12 Best Raja Ampat Dive Resorts - Bluewater Dive Travel

12 Best Raja Ampat Dive Resorts

Raja Ampat is home to numerous dive resorts, from mid-range to luxury, and the experts at Bluewater Travel have rounded up the 12 best Raja Ampat dive resorts. Staying at a dive resort is a great addition before or after a liveaboard trip in Raja Ampat. Divers who travel with a non-diving partner or family member or who are interested in focusing their scuba diving on one of the areas will find a Raja Ampat dive resort the perfect choice for their holiday. Many of Raja Ampat's dive sites are worth visiting over and over again. There's so much to see in Raja Ampat that every single dive could bring a whole new experience!

Raja Ampat is made up of four main islands, namely Waigeo in the north, Batanta and Salawati in the middle, and Misool in the south. The strait that separates Batanta and Waigeo is called Dampier Strait, home to some of the best diving in Raja Ampat, if not the world!

Read about why Raja Ampat is on our list of 2023's best dive destinations in the world here.

Raja Ampat Dive Resort Areas

Northern & central raja ampat

A number of Raja Ampat's best dive resorts are on Waigeo and Batanta Islands and the smaller islands nearby. These resorts offer access to northern and central Raja Ampat scuba diving, including the world-renowned Dampier Strait. Some of the popular dive sites include Manta Sandy, Mioskon, Mike's Point, Arborek Jetty and the world-renowned Cape Kri.

Southern Raja Ampat 

Misool, the main island of southern Raja Ampat is another dive area that you don't want to miss. Home to some of the best dive resorts in Raja Ampat, Misool is also home to some of the best diving in the region. Famous for its colorful soft corals and topography, Misool also features some thrilling dives, packed with pelagic action hunting for prey. 

Other Areas Near Raja Ampat

Triton Bay, a remote area even farther away from Raja Ampat, is renowned for its pristine reefs, unique landscape, and marine life diversity. It's also a place where divers can swim and dive with whale sharks. 

Cenderawasih Bay is home to the largest marine national park in Indonesia. Cenderawasih Bay is extremely remote but divers from all over the world flock to this area for whale shark encounters, its dramatic vertical walls with prolific sponge life, and the World War II wrecks near Manokwari.

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Dive Resorts in Raja Ampat

Bluewater Travel can help you book a dive resort and liveaboard in Raja Ampat and over 40+ other destinations in the world at the same price or even lower than booking any other way. We are experts on accommodation, diving, and logistics in Raja Ampat. Email us today or leave us a message through the live chat box to start planning your dream dive vacation in Raja Ampat! 

Read all about Bluewater Trip Leader Nirupam Nigam's amazing 2023 trip to Raja Ampat here


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