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Andiamo, Misool, Raja Ampat

Andiamo Dive Site in Misool

Experience unparalleled biodiversity at one of Misool's top diving destinations.

Information about Andiamo

Located in the Daram Island group of southern Raja Ampat, the Andiamo dive site offers an epic underwater adventure that requires multiple dives to fully explore its many facets. This dive site is marked by two small islands, with the dive typically starting at a submerged reef just a few meters below the surface. This pinnacle is adorned with colorful black coral bushes and teeming with fish life both large and small.

As you dive deeper, you'll encounter a resident group of yellowtail barracuda and impressive collections of soft corals and sea fans. The long sloping ridge on the back side of the pinnacles is home to large grouper and a resident Napoleon Wrasse. Divers are often lucky to spot a large manta ray at the cleaning station on the far side of this ridge. The shallow areas of Andiamo offer one of the best safety stops in the region, with vibrant corals and a school of batfish that are notably unafraid of divers.

Experience the sheer biodiversity of Andiamo, where every dive brings new surprises and spectacular marine encounters. From its vibrant coral gardens to its diverse fish populations, this site exemplifies the rich marine life that makes Misool a top diving destination.

Interesting facts about Andiamo

Getting there: The best way to reach Andiamo is by liveaboard, which offers seamless access to this remote dive site in the Daram Island group.

Best time to visit Andiamo: The prime diving season is from October to April, when water temperatures range from 28°C to 30°C (82°F to 86°F). Visibility is best during these months, ensuring an optimal diving experience.

Diving Conditions: Water depths at Andiamo range from shallow reefs to deep ridges, making it suitable for divers of all levels. The currents can vary, so it’s essential to dive with experienced guides who know the site's nuances.

Our liveaboard trips: Numerous liveaboards visit Andiamo as part of their itineraries in southern Raja Ampat, typically offering trips that last between 7 to 10 days. These trips often include other top dive sites in Misool, such as Magic Mountain and Fiabacet.

A little-known fact: The area around Andiamo is a no-take zone, protected by the Misool Eco Resort’s conservation efforts, ensuring the marine life remains abundant and the corals pristine.

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Andiamo, Misool, Raja Ampat
Andiamo, Misool, Raja Ampat
Andiamo, Misool, Raja Ampat

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