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Dive Review of Wakatobi Dive Resort in
Indonesia/SE Sulawesi

Wakatobi Dive Resort, Feb, 2013,

by Jack Bernstein, OH, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports). Report 7278.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Red Sea, Galapagos, Philippines, Cayman Islands, Turks and Caicos, Costa Rica, Bonaire, St. Lucia, Florida, SanDiego, Puerto Rico, Saba, St. Kitts, Statia, Cancun, Cozumel
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather rainy, cloudy Seas calm
Water Temp 80 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions This is Wakatobi. In general, you stay down as long as you have air and don't go into deco. On the boat dives, you go with a divemaster. On the house reef, you do whatever you want (within reason).
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Dedicated camera room with ample plugs and air t blow off your equipment. It was l ... 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
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments This is the ultimate dive resort. You must take a charter from Bali to Wakatobi but the second you et to the airport, they are waiting for you and transfer you to a lounge to wait for the flight. The flight, on a prop, takes about 2.5 hours (though I could be off) and lands you at the adjacent island. Then a short boat ride to the resort. The service and food are beyond compare. Even though the resort was not full, the quality and diversity of the food was superb ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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