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Candy Store, Misool, Raja Ampat

Candy Store Dive Site in Misool

Dive into a vibrant underwater world with unmatched biodiversity.

Information about Candy Store

The Candy Store dive site, located in the Misool region of southern Raja Ampat, is a true underwater paradise. This site, part of the Daram Island group, is known for its spectacular biodiversity and vibrant coral formations. The dive begins with a descent past a rich tapestry of soft corals and sea fans, teeming with a variety of marine life.

As you explore deeper, you'll encounter schools of fusiliers, sweetlips, and anthias dancing around the coral gardens. The site is aptly named for its colorful display of marine life, reminiscent of a candy store's bright, enticing array. The currents here can be strong, making it a dynamic and exhilarating dive, perfect for experienced divers looking to see Misool's underwater treasures up close.

Candy Store offers an unforgettable diving experience, with highlights including encounters with large pelagic species and the stunning coral landscapes that make Misool a premier diving destination. Whether you're an avid underwater photographer or simply love the thrill of discovering new marine species, Candy Store will leave you with memories to cherish.

Interesting facts about Candy Store

Getting there: The best way to reach Candy Store is by liveaboard, providing direct access to this remote dive site in the Daram Island group.

Best time to visit Candy Store: The optimal diving season is from October to April, with water temperatures ranging from 28°C to 30°C (82°F to 86°F). During these months, visibility is typically excellent, enhancing the diving experience.

Diving Conditions: Water depths at Candy Store vary, with strong currents that attract a diverse range of marine life. It's best suited for experienced divers comfortable with dynamic conditions.

Our liveaboard trips: Numerous liveaboards include Candy Store in their itineraries, with trips often lasting between 7 to 10 days. These journeys also feature other top sites in Misool, such as Magic Mountain and Boo Windows.

A little-known fact: The Candy Store dive site is located within a no-take zone established by the Misool Eco Resort's conservation efforts, ensuring that its marine life remains vibrant and abundant.

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