Traveling to Raja Ampat, particularly to see the Wayag Island, has become a must-do for nature lovers all over the world. The Wayag Islands are the most well-known and iconic of all the islands in Raja Ampat. The archipelago, which consists of a group of islands in Raja Ampat, West Papua Province, presents an exotic landscape with turquoise-colored lagoons and small islands of karst rocks that surround each other, creating unique and beautiful characteristics. Wayag Papua Raja Ampat is a must-visit for individuals who enjoy diving. Because the underwater beauty of a 155-hectare area is quite appealing.
Wayag Island: Several colors of sea water
Beautiful beaches with unusual karst islets that seem like mushrooms emerging out of the sea can be found on Wayag Island. This is what gives the coral islands their appearance of mountains lined up neatly in a green tone. The seawater is clear and comes in a variety of shades, including light blue and dark blue, depending on depth.
Schools of fish swimming form a beautiful view of the underwater world. Coral reefs that live on the seabed are part of Wayag Indonesia which offers the best diving experience that you may have never experienced so far.
Visiting Karang Island
To enjoy the view of Wayag Island to the fullest, you can climb to Karang Island which is quite steep up to a 90-degree slope, so it takes a lot of energy to get there. Takes approximately 30 minutes. However, the tiredness will pay off when you reach the top and enjoy its beauty.
How to get to Wayag Island?
You can rent a motorboat from Sorong. The trip to the Raja Ampat dive site will take about 4-5 hours. cost actors are the most important to consider. If you are from outside Papua, then you will arrive at Domine Eduard Osok Airport (DEO). Arriving at the port, decide to immediately continue the journey to Waisai.
Waisai is the capital of Raja Ampat Regency. If you really want to go directly to Wayag Island without the need to stop at Waisai, you can use a speed boat from the port in Sorong. The cost of renting this speed boat is Rp. 9 million per day. The trip from Sorong to Wayag Island by speed boat will take about 5 hours. Live onboard can be the best option to explore Wayag Papua and the surrounding islands. Liveaboard operators offer a large selection of boats with super-premium facilities. Private boats give you the freedom to arrange itineraries and determine the destination you want.