Wayag Island,Papua New Guinea
Wayag Island is one of the islands within the Raja Ampat district in the province of West Papua. The island is known for its beautiful atolls and amazing underwater life covering a total area of 155,000 hectares (about 383,013.3 acres).
At Wayag island visitors will find pristine beaches with unique Karst islands that look like mushrooms sprouting out from the sea. Along these beaches, tourists can see a fairy tale panorama and crystal clear waters. Scuba divers are treated to rich underwater displays.
Things to see and do
* Diving & snorkelling
* Explore traditional villages
* View marine life
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Rupiah (IDR)
Language – Ambonese Malay
Electricity – 2 angled flat pins and 1 round pin centred below Australian style
Time – GMT plus seven hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 62
Travel Links - Sorong is the entry point and nearest city to Raja Ampat. There are several airlines to choose from Jakarta or Makassar to Sorong; e.g., Merpati Air, Express Air, and Lion Air.