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Waigeo Island, an Island in Raja Ampat with an Incredible Panoramic View

Waigeo Island is the largest island of the four main islands in Raja Ampat. Waigeo is also usually called Amberi or Waigiu Island. Just like the three main islands, Waigeo is also home of various species, both the surface and under water. The various species on this island allow you to explore when you visit the island. When you visit the island, you will find many wild jungles. Most of them are unexplored and inaccessible. 
Thus, the island offers a good oppurtunity to do exploration and observation about the species living in the jungle. Many wild species found in the jungle, such as frilled and giant monitor lizards, honeyeaters, plumed herons, snakes, opposumes and tortoises. 
          To reach the island, you need to fly to Sorong first. Once you have arrived at Sorong, you can then go by boat to the island. It will take about 2 to 3 hours to reach Waigeo Island. You can then rent a motorbike to reach the homestay or the hotel you will spend the night. The scenery along the journey is awesome. You can enjoy the panoramic beauty of the island. Although the journey towards the island is quite long, you will not get tired. This is because of the magnificent view of the island. You can enjoy the chrystal clear of the sea water or the green mountains on the small islands stretching from Sorong to Waigeo. The journey of 2 to 3 hours will feel so fast.  

          Waigeo Island offers great adventures and exciting excursions to visitors. The island may be small, but the experience you will get when exploring the island will be unforgettable. Other than adventures or exploration to the island, you can do water activities. Most tourists choose diving as their main activity. In this island, you can find many beautiful dive spots, such as Waisai, Waiwo Beach, Saonek Island, Saonek Munde and Maylibit Bay. You can also do birdwatching and hiking when visiting the island. You can see bird of paradise or brush turkeys. They are very interesting creatures. Hiking is also a fun activity to do. As the island is a home of many species of birds, hiking will be exciting as you may see various birds on your way.  

          There are some resorts and homestays you can select to spend the night in Waigeo Island. Most resorts are directly faced the beach. Hence, you can imagine how beautiful the scenery must be. Among the resorts you can select include Waiwo Dive Resort, Waisai Indag, Penginapan Najwa Indah, Maras Risen Hotel and Acrophora Cottage. All these hotels offer you the best service and accommodations. You can enjoy the meal consiting of either western or local menu. When you don’t do any activities, you can simply lie on the bed and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the island.
          Waigeo Island is one of the most popular islands in Raja Ampat. Hence, never miss this beautiful island when you visit Raja Ampat, West Papua.
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