What is the best time of year to dive Raja Ampat?

What is the best time of year to dive Raja Ampat?

What is the best time of year to dive 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.

Can beginners dive in Raja Ampat?

The Best Dives for Beginners in Raja Ampat With all this said, it is possible to dive in Raja Ampat if you have a PADI Open Water certification. The dive guides from Gangga Divers at Papua Paradise Eco Resort will assess your skill level before you get in the water.

Can you scuba dive in the Galapagos?

Scuba diving the Galapagos via liveaboard is the way to go to dive all the best spots in a single visit. Some of the best dives in Galapagos are located at the remote Wolf and Darwin Islands which would be notoriously hard, if not impossible, to get to without a liveaboard boat.

Can I travel 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. The ferry trip will take about 2 to three hours.

How much does it cost to dive in Raja Ampat?

Dive into Raja Ampat dive center Overview

Dive Prices-A la Carte Prices Includes
3 – 5 Dives $75 per dive. Mininum 2 divers
6 – 10 Dives $60 per dive. Mininum 2 divers
11 or more $55 per dive. Mininum 2 divers

What is the best time for scuba diving?

The better diving season is consider to be May through to November with the best vis towards the end of the cooler season before the rains hit and river run-off affects visibility.