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Dive Review of Wakatobi Dive Resort in
Indonesia

Wakatobi Dive Resort: "Wakatobi Still The Best!", Nov, 2019,

by Jack Pessia, OR, US (Contributor Contributor 17 reports with 9 Helpful votes). Report 11374 has 3 Helpful votes.

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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 5 stars
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Comments This was our third trip to Wakatobi. It is our favorite dive destination, true barefoot luxury at its finest. This time we were there 10 days and another 7 on their truly luxurious dive boat Pelagian (see separate Pelagian review). The service, staff, food, accommodations are superb. Basic medical help on staff (cleared my very tiny ear canals); great spa. Your every need and request is taken care of immediately. Everyone knows your name and preferences after day 1. It does cost, but in the past repeat visitors and long stays are eligible for discounts, we heard that practice may no longer be in place.
Diving: Large Indonesian style wooden dive boats with plenty of room, covered, camera table and tank, head, snacks and sunny area up front. Usually 8-16 divers on board and still not crowded. Nice camera room and great photographer for in water courses and above water help. Lots of good gear if needed (O ring leak on my own air guage so wa ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Wakatobi Dive Resort   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Caymans, Belize, Australia, Wakatobi, Hawaii; all over Caribbean, Honduras, Indonesia, Raja Ampat, Bunaken
Closest Airport Denpasar Getting There Cathay pacific via Seattle and Hong Kong to Bali; charter flight to Wakatobi

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 82-84°F / 28-29°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 40-60 Ft/ 12-18 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]not many all dives 70+ minutes
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
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
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