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Yeben Island, Raja Ampat

Yeben Island in Raja Ampat

Dive into a vibrant underwater paradise with unparalleled biodiversity.

What you need to know about Yeben

Yeben Island, located in the heart of Raja Ampat, is a diver's dream come true. Known for its pristine coral reefs and exceptional biodiversity, Yeben Island offers an underwater spectacle that few places on Earth can match. The island's waters are teeming with life, from colorful coral gardens to schools of vibrant fish and majestic manta rays. The clear visibility, often exceeding 30 meters (98 feet), and water temperatures ranging from 27°C to 30°C (81°F to 86°F), make it a perfect spot for both novice and experienced divers.

Diving at Yeben Island is a unique experience due to its healthy and diverse marine ecosystem. You can expect to see a wide variety of marine species, including pygmy seahorses, wobbegong sharks, and large pelagic fish. The island's location within the Coral Triangle ensures encounters with a staggering array of corals and marine life, providing endless opportunities for underwater photography. Non-divers can also enjoy snorkeling, kayaking, and beach excursions, making Yeben Island a perfect destination for all types of travelers.

Our liveaboard trips to Yeben Island ensure you get the most out of your diving adventure. With our expert guides and top-notch facilities, you'll explore the best dive sites in comfort and safety. Join us to discover the underwater wonders of Yeben Island and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Interesting facts about Yeben Island

Getting there: The best way to explore Yeben Island is by liveaboard, offering seamless access to the most pristine dive sites. Alternatively, you can also fly to Sorong and take a boat from there.

Best time to visit Yeben Island: The best time to visit for diving is from October to April, when water temperatures range from 27°C to 30°C (81°F to 86°F), providing ideal conditions for marine life encounters.

Diving Conditions: Expect water depths ranging from 5 to 40 meters (16 to 131 feet) with mild to moderate currents, suitable for divers of all experience levels. Visibility often exceeds 30 meters (98 feet), making it ideal for underwater photography.

Our liveaboard trips: Several of our liveaboard vessels operate in this region, offering trips that typically last 7-10 days. These trips often include visits to other iconic Raja Ampat dive sites, such as Misool and Dampier Strait.

A little known fact: Yeben Island is part of the Coral Triangle, known as the epicenter of marine biodiversity. This means you are diving in one of the richest marine ecosystems in the world, with species diversity that is unmatched anywhere else on the planet.

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Yeben Island, Raja Ampat
Yeben Island, Raja Ampat
Yeben Island, Raja Ampat

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