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Dive Review of Wakatobi Dive Resort in
Indonesia/Wakatobi

Wakatobi Dive Resort: "Big Bang for Somewhat Big Bucks", Oct, 2014,

by Ron Hays, CA, US ( 2 reports). Report 7782.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Indonesia, Western Pacific, Caribbean, Bahamas, Chuk Lagoon, Palau, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Cozumel, Channel Islands (USA), Sea of Cortez, Hawaii, Florida, Aruba, Bora Bora.
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 79 to 81 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 1
Water Visibility 80 to 200 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 75 minutes
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 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
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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 4 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments Third visit to this fabulous resort. 2002, 2005 & 2014.Keeps getting better & better, though the prices keep pace. It is unbelievable how nice this resort is, especially in light of its remoteness. Though expensive, the entire experience is a good value for the money. Door to door from Santa Barbara to Wakatobi is 24 hours. Worth the trip time. The resort has so many amenities including A/C, shampoo, conditioner & body lotion, nice sheets & towels, plenty of fresh water from their ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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