Publications

Pelagian: Wakatobi & Beyond

Published October 21, 2013

“The perfect dive vacation. We did five days on Pelagian and five days at the resort. Pelagian is the best liveaboard we have experienced in our 20 years of diving. Our cabin was equal if not better than a five star hotel room.”  - Ann Donahue, October 2013   Many guests complement their Wakatobi experience with a cruise aboard Pelagian to dive some of the most remote and raved-about sites in Indonesia. Having spent time at Wakatobi dive resort to conduct his research on the pygmy seahorse, Dr. Richard Smith finally realized a long time dream of a cruise aboard […]

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A Natural Attraction

Published October 12, 2013

Divers have no problem imagining the perfect tropical retreat: A place where warm, clear water covers pristine reefs teeming with abundant and diverse marine life; where seas are calm, with little more than a ripple, and dive sites are just a stone’s throw from luxurious accommodation and delicious meals. And, of course, it’s all within magnificant natural suroundings that both inspire and relax the soul. But the reality of finding such an idyllic resort settting is not always so easy. Traveling to many remote tropical destinations can be a difficult and time-consuming process, and distance no longer guarantees an undisturbed […]

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Asian Diver – June 2013

Published June 26, 2013

A Dive for the Ages Asian Diver – June 2013 Click on the image to view the article: A Dive for the Ages 

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Die Top 10 Hausriffe

Published June 11, 2013

Die Top 10 Hausriffe Tauchen – October 2012   Click on the image to view the article: Die Top 10 Hausriffe

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Pelagian: Wakatobi and Beyond

Published June 11, 2013

Pelagian: Wakatobi and Beyond Sport Diving Magazine UK – February 2013   Click on the image to view the full article: Pelagian: Wakatobi and Beyond    

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Diving with a Family

Published June 6, 2013

by Wandy Hochgrebe Underwater Australasia Once you have had an amazing time somewhere it always worries me to want to go back. Will it be as good as the first time? Will things have changed? Have things stayed the same, but you have changed? Well, things definitely have changed. In the eight years since we enjoyed the Wakatobi experience we had undergone a transformation and so had our destination. Wakatobi is located on the very Southeastern tip of Sulawesi, which is the part of Indonesia just above Bali. The flight from Denpasar, Bali to Tomia Island is now a direct […]

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