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Dive Review of Wakatobi resort in
Indonesia

Wakatobi resort, Jul, 2013,

by Mark VanDover, FL, US ( 2 reports). Report 7352.

No photos available at this time

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 5 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 4 stars
Snorkeling 5 stars
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments The trip was great. We spent a week at the resort. The staff at the resort were very helpful and made the diving extremely easy. They had all levels of divers and they were good about separating them into appropriate groups. The Dive Masters were extremely knowledgeable about the local area and the sea life. The corals were the best that I have seen and every dive was teaming with great coral and small sea life.
The resort is very remote and there is not much else to do but dive or snorkel. The next visit(Which I am definately going again with more of my family!) I would be better prepared for the off diving hours. I would have brought more activities(movies, cards...etc.) The internet was spotty but most days I was able to connect and stay in touch with the outside world. Although I really enjoyed not being plagued with the cell and other distractions!
Overall the resort was excellent. Plenty of food and all the great diving you could ask for.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience N/A dives
Where else diving [Unspecified]
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 80-85°F / 27-29°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50-100 Ft/ 15-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish N/A
Large Pelagics N/A

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities 5 stars
UW Photo Comments [None]
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