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Dive Review of Wakatobi Dive Resort in
Indonesia/Wakatobi

November, 2015, an Instant Reader Report by Andrew Bernat, VA, US
Sr. Reviewer   (9 reports, with 2 Helpful votes)
"A Wonderful Trip to Wakatobi"
Report Number 8797
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
Raja Ampat, Fiji, Great Barrier Reef, Bora Bora, Lembeh, Caribbean
Closest Airport
Tomia Island
Getting There
Through Bali

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, dry  
Seas
calm, currents  
Water Temp
84   to    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 100    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
No deco diving. Dives were around 70 minutes.  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
None 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
> 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  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):
Subject Matter
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Boat Facilities
5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
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Shore Facilities  
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Comments
Large camera room. Rinse tanks on the boats and at the dive shop. Marco is
a dedica ...
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
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Food
5 stars
Service and Attitude
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Environmental Sensitivity  
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Dive Operation
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Shore Diving  
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Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

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Value for $$
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Beginners
4 stars   
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Comments  
This was our third trip to Wakatobi so we obviously like it. There are a
fair number of reviews of Wakatobi and it's interesting to see the split
between those who find it wonderful and return (like us) and those who find
it fine but prefer other locations for reasons of cost and/or sea life.

For the first time we also spent a week on the Pelagian; see separate
Undercurrent review.

To us Wakatobi combines healthy beautiful reefs, abundant 
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Subscriber's Comments

By turtleone at Jan 20, 2016 00:51 EST  
was at 
wakatobi during the same time..Felt so taken care of-especially at
Christmas--loved taking the taxi on the house reef and snorkeling back--so
much to see-different everytime.  The Mujman -r Muji was just a great guide
and when I could not get my camara to work ( gift from my grands) he took
it and got great pics. Lorenzo-the owner and his family are very much apart
of everything and very accessable--he keeps those reefs and fish pristine
and growing well.  You get what you pay for and then some--huge thanks and
huge hugs--eve ringel
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