Diving
First Time's a Charm First Time's a Charm In-the-know divers often put Wakatobi at the top of their list of dream dive destinations. But what about those who are new... Continue reading
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Diving

A Wakatobi Nightcap a wakatobi nightcap

After a fulfilling day of diving and snorkeling, and a satisfying dinner, guests at Wakatobi might make their way to the outer end of the resort’s pier for a nightcap at the Jetty Bar. But for some, the evening’s liquid of choice isn’t wine or spirits, it’s saltwater. A different world Night diving is a […]

Tanks or No Tanks tanks or no tanks

Both divers and snorkelers can share in the exploration of Wakatobi’s underwater treasures Wakatobi Resort rewards scuba divers with more than 40 exceptional sites within the protected boundaries of its marine preserve. But there’s no need to don tanks and gear to discover the rich tapestry of marine life that thrives on our reefs. Guests […]

Getting the Drift getting the drift

Guests Gary and Robin Wright discover the wonders of Wakatobi’s reefs. by Gary and Robin Wright Peering over the side of the boat, we can clearly see what awaits just a few meters below. Five minutes after leaving the jetty at Wakatobi Resort, we are at the site known as Turkey Beach, ready to begin […]

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 […]

Just For You just for you

Wakatobi’s private boat service provides the ultimate in personal attention, spaciousness and diving freedom. Wakatobi is well known for their spacious dive boats, which combine comfort with ample elbowroom. Our fleet of 21-meter (70 ft) vessels are custom-built by local craftsmen, and combine traditional Indonesian style with a full range of modern conveniences. Each boat […]

Sunrise to Sunset sunrise to sunset

Wakatobi guests Allan Saben and Erik Schlogl share a sample of their images, taken one day – from sunrise to sunset, during a visit to Wakatobi Resort. Hope you enjoy this photo essay and learn about some of Wakatobi’s interesting marine life subjects. It’s a new day on the coral reef and the first dive on […]

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 […]

The Walls of Wakatobi the walls of wakatobi

When diving adventures go vertical, new discoveries await No matter how many times you’ve experienced it, that initial moment when you reach the edge of a sheer underwater wall will always be a thrill. One second, you are finning through a shallow coral reef, the next you are suspended over the edge of the abyss. […]

Only on Pelagian only on pelagian

The Pelagian brings divers to some of the most fertile underwater landscape on the planet. From its base at Wakatobi Dive Resort, our 35-meter luxury dive yacht embarks on cruises along the outer reefs and atolls of the Wakatobi Archipelago, and to the southern coast of Buton Island. This itinerary encompasses sites ranging from exciting […]