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WAKATOBI National Marine Park: the "Underwater Nirwana"

Posted On : 24 August 2011
Categories : Diving and Snorkeling


Legendary underwater explorer and conservationist, Jacques Cousteau is said to have called the Wakatobi islands – then known as the Tukangbesi islands:  an "Underwater Nirwana" Now a National Marine Park covering the entire Waktobi District, it comprises a total of 1.4 million hectares, of which 900,000 hectares are decorated with different, colourful species of tropical coral reefs. For Wakatobi is widely recognized as having the highest number...

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Tag : SAIL WAKATOBI 2011: Preserving the Oceans for Future Life , WAKATOBI National Marine Park