construction methods and local, natural materials. Our water bungalows are designed to be in perfect harmony with the exotic surrounding, allowing the guests to feel the breeze from the rainforests, enjoy the songs of the tropical birds and soothe their souls with the flutter of the waves. 

 

Dive Center

We offer 3 boat dives and unlimited shore dives each day. Our boats leave at 08:00, 10:00 and 14:30 and come back to the resort after each dive. All the famous sites for diving are included in our daily dive plans. 

 

Diving Equipment Rental: Yes

Diving Courses: Yes

Nitrox: Yes

 

Travel Information

 

By Air

The best option to reach Papua Paradise Resort is to fly to Sorong from Jakarta/Singapore. Domestic travelers can fly via Makassar or Manado.

 

Airlines that operates from:

Jakarta - Sorong: Garuda Indonesia, Express Air, Sriwijaya Air and Lion/Wings

Singapore - Manado: Silkair

Manado - Sorong: Garuda Indonesia, Lion Air and Express Air

 

Scheduled boat transfer to the island

Sorong to Resort: 12 pm every Sunday and Wednesday 

Resort to Sorong: 6am every Sunday and Wednesday

 

We strongly recommend our guests to arrange their flights to arrive earlier than this. In case the guests cannot catch these transfers, we can provide special transfers at an extra cost. Although we do our best to be accommodating for late arrivals due to flight delays, we may not be able to wait for long if there are other guests in the boat. In these cases, special transfers will need to be arranged for the guests that arrive late.

 

Please always take in account that we are operating at a remote area of the world, always try to plan your flights and connections leaving ample time for unwanted conditions that might arise during transfer. 

 

Raja Ampat National Park Fees

International guest: Rp500,000/person

Indonesia citezen: Rp250,000/person

Accommodation

WATER BUNGALOW

Water bungalow comes with the following ammenities

  • Attached bathroom with hot shower 
  • Veranda
  • Bed with mosquito net
  • Ceiling fan
  • Desk and chair
  • Sofa and coffee table
  • Sun loungers and hammock
  • Towel, shampoo, shower gel and soap
Number of Rooms

Packages

DIVE PACKAGES:8 Days 7 Nights
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DIVE PACKAGES:11 Days 10 Nights
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DIVE PACKAGES:15 Days 14 Nights
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DIVE PACKAGES:18 Days 17 Nights
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DIVE PACKAGES:22 Days 21 Nights
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PRICE INCLUDES   Deluxe Water Cottage Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner Welcome drink  Water and fruits 3 boat dives plus unlimited house reef dives per day  Tanks and weights Nitrox Internet service and wifi Laundry service  Schedule return transfer
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DIVING PACKAGES (TWIN SHARE)

DIVE PACKAGES PRICE/DIVER NO. OF DIVER(S) TOTAL
8 Days 7 Nights SGD 0.00
11 Days 10 Nights SGD 0.00
15 Days 14 Nights SGD 0.00
18 Days 17 Nights SGD 0.00
22 Days 21 Nights SGD 0.00
PRICE INCLUDES
 
  • Deluxe Water Cottage
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Welcome drink 
  • Water and fruits
  • 3 boat dives plus unlimited house reef dives per day 
  • Tanks and weights
  • Nitrox
  • Internet service and wifi
  • Laundry service 
  • Schedule return transfer

Diving

Diving in Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat waters are highly rich in nutrients the Dampier Strait

is especially nutrient-rich due its fast moving currents. These

currents attract a wide variety of species including migrating mammals and pelagic species. However, nutrient-rich means low visibility(typically 15-20m) and the saying goes “no current, no fish”.

 

For the photographers

Raja Ampat is an underwater photographers haven for both macro and wide-angle photography. Huge corals in vibrant colors are perfect for wide angle. Most photographers are mesmerized by the density of fish and corals and focus on wide-angle photography throughout their stay. However, Raja Ampat is home to some endemic macro creatures and using your macro lens can be extremely rewarding.

 

Photography is not limited with underwater. Tropic birds, bats, moths and butterflies, interesting rainforest creatures can be observed on our island, as well as wild orchids and endemic black orchids. If you are interested in photographing the Red Bird of Paradise, it is advisable to bring a tripod and telephoto lens with you. Should you be interested in visiting the neighboring village, be prepared to capture portraits of beautiful Papuan children.

Review

Total Reviews (1)

Dive Holidays

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13 August 2015

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Some Customer Reviews
 
- Absolutely loved everything about this new resort - the dive centre, location (near many incredible dive sites), the over-water cottages, the food, the dive and non dive staff. Raja Ampat is an underwater paradise for divers and Papua Explorers was the icing on the cake for us. I would highly recommend this resort to anyone!
 
- Papua Explorers is a great place to go if you want to dive in Raja Ampat and are looking for an alternative to the high cost of a live aboard. You will see what the liveaboards see and have time to go back if you want to.

9.7

  • Value for money

  • 8

  • Room comfort

  • 10

  • Cleanliness

  • 10

  • Location

  • 10

  • Sleep Quality

  • 10

  • Service

  • 10