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Dive Review of Wakatobi Dive Resort in
Indonesia

Wakatobi Dive Resort: "Seventh Time Is Most Magical", Mar, 2020,

by paul moliken, DE, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports with 4 Helpful votes). Report 11473 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 5 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments I have visited Wakatobi Dive Resort 6 times previously (see a couple reviews I've posted on Undercurrent). There are plenty of reasons to return quite a few times: Pristine corals, abundant and healthy fish, a multitude of macro critters, fantastic food, incredible service, very little effort required for the elderly divers (among which I consider myself, at 74), great weather, spectacular staff, lovely accommodations, problems quickly taken care of. Of course, getting there from the US is long and difficult, but well worth the effort and the cost. I flew Qatar business class, which is above any other I've used (Singapore, Korean, EVA) in terms of food/comfort/attention. While everyone on the island knows me by name, it's the same for newbies. The always-sm ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Wakatobi Dive Resort   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving mexico carribean lembeh, wakatobi
Closest Airport Denpasar Getting There JFK to DOHA to DPS, then Wakatobi charter flight to their island

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, dry Seas calm
Water Temp 82-84°F / 28-29°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 50-60 Ft/ 15-18 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions 70 minutes
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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