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Dive Review of Wakatobi Dive Resort in
Indonesia/Wakatobi

Wakatobi Dive Resort: "This was an awesome experience", Apr, 2017,

by cheryl traverse, CA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports). Report 9960.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, Tonga, Hawaii, Red Sea, Costa Rica, Mediterranean, Bonaire, Bahamas, Indonesia, Mexico
Closest Airport wakatobi Getting There Singapore to bali and meet with their chartered plane to get to wakatobi

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, surge
Water Temp 80 to 83 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 9 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 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 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Not a lot of large fish but lots of macro opportunities. Colors to die for. photography class was excellent. Very technical but understandable. ... 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 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments www.wakatobi.com

Traveling
Getting there was an adventure in itself. Took 3 days with an overnight in Singapore and Bali.
I loved the plane as we took the new Dreamliner from united to Singapore and really appreciated the extra humidity in the new plane and the service. The trip to bail was uneventful except that the Wakatobi resort folks met us at the plane and schlepped all our luggage and us to the Novatel in Bali and then did the same thing the next day to get their flight. Top notch service.

We then went to a restaurant on the beach in bali that was so fun.

On the way back we stayed in the Harilela Hospitality hotel in Singapore and pre-checked our scuba bags and we did not have to go out of the Chiang airport (which I think was voted one of the top 10 airports in the world. We save ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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