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Dive Review of Wakatobi Dive Resort in
Indonesia/South Sulawesi

October, 2012, an Instant Reader Report by Robert & Gayle, OR, US
Contributor   (13 reports, with 1 Helpful vote)
Report Number 6890
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
Australia, Bali, Belize, Costa Rica, Egypt, Fiji, Grenadines, Guam, Hawaii,
Honduras, Irian Jaya/Papua, Jamaica, Keys, Komodo, North Sulawesi, Palau,
Philippines, PNG, Solomons, St. Vincent, Tahiti, Truk, Turks & Caicos.
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
82   to 84    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
40   to 50    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Nitrox depth limits; signal DM at 750 PSI  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Value for $$
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Wakatobi is 600 miles east of Bali and 300 miles away from any other dive
operation or liveaboard.  Travel to Wkatobi Resort is via private charter
to their private airport, then a transfer via boat to the resort.  Wakatobi
staff meet you on arrival at the Denpasar airport, taking care of
Immigration and tourist visas while you pick up your luggage.  They then
accompany you through Customs.  You have to spend at least one night in
Denpasar.  (We spent 3 nights in Kuta.  Hey!  Its a long flight!)  On the
day you leave for Wakatobi Resort, they again meet yo
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