Papua Paradise

Papua Paradise

Built on an idyllic tropical island, surrounded with pristine reefs and unspoiled ora and fauna, Papua Paradise Eco Resort brings you closer to Mother Nature at her best. Situated in the heart of Raja Ampat the resort has all the essential standards of service and comfort, making it an unforgettable holiday for divers, snorkelers, bird watchers and nature enthusiasts.

Transportation

Experienced scuba divers can enjoy the freedom of the unlimited air fill package, making as many dives as they want each day, according to their own safe profiles.

Services

  • Welcome drink and face towel on arrival
  • Complimentary coffee/tea making facilities
  • Evening turn-down
  • Purified drinking water
  • Internet Access: Free Satellite Wi-Fi in the dive center lounge, adequate for emails and web browsing
  • Concierge & ticketing confirmation service
  • Free laundry service

Accommodation

  • 10 Deluxe Bungalows
  • 16 Superior Bungalows
  • Private bathroom with hot & cold fresh water shower
  • Complimentary coffee/tea making facilities
  • Safe deposit box
  • Pedestal fan
  • Mosquito net
  • Ocean view desk with emergency light, extra electrical charging socket and mosquito repellents
  • Sunbeds and hammock (Superior room)
  • Two tier open large sunset veranda with daybed (Deluxe room)
  • Sundeck with sun beds (Deluxe room)
  • Indoor cozy corner with couches (Deluxe room)
  • Refrigerator (Deluxe room)

Activities

  • Kayaking
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bird Watching around the resort
  • Wilson’s Bird of Paradise (Bird Watching) Trip
  • Red Bird of Paradise (Bird Watching) Trip
  • Non-diving and snorkeling excursions: Village Tour, Mangrove and Hornbill cruises
  • “Passage & Mushroom Islands Excursion”: A full day trip to Hidden Bay, The Passage and Mushroom Islands
  • “Fam Islands Excursion”: A full day trip that includes 2/3 spots for snorkeling or diving plus a walk up to Fam islands viewpoint

Sunset Restaurant

Our ocean sunset view restaurant has been completely refurbished and re-opened its doors in September 2015. Meals are served buet style with a wide selection of Indonesian and International dishes as well as fresh tropical fruit. Beverages: Soft drinks, local beer and wine are available on the island with a charge. We recommend you purchase duty-free and carry with you any spirits of your choice on your holiday

Center Facilities

  • Library with a choice of marine books, plus flora and fauna books
  • Classroom for PADI courses equipped with TV
  • Male & Female Toilets
  • Equipment crates, washtubs and drying facilities for dive equipment
  • Locked storage room for dive equipment
  • New or well-maintained rental equipment by Aqualung
  • 6, 8, 12 and 15 Liters Aluminum Tanks; Valves and adaptors INT and DIN
  • Nitrox (~32%) is available free of charge for Nitrox-certified divers
  • 4 Well-maintained and well-aerated Coltri Compressors for safe air fills
  • 1 NITROX membrane system and 1 continuous Gas Blending station
  • Air-conditioned camera room with workstations

Boats Facilities and Services

  • 1 Fiberglass boat with sundeck and toilet which can accommodate 8 to 12 divers, powered by 3 silent, 4 stroke 200 HP engines
  • 1 Fiberglass boat which can accommodate 6 to 8 divers, powered by 2 silent, 4 stroke 200 HP engines
  • 2 Fiberglass boat which can accommodate 6 to 8 divers, powered by 2 silent, 4 stroke 150 HP engines
  • 4 Fiberglass boats which can accommodate 1 to 5 divers, each powered by two 2 silent, 4 stroke 50 HP engines
  • 2 Fiberglass boats which can accommodate 1 to 5 divers, each powered by two 2strokes 40HP engines
  • Safety equipment such as VHF marine radios, GPS, life jackets, first aid kit, DAN First-aid Oxygen kits
  • Fresh towels on board
  • Drinking water
  • Hot water, tea and coffee
  • Fruit
  • Homemade snacks
  • Spare diving equipment
  • Binoculars (on request)
  • Camera crate / Fresh water for rinsing camera (on request)

Location

The resort (0°46’5.10″S, 130°44’49.47″E) is on the north-eastern peninsula of jungle-covered Birie Island. Located just behind the larger island of Batanta (one of the four Rajas), and is about a 2-hour boat ride from the nearest West Papua port of Sorong.