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Me in a cave
About the photos: This just a big picture of what I saw in Raja Ampat - the creatures and corals

About the dive:
Raja Ampat basically devided in two big areas: The north and south of Raja Ampat.
And we'll going to dive in the north of Raja Ampat.
In the north Raja Ampat, there are two big area, which is:

- Mansuar: the highlight of this area is the abundant of fish species and pelagic (big fish). If you're an underwater photographer you could use wide angle lens. The favorite dive spot in this area is in Cape Kri.

- Fam:
Its highlight is in the big and colorful reef corals. There are soo many beautiful corals, still in perfect shape, and usually there're also live beautiful little sea creature like pygmi and nudibranch. Use macro lens for taking picture.

For the 1st day dives: Mansuar area

Dive 1: Matan Reef
Not many things to see, it just for test dive before you're dive in the real spot. Only took 1 hour sail from Sorong harbour.

Dive 2: Sardine Reef
Depth: 26 meters
Bottom time: 47 minutes
Visibility: 15 meters
Water temperature: 28 celcius
Current: pretty strong
Fish: Wobbegong (carpet shark), white tip shark, lion fish, blue dot sting ray, nudibranches, stone fish, sweetlips, snappers

Dive 3: Mioskon Reef (night dive)
Depth: 20 meters
Bottom time: 50 minutes
Current: mild
Fish: Wobbegong, muray eel, walking shark, pipe fish, tromphet fish
inirr says:
bernard69: Thank you:)

d00tchy: I'm with Grand Komodo or now they call it Dive Paradise. I've already give you the link in my previous blog. They charge different for local and foreigner. For local (6D5N): IDR 6,5 million per pax
Posted on: Mar 27, 2009
d00tchy says:
Hey what liveaboard are you on? What are prices?
Posted on: Mar 27, 2009
bernard69 says:
thanks for sharing all these nice pics
Posted on: Mar 26, 2009
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Me in a cave
Me in a cave
Colorful corals
Colorful corals
Close up shoot of walking shark
Close up shoot of walking shark
Get closer to this rocky cuttle fi…
Get closer to this rocky cuttle f…
Arin my buddy
Arin my buddy
Schooling barracuda
Schooling barracuda
These barracudas scared me!
These barracudas scared me!
In a beautiful cave
In a beautiful cave
Blue Dot Sting Ray
Blue Dot Sting Ray
Blue Dot running away
Blue Dot running away
Briefing before dive
Briefing before dive
Underwater beauty
Underwater beauty
Bumphead fish
Bumphead fish
Glowing cuttle fish
Glowing cuttle fish
Carpet shark aka Wobbegong
Carpet shark aka Wobbegong
At Melisas Garden full of soft co…
At Melisa's Garden full of soft c…
Sea fan
Sea fan
3 some cuttle fish
3 some cuttle fish
Other kind of cuttle fish
Other kind of cuttle fish
This cuttle fish looks like a rock
This cuttle fish looks like a rock
Didi with Walking shark
Didi with Walking shark
Fish in circle
Fish in circle
Come closer with Walking Shark
Come closer with Walking Shark
Genta trying to take picture of Cu…
Genta trying to take picture of C…
Giant clamp... watch out!
Giant clamp... watch out!
The mouth of giant fish
The mouth of giant fish
Hard coral
Hard coral
Many of this..hard coral looks lik…
Many of this..hard coral looks li…
Hermit Crab
Hermit Crab
Come here Hermit...
Come here Hermit...
A lil bit closer Hermit...
A lil bit closer Hermit...
Puffer fish
Puffer fish
Sweet lips fish
Sweet lips fish
Dont know what kind fish
Don't know what kind fish
In the cave
In the cave
Walking Shark aka Calabia
Walking Shark aka Calabia
We are family divers
We are family divers
Nemo with his father & brother
Nemo with his father & brother
We call it Kerapu Tikus or Rat gro…
We call it Kerapu Tikus or Rat gr…
Lion Fish
Lion Fish
Scorpion Fish
Scorpion Fish
Lobster
Lobster
Lobster on a date:D
Lobster on a date:D
Walking shark looks like a lizard
Walking shark looks like a lizard
A very small mantis shrimp
A very small mantis shrimp
Another kind of mantis shrimp
Another kind of mantis shrimp
Murray eel
Murray eel
Green Nudi
Green Nudi
Green on white
Green on white
yellow spotted Nudi branch
yellow spotted Nudi branch
Raja Ampat Sights & Attractions review
Your personal floating hotel
When I went to Raja Ampat and live on board for 6 days, I'm using one of the Grand Komodo's vessels. They have 6 vessels that you can rent for live… read entire review
Raja Ampat
photo by: azuresky12