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Raja Ampat, Mansuar Island, Yenbuba village, Raja Ampat

Explore Mansuar Island Diving

Discover Raja Ampat's hidden gem

What you need to know about Mansuar

Mansuar Island, located in the heart of Raja Ampat, is a diver's dream with its rich marine life and stunning underwater landscapes. This island is renowned for its vibrant coral reefs, clear blue waters, and a plethora of marine species. Divers visiting Mansuar Island can expect to encounter everything from large pelagics like manta rays and reef sharks to colorful reef fish and macro critters.

The dive sites around Mansuar Island cater to all experience levels, with depths ranging from 5 to 30 meters (16 to 98 feet) and visibility often exceeding 25 meters (82 feet). The island's diverse dive sites include gentle coral gardens, steep drop-offs, and exciting drift dives. Apart from its underwater attractions, Mansuar Island offers beautiful beaches, opportunities for snorkeling, and the chance to explore the island's lush rainforest and mangroves.

Our liveaboard trips to Mansuar Island provide the ideal way to explore this underwater paradise. With expert guides, comfortable accommodations, and a focus on sustainable tourism, we ensure you have an unforgettable adventure while discovering the exceptional beauty of Mansuar Island's marine ecosystem.

Interesting facts about Mansuar Island

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

Best time to visit Mansuar Island: The prime diving season 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: Mansuar Island features dive sites with depths ranging from 5 to 30 meters (16 to 98 feet) and visibility often exceeding 25 meters (82 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 Mansuar Island as part of longer Raja Ampat itineraries, typically lasting 7-10 days. These trips often include other iconic dive sites such as Cape Kri and Manta Sandy.

A little-known fact: Mansuar Island is home to a unique underwater cleaning station where manta rays gather to be cleaned by smaller fish, offering divers a remarkable sight and a chance for close encounters with these gentle giants.

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Raja Ampat, Mansuar Island, Yenbuba village, Raja Ampat
Sauwandarek Village, Raja Ampat
Sauwandarek Village, Raja Ampat

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