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Dive Review of Wakatobi Resorts in
Indonesia/Wakatobi

Wakatobi Resorts, May, 2006,

by Kirk, CA, United States . Report 3026.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Mexico, Caribbean, Red Sea, N. California, Honduras
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather rainy Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 80 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 50 to 75 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Max 70 minutes, safety stop required and built into dive plan.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish 2 stars
Large Pelagics 2 stars

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's 5 stars Shore Facilities 5 stars
UW Photo Comments Designated area with a/c and 110v and 220v power for camera gear and lights.

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 5 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 5 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments Very competent staff all around, excellent macro critters. Some dives with strong current, some not. Resort has supplies of power converters and charging stations for cameras and lights. No absolute restriction on diving deep or solo - based on qualifications and experience and at the Divemasters' discretion.
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