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In wakatobi you will find high-value marine species and uniqueness well, with stunning panoramic underwater. In general, the waters of the sea has a configuration of the starting level to sloping towards the sea, and there are some waters that very steep. the water depths is Varying, the deepest reaches 1044 meters with a bottom mostly sandy and rocky.

This national park has 25 pieces of coral reef with a circumference of the coast of the islands along the 600 km. More than 112 species from 13 families including corals Acropora formosa, A. hyacinthus, Psammocora profundasafla, Pavona cactus, Leptoseris yabei, Fungia molucensis, Lobophyllia robusta, Merulina ampliata, Platygyra versifora, Euphyllia glabrescens, Tubastraea frondes, Stylophora pistillata, throchelliophorum Sarcophyton, and Sinularia spp.

Fish species richness of this national park which is owned as many as 93 species of food fish and ornamental fish trade among argus spots (Cephalopholus argus), takhasang (Naso unicornis), pogo-pogo (Balistoides viridescens), napoleon (Cheilinus undulatus), red fish (Lutjanus biguttatus ), rabbitfish (Siganus guttatus), Amphiprion melanopus, Chaetodon specullum, Chelmon rostratus, Heniochus acuminatus, Lutjanus

In addition in wakatobi there are several types of sea birds such as geese and miles of brown (Sula leucogaster plotus), kettle Malay (Charadrius peronii), erasia kingfisher (Alcedo atthis); also there are three types of turtles that often landed on the islands is in the national park that is hawksbill turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) turtles pot (Caretta caretta), and cracked turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea).
Indigenous people living around the national park that is called the sea tribe or Bajau tribe. According to the ancient Chinese and European explorers, mentions that people are human beings who has capability of boating can explore Merqui Islands, Bangkok, Singapore, Sulawesi and the Sulu Archipelago. From whole human boating in Southeast Asia that still have traditional cultures boating is only Bajau tribe. See their daily life is an interesting and unique, especially diving into the sea without the equipment to spear fish.

Hoga Island (Resort Kaledupa), Island Binongko (Resort Binongko) and Resort Tamia is visited especially attractive for diving activities, snorkeling, sightseeing ancient, swimming, camping, and cultural tourism.
The best visiting season: April / d in June and October / December each year.

How to reach the location: from kendari to bau-bau island can be reached with regular speed boat twice a day with and it takes time five hours, or every day with a timber ship for 12 hours. From bau-bau to Lasalimu take a four wheeler vehicle for two hours, then take Wanci Lasalimu speed boat it takes time approximately one hour or the last option you can take timber ship-Wanci Lasalimu for 2.5 hours. Wanci is the first gate into the Wakatobi National Park area.

The Details of Wakatobi Island :
1.39 million hectares of area
Determined by the Minister of Forestry, SK No.. 765/Kpts-II/2002
1.39 million hectares of area
Location of Buton regency, Southeast Sulawesi Province

Air temperature of 19 ° - 34 ° C
Rainfall is 1000-2200 mm / year
Altitude of 0-3 meters above sea level
The geographical position of 5 ° 12 '- 6 ° 10' S, 123 ° 20 '- 124 ° 39' E

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