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Kawe Island, Raja Ampat

Kawe Island Liveaboard Diving in Raja Ampat

Dive into the pristine waters of Kawe Island and explore its marine wonders

What you need to know about Kawe Island

Kawe Island, located in the northern part of Raja Ampat, is a hidden gem offering some of the most pristine and diverse diving experiences in Indonesia. This remote island is renowned for its vibrant coral reefs, abundant marine life, and stunning underwater landscapes. Divers visiting Kawe Island can expect to encounter an array of marine species, from large pelagics like manta rays and reef sharks to tiny critters perfect for macro photography.

The dive sites around Kawe Island are suitable for all levels of experience, with depths ranging from 5 to 40 meters (16 to 131 feet) and visibility often exceeding 30 meters (98 feet). The island is particularly famous for its unique underwater topography, including caves, overhangs, and impressive drop-offs. In addition to diving, visitors can explore the island's beautiful beaches and enjoy birdwatching, with the chance to spot the rare Wilson's Bird of Paradise.

Our liveaboard trips to Kawe Island provide the perfect way to explore this unspoiled paradise. With expert guides, comfortable accommodations, and a commitment to sustainable tourism, we ensure you have an unforgettable adventure while discovering the exceptional beauty of Kawe Island's underwater world.

Interesting facts about Kawe Island Island

Getting there: The best way to explore Kawe Island is by liveaboard, offering easy access to the premier dive sites. Alternatively, you can fly to Sorong and join a boat tour from there.

Best time to visit Kawe Island: The ideal time for diving here is from October to April, with water temperatures ranging from 27°C to 30°C (81°F to 86°F). This period offers calm seas and optimal diving conditions.

Diving Conditions: Kawe Island features dive sites with depths ranging from 5 to 40 meters (16 to 131 feet) and visibility often exceeding 30 meters (98 feet). The currents can vary from mild to strong, providing exciting drift dives and encounters with large pelagics.

Our liveaboard trips: Our liveaboard vessels frequently visit Kawe Island as part of longer Raja Ampat itineraries, typically lasting 7-10 days. These trips often include other iconic dive sites such as Wayag and Aljui Bay.

A little-known fact: Kawe Island lies on the equator, allowing divers to experience the unique thrill of diving in both the northern and southern hemispheres during a single dive.

Pictures of Kawe Island

Kawe Island, Raja Ampat
Black Rock, Kawe Island, Raja Ampat
Black Window, Kawe, Raja Ampat

Highlights and Visitorpoints on Kawe Island

Our trips to Kawe Island


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