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

November, 2014, an Instant Reader Report by Chuck Edson , OR, US
Reviewer   (5 reports)
"Wakatobi Resort and Palagian Liveaboard"
Report Number 8030
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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
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, dry  
Water Temp
80   to    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
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.    
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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Boat Facilities
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Brought no camera equipment but many divers did and accommodations appeared
very good.   ...
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5 stars
Service and Attitude
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Overall Rating

Value for $$
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5 stars   
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[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  ...
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