Cenderawasih Bay

Cenderawasih Bay

Whale Sharks home

Cenderawasih Bay review

Cenderawasih Bay is a remote area that’s rarely visited by international tourists. And the first thing everyone talks about in Cenderawasih Bay is the whale sharks of Kwatisore Bay, near the town of Nabire on the bay’s southern coastline. It is one of the best places in Southeast Asia where you can snorkel or scuba dive alongside these gentle giants. Not just the whale sharks, the waters around Cenderawasih Bay feature renowned and well-conserved diving sites with countless of WW2 wrecks.

Cenderawasih Bay is a vast region; therefore, a sailing holiday or liveaboard diving holiday is the only way to explore every hidden corner of this secluded paradise. Shallow waters and diverse corals near the shore complete deep blue waters where colossal whale sharks swim freely. Did you know that Cenderawasih Bay is home to 150 different species of corals and over 200 types of fish, including its resident whale sharks?

A massive expanse of sea and land around Cenderawasih Bay promises plenty of things to do. From undisturbed marine life to thick jungle hiding the Birds of Paradise, you can surf deserted beaches, swim with whale sharks, conquer challenging hikes, and hop from one island to another – Cenderawasih Bay will greet you with awe. You can charter the most beautiful sailing yachts with Islander and enjoy the personalized, once-in-a-lifetime, itinerary through this remote region of our planet.

  • AIRPORT Manokwari & Biak