What Lies Beyond

Published September 17, 2022

A cruise on Pelagian Dive Yacht reveals the full riches of the Wakatobi National Park Wakatobi’s marine preserve encompasses some of the finest coral reefs in the world. You could spend a lifetime exploring and enjoying its abundant diversity of marine life. And yet, even with this plethora of underwater opportunities, which begin right at […]

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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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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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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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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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When in Roma

Published February 15, 2018

A virtual visit to a favorite Wakatobi dive site There are more than 40 dive sites that lie within Wakatobi Resort’s private marine preserve, offering everything from snorkel-friendly shallows to plunging walls and dramatic fish-covered sea mounts. Each visitor to the preserve has their own favorites, but there are certain sites that remain the most-requested […]

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Top of the Reef

Published September 26, 2017

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 […]

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Repeat Performances

Published July 25, 2017

A number of our guests have described their time at Wakatobi Resort as a “once in a lifetime experience.” But that’s not always the case, because a fair number of those who come to our little corner of the Indian Ocean will eventually show up for a second visit… or a third. What brings them […]

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