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Dive Review of Walea in
Indonesia/Togian Islands

April, 2008, an Instant Reader Report by Michael Joest, South, Germany
Sr. Contributor   (20 reports, with 3 Helpful votes)
Report Number 4487
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
mostly South East Asia, Micronesia, South Pacific, Indian Ocean
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
26   to 28    Celsius  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
25   to 40    Meters  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
3 stars  
Small Critters
  3 stars
Large Fish
4 stars  
Large Pelagics
  4 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
Boat Facilities
Overall rating for UWP's  
Shore Facilities  
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
5 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
5 stars
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  
4 stars  
5 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars    
5 stars   
5 stars    
Walea was the highlight, climax, the Grande Finale of my this years
vacation (Thailand - Burma, Philippines - Tubbataha Reef). I enjoyed the
tranquillity and beautiful setting of the place. The dives were
magnificent, exactly the ideal mixture for me, some amazing reef dives with
a variety and abundance of fish, coral and sponges I´ve seldom seen
before - the thrilling strong current dives, the dives into the deep blue
with five hammerheads (!!!), huge thuna and schools of barracuda and jacks.
The meals, that special indonesian italian creation, were mouth watering
delicious and a real treat. 
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