Can you imagine all the range of habitats and outstanding marine life you will encounter? Even better, it is possible to witness all this, only in the top few meters from the surface. With crystal clear waters, snorkeling in Raja Ampat will give you endless opportunities and it will be one of the most memorable underwater experiences you will ever have. This wonderful archipelago has it all, an abundance of pristine, shallow reefs, diverse habitats, good visibility, and warm water temperatures.
While snorkeling in Raja Ampat, you will appreciate the full array of hard and soft corals, in every colour and shape imaginable, supporting huge schools of reef fish and all their associated predators. Just to have an idea of what you will encounter, think of blue spotted stingrays, blacktip reef sharks, scorpion- and crocodile fish, batfish and schools of Jackfish, school of bumphead parrot fish. In some of the favorite snorkel sites, you can see large groups of turtles and the gentle giants Manta Rays, sharks, including the docile Wobbegong, even sometimes dolphins, always happy to interact with those snorkeling amongst them. The list of what you will encounter in this world class snorkelling destination is unlimited, from tiny macro creatures, such as Pygmy Seahorses, to some of the largest animals found in our oceans - including Whales at the correct time of year. You can even do night snorkel, where you will almost always meet the endemic Papuan Bamboo Shark.