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Dive Review of Wakatobi Dive Resort in

September, 2014, an Instant Reader Report by Hart Guerin, NC, US (1 report)
"Spectacular outrageous bucket list trip"
Report Number 7870
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
Bonaire, Cozumel, Great Barrier Reef
Closest Airport
Getting There
Cathay Pacific:
JFK:HKG:DPS..Cathay Pacific is issues

Dive Conditions

Water Temp
78   to 81    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 70    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
three full 70 minute boat days per day....DM suggested 45 feet - dip deeper
as necessary to see something...we hovered usually 35-40

three minute stops were done 70 minutes into dive...  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
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  5 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Boat Facilities
5 stars
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There is a dedicated camera room with appropriate electricity in the
original lodge building.  We did not use it...Never heard of any issues
leaving equipment there...We had a (provided) power s
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5 stars
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Overall Rating

Value for $$
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4 stars   
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our (three adults) first trip to Indonesia ...stay was 16 nights at
Wakatobi.... Diving was simply outrageously wonderful....beyond anything we
ever expected.....ALL staff simply outrageous....I want to emphasize ALL
staff ...everyone knows you by your first absolutely
outstanding - 3 squares a day...boat crews just tops....all land based
staff also tops........three full 70 minute boat dives a day was absolutely
fine for us and we are aggressive divers. Corals and fish life
breathtaking....pristine reefs every dive...we had two different
dedicated-to ...
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