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Monday, December 7, 2020

Swimming and Snorkeling in Wondama

Rasiei town is located along the coast of Wondama Bay. There are a number of beaches which tourists can visit to enjoy swimming, snorkeling, or doing beach walk for sightseeing. 
coral reef and fishes in Cape Duari of Teluk Wondama regency
Marine life in Cape Duari of Teluk Wondama Regency

Visitors can walk along these beaches to see birds, butterflies, and various tropical vegetation of West Papua.



Traveling and sightseeing in Wondama bay regency
Rowor beach in Teluk Wondama regency

If you want to see the marine life, bring a set of snorkeling gear which consists of mask, snorkel and swim fins. An underwater camera such as a GoPro action camera or a pocket size Nikon W300 will greatly enhance your snorkeling or freediving experience. 
There are a lot of beaches and coral reef sites which visitors can choose to explore. A few beaches that are located just outside of Rasiei town are Sobey beach, Rowor beach, Aisandami Beach Jetty, and Cape Duari.
ecotourism in wondama regency
Flight Route to Rasiei the capital of Wondama Regency

A lot of species of fish can be seen in coral reef including striped surgeonfish, convict surgeonfish, moorish idol,  small damselfish, baby surgeonfish in reef flat zone. As you swim to further to reef crest and fore reef zones, you will be able to see more fishes such as parrotfish, lionfish, grouper, sweetlips, trevally, and etc.
The best time to enjoy snorkeling is during high tide. You will have more space to paddle your hands and feet without breaking the corals. CR-DPD HPI PB.

If you are interested in traveling to Wondama regency to enjoy snorkeling and other eco-tourism activities, please contact us by email to: dpdhpiwestpapua@gmail.com. We will be happy to organize your tour and guide you during your trip to Wondama. 
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