Surface Delights Surface Delights Discovering a wealth of great snorkeling sites at Wakatobi Wakatobi has earned a reputation as one of the world's premier... Continue reading


From the Top from the top

Wakatobi Resort draws divers from around the world. They come to experience some of the most pristine and bio-diverse coral reef environments on the planet and to enjoy five-star services amid the comforts of a boutique beach resort. But a number of guests who make their way to this remote and scenic corner of Indonesia […]

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 […]

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 […]

Shallow Water Paradise shallow water paradise

Discover the adventures that await snorkelers at Wakatobi Anticipation builds as the charter flight descends toward Wakatobi Resort’s private airstrip. Through the aircraft’s window, you catch glimpses of a shoreline where coral formations are clearly just below the surface of the clear turquoise water. As an avid snorkeler, you treasure those rare destinations where vibrant […]

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 […]