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Journey to the most beautiful archipelago on earth.

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Adventurer / July 27, 2018

Into The Blue at Koon & Kurkap

These islands are located in between Banda Islands of Moluccas and Kaimana Regency of West Papua. It is a region of Watubela, South East of Seram Island. It is a perfect midway point for a stopover. As far as your eyes can see, the pristine crystal clear turquoise waters surround the Island. Koon Island is […]

Adventurer / July 24, 2018

Misool with Wet Traveler

Indonesia is the world’s largest archipelago with over 18,000 islands. It is home to the planet’s most biodiverse marine life with over 3,000 species of fish and 500 species of coral. Its most beautiful and remote destinations are located in the heart of the Coral Triangle, which until recently have been difficult to explore. From […]

Adventurer / July 23, 2018

The Wild Misool

Venture to where the wild things are – Misool, South Raja Ampat – the richest marine biodiversity on earth.  Myth-enshrined ancestors form the basis of Papua’s modern social structure. Raja means “King”, while “Ampat” means four. According to the legend, eggs laid by a mega bird of Waigeo hatched into four fabled kings who settled […]

Adventurer / July 22, 2018

The Building of MSY Sequoia

Since 2006, Yessi has traveled much of the Indonesian Coral Triangle. She noted back then that it was a difficult area to travel with limited transportation options and a poorly developed infrastructure. She saw an opportunity to provide luxury exploration in this jewel of nature; the most biodiverse marine region of the world. The tool […]

Family / July 22, 2018

How to Experience Wayag on Luxury

Raja Ampat, Indonesia, just south of the equator, is a hidden archipelago of some of the most beautiful uninhabited islands in the world. White sand beaches, hidden lagoons, spooky caves, mushroom-shaped islets, and pellucid turquoise waters. It is home to some of world’s most beautiful islands. It is a paradise not found anywhere else on […]

Family / July 21, 2018

Vivienne Tang Sails Raja Ampat

Just 1,500 nautical mile from Great Barrier reefs, lays the Kingdom of Raja Ampat (Four Kings) located in West Papua. It has long been the marine scientists’ and avid divers’ best-kept secret of the healthiest coral reefs to explore in a time when most of world famous reefs are dyingdue to ocean acidification. Although most […]

Family / June 27, 2018

Family Summer Komodo

Komodo Archipelago lies in the Lesser Sunda Islands. This chain starts in Bali and ends in Tanimbar. Komodo National Park, located within the Coral Triangle, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Man and Biosphere Reserve and one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature. It is part of a biogeographic region known as Wallacea, which […]

Event / June 10, 2018

Meet the Founder of Coral Triangle Safaris

Meet our founder, Yessi was born in a mountain town in South Sumatra, Indonesia and educated under a full scholarship at the School of Economics, University of Indonesia. After graduating with a CPA degree, she was recruited by Johnson and Johnson. She transitioned into a marketing role working for Unilever and L’Oreal. She decided to […]

Event / June 10, 2018

Archipelago Charity Dinner

Indonesia is home to millions of disabled people. Unfortunately, most have limited access to education, specialized medical treatment, assistive technology, and employment. Indonesia’s modest economy means that services and facilities for people with disabilities are minimal. People with disabilities are often considered an embarrassment. A significant barrier faced by people with disabilities is the belief […]

Adventurer / May 27, 2018

The History of the Old Spice Route

In 1512, after the capture of Malacca, Albuquerque sent three ships: Santa Catarina, Sabaia and anunnamed caravel in search of the primary sources ofthe most popular spices. Clove was thought to come from “Ternate Island” and nutmeg and mace from “The Banda Islands.” Sailing the uncharted north coast of Java using only rising volcanoes above […]

Family / May 23, 2018

Kaimana, The Voyage of Discovery

Cenderawasih Bay, Raja Ampat, and Triton Bay are known as Bird’s Head of Papua- the epicenter of the Coral Triangle. It is the world’s most biodiverse marine ecosystem. Triton Bay is part of the Kaimana Marine Protected Area encompasses 6,000 square km (2,300 square miles), and is located in West Papua Province, Indonesia. While most […]

Adventurer / May 22, 2018

The Spice Islands

To begin to understand the rich history of Indonesia, one must embark on some its most remote islands. The 11 islands that make up the “Banda Islands” were the world’s sole source of nutmeg and mace, the fragrant gold that sparked the European Age of exploration and helped finance the Netherlands, the richest of all […]

Family / January 8, 2018

Christmas in Raja Ampat

The Zabriskie family has a sense of adventure and love of the sea. They explored over 400 nautical miles of Raja Ampat from North to South on their 16-day safari onboard of our yacht, Sequoia. It is a remarkable journey exploring the vital relationship creatures living below the sea. Raja means “King”, while “Ampat” means […]

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