1 Mei 2013

Reportase: The beauty of Raja Ampat Papua

Raja Ampat

Papua Diving, the only exotic resort that offers underwater tours in the region, visited by tourists diving enthusiasts at home for days and even up to a month wading through the contours of the sea floor. They seemed to not want to go back to their countries because they get "island paradise second to none on this earth".

Managers not easy to prepare a place for tourists. Maximillian J Ammer, owner of Dutch citizens of Papua Diving Resort is also a pioneer marine tourism drive this region, need desperately to set up various facilities to attract tourists from abroad. Since he started his business eight years ago, more funds must be spent. However, the results are also satisfactory. Each year the resort is visited at least 600 special tourist who spent an average of two weeks.

Lodging in Raja Ampat is very simple that only a walled and roofed woven palm leaves that cost a minimum of 75 euro or Rp 900,000 a night. If you want to dive must pay 30 euros or approximately USD 360,000 was diving at a particular location. Most tourists come from Europe. Only a few tourists from Indonesia to stay and dive in there.

"Tourists dive almost every day because the dive sites are very wide and varied. Coral reefs are varied so much choice and invite curiosity. There are tourists who are aged 80 years is still strong dive, "said Max Ammer which women married to Manado.

Three years ago, Papua Diving build a modern inn not far from the first location. Apparently, the inn was built by relying on local building materials are almost always fully booked. Though the charge reaches 225 euros, or about Rp 2.7 million per night. In the new location, equipped modern appliances, including international telephone and internet.

Tourists to the Raja Ampat Diving just want to Papua on the island of Mansuar because the facilities are of international standard and servants, also the food. They landed at the airport Domne Eduard Osok, Sorong, directly to the location of the fast boats with a capacity of about 10 people at a rate of Rp 3.2 million each way. It takes about 3-4 hours to reach Mansuar.

Like the other islands, Mansuar looks beautiful because forests are still awake and the seawater was so clean of marine life which is not far from the surface can be seen clearly. Tourists enough to swim or snorkelling to see the beauty of the sea, whereas if you want to observe directly beauty of marine life in the depths, they should dive.

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