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Daram, Raja Ampat, Missol

Daram Island Dive Site in Raja Ampat

Dive into the heart of Raja Ampat’s marine biodiversity.

Information about Daram

Daram Island, part of the Misool archipelago in Raja Ampat, is a true underwater paradise for divers. Renowned for its spectacular marine biodiversity and stunning underwater landscapes, Daram Island offers an unforgettable diving experience. From colorful coral gardens to dramatic drop-offs, the island's dive sites are teeming with marine life, making it a must-visit destination for diving enthusiasts.

Diving at Daram Island is characterized by its vibrant coral reefs and abundant marine species. Divers can expect to encounter everything from tiny pygmy seahorses to majestic manta rays, as well as an array of reef fish and occasional shark sightings. The waters around Daram are crystal clear, with visibility often reaching up to 30 meters (98 feet), and the water temperature ranges from 27°C to 30°C (81°F to 86°F), providing ideal diving conditions year-round.

Aside from its incredible underwater world, Daram Island is also known for its pristine natural beauty above water. The island’s secluded beaches and lush vegetation create a serene environment, perfect for relaxation and exploration. Whether you’re a seasoned diver or a beginner, Daram Island promises a diving adventure like no other in one of the most biodiverse marine regions on the planet.

Interesting facts about Daram

Getting there: The best way to explore Daram Island is by liveaboard, ensuring access to the best dive sites. Alternatively, you can fly to Sorong and then take a boat to the island.

Best time to visit: The best time to visit Daram Island for diving is from October to April, when water temperatures range from 27°C to 30°C (81°F to 86°F), offering 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, making it suitable for divers of all levels. The visibility is typically excellent, between 20 to 30 meters (65 to 98 feet).

Our liveaboard trips: Our liveaboard trips to Daram Island typically last 7-10 days and often include visits to other iconic Raja Ampat dive sites such as Misool and Kri Island, providing a comprehensive diving experience in this marine paradise.

A little-known fact: Daram Island is home to some of the healthiest coral reefs in Raja Ampat, largely untouched by bleaching, making it a prime spot for observing vibrant coral species and diverse marine life.

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Daram, Raja Ampat, Missol

Possible Activities in Daram

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