BEAUTIFUL OF RAJA AMPAT - WEST PAPUA
Raja Ampat in West Papua’s remote location. This area stores a million beauty beneath the sea. Raja Ampat Marine tourism is recognized as one of the 10 best dive tourism in the world. Charm of under the sea and natural wealth, the mainstay of the Raja Ampat regency through competitive world of tourism in Indonesia and the world. This area is known as a center for tropical natural resources of the world’s richest.
Raja Ampat area has now become an international tourist destination area who are interested in marine tourism. Crystal clear waters, coral reefs as the place to fish is prolific, and beautiful ornamental fish became the main attraction area. Raja Ampat has a population of 50,000 inhabitants. Most of the work as fishermen and eco-tourism, which grew to seven last year. Raja Ampat, born in 2003 has an area of 429,462 hectares of conservation areas.
Raja Ampat consists of four main islands, namely Salawati, Wajeo, Lisol, and Batanta, with 640 small islands. Raja Ampat in the village Kalkhote, District East Sentani, Jayapura, West Papua promote the beauty beneath the sea such as coral reefs remarkable to attract foreign tourists visiting the archipelago and into the region.
Five tourist village that is ready to receive tourists visit them Arborek tourist village, Sauwandarek, Sawinggrai, Yenbuba Yenwaupnor and village tourism. Five villages in the district tour king Ampat has its own uniqueness, one of which tourism village famous for its natural attractions Arborek sea through the “Manta Point”. There, tourists can enjoy the beauty of the graceful movement of fish with wings wide manta rays are dancing on the stage colorful coral. Another advantage Arborek tourist village friendly society and clever make woven crafts, such as a woven pandanus leaves into hats typical of Raja Ampat.
While in the island village of Sawinggrai tour, tourists can witness the life of the original mascot Papuan Bird of Paradise, to watch the Bird of Paradise in person, then the Raja Ampat regency Sawingrai tour through the village to prepare a thatched huts for tourists.
Raja Ampat become a tourist destination in Papua because it is known for its beautiful tourist maritime the best in the world, other than that its location can be reached by sea tranpsortasi with the distance of about 1-1.5 hours from the town of Sorong, West Papua.
Raja Ampat regency government has begun serious work on their tourism sector. Some steps have been made, namely Raja Ampat Marine Festival, the establishment of tourism promotion offices in Bali, and participated in various national and international tourism exhibitions.
Saonek a small island in front Waisai, the capital of Raja Ampat, West Papua Province. District nautical already quite famous in the world. Sunset was not less beautiful with other attractions. Every month of May Maritime Festival organized Raja Ampat. One of the activities are under water photo contest. Interested to join the race or just simply enjoy the natural beauty of Raja Ampat?