Wakatobi, Indonesia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Wakatobi, Indonesia? If you're planning to go to Wakatobi, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Wakatobi, Indonesia

Based on the climate and weather in Wakatobi, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Wakatobi, Indonesia by month

January

Traveling to Wakatobi in January, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses

February

If you are traveling to Wakatobi in February, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts

March

Traveling to Wakatobi in March, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

April

April here can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear

May

If you are traveling to Wakatobi in May, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage

June

If you are traveling to Wakatobi in June, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts

July

July for Wakatobi is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

If you go to Wakatobi in August, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear

September

September here is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts

October

If you go to Wakatobi in October, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Shorts

November

November in Wakatobi is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts

December

December in Wakatobi can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Wakatobi, Indonesia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Wakatobi, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Wakatobi

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