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Figure Eight Rock, Wayag

Figure Eight Rock Diving in Raja Ampat

Discover the stunning underwater landscapes and rich marine biodiversity near Wayag

Information about Figure Eight Rock

Figure Eight Rock, located near the famous Wayag Islands in Raja Ampat, is a premier diving destination known for its stunning underwater landscapes and rich marine biodiversity. This dive site gets its name from the unique rock formations that resemble a figure eight when viewed from above, creating an exciting and visually spectacular dive.

Diving at Figure Eight Rock offers a mix of steep walls, vibrant coral gardens, and a plethora of marine life. Divers can encounter everything from colorful reef fish and nudibranchs to larger pelagics like barracudas and reef sharks. The dive site features excellent visibility, typically ranging from 20 to 30 meters (65 to 98 feet), and comfortable water temperatures between 27°C to 30°C (81°F to 86°F). The currents can vary from mild to moderate, making it suitable for divers of all experience levels.

This site is not just for divers; the shallow areas are perfect for snorkeling, offering equally impressive marine life and coral formations. Whether you are an experienced diver or a snorkeling enthusiast, Figure Eight Rock promises an unforgettable underwater adventure in one of Raja Ampat's most beautiful settings.

Interesting facts about Figure Eight Rock

Getting there: The best way to explore Figure Eight Rock is by liveaboard, providing seamless access to this and other dive sites around Wayag. Departures typically start from Sorong.

Best time to visit: The ideal time for diving at Figure Eight Rock is from October to April, when water temperatures range from 27°C to 30°C (81°F to 86°F) and marine life is most active.

Diving Conditions: Dive sites at Figure Eight Rock range 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: Our liveaboard trips to Figure Eight Rock typically last 7-10 days and often include visits to other top Raja Ampat sites like the Wayag Islands and Kawe.

A little known fact: Figure Eight Rock's unique shape and structure not only make it a fascinating dive site but also provide a habitat for a diverse range of marine life, including rare species like the wobbegong shark.

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Figure Eight Rock, Wayag

Possible Activities in Figure Eight Rock

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Diving

snorkeling

Snorkeling

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Our trips to Figure Eight Rock


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