Raja Ampat, Cave Diving
On this trip we decided to spend our time in the northern part of Raja Ampat, giving us a chance to go to the scenic Wayag, the beautiful caves of Uranie, a plane wreck from the second world war as well as a number of muck dives in less visited areas of the national park. Wayag Mar2

Uranie Caves were stunning, with super blue water and quite a few sharks, including a massive Nurseshark parked at a ledge inside one of the caves. Diving the ”Swiss Cheese” of Bag island nearby was a treat, with tons of fish and equally great visibility.

And, yes, we had lots of Mantas, though the main objective was the other side of the scale: Nudibranchs, Pygmy Seahorses, Frogfish, Blue-ringed Octopus, Tiger Shrimps and a Wonderpus were all fighting for the attention of the (quite obsessed!) photographers onboard.

March 2 – 11, 2014

PJ Widestrand
Tourleader and Video-Pro
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