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The beautiful of Waigeo Caves, Raja Ampat Papua

June 16, 2007


Waigeo, 27 May – 16 June 2007

The passage of caves with brackish water
The caves in Waigeo Island, dominated with the brackish water and also potential for cave diving (Foto: C. Rahmadi)
The entrance of the caves
Sometimes we have to use traditional boat to enter the caves (Foto: C. Rahmadi)

the boat and the caves
The caves are interesting for further exploration especially cave diving (Foto: C. Rahmadi)

the water is so clean
You can see the bottom of the caves through the green water (Foto: C. Rahmadi)

The decorations are so beautiful

The decorations of the caves are so beautifull and so clean… the heaven beneath the earth.. (Foto: C. Rahmadi)

Thanks to:

1. Sigit Wiantoro, S.Si. for the partnership during the exploration and also a good model in the caves

2. People of Lopintol, for their hospitality and everything

3. Research Center for Biology LIPI, for the opportunity to explore the caves and join the expedition

4. Dr. Daisy Wowor and Hari Nugroho for their effort to organize the Zoological team.

5. everybody who involved the expedition and make this page possible

6. Nurdin Daylon, for guiding us along the Teluk Manyailibit.

6 Comments leave one →
  1. June 18, 2007 6:05 am

    interesting adventure…

  2. June 18, 2007 10:54 am

    Waaaah kereeen tenan iku Gua-nya, kapan-kapan klo boleh aku minta foto aslinya, buat di muat di web biologi.


  3. Lurahe permalink
    June 18, 2007 3:33 pm

    bagus….bgt boss!!! kok ndak ajak…ajak sapa tau bisa bantu…gitu

    matur nuwun!!!
    keep solo caver

  4. pai permalink
    June 19, 2007 2:43 am

    so deep and sharp..amazing!!

  5. June 19, 2007 9:59 am

    Nice place and beautiful pictures………….

  6. Franck permalink
    July 5, 2007 10:20 am

    Bagus !!!
    It seems to be a very nice place. Nice caves, with brackish water… Maybe some cave diving exploration to do there ? What about aquatic cave fauna ?
    You’ll have to tell me everything about this adventure next time we meet !
    Your pictures are very good. Terima kasih Cahyo !!

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