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Arborek, Raja Ampat

Arborek Island Diving Adventure

Explore vibrant reefs and encounter majestic marine life

What you need to know about Arborek Island

Arborek Island, nestled in the heart of Raja Ampat, is a diver's paradise renowned for its vibrant coral reefs and diverse marine life. Located in Indonesia's West Papua province, this small island offers an exceptional underwater experience that attracts divers from around the globe. The clear, warm waters around Arborek Island teem with colorful fish, sea turtles, and an array of fascinating macro life, making it a top destination for underwater photography.

What sets Arborek Island apart is its stunning coral gardens and the chance to encounter majestic manta rays. The island is surrounded by dive sites suitable for all levels, with depths ranging from 5 to 30 meters (16 to 98 feet). The visibility is typically excellent, often exceeding 30 meters (98 feet), providing divers with crystal-clear views of the underwater wonders. Aside from diving, visitors can also enjoy snorkeling, kayaking, and exploring the island's charming village, where local artisans create beautiful handicrafts.

For those looking to experience the best of Arborek Island, our liveaboard trips offer unparalleled access to its top dive sites, ensuring you make the most of your underwater adventure. With expert guides and comfortable accommodations, we provide a seamless and unforgettable diving experience in one of Indonesia's most spectacular locations.

Interesting facts about Arborek Island Island

Getting there: The best way to explore Arborek Island is by liveaboard, allowing for easy access to the premier dive sites. Alternatively, you can fly to Sorong and take a speedboat to the island.

Best time to visit Arborek Island: The ideal time for diving here is from October to April when water temperatures range from 27°C to 30°C (81°F to 86°F), and marine life is most active.

Diving Conditions: Arborek Island features dive sites with depths from 5 to 30 meters (16 to 98 feet) and excellent visibility, often exceeding 30 meters (98 feet). Currents can vary from mild to strong, making it suitable for divers of all experience levels.

Our liveaboard trips: Our liveaboard vessels frequently visit Arborek Island as part of longer Raja Ampat itineraries, which typically last 7-10 days. These trips often include other iconic dive sites such as Cape Kri and Manta Sandy.

A little-known fact: Arborek Island is home to a vibrant local community dedicated to marine conservation, with many residents actively involved in protecting the island's delicate coral ecosystems.

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Arborek, Raja Ampat
Arborek, Raja Ampat
Arborek Jetty, Raja Ampat

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