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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.

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Papua Paradise
Papua Paradise
Papua Paradise
Papua Paradise
Papua Paradise

Transportation


From Sorong to Resort: Boat departure time is 14h00. On occasion, the boat may depart slightly later due to guest ight delays. For morning arrival, the guests will be transferred to a comfortable hotel lobby where complimentary breakfast buet and/or lunch are provided.

From Resort to Sorong: Boat departure time is between 6h00 and 9h00, in accordance with earliest guest flight departure time in Sorong. Earliest departure from the resort is 06h00 in order to catch a 09h30 ight. You will be transferred to Sorong one day in advance in case you need to catch a flight earlier than 09h30.

We strongly advice to schedule ights arriving Sorong no later than 12:00PM. Guest who have a scheduled arrival time after 12:00PM are required to stay overnight in Sorong in order to catch our boat transfer the next day

SERVICES


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

ACCOMMODATION


• 10 Deluxe Bungalows
• 16 Superior Bungalows
• Private bathroom with hot & cold fresh water shower
• Complimentary coee/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 ora 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-certied divers
• 4 Well-maintained and well-aerated Coltri Compressors for safe air lls
• 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, rst aid kit, DAN First-aid Oxygen kits
• Fresh towels on board
• Drinking water
• Hot water, tea and coee
• 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.

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