Wakatobi – The dive report

Some weird shrimp

Dive Report

Wakatobi’s claim to fame is that Jacques Cousteau said (allegedly) that the diving around the Tukang Besi Islands was among the best in the world.  I have undertaken a cursory search on the internet but I am only able to find reference to this on an Indonesian tourist website so I remain dubious.  However now we have experienced the diving firsthand we can confirm the underwater world here is, indeed, mightily impressive and Monsieur Cousteau may well have uttered those words. Continue reading

Wakatobi – Hoga Island – Another beach and diving paradise

The Wanci to Kaledupa ferry

Wakatobi wasn’t on our radar when we began researching our trip but we stumbled across it and learned more about this fairly remote part of south east Sulawesi (originally known as the Tukang Besi Islands) so it was added it to the ever increasing list of places we wanted to visit.

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