Kordiris Dive Homestay

Southern Gam - Gam

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Rooms

2 x On beach - Private bungalow

A single room bungalow (no ensuite bathroom/toilet) Sleeps max. 2 persons / room.

6 x Over water - Private bungalow

A single room bungalow (no ensuite bathroom/toilet) Sleeps max. 2 persons / room.

Rates

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Twin share from USD 26.92 per person / night including 3 meals daily

Single occupancy from USD 26.92 per person / night including 3 meals daily

Discount for children under 12

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* Under 12yrs

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Features

  • Has email contact
  • English speaking
  • Large groups OK
  • Seagrass
  • Busy homestay
  • Hiking available
  • Good phone signal
  • Calm beach
  • Child discount
  • Sandy Beach
  • Has raised beds
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Western style toilet
  • On site dive centre
  • IDR 400,000 to 500,000
  • Diving available
  • Has private bungalows

Details

Kordiris Dive Homestay has six over-water and two beach private bungalows. All the bungalows are a single room with covered verandah at the front. The bungalows sleep two on a raised bed equipped with covers, pillows, bolsters and mosquito net.

Meals are served in a beachside dining room. Drinking water, tea and coffee are always available there.

Bathroom facilities are shared by guests. 4 rooms with western style toilets and four bathrooms with bucket bathing are provided.

Mobile phone reception at Kordiris is good and a generator provides electricity for lighting and charging devices.

The villages of Yenbeser and Friwen are both about 15 minutes’ boat ride away if you need supplies.

You can pay for diving, transport and tours via WISE at Kordiris Dive Homestay.

Transport / Getting there

Waisai transfers are by speedboat (maximum capacity 4 passengers) and cost IDR 500,000 per each way. (Cost shared among passengers.)

Read more about Raja Ampat boat transport prices here.

Activities

Located on the islet of Kordiris, which is separated from the Gam Island mainland by the wildlife rich Dore Dor mangrove waterway, Kordiris Dive Homestay lies in the shelter of the point at the western end of a perfect white sand bay. The winding mangrove filled waterways and dense jungles of Dore Dor are a birdwatchers paradise, alive with hornbills, sea eagles, eclectus parrots, kingfishers, herons… the list goes on.

The sandy beach at Kordiris offers great snorkelling over seagrass and reef. Dugongs can sometimes be seen in the bay at front of the homestay and walking sharks are regular visitors. Whales can be observed further offshore from the homestay as they move through the strait in April and May.

The jungle behind Kordiris is home to kuskus, squirrel-like tree rats, black king cockatoos and bush fowl that build huge nest mounds in the forest.

Diving with Kordiris Dive Homestay

Kordiris Dive Homestay has an on-site dive center and offers guided dives at all the popular Dampier Strait sites. Dives (all inclusive with boat, guide and gear hire) cost IDR 500,000 per dive. If you have all your own equipment, you can dive for IDR 400,000 per dive.

For every 9 dives that a guest pays for, Kordiris offers that guest a tenth dive for free.

Equipment is available for 19 divers, and Kordiris’ dive boat carries emergency oxygen and a first aid kit.

Snorkeling at Kordiris Dive Homestay

Kordiris has 19 sets of snorkeling gear available for hire. Unlimited use for the duration of your stay as a guest costs IDR 100,000 per set. Kordiris can organise snorkeling trips to anywhere you might want to go.

Pulau Gam

See our Gam Island page for an overview of Gam and its attractions.

Kordiris Dive Homestay Location Map