The Kepulauan Ayau and Kepulauan Asia atolls are WAY beyond the end of the beaten track. Here’s how to visit this remote and undeveloped oceanic paradise.
A tiny sand cay in the middle of everything. Excellent snorkelling, a dive shop, vibrant village life, close to Piaynemo, Manta Sandy and Manta Point.
The famous Friwen Wall, excellent snorkelling and diving, village life, close to Waisai and the many attractions of Pulau Gam and Kabui Bay.
Great reefs, some fabulous beaches, Birds of Paradise, the attractions of Gam and Kabui Bays, easy village access and lots of choices for accommodation.
The most popular of Raja Ampat’s islands, with many dive centers and plenty of accommodation options, great house reefs and long beaches.
Fringing coral reefs as good as those of Kri, jungle trekking opportunities, villages to explore, an easily accessible mid-island lake and rich birdlife.
The Raja Ampat Homestay Association has no members on these islands, but here’s what we know and contacts for local experts who can help.
Misnamed as “Fam” on most maps, the Pam Islands offer Raja Ampat’s most stunning beaches, crystalline waters, excellent snorkelling, and Piaynemo’s panoramas.
Raja Ampat’s biggest island, with enough attractions and accommodation options to keep you entranced for weeks. Wildlife rich jungles, incredible bays, diverse experiences.
Some of the best reefs in Raja Ampat, spectacular seascapes, amazing bays, ancient handprints and cultural sites, fabulous snorkelling around remote island hideaways.
Incredible snorkelling in pristine ocean over rich reefs. Seagrass prairies, dugongs, waterfalls, rich jungle wildlife, remote and isolated homestays on uninhabited islands.