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One of the best snorkels in Raja Ampat......

I visited Arborek with Seatrek Bali. The village fully understand the value of their natural... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
stuffmatters
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Calm paradise

A very lovely island with clean and sand beach where bungalows are just a few steps from the water... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
doberista
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Niteroi, RJ
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Arborek with Seatrek Bali. The village fully understand the value of their natural resources and as a result the nearby reefs are well protected The snorkel on the reef in front of the village and then in/between the 2 jetties was amongst the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very lovely island with clean and sand beach where bungalows are just a few steps from the water. Great for snorkeling and diving.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This village is one of developed island in Raja Ampat, because most of the homestay and diving centre is here. Moreover if you are not diver, you can just snorkelling or swim with a thousand of fish near the pier. It's highly recommended too.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SofyanYudianto
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Nice village of local people aware of value of coral reef near their jetty. Pleased to have manta points near by. Well organized village.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank barbaraiwonaw
Reviewed 18 September 2018

People of Arborek Village is friendly and nice. I had a wonderful stay at Kalabia homestay. The owner is very responsive to our problems and queries. You have the most sincere hospitality you can get on the island. However, the diving wasn't great and i...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alaksander
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The place is visited by day-trippers from Sorong at the weekends. It is simply a small village with homestays and a few independent dive operators. People jump off the jetty but there is little to see as the site needs deeper access to be valued....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MasafiOne
Reviewed 15 July 2018

I do not really like snorkeling but i recommend you this arborek. It is so beautiful. I do like variety of fishes swimming under the sea.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ruby2107
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Arborek, about 1.5 hours by boat from Waisai, is a very small island-village, in fact a sand cay, in Raja Ampat with population below 300. Walking around it takes less than an hour. An award-winning, model tourist village with plentiful fishes and nice corals right...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank GabyVM
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Arborek is a small village, this area have a good spot for snorkling and stay, thousand fish arround boat area

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Hongli G
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

I don't have much more to say about it. It's a charm of village and I am afraid this review will open the door to a swarm of tourists like me. Leave it be. If you go, you'll get sad when it's time to leave....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Melmoth77
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