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Dive Review of Wakatobe Dive Resort in

September, 2005, an Instant Reader Report by Ray Haberman, IL, USA
Contributor   (14 reports, with 2 Helpful votes)
Report Number 2145
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
[Aruba, Bermuda, Costa Rica, Roatan, Utila, Bonaire, Saba, St Kitt's, St
Eustatis, St Vincent, Nassau, Puerto Rico, Cozumel, Cancun, Turks &
Cacios, Yap, Truk, Palau, Australia, PNG
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
79   to 81    ° Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 120    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
[Dive by your computer.  Come up with some air.  Guided dives usually 70
min in length  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
1 or 2 
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
5 stars  
Small Critters
  5 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  3 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
5 stars  
Boat Facilities
5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
5 stars  
Shore Facilities  
5 stars  
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
5 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
5 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars   
5 stars    
I wish I had known before hand how great the diving was there.  Would have
taken more film.  Pigmy seahorses, Ghost Pipefish, Scorpion Leaffish, and
many more.  Guides delight in pointing out the macro stuff.  It has to be
one of the greatest dive spots I have ever experienced.  The reefs are
alive and teaming with soft corals, sponges, and reef fish.   It costs a
little more than most, but when you look at what you get, it is well worth
it.  This is one dive resort that everyone must dive at least once in their
lifetime.  I guess it would be best to do it last because if you do it
first, all others will pale in comparison.  Definitely a "Do
Again" place.
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