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Dive Review of Wakatobi Dive Resort in
Indonesia/Sulawesi, Wakatobi

Wakatobi Dive Resort: "Wakatobi in January", Jan, 2024,

by David Steinberg , OR, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 12888 has 1 Helpful vote.

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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 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments The good:
very pristine reefs, coral, and tropical fish
support of the local population fishing outside of the dive sites in exchange for resort compensation
excellent dive facilities, nitrox and 100cf tanks, rinse areas, storage
excellent 18 meter di ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Wakatobi Dive Resort   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Puget Sound, Vancouver Island, Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, Cozumel, Palau, Turkey, Belize, Hawaii, Florida, Papau New Guinea, Indonesia
Closest Airport Denpasar, Bali Getting There From west coast of the USA, LAX or SFO to Honk Kong or Signapore, then to Bali

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 127-86°F / 53-30°C Wetsuit Thickness 7
Water Visibility 50-150 Ft/ 15-46 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions After DM assessment on house reef, you can manage your own profile with DM approval
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins Schools 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 The Wakatobi representative in the USA, Miichelle, was very responsive, answering all questions by phone and email as they came up during planning the 19 day dive trip.
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