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Dive Review of Wakatobi -- Pelagian in
Indonesia/Wakatobi

Wakatobi -- Pelagian: "An Idyllic Week on the Pelagian", Dec, 2015,

by Andrew Bernat, VA, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 9 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 8798.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Raja Ampat, Fiji, Great Barrier Reef, Bora Bora, Lembeh, Caribbean
Closest Airport Tomia 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 generally 70 minutes or longer.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? no

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 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Excellent camera room with plenty of space, plugs, towels and compressed air. Rinse tanks on the outdoor deck. Cameras carried to/from tenders by the dive guides. ... 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 4 stars
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Comments This was our first trip on the Pelagian and our second ever on a liveaboard. The previous trip was not a success due to very rough seas, food issues and poor quality diving. So this trip was an experiment to see how we would like what is generally regarded as a top-end liveaboard.

We first spent 10 days at the resort (see separate Undercurrent review).

We hadn't finished the trip before we were ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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