Diving the Underwater Nirvana of Wakatobi National Marine Park

Legendary underwater explorer and conservationist, Jacques Cousteau is said to have called the Wakatobi islands – then known as the Tukangbesi islands: an “Underwater Nirwana”, for Wakatobi is widely recognized as having the highest number of reef and fish species in the world. The islands are also famous as the largest barrier reef in Indonesia, second only to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Here divers can found fringing, atolls, barrier reefs and more than 50 spectacular dive sites eas
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With their incredible ability to mimic their surroundings and their tiny size, it is not surprising that these spectacular Robust Ghostpipefishes are seldom spotted by divers.

With their incredible ability to mimic their surroundings and their tiny size, it is not surprising that these spectacular Robust Ghostpipefishes are seldom spotted by divers.

Above and below the surface of Wakatobi waters are two different worlds, yet equally amazing.

Above and below the surface of Wakatobi waters are two different worlds, yet equally amazing.

An adorable Bleny fish sticking its head out of a hole in a coral reef.

An adorable Bleny fish sticking its head out of a hole in a coral reef.

The Crinoid Crab, Another enchanting creatureinhabiting the floor of the Wakatobi Marine Park.

The Crinoid Crab, Another enchanting creatureinhabiting the floor of the Wakatobi Marine Park.

With its transparent appearance, this unique shrimp curiously lurks among sea anemones.

With its transparent appearance, this unique shrimp curiously lurks among sea anemones.

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