Tanks or No Tanks Tanks or No Tanks Wakatobi Resort rewards scuba divers with more than 40 exceptional sites within the protected boundaries of its marine... Continue reading


Top of the Reef top of the reef

At Wakatobi, the shallows aren’t just for off-gassing Steep walls and dramatic seamounts make for exciting dives, and there are a number of sites in Wakatobi that offer these profiles. But many of these same sites offer something that few other places can. When reefs rise sharply from deep water to within a meter or […]

A Kick in the Grass a kick in the grass

Unique discoveries await those who snorkel into the seagrass beds at Wakatobi Resort The reefs around Wakatobi Resort are ideal for snorkelers, as coral formations at many sites rise to within a meter or less of the surface. Dive boats provide daily access to dozens of these sites, but unique adventures can be found much […]

Shooting in the Shallows shooting in the shallows

At Wakatobi Resort, photographers find opportunities close to the surface Wakatobi Resort is a favorite with photographers, and serious underwater shooters from around the world come to document the diverse array of marine life found on our dive sites. Most don scuba gear and can spend hours each day searching for the perfect subject. But […]

Surface Delights surface delights

Discovering a wealth of great snorkeling sites at Wakatobi Divers come from around the world to experience Wakatobi’s coral reefs. But not all of our guests don scuba gear and plunge into the depths–some prefer to view the region’s underwater wonders from the surface. And those who do soon discover that many of the same […]

Shallow Water Paradise shallow water paradise

Discover the adventures that await snorkelers at Wakatobi The reefs of Wakatobi are calling. As the charter flight descended toward the resort’s airstrip, you peered out the window to catch glimpses of sun-lit coral walls shimmering just below the surface of the clear turquoise water. As an avid snorkeler, you seek out those rare destinations […]

Beyond the beach beyond the beach

Snorkeling at Wakatobi is an enriching experience for all. Wakatobi has earned a reputation as one of the finest dive resorts in the world. But that title can be a bit misleading, because you don’t have to be a diver to experience the splendor of our reefs. In fact, we might just as easily have […]

Breathless Moments breathless moments

Floating on the surface, snorkelers survey the sun-dappled shallows of Wakatobi’s House Reef. Then, free of the encumbrance of scuba gear, they descend, and enjoy magical moments as they become one with the creatures of the reef. At Wakatobi you need not go far or dive deep to experience the wonders of the reef. There […]