Dive Sites
The Magnificent Seven The Magnificent Seven A roundup of a few favorite dive sites at Wakatobi Resort Wakatobi Resort is surrounded by some of the finest coral reefs... Continue reading

Dive Sites

Feature-Wakatobi_Treasure Chest_Warren Baverstock Sunken Treasure sunken treasure

Discovering the underwater riches of Wakatobi’s favorite unmarked dive site Guests at Wakatobi Resort have exclusive access to more than 40 world-class dive sites located within our marine reserve. With so much underwater diversity just a swim or a short boat ride away, it’s difficult for most divers to single out any one location as […]

Day in bay feature 01_npr_Wakatobi Seamounts and Muck seamounts and muck

Pelagian is your gateway to new diving adventures Guests of Wakatobi enjoy exclusive access to some of the finest coral reefs in the world. And there’s even more awaiting the adventurous diver. From its home base at Wakatobi, the dive yacht Pelagian cruises the Wakatobi archipelago and southern Buton Island, giving access to more than […]

Feature House Reef_Norbert Probst At Home on the House Reef at home on the house reef

Steve Miller shares his love of the treasures that lie within a stone’s throw of the resort’s beach. by Steve Miller, Guest Relations Consultant No bubbles. That’s always a good start to the day. As I complete the usual pre-dive leak check and lift my camera housing from the freshwater tank, a porter appears and […]

feature01 Making a Difference: Wakatobi Conservation making a difference: wakatobi conservation

While establishing training protocols for the GPS mapping of coral reefs in the Wakatobi area, Stephan Becker was impressed by the health of the underwater environment. This cannot be attributed solely to the reefs’ remote location, he feels, and is instead a direct result of numerous protective measures that remain in place, and to the cooperative […]

Trail Blazer Beyond the Bathtub beyond the bathtub

Sponges are much more than cleaning accessories, they are the ocean’s original reef builders. Did you know that sponges (Phylum Porifera) are one of the oldest simple multicellular organisms in the animal kingdom? In other words, they’ve been around a long, long time, first appearing in the ocean more than half a billion years ago. […]