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Dive Review of Wakatobi Dive Resort/5 days resort, 5 Palagian liveabord in
Indonesia/Wakatobi Sulawesi Indonesia

Wakatobi Dive Resort/5 days resort, 5 Palagian liveabord: "Wakatobi Resort and Palagian Liveaboard", Nov, 2014,

by Chuck Edson , OR, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports). Report 8030.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Caribbean about 7 times, Micronesia, Solomons, Palau, Great Barrier Reef, Raja Ampat, Lembeh Straights.
Closest Airport Within 5 miles of resort Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm
Water Temp 80 to Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 40 to 120 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions Dive guides defined pretty conservative profiles but divers were allowed individual freedom.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Brought no camera equipment but many divers did and accommodations appeared very good. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments [Note: This review includes both the resort and the Palagian liveabord.] We visited Wakatobi in 2000. What a difference 14 years has made! In 2000 transit there involved flights from Bali to Makassar (where we spent a night), then a flight to Kendari on the other side of Sulawesi and an 18 hour overnight boat ride on ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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