Personal Touches

Published June 9, 2022

Discovering the human touch at Wakatobi Resort We always enjoy hearing from guests who experienced a particularly memorable stay with us. These comments and compliments often touch on the quality of the diving, the beauty of the surroundings and the resort’s amenities. But even more common—and rewarding to us—are the accolades given to our staff. […]

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A CCR Experience Without Equal

Published March 5, 2022

Reaping the benefits of closed-circuit scuba at Wakatobi Dive Resort With more than 20 kilometers of protected reef to explore, most visitors to Wakatobi find they run out of bottom time long before they run out of things to see. Short of growing gills, one of the best ways to rack up a bit more […]

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Close to Home

Published February 18, 2022

Discovering the underwater attractions that lie just off Wakatobi’s beach. by Steve Miller It’s morning, and the dive boats of Wakatobi are just about to head out for the first trip of the day. I’m still onshore at the dive center, halfway through a leak check on my camera housing. But there’s no rush because […]

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Shooting in the Shallows

Published July 30, 2021

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 […]

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Beyond Diving

Published May 11, 2021

At Wakatobi Resort, there’s even more than mind-blowing diving Wakatobi Resort was founded by an avid diver to provide equally avid divers with unique access to some of the world’s finest coral reefs. In the twenty-plus years since, our dive operation has evolved into a premier and secluded eco-lux destination, and established a precedent-setting conservation […]

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Discovering Wakatobi

Published January 9, 2020

Discovering Wakatobi and documenting the world’s smallest seahorse This story comes from a long-time friend and guest of Wakatobi Resort. Working alongside his late wife Denise, Larry Tackett devoted hundreds of hours to documenting the subtle details of our reefs at Wakatobi Resort. In the process, they became the first divers to witness and document […]

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Why we love Wakatobi

Published December 30, 2019

Our guests share some of the many reasons why they appreciate and celebrate our resort Everyone appreciates receiving a sincere “attaboy” and we’re no different at Wakatobi. We always value the compliments and positive reviews our guests provide and are flattered to note that words like “best” and “favorite” often pop up when they recall […]

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Meet the Fleet

Published September 16, 2019

A tour of Wakatobi’s iconic dive boats Wakatobi’s House Reef is one of the most acclaimed shore dives in the world. But to discover the full scope and diversity of our marine preserve, you’ll want to take a boat ride. And not just any boat. Like every other element of the Wakatobi experience, our custom-built […]

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First Time Charms

Published August 27, 2019

Why Wakatobi Resort is an ideal destination for new and advancing divers Wakatobi Resort has earned a reputation as one of the world’s premier destinations for snorkeling, diving and underwater photography. The combination of pristine, protected reefs, marine bio-diversity and a highly-professional support infrastructure make Wakatobi a favorite of experienced divers, underwater naturalists and professional […]

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Remote Yet Not Removed

Published February 18, 2019

At Wakatobi, getting away doesn’t mean being out of touch In our hyper-connected world, it can be a real pleasure to get away and unplug. That’s certainly one of the charms of Wakatobi Resort. Whether you are submerged on a coral wall, walking a deserted beach or enjoying a sunset libation at the Jetty Bar, […]

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