Starship

About 20 minutes drive from the Wakatobi Resort is Starship, named after the research vessel Starship that visited here during its circumnavigation of the world. Wall diving with many holes and small overhangs where there is a lot to discover.

Nudibranchs of the Chromodoris families, all species of coral fish. Often Zanzibar shrimp on the crinoids, anemones with clownfish, and partner shrimps.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 20 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Macro Spot

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Wakatobi House Reef

Wakatobi Housereef is one of the most beautiful house reefs in the world. Entry directly from the jetty / beach or, depending on the current, shuttle service with boats. Incredible biodiversity on the steep face, you should definitely do several dives there during the day and at night to enjoy the high lights.

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Trailblazer

Dive Site east of Teluk Maya, jump in in sandy bay with giant barrel sponges then continue right shoulder toward a ridge, covered with corals and fishes. Reeftop 3-5 meters. If current is getting to strong dive can be finished in nearby Teluk Maya

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Starship

About 20 minutes drive from the Wakatobi Resort is Starship, named after the research vessel Starship that visited here during its circumnavigation of the world. Wall diving with many holes and small overhangs where there is a lot to discover.

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Ibel D’Orange

5 Menit dengan kapal dari pulau Tinabo Besar Taman Nasional Taka Bonerate Selayar, pinnacle, entri 18 meter, kedalaman max 32 meter. soft corals dan hard corals

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Located in the north part of Babi island, the site is a drop off covered with corals, gorgonians and small crevices sheltering a rich diversity. But don’t forget to take a look down and into the blue from time to time, it would be a shame to miss the passing sharks, turtles and giant trevallies!

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In the south of Babi island, you’ll find this wonderful dive site. It is a steep slope where there is usually current, which makes it a great drift dive site and a perfect place to spot reef sharks and other big fish. Macro lovers will also enjoy the end of the dive looking for small creatures in the coral rocks.

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The dive site is a slope covered with corals, huge sea fans and sponges. At 30 meters, a sandy area forms a plateau before the reef drops deeper. There is usually some current which makes it a wonderful drift dive.

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After a short swim on a sandy area, we arrive on this Japanese ship wreck sunken during WW2. It lies between 12 and 33 meters and is about 50 meters long. It is covered with corals and is home to many species.

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Located opposite of Santai Divers dive center, this shore dive is ideal for beginners and macro lovers. After a descent on a sandy area, you will find 2 massive coral rocks full of life at 20 and 25 meters. The end of the dive is on a small wall between 5 and 15 meters.

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Outside

25 minutes by boat from Pattumbukan harbour. Combination between stiff slope and wall as topography and limestone rock as bottom composition. Current mostly strong since the location are on the cape. Depends on the current, sometimes the divers must do negative entry to reach the spot.

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