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Y AKA Plongee Rangiroa

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Address: Avatoru | BP 423 Avatoru, Avatoru 98775, French Polynesia
Phone Number: 00 (689) 20.68.98
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Amazing dive shop and once in a lifetime dive experience!

We chose Y AKA after they were recommended by Pacific For Less and couldn't have been happier with our experience from start to finish. We dove the second week of April for a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
Megan Z
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Fishers, Indiana
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Fishers, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We chose Y AKA after they were recommended by Pacific For Less and couldn't have been happier with our experience from start to finish. We dove the second week of April for a total of 10 dives, 9 in Tiputa Pass and 1 in Avaturu. You couldn't beat the 3 minute walk from the Kia Ora to the shop. Many... More 

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Colorado
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32 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Chose them because they had a boat with a ladder and were responsive…LOVED LOVED LOVED THEM. We had two very novice snorkelers and they accompanied them and helped make them comfortable. They made sure we all saw the shark, eel, etc. and after snorkeling a great reef we went out to try to find dolphins. THREE mama and baby pairs... More 

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Brisbane
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Absolutely amazing dives, saw manta rays, turtles, eel, dolphins, eagle rays, barracuda and lots of other fish species. J-Marie is a very professional instruction, very patient and took the time to look after me (I wasn't feeling well and could not equalise in one ear). I truly recommend this little dive shop. I had a wonderful experience.

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Chico, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We booked this excursion on line while we were on our cruise. They wanted payment up front. They picked us up on the dock and took us by boat to their "shop" where we were given wet suits and equipment if we needed it then they took us to a nearby place to snorkel. After that they took us to... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

My nephew and I had a perfect diving experience with this small and excellent dive shop. Katy and Marco are great divers who love what they do. They are fun and very safe. We had extraordinary dives...saw dolphin (including babies) on 3 separate dives; saw 3 Great Hammerheads...one 12-15 feet (huge). We saw 13 Eagle Rays flying across the bottom...probably... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I recommend diving or snorkelling with Y AKA without any doubt. Marco and Katy (the owners) are involved themselves with everything. From the email contact (which was fast and professional) until the dives themselves. Marco led the dive I did and he is very good, friendly and professional. He picked me up from the ferry pier (I arrived by cruise... More 

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Ca
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Do yourself a Favor and Book this Trip. We saw Every Fish in the sea and then some! Fun Boat, Great Guides and Beautiful Ocean. You won't be disappointed! Doug and Carole

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Portland, OR
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

As non-divers, we were anxious to find a snorkeling trip during our cruise ship stop in Rangiroa on January 1, 2015. This could not have been better. We were able to set it up and confirm easily by email. A day or two before the excursion, we got email asking if we could come at a different time (only if... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I and my husband was on honeymoon. After 6days in Bora Bora island we visited Rangiroa only for scubadiving. Our first dive was with Top Dive at which we were booked for three dives by easytahiti.com. It was a refresh dive and took only 10mins after 30mins waiting on the boat!! We was very disappointed with its service, and decided... More 

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La Verne, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We stayed at a resort that had a dive shop on the grounds. However, after reading the reviews for Y AKA Plongee we decided to dive with them. From the very first emails to Katy and Marco (the owners) I knew I had chosen the right dive shop. Their friendly nature comes right through in their emails. Upon meeting them,... More 

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