A pioneering luxury eco-tourism concept

Wakatobi was founded on the principle that discerning divers would gladly visit and support a resort which offered more than the basics. Wakatobi combines an upscale diving operation delivering exceptional service to its guests with a reef conservation program which, in guaranteeing the pristine quality of the reefs for those guests, delivers sustainable income and development support to the local communities.

Pushing the boundaries

Wakatobi constantly pushes the boundaries on what constitutes a ‘dive resort’ redefining both the software and hardware of the operation in the process.


‘Meet’ some of the team members responsible for creating and delivering the Wakatobi experience.


Our Collaborative Reef Conservation Program is at the core of everything Wakatobi does.


A selection of reviews of Wakatobi from print magazines and journals, and from around the web.


Our guests describe their Wakatobi experiences both in the resort and aboard our luxury dive yacht, Pelagian.

“Thank you to the whole crew on Pelagian. It has truly been a pleasure and we have enjoyed our stay so much. Thank you for showing us so many beautiful dive and snorkeling sites. We have been so lucky to have met you all. We love Wakatobi both under and over water. This is a piece of… “This is a piece of paradise.”

Karsten Busck and Susanne Henriques
,August 2022