Category: Information

13 Jan

Introducing the Secrets of the Cost of Komodo Diving

We all know that scuba diving is not one of the cheapest activities you could partake in. Especially when travel comes into it. The name Komodo is renowned for its world-class diving! Especially within the diving community in Indonesia! The destruction of our environment means our excellent dive sites in Komodo National Park are deteriorating. […]

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03 Jan

Why Raja Is The Most Amazing Diving In The World Year Round

Many people ask when the best time to dive Raja Ampat is. The answer is very much dependent on what you are looking for. Here’s why it’s incredible year-round. Weather in Indonesia/Papua The first thing to think about when deciding on when to visit someplace is often the weather. Raja Ampat is part of Indonesia. […]

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17 Dec

Accommodation and Food in Raja Ampat – What to Expect

While incredible, the key to getting the most out of your time in Raja Ampat is to have realistic expectations. Here’s the low down on accommodation and food. Accommodation choices Welcome to Raja Ampat. Still off the beaten path of most tourists. The diving is impeccable, with some of, if not the highest marine diversity […]

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04 Dec

The Insider’s Guide: When To Visit Komodo And Labuan Bajo

The big question that’s on everyone’s lips! When should I visit Komodo? Easy. Komodo is great all year round! Done? Not quite. This is Indonesia and of course, the weather plays a major part in your travel plans. It dictates how you spend your time and what you can realistically achieve while on your holiday. […]

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22 Nov

How to Decide on the Most Awesome Dive Adventure for You

Between Liveaboards, Dive Safaris, and our Beach Bungalows – there is something here at Scuba Republic for every diver. Here are the pros and cons of each, so you can make the best choice for you. Did you know, here at Scuba Republic, we have 3 different locations throughout Indonesia? Bira in South Sulawesi: Beach […]

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07 Nov

Labuan Bajo: Is There Life Outside of Diving?

You’ve heard people raving about Komodo’s diving scene and the ripping currents. You’ve become hooked on the idea of diving in some of the top dive sites in the world with insane marine life. But, you’re wondering if there is anything else to do in this small town of Labuan Bajo (LBJ). If this sounds […]

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31 Oct

The Beginner’s Guide To Reducing Your Air Consumption

Air consumption while diving is always a big topic of discussion. As it is always a disappointment to miss out on something when you have to ascend earlier than hoped.  “What? You saw mantas? Unbelievable. I missed out because I had to start my safety stop.” “I always get to 50 bar so quick! You […]

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24 Oct

The Bucket List: Sea Creatures you Have to See in Komodo National Park

Being renowned for marine life is a trait Komodo National Park absolutely relishes in; not only due to the sheer quantity of marine life that lives in the waters here, but the diversity of the sea creatures too! Coral-rich dive sites with varied topography and full to the brim with current, it is home to […]

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09 Oct

Bold and Beautiful – How To Dive Alongside Reef Manta Rays

The who: What is a manta ray? Contrary to popular belief, the manta ray is not dangerous like its relative, the stingray. The manta ray does not have a stinger or barb and only eats plankton, rendering it harmless to humans. They have large forward-opening jaws to filter food through and their eyes are on […]

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01 Oct

How To Be Prepared for Your Time in Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat is the ultimate diver’s paradise. Rugged, remote, untouched, and pristine. However, it’s important to be prepared for visiting such a location. Here are some important tips to help you be prepared and make the most of your holiday. Visas for Indonesia First things first, visas. Most countries will get a free 30-day tourist […]

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