How do I get from Sorong to Raja Ampat?

To get to Raja Ampat you should first take a flight from Jakarta or Makassar to Sorong. There are small aircraft to take you to Waisai, the capital of the district of Raja Ampat, or alternatively, you can take a ferry from the port of Sorong to the islands.

How do you get to Sorong?

You can get to Sorong by either hopping on a plane or getting on a ship. Once in Sorong, you can take a taxi to the Sorong ferry harbor. The ferries will take you to Wasai. If you’re pressed for time however, you can also choose to just fly from Sorong to Wasai.

When should I go to Raja Ampat?

October to May is considered the best diving season for Raja Ampat when you’ll find less rain, calmer seas, and better visibility. You will be able to visit all the main diving hot spots from north, e.g. Wayag, to south, i.e. Misool Island. Mid-June to Mid-September is the monsoon season in Raja Ampat.

How do I get from Malaysia to Raja Ampat?

Once you arrive in Sorong, you need to take a 15-minute taxi ride to the Sorong Harbour and then catch the ferry to Raja Ampat in Waisai Island. There are a few ferry companies that operate this route, but I would recommend using the Bahari Express ferry to Raja Ampat as they are the most reliable.

Where are the Raja Ampat islands?

West Papua province
The Raja Ampat archipelago, part of the Coral Triangle, located at the northwest corner of Indonesia’s West Papua province, encompassing 40,000 kmĀ² of land and sea and including a series of more than 1,500 islands which surround the main islands of Misool, Salawati, Batanta and Waigeo.

Where is Raja Ampat island located?

Raja Ampat, or the Four Kings, is an archipelago located off the northwest tip of Bird’s Head Peninsula on the island of New Guinea, in Indonesia’s West Papua province.

How do you get to misool Island?

To get to Misool Island, first fly to Sorong Airport in West Papua, Indonesia. This is a domestic airport with available flights from Jakarta, Makassar, Surabaya, Manado, Ambon. From Sorong, a private speedboat will take you to the Resort.

What ocean is Raja Ampat in?

It is in the coral triangles center and is among the most biodiverse locations on the planet. Here, you will find over 1,400 fish species and 75% of all the coral species that are known to the world. This is what makes it known as the species factory. Raja Ampat straddles the Indian Ocean and the Pacific.