Arborek Tourist Village Adventures
If you want to use sea transportation, several boats such as the Dorolonda, Labobar, Mount Dempo, Sinabung, and Tatamailau transit at Sorong port. Next, from Sorong, the journey continues by using a motor boat to Waisai, the capital of Raja Ampat regency.
From Waisai, you can continue the journey of less than two hours by using a long boat. Long boat bookings can be made through a home stay or a local dive shop.
This tourist village is not very wide in terms of size. The land only covers an area of 7 Ha, so it does not take much time and energy to be able to get around in this village.
There are about40 families living in the village of Arborek. If we live in this village, we can already make the village our holiday destination just by walking.
For snorkeling, we do not have to travel far because we can find an interesting underwater world even at Arborek harbor.
Walking along the village footpath will provide an opportunity that we do not want to miss out, as residents and especially children will welcome us warmly and invite you. For diving, it only takes about 15-20 minutes by motor boat to arrive at the dive site.
The village of Arborek emerged and thrived as a pioneer among the 18 other beautiful villages in West Papua that have started the development of a Local Regulation for community based marine conservation. This village occupied first place in the Village Competition in West Papua Province in 2015.
The village of Arborek has gained a remarkable reputation, With the help of the central and local government, research centers, non-governmental organizations, and local communities have successfully formulated a Regional Regulation.
With a population of just 197 people, interaction with the locals is a stepping stone for the numerous homestay options available on the island. It is not so difficult to find the under water beauty of this village.
Along the docks of Arborek, divers can jumpinto the water and instantly find the most interesting illumination of gorgonian radiance just below the surface.
ONE OF THE WONDERS OF EXOTIC TOURISM IN RAJA
AMPAT AREA IS ARBOREK TOURISM VILLAGE LOCATED
IN MEOS MANSAR. TO REACH THIS VILLAGE, IT IS EASIER
THROUGH THE CITY OF SORONG, AS QUITE A NUMBER OF
FLIGHTS ARE HEADING AND FROM SORONG.
The inhabitants of Arborek are very friendly and diligent. They create outstanding handicrafts from the pandan us leaves of the sea to utilize their spare time every day.
Arborek does have very interesting things both under the water and in the village. The inhabitants of Arborek Tourism Village are famous for their craft in making hats and noken (rope bags).
Unlike most women in other villages who also help their husbands as fishermen, almost all mothers in this village produce handi crafts to earn a living.
Although they believe that catching lobsters and working in agro-pearl production is much more profitable, yet they feel that crafts are more honorable and more graceful for women.
Arborek Tourist Village is a village worth visiting; its location is only one and a half hours from Waisai, the capital of Raja Ampat. This village is waiting for tourist visits from all over the world.