Triton Bay, a hidden gem located in the coastal region to the east of Kaimana and southwest of West Papua, is often referred to as a miniature version of the famous Raja Ampat. This up-and-coming site boasts stunning scenery, towering limestone islands, abundant marine life, and diverse flora and fauna. Accessible only by boat, Triton Bay is located around 30 km from Kaimana, where flights from Ambon and Sorong arrive. While diving is the main draw for adventurous travelers from around the globe, there are also numerous other activities to enjoy in Triton Bay. Visitors can explore the secluded bays and lush landscapes by kayaking, relax on the beach, or go snorkeling in the clear, gin-like waters to observe the colorful coral and marine life. The remote location of Triton Bay means that visitors often have the beach all to themselves.
A visit to the village of Lobo, surrounded by 1,000-meter cliffs, is a unique cultural experience, offering a chance to learn about local customs and techniques for survival in such remote areas. The area also boasts ancient cave paintings, adding to its historical significance. Triton Bay is a paradise for divers, with its warm waters providing a breeding ground for many species, including leopard sharks, rare nudibranchs, yellow pygmy seahorses, and the Triton Walking Shark. Night dives in Triton Bay are truly a one-of-a-kind experience, offering a chance to witness the stunning diversity of marine life in the area. Whale sharks also call Triton Bay home, feeding off anchovies from the Bagan fishing platforms and offering visitors the opportunity to swim and snorkel with these gentle giants. Exploring Triton Bay by private yacht allows visitors to see the best of the region, being able to visit the numerous islands and isolated beaches. The southern coastline of Triton Bay is dotted with white sand beaches and crystal clear bays, most of which are protected by conservation sites and only accessible by boat.
Triton Bay offers world-class diving opportunities and a chance to see some of the most unique habitats and endemic species in an area as far from civilization as one can get.