Close Encounters of the Cuttlefish Kind

Published September 29, 2023

At Wakatobi, encounters with glowing, other-worldly creatures like cuttlefish happen every day With eight arms growing out of their heads, and three hearts pumping blue blood through their pliable, gelatinous bodies, cuttlefish may seem like creatures from another planet, but they actually thrive in abundant numbers on the colorful reefs of Wakatobi. They could be […]

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Sunrise to Sunset

Published December 10, 2022

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 fascinating Wakatobi marine life subjects. It’s a new day on the coral reef and the first dive on […]

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Wakatobi’s Burping Sponges

Published March 18, 2022

Finding frogfish on the reefs of Wakatobi Resort The reefs surrounding Wakatobi Resort teem with literally thousands of species of fish and invertebrates. So why, given this abundance of unique and colorful marine life, do divers devote bottom time to seeking out a sedentary and—let’s face it—ugly little fish that is the underwater realm’s equivalent […]

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Wakatobi’s Imposters

Published August 25, 2017

What’s that fish? Are you sure? Fish spotting and identification is a favorite underwater activity for many divers and snorkelers visiting Wakatobi Resort. And thanks to our protected reefs, which teem with several thousand species of fish and even more varieties of invertebrates, there’s no shortage of subject material. Some animals are iconic and easy […]

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