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Dive Review of Wakatobi in

October, 2009, an Instant Reader Report by Colin Zylka, Wisconsin, USA
Sr. Reviewer   (11 reports)
Report Number 5219
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
Fiji, Lembeh Straits, Philippines, Caymans, Bahamas, Bonaire, Curacao,
California, Great Lakes
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, dry  
Water Temp
82   to 84    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 150    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Not many restrictions, other than let the guide know if you were low on
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
5 stars  
Small Critters
  5 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  3 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
5 stars  
Boat Facilities
5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
5 stars  
Shore Facilities  
5 stars  
Beautifully equipped camera room, with both 220 and 110 volt charging
stations. Get there early to get a spot, otherwise you may lose out and not
have a large enough space to set up your gear. 
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
5 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
5 stars
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
5 stars  
5 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars    
4 stars   
5 stars    
We packed way too many clothes. The resort is casual, but we still dressed
for dinner (most evenings) with a collared shirt and nice shorts. There are
no biting bugs there, so no need for any special meds or even bug spray.
Sun can be very intense, but fortunately the dive boats have plenty of
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