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Ancient shipwreck is the first in Greece to be opened up to divers to explore


As experts say it has further mysteries to yield.

  • The remains of a 5th Century cargoship has become the first ancient shipwreck in Greece opened up to public
  • It lies near Greek island of Alonissos and was laden with an estimated 4,000 amphoras when it sank 
  • The shipwreck is to become the first ancient shipwreck to be made accessible to recreational divers in Greece

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May 23, 2019 |

The Best Underwater Hotels in the World


Sleeping with the fishes takes on a whole new meaning at these villas and suites located under the sea.

Over the years, plans for a fully-submerged luxury hotel, like the Poseidon Undersea Resort in Fiji and Hydropolis in Dubai, have been mapped out. But they’ve yet to become a reality for intrepid travelers. Until that happens, you can realize your dreams of living like the Little Mermaid or Captain Nemo in these floating villas with underwater bedrooms or suites that look out into aquariums everywhere from the Maldives to Shanghai. Read more

May 10, 2019 |

Philippines officially hosts world’s second largest known population of whale sharks

Philippines, March 3, 2019, The Philippines officially hosts the second largest known population of whale sharks in the world according to Wildbook for Whale Sharks, a global online population catalogue used by scientists and the public.

The Philippine population total, which now stands at >1,600 individual whale sharks, was reached through the submission of photo-identification data from dedicated work by LAMAVE, WWF-Philippines and avid and active members of the public. Read more

March 14, 2019 |

8 Amazing Things You Didn’t Know About the Great Blue Hole

Legendary researcher Jacques Cousteau made this massive underwater sinkhole famous, but he wasn’t the first to dive its deep blue waters.

As one of the world’s most recognizable natural wonders, Belize’s Great Blue Hole draws hordes of snorkelers and divers every year to marvel at its size and beauty. But there’s more to the underwater sinkhole than meets the eye. Read more

March 3, 2019 |

Wakatobi Resort Goes Solar

01 February 2019

Wakatobi Resort will soon be tied into a solar power station that will supply a substantial portion of the property’s electrical power needs. Wakatobi’s efforts to bring solar power to the region date back more than a dozen years. Read more

March 1, 2019 |

WAKATOBI – Close to Home


Discovering the underwater attractions that lie just off Wakatobi’s beach.

by Steve Miller, Pro Photographer and Wakatobi Guest Experience Consultant

It’s morning, and the dive boats of Wakatobi are just about to head out for the first trip of the day. I’m still on shore at the dive center, halfway through a leak check on my camera housing. But there’s no rush because today, I won’t be catching a boat. The housing passes the leak test, and as soon as I lift it from the freshwater tank, one of the dive center staff appears and immediately takes it from my arms. Smiling, he asks “will you be needing a taxi boat drop off today?” Looking out to where the turquoise waters of the shallows transition to a deep blue, I reply “no, I think we’ll just swim along the jetty to the wall.” Read more

January 18, 2019 |
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