Wakatobi: Bring the Kids

Published November 23, 2022

At Wakatobi, you don’t have to choose between great diving and family time. Children are one of life’s greatest joys. But they do add complications. After the little ones arrive, travel becomes a bit more challenging–especially if the trip involves airline transfers and remote destinations. Parents who dive have additional considerations when planning a vacation, […]

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Let’s Go to The Zoo

Published July 8, 2022

Towering underwater walls and dramatic formations can deliver a certain wow factor, but for many divers, what makes any dive truly memorable is the fish life. And that’s why the dive site known as The Zoo remains a Wakatobi favorite. It’s a very fishy place. All are welcome Much like a terrestrial zoo, the Wakatobi […]

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Lodge to Luxury

Published July 1, 2022

The evolution of Wakatobi Resort’s premier guest accommodations Wakatobi Resort is known for its spectacular reefs, diverse marine life, and world-class diving and snorkeling opportunities. Those qualities alone attract travelers from around the world, but there is another facet of the resort operation that guests find equally appealing. Despite its remote location, Wakatobi delivers a […]

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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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Amazing at Any Depth

Published March 30, 2021

Wakatobi Resort is known as one of the world’s premier diving destinations. There are miles of critter-rich coral gardens and dramatic walls to explore within the protected boundaries of the resort’s marine preserve. But you don’t need to strap on a scuba tank to become immersed in the rich tapestry of marine life that thrives […]

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Blade: Diving the Edge

Published December 18, 2019

The site known as Blade remains one of Wakatobi’s enduring enigmas At some point during your stay at Wakatobi Resort, the dive center may post an upcoming boat trip to a site known as Blade. Don’t hesitate to sign up for the dive, because this unique underwater formation is unlike any other site in the […]

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Just For You

Published March 21, 2017

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 […]

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Sunken Treasure

Published July 1, 2016

Discovering the underwater riches of Wakatobi’s favorite unmarked dive site Guests at Wakatobi Resort have exclusive access to more than 40 world-class dive sites located within our marine reserve. With so much underwater diversity just a swim or a short boat ride away, it’s difficult for most divers to single out any one location as […]

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Seamounts and Muck

Published March 20, 2016

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 […]

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Muck, Magic, and More

Published December 30, 2015

A Pelagian cruise showcases the full diversity of Indonesia’s underwater attractions Wakatobi has earned a world-wide reputation for its pristine reefs, spectacular walls and diversity of marine life. But there’s another dimension to the region’s underwater landscape that many find equally appealing: muck diving. To the uninitiated, it might seem that a patch of unremarkable […]

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