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Dive Review of Wakatobi Dive Resort in
Indonesia/Wakatobi Dive Resort

October, 2010, an Instant Reader Report by Kenneth Knezick , TX, US (2 reports)
Report Number 5722
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
30+ years of international diving, covering most of our planet's best dive
regions.
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny  
Seas
calm  
Water Temp
81   to 82    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
5
Water Visibility
80   to 130    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
Max 70 minute dive time on each boat dive. With a pony bottle I was
permitted to solo dive. Guides do their best to allow diving freedom, but
do not permit guests to bash the coral or damage marine life.  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
None 
Mantas
1 or 2 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
> 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
5 stars  
Small Critters
  4 stars
Large Fish
2 stars  
Large Pelagics
  1 stars
 
 
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
4 stars  
Boat Facilities
4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
4 stars  
Shore Facilities  
4 stars  
Comments
Excellent camera room with both 110 and 220 v charging stations. Good dip
tanks ashore and on the boat. Boatmen adept at handling cameras. If you
wish it, always a dive team member available to carry your gear between
camera room and boat.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
5 stars
Food
5 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
5 stars
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
5 stars  
Snorkeling
5 stars  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
4 stars    
Beginners
5 stars   
Advanced
5 stars    
Comments  
This was my 14th trip to Wakatobi, so no surprises, other than the fact
that it keeps getting better...and fancier.
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