There is a great variety of dive sites in Raja Ampat and the immediate area surrounding Pulau Pef. Diving in this area of Indonesia, you will find all your heart desires, from sites dripping with lush soft corals, to spectacular hard coral gardens, slopes, critter sites and mantas . And of course there is really close by one of Raja Ampat's most celebrated dive sites 'The Passage' - a winding river-like gap between Gam and Waigeo.
Dive sites around Pef
Tides at Pulau Pef
Diving and snorkeling at Raja4Divers
Raja Ampat offers year round good conditions for diving and snorkelling in the area of Raja4Divers. Water temperature is a constant 28°- 30°C / 82°-86°F and underwater visibility varies between 15 and 30m / 50 and 100ft. There are no fuel surcharges for dive trips at Raja4Divers. Depending on the plan, surface intervals are often spent on one of Raja Ampat's beautiful beaches, sand-bars, exploring mangroves or the landscape of remote islands.
Dive Sites around Pulau Pef
Diving is tailored to suit a fair mix of weather conditions, logistics and guests’ wishes. In the general area surrounding Pulau Pef, it is possible to experience a myriad of dive sites and snorkelling locations, with a fascinating variety of habitats and experiences. During a typical week, it is possible to see varieties of schooling fish, Pygmy Seahorses, nudibranchs and small critters, Wobbegong Sharks, endemic Raja Ampat Walking Sharks (Bamboo Shark), Bumphead Parrotfishes, turtles, Giant Trevally, Barracuda, Manta Rays and just about every reef fish and critter in the book, set against a back-drop of the healthiest hard and soft corals that scientists have named ‘the Earth’s richest seascape’.
Pef House Reef
The house reef of Pulau Pef offers good diving and snorkelling opportunities, with a great variety of fish and critters. Night dives are convenient, colourful and productive, with the endemic Raja Ampat Walking Shark often sighted. At times a school of Batfish reside under the pier making for good photographic opportunities, and often baby Blacktip Sharks can be seen playfully hunting small fish in the shallows under the restaurant. A snorkel along the house reef reveals colourful coral gardens and whatever your are lucky to encounter: Clownfish in anemones, schools of Bumphead Parrotfishes, every shape and size of reef fish, octopus, cuttle fish, resting Wobbegong Sharks, nudibranchs , Mandarin Fishes - the possibilities are endless.