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About Wakatobi

If there was ever a dive resort synomous with paradise, it would be Wakatobi. Located in southeast Indonesia, this small island resort offers incredible diving from either their land based operation, or their live aboard - Pelagian.

In a peaceful and undeveloped corner of Indonesia, just a little over two hours by private air service from Bali, you’ll find yourself at the center of the world’s most extraordinary dive areas. Wakatobi Dive Resort is on a small island called Tolandono in Southeast Sulawesi. 

Travel information Wakatobi

  • Time: GMT +7
  • Currency: Rupiah but the US dollar or credit cards work best at the resort. 
  • Language: Bahasa Indonesian but English is spoken at the resort.
  • Water: Avoid drinking tap water or ice made from tap water on other islands, but water at the resort is ok.
  • Visa: Travelers from Sweden receive a visa upon arrival to the country. The visa is for 30 days.
  • Health: Contact your local vaccination unit for specific information.
  • Recompression chamber: Located in Denpasar. Treatment in a chamber is very expensive, so be sure to have full insurance to cover an emergencies. 
  • Country code: +62
  • Electricity: 220 volt with UK socket (3 prong). The resort has several adaptors for rental.  
  • Weather: In Wakatobi you can enjoy diving 365 days a year. There is no period or season unsuitable for diving. The climate is drier than in other parts of Indonesia, and the location is quite protected by the surrounding reefs and islands. For 99% of the year, the air temperature ranges between 26 - 30 degrees Celsius. On the water temperature front, the warmest water in Wakatobi is found in the upper water layer around late October, when temps may reach a maximum of 30 degrees Celsius. The coolest time falls in the later half of August with a minimum temperature of almost 26 degrees Celsius.
  • Clothing recommendation: Cool, relaxed clothing is acceptable throughout the resort. 

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Fabriksgatan 13, 412 50 Gothenburg, Sweden


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