June 24, 2024

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Raja Ampat Under Threat. Nickel mining may be rearing its ugly head again in Raja Ampat's Kawe Islands region. Experts worry that rising prices for the precious metal, spurred by growing demand for electric vehicles, could imperil a critical habitat just outside of Raja Ampat's vast marine protected areas, which span an area twice the size of Taiwan. The coral reefs could be smothered by runoff, and an essential manta superhighway interfered with.


January 10, 2024


As of 2023, a VISA is required to enter Indonesia, incurring a payment of 500,000 rupiah (approximately 5,000 yen). In neighboring countries, VISA and vaccination certificate is no longer required, and entry is now possible only by presenting a passport. In Taiwan, Japanese nationals leaving the country are now only required to go through machine readable passport check, as is the case when returning to Japan.


December 16, 2023

Indo Siren Burns. On the morning of November 30, the popular liveaboard caught fire in the waters of Raja Ampat. All passengers and crew were safely rescued but lost most of their possessions and passports. Indo Seiren was the wooden-hulled, 130-foot-long pinisi-rigged vessel.  by undercurrent



September, 2023

Entry VISA

It is no longer necessary to present a VISA or Corona PCR test results for entry into 6 countries within the Coral Triangle.

 When returning to Japan, it took 3-4 hours in 2022 due to PCR testing at the airport, but after May 2023, it will be possible to enter the country without problems. After May 2023, it will be possible to enter Japan smoothly.



January 22, 2023

Unmarried couples entering Indonesiai
Indonesia's Adultery Law is not Intended for You. Indonesia recently introduced a law making it illegal for couples who were not married to share sleeping accommodations.

his law won't apply to foreigners


Major Divesites

Updated Information

May, 2024 Romblon : Philippines
Feb, 2024 Dumaguete : Philippines
Sep, 2023 Lombok and Tulamben Bali:Indonesia
June, 2023 Romblon and Puerto Galera : Philippines
May, 2023 Misool / Raja Ampat #4: Indonesia
Feb, 2023 Lembeh #4 :Indonesia
Sep, 2022 North Raja Ampat #3: Indonesia
May, 2022 East Flores to Kupang :Indonesia
June, 2021 Alor :Indonesia
July, 2020 Triton Bay :Indonesia
Mar, 2020 Lembeh #3 :Indonesia
Dec, 2019 Komodo #4 & Bali :Indonesia
Nov,2019 Anilao#2: Philippines
Sep, 2019 Raja Ampat #2: Indonesian Photos added
May 2019 Maratua: Indonesia
Jan, 2019 Dumaguete : Philippines
Nov,2018 Raja Ampat :Indonesia
Sep,2018 Timor Leste
Sep, 2018 Komodo #3: Photos added
May, 2018 El Nido :Philippines
March, 2018 Gorontal o:Indonesia
March, 2018 Misool / Raja Ampat :Indonesia
Jan,2018 Pemteran Bali :Indonesia
Nov, 2017 South Leyte :Philippines
Oct ,2017 Bohol :Philippines
Sep, 2017 Komoo & Maumere #2 :Indonesia
Sep, 2017 Puerto Galera :Philippines
May,2017 Malapascua :Philippines
Feb, 2017 Puerto Galera :Philippines
Dec, 2016 Malapascua :Philippines
Oct, 2016 Puerto Galera :Philippines
Sep, 2016 Lombok :Indonesia
Aug, 2016 Komodo :Indonesia
June, 2016 Wakatobi :Indonesia
May, 2016 Busuanga/Cebu :Philippines
Dec,2015 Banka :Indonesia
Aug, 2015 Lembeh #2 :Indonesia
May, 2015 Ambon :Indonesia
March, 2015 Brunei
Aug, 2014 Lembeh :Indonesia
May, 2012 Papua New Guinea