SUSTAINABLE - Raja Ampat steps into the future - TORQEEDO
Raja Ampat is a dream destination for scuba divers and snorkelers thanks to its rich marine life, which includes more than 1,300 species of fish and 75% of all the hard-coral species on the planet. Protecting the coral reefs from the ravages of climate change and pollution while maintaining public access is a high priority for the Indonesian people.
Fossil fuel-powered dive boats, tour boats and cruise ships are common sights on the reef but one resort is setting a greener example. The MahaRaja Eco Dive Lodge is providing a sustainable and climate-friendly diving experience for their clientele by switching to emission-free dive boats powered by Torqeedo electric outboards.
Mahasti Motazedi, the founder of MahaRaja Eco Dive Lodge, explains "We are nature lovers. As professional divers, we know how unique and fragile our undersea world is and we’re passionate about its protection. Converting our dive boats to Torqeedo elect