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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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wonderful guided snorkeling and diving

We dove with both Top Dive ad Y AKA Plongee Rangiora.. if we had known about Y AKA before our trip we would have skipped Top Dive. The personal attention of Katy and her team was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Greenville, North Carolina
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Greenville, North Carolina
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We dove with both Top Dive ad Y AKA Plongee Rangiora.. if we had known about Y AKA before our trip we would have skipped Top Dive. The personal attention of Katy and her team was special. They also spoke better English than the two dive masters I had at Top Dive.

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San Francisco, CA
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Many dive companies try to cram you onto a boat with 20 other divers, and I almost always find the experience unpleasant. Y Aka keeps groups small, and tries their best to match the skill level of divers going out on each boat. Great dive briefings, wonderful guides (Thomas, Jean Marie and Katy) as well as professional, friendly local captains.... More 

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Naperville, Illinois, United States
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We contacted Katy because of the excellent reviews on trip advisor, and Yaka diving did not disappoint us. They were absolutely wonderful. They had a Go Pro that we could rent, because our camera got water damaged in Bora Bora. They were kind and friendly and made us feel welcome. Everything ran very smoothly. We had five wonderful dives and... More 

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Fishers, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 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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173 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 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
5 attraction reviews
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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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