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Mayhem, Gam Island

Mayhem Dive Site in Raja Ampat

Experience the thrill of diving in one of Raja Ampat's most dynamic underwater environments

Information about Mayhem

Mayhem, located in the northern region of Raja Ampat, is aptly named for its thrilling and dynamic underwater environment. This dive site is renowned for its strong currents, which bring nutrient-rich waters that attract a plethora of marine life. Divers seeking adventure and excitement will find Mayhem to be one of the most exhilarating dive sites in the area.

Diving at Mayhem offers encounters with large schools of fish, including barracudas, jacks, and fusiliers. The strong currents support healthy coral formations and vibrant sea fans, creating a stunning underwater landscape. The dive site features a series of ridges and valleys, with depths ranging from 10 to 30 meters (33 to 98 feet). Visibility is typically excellent, ranging from 20 to 30 meters (65 to 98 feet), and water temperatures remain comfortably between 27°C to 30°C (81°F to 86°F). The strong currents make Mayhem best suited for experienced divers who are comfortable with drift diving.

In addition to the thrill of the currents, Mayhem also offers the chance to see larger pelagic species such as reef sharks and manta rays. This site promises an unforgettable diving experience, combining breathtaking underwater scenery with the excitement of fast-paced currents.

Interesting facts about Mayhem

Getting there: The best way to explore Mayhem is by liveaboard, offering direct access to this and other dynamic dive sites in Raja Ampat. Departures typically start from Sorong.

Best time to visit: The ideal time for diving at Mayhem is from October to April, when water temperatures range from 27°C to 30°C (81°F to 86°F) and visibility is at its best.

Diving Conditions: Dive sites at Mayhem range from 10 to 30 meters (33 to 98 feet) with strong currents, making it suitable for experienced divers comfortable with drift diving.

Our liveaboard trips: Our liveaboard trips to Mayhem typically last 7-10 days and often include visits to other top Raja Ampat sites like Blue Magic and Cape Kri.

A little known fact: The strong currents at Mayhem bring nutrient-rich waters that support a vibrant ecosystem, making it one of the best sites in Raja Ampat for observing large schools of fish and pelagic species.

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Mayhem, Gam Island

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