There are some alternatives to go to Raja Ampat through some ways. The easiest way to get to Raja Ampat is to fly to Sorong via Jakarta or Singapore. Domestic travelers can also fly via Makassar or Manado. Take a six-hour flight from Jakarta to Sorong, via Manado. There are scheduled flights everyday (you can check the airport or airlines to specify the flight schedules) Airlines serving these domestic flight routes are Silk Air, Garuda Indonesia, Pelita Air and Merpati
From Jakarta or Bali: Merpati, Express Air, Batavia Air and Lion/Wings operate daily flights from Jakarta to Sorong (with stopovers in Ujung Pandang/Makassar and/or Manado)
From Singapore: Silk Air operates regular flights from Singapore to Manado. From Manado to Sorong regular flights are offered by Lion Air and Merpati. It is easiest to check with a local Indonesian Travel agent or directly with the airline for the latest domestic flights available.
To access the diving spots, the visitors can contact and use the professional diving organizers in Sorong. Before going to the dive spots, the visitors need to obtain a permit from the local Papua police station. Hence, the visitors need to bring the passport and three (3) copies of the passport page with the Indonesian Visa. The diving organizers will help with these formalities.
From Sorong, there are two type of boats available; Speed Boat (40 minutes - 1 hour boat trip, carries 15 passengers); Long Boat (2-3 hour boat trip and could carry 10 passengers). The boats can also be rent to getting around the islands.
Weriagar is a district located in Teluk Bintuni Regency, West Papua Province, Indonesia. The staple food of the local Weriagar community is Papeda. Papeda is made from sago cooked in boiling water on a stove until the dough looks like glue. Papeda is delicious eaten with fish in soup. Sayur bunga pepaya (papaya flower bud vegetables) and tumis kangkung (stir-fried water spinach) are often served as side-dish vegetables to accompany papeda. On some coasts and lowlands on Papua, sago is the main ingredient to all the foods. Sagu bakar, sagu…
Tanjung Kasuari beach is located in Sorong city, West Papua. This tourism object is becomes one of the most visited tourism objects in Sorong and it has been visited almost everyday. It located around 7Km from down town of Sorong city, and it can be reach by using private vehicle or public transportation. The nuance in this beach is windy and it has white sandy path along the beach, the clear water and coconut trees along the area. It so refreshing and tropical alike. Moreover, the visitors can enjoy the sunset…
Nusrowi Island is located on the west of Rumberpon island, Wondama Bay district. This small island has an area of ??approximately 4 hectares and surrounded by shallow waters and filled with coral reefs and many species of ornamental fish. You can also see other marine commodities like grouper, sea cucumbers and lobsters. In this place you can do your favorite activities such as diving, coral reef observations and fishing; to get to this place from Ransiki to a location, we can use a longboat which takes about 1.5 hours. www.Indonesia-Tourism.com
Fak Fak This district is famous for the agriculture plant of nutmeg, which make this city known as “Kota Pala” or the city of nutmeg. Fakfak regency is one of the oldest cities in Papua, with a high civilization. Historically Fakfak was a significant port town, being one of the few Papuan towns that had relations with the Sultanate of Ternate, being bound to it. The Sultanate later granted the Dutch colonial government permission to settle in Papua, including in Fakfak. The Dutch began the settlement in 1898. The town…