Comprising over 1500-odd islands, Raja Ampat happens to be on every scuba-diver’s bucket list, and it is quite easy to figure out why. Based in the West Papua province, Raja Ampat is composed of forested islands, gorgeous white-sand beaches, hidden lagoons, pristine coral reef systems and bizarre caves, making it a biological hotspot which fulfills every diver’s dream. Raja Ampat hosts an astonishing diversity of marine life and is said to breed 10 times more coral reef species than the Caribbean. Enjoy a ravishing dive in the pellucid water of the island and come across huge manta rays, giant clams, fusiliers, parrotfish and the elegant pygmy sea horses along with other luminescent marine species, all in all bestowing you with an ultimate diving utopia. Raja Ampat with its rich underwater topography coupled with abundant wildlife and bird species surely remains one of the prime diving areas in the whole world.