We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Raja Ampat Islands

Features Animals
Sorong, Indonesia | Me gustaria saber el precio po noche, Sorong, Indonesia
+62 822-9922-5007
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Diving Raja Ampat with La Galigo

We had a 7 night liveaboard on La Galigo. The diving was awesome, but probably on a par with PNG... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
diver16
,
Tauranga, New Zealand
Dive Raja Ampat on the Aurora dive boat

Our party of three spent 11 glorious days (Feb/March) in Raja Ampat on the Aurora dive boat. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MJ F
,
Toronto, Canada
Read all 451 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (40 reviews)
“raja ampat” (131 reviews)
“dive sites” (23 reviews)
LOCATION
Sorong, Indonesia | Me gustaria saber el precio po noche, Sorong, Indonesia
CONTACT
Website
+62 822-9922-5007
Write a ReviewReviews (451)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"fish"
in 40 reviews
"raja ampat"
in 131 reviews
"dive sites"
in 23 reviews
"heaven on earth"
in 13 reviews
"manta rays"
in 16 reviews
"the reefs"
in 11 reviews
"west papua"
in 12 reviews
"marine life"
in 14 reviews
"spent days"
in 11 reviews
"strong currents"
in 6 reviews
"dive deck"
in 5 reviews
"pygmy seahorses"
in 6 reviews
"other places"
in 6 reviews
"amazing place"
in 6 reviews
"cleaning station"
in 5 reviews
"dive master"
in 11 reviews
"hidden paradise"
in 4 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 253 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a 7 night liveaboard on La Galigo. The diving was awesome, but probably on a par with PNG and the Soloman Islands. Healthy reefs, plenty of fish life, good viz. Love the warm water- wetsuits not needed. Disappointed with all the plastic in...More

Thank diver16
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our party of three spent 11 glorious days (Feb/March) in Raja Ampat on the Aurora dive boat. The diving was spectacular - everything from a pigmy seahorse to manta rays. I can't say enough about the staff on the boat. We were absolutely spoiled. Fresh...More

2  Thank MJ F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Raja Ampat has a well deserved reputation as a diving paradise. Very healthy reefs and plenty to see . Went on the MV Ambai for a diving cruise to Raja Ampat from 31 March to 11 April 2018. Fantastic memories of very nice dives with...More

1  Thank Frederic C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We stayed at Raja Ampat Dive resort in March 2018. The price per night is in the $US250 range for spartan living conditions and repetitive food (chicken fish and rice make up most meals), but it's much lower if you book with a homestay (locals...More

7  Thank ERJoseph
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We'd been wanting to dive in Raja Ampat for a long time and finally decided to take the plunge and splurge on a 2-week dive vacation. The diving is simply phenomenal--the biodiversity is incredible, and you can see so many things that are on many...More

12  Thank travelerxhan
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Exploring the exquisite maritime scenery in kayaks combined with snorkeling and scuba diving the amazing surrounding reefs made for a memorable visit to the isolated southern Raja Ampat (Misool) island region. By chartering an Indonesian crewed traditional vessel, Expedition Engineering further enhanced the very special...More

2  Thank Suzanne G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Best fish and reefs bit plastic problem has gone out of control. Lots of dumping by ferries and local island villages who have limited recycle options.

Thank Big_D_Nanaimo_BC
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

So beautiful reefs. Saw a lot of fishes and creatures. Reef sharks, manta rays at manta ridge and blue Magic, wobbegong, walkingsharks, amazing corals and macro. Best diving i have done!

2  Thank Cecilia S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Southern Raja Ampat is remote and stunningly beautiful with an extraordinary landscape comprising thousands of limestone islands fringed by healthy and diverse coral reef ecosystems - a fabulous place to snorkel and kayak. The 10 day trip with Expedition Engineering was if anything too short....More

1  Thank JoM4h
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Raja Ampat is a far flung archipelago of islands in eastern Indonesia off the coast of West Papua. Kayaking amongst these floating jungle-capped islands was sensational. Living aboard the Euphoria our group travelled around the islands for about 10 days exploring their coastlines by kayak,...More

1  Thank Liz M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 11 hotels in Sorong
Raja Ampat Kordiris Homestay
18 reviews
25.89 km away
Agusta Eco Resort
88 reviews
27.85 km away
Marley Dive Resort
4 reviews
34.96 km away
Waiwo Dive Resort
76 reviews
37.57 km away
Nearby Attractions
Arborek Village
55 reviews
16.32 km away
Pulau Wayag
114 reviews
79.32 km away
Pianemo Islands
150 reviews
23.39 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
map33
18 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Frederic C | Reviewed this property |
There are possibilities to go snorkeling in Raj Ampat but like another person said already you may not see manta rays while snorkeling as these manta rays are mostly swimming around cleaning stations and this is a bit deeper.
1
Vote
Simon H
7 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from faizal1606 | Reviewed this property |
in Raja Ampat has no special ship, if you want to use a boat for snorkeling can use local speed boat services at low prices, or if you want vip services can use the services of meridian adventure
0
Votes
Google Translation
Ani4040
23 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Dipen M | Reviewed this property |
Kri is your best bet - 8-9 home stays to choose from, great snorkeling and you can hike around the island. Easy to get to from Waisai and extremely cheap to stay on. Depending on the homestay, just make sure you carry... More
1
Vote
;