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Dayang Island, Raja Ampat

Dayang Island Diving in Raja Ampat

Experience the untouched underwater paradise of Dayang Island

Information about Dayang Island

Located near Batanta in the famed Raja Ampat region, Dayang Island offers an exceptional diving experience in one of the world’s most biodiverse marine environments. The island's remote location ensures untouched reefs teeming with life, providing divers with encounters that are both rare and exhilarating.

Dayang Island stands out with its crystal-clear waters, vibrant coral gardens, and diverse marine species. Divers can expect to see everything from macro critters to larger pelagics, including reef sharks, manta rays, and schooling fish. With visibility often exceeding 20 meters (65 feet) and water temperatures ranging from 27°C to 30°C (81°F to 86°F), diving here is ideal for both novice and experienced divers.

For non-divers, the island offers excellent snorkeling, kayaking, and stunning beaches perfect for relaxation. Our liveaboard trips to Dayang Island typically last 7-10 days, often including stops at other prime Raja Ampat dive sites, ensuring an unforgettable adventure both underwater and on the surface.

Interesting facts about Dayang Island

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

Best time to visit Dayang Island: The best time 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 30 meters (16 to 98 feet) with mild to moderate currents, making it suitable for divers of all experience levels.

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: Dayang Island's reefs are home to a unique variety of pygmy seahorses, which are a delight for macro photographers and underwater enthusiasts.

Pictures of Dayang Island

Dayang Island, Raja Ampat
Dayang Island, Raja Ampat
Dayang Island, Raja Ampat

Possible Activities in Dayang Island

kayak

Kayaking

scuba diving

Diving

snorkeling

Snorkeling

Our trips to Dayang Island


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