Raja Ampat, Indonesia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Raja Ampat, Indonesia? If you're planning to go to Raja Ampat, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Raja Ampat, Indonesia

Based on the climate and weather in Raja Ampat, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

Important essentials for Raja Ampat, Indonesia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Raja Ampat, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Raja Ampat, Indonesia by month

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January

Traveling to Raja Ampat in January, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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February

February in Raja Ampat is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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March

If you go to Raja Ampat in March, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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April

April in Raja Ampat is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

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May

Traveling to Raja Ampat in May, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

In June, Raja Ampat is really hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Raja Ampat, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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July

If you visit Raja Ampat during July, you may notice that it is hot and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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August

If you are traveling to Raja Ampat in August, you will notice that it can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

Traveling to Raja Ampat in September, you will notice that it is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

October in this region is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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November

In November, Raja Ampat can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Raja Ampat, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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December

Traveling to Raja Ampat in December, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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