Frequently Asked Questions

Getting this far often raises many questions. In our FAQ Raja Ampat list, we have summarized all the questions our customers have asked us over the years. Here you can get an overview of all important information such as Information about the travel formalities, what you should know on your first trip on Raja Ampat or Indonesian and much more.

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Where is Raja Ampat Dive Lodge?

Raja Ampat Dive Lodge is at Latitude -0.5761 and Longitude 130.6143 in Mansuar Island.

Raja Ampat Conservation Fee

It is IDR 700,000 (US$ 65) per person (subject to change). We may assist you to settling the fee by sending us passport holder's name, passport number, and nationality.

What Time Zone is Raja Ampat Located In?

Eastern Indonesian Time or Waktu Indonesia Timur (WIT) is UTC + 9.

What is the Local Currency?

The rupiah (Rp) / Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) is the official currency of Indonesia.

Any phone signal?

We do have phone signal though not always at its best. TELKOMSEL operator works best at the island.

Do you have electricity in the resort?

24-hour electricity is available at the resort.

Accept payment by Credit Card?

We accept Visa, Mastercard and Amex without any fee. For safety on new normal, payment by credit card is more recommended than bank note or cash.

Is there Internet Access?

Free Wi-Fi is available at several main areas of the resort. SIM card connection is best at jetty area.

My log dive is less than 50

For safe and enjoyable diving in Raja Ampat, having minimum 50 logs is best recommended as strong current sometimes can be an issue in some sites. Yet if your log is less than 50, we may arrange special guiding to sites with less current and other risk-related issues.

Early flight departure?

To catch first ferry from Waisai to Sorong at 9 AM, we will transfer you from resort to Waisai at 7 AM. It takes approximately 40 minutes from our resort to Waisai and 2 hours by ferry from Waisai to Sorong. If your flight is earlier than the above time frame, we recommend that you leave the resort one day earlier and spend an overnight in Sorong.

Is there Malaria in Raja Ampat?

Raja Ampat is tropical. Though malaria rate is currently low, yet being cautious is always better. Using mosquito repellant and keep your door close from 5 to 8 PM is recommended. For more serious preventive action, though not always necessary, should you require to take anti-malaria medication like Doxycycline, please do consult to your doctor before deciding. 

Can I rent dive equipment at resort?

For safety during new normal, we do not rent dive equipment. Please do bring your own.

Is Nitrox available?

Nitrox is available with additional charge.

For further questions please contact us

P: +62 (0361) 751215
E: [email protected]