The natural charm and cultural diversity in the Bird's Head area of Papua is like a "crown", which makes Raja Ampat able to "enchant" the world with matchless natural beauty. The area consists of four large islands or Raja Ampat exactly is Waigeo region, Batanta, Salawati, and Misool.
Traditional leaders Mner Wawarbomi, Enos Rumbarar, explains, the origin of the Raja Ampat embedded in local folklore. At one time, in the Gulf of Kabui have a husband and wife went to the woods looking for food.
On arriving at the River Waikeo, the cultivators were found six dragon eggs. Eggs are placed in noken (women's bag of woven roots) and one night they found five eggs of which have been hatched.
From it all came out fine baby clothes. The eggs hatch into four men and a woman. Through the fine clothes, was a descendant of king diketahuikelimanya.
Four boys were given the name of War (became King in Waigeo), Bethany (became king in Salawati), Dohar (became king in Batanta or Lilinta), and Mohamad (became king in Misool or Waigama), and a daughter named Pintolee.
To reach the area of Raja Ampat, now relatively easy. Because, every day, at 14.00, available fast boat (Marina Express) and the ferry that serves passengers from Sorong to Waisai, the capital of Raja Ampat and takes about 2.5 hours.
While air travel from Jakarta to Sorong can be reached by plane Express Air, Batavia Air, Lion Air or Merpati for about five hours. As for the ship Pelni, the distance from Jakarta to Sorong can be reached within three days.