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The Dive Centre - The Big Fish

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Address: Po Box 142, Aroa Beach, Cook Islands
Phone Number: 0068220238
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Description: PADI 5 Star Dive Centre, conveniently located on the stunning marine...
PADI 5 Star Dive Centre, conveniently located on the stunning marine reserve of Aroa beach. We offer guided dives for all levels, from wrecks to passages, drop off’s, night dives and more. Our friendly multilingual staff can cater for total beginners to the highly experienced in the crystal clear warm water of the south pacific. The Dive Centre Provides daily introduction lagoon and boat dives, with light refreshments served after every treasured water experience, also available are dive packages that will include accommodation if needed, complimentary pick up/ drop off from your resort, and a variety of courses from open water to dive master and specialties.
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Fun diving in Raro

This was my second visit to Raro where I have used 'The Dive Centre - The Big Fish'. They are a very friendly and professional staff. On separate trips my wife and 14 year old... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Snells Beach, New Zealand
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Snells Beach, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This was my second visit to Raro where I have used 'The Dive Centre - The Big Fish'. They are a very friendly and professional staff. On separate trips my wife and 14 year old daughter loved doing their first try-dive in the lagoon with them. They have an awesome new dive boat also. Highly recommended!

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Papamoa, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

My wife and I visited this spot again and again for snorkelling gear, the lagoon dive, and eventually a first time (deeper) dive in the ocean. The snorkelling, and the lagoon dive (which you do across the road from the centre) is really phenomenal. We spent hours in the water and loved the experience. The dive centre has toilets and... More 

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Phoenix
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

There dive instructor, Moana was excellent. I am already certified, but took their intro course with some newbies for a refresher. Moana was exceptionally patient and was quickly able to get a sense of who was going to struggle. The intro dive in the lagoon wasn't very deep but it was a good place to practice skills. The lagoon is... More 

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Kansas City, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

My husband Ryan and I did the morning Lagoon dive with Kim this past Wednesday. We were hooked and signed up for the Discover Scuba Diving the following afternoon. I had almost psyched myself out of going but showed up. Moana convinced me everything would be fine and I would love it. She was right and I can't imagine having... More 

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Whakatane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I did two 2 tank dives with these guys in May this year. Excellent company to dive with, focussed on safety and sustainable diving without adversely effecting the underwater environment but not overbearing about any of it. Good instructors and they really do go the extra mile to make the experience work for you. I will return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My husband and I did 3 days diving with these guys in May and they were fantastic from start to finish. Although we had some rough weather for two of those days, we still got out to some really beautiful dive spots, which speaks both of the range of dive sites in Rarotonga as well as the experience of the... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Excellent day, two dives, lovely people - highly recommended! Great visibility, beautiful coral, friendly Blue Trigger Fish following us everywhere and an amazing turtle!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

2nd visit to the big fish, really enjoyed the first one. This time the weather was a bit inclement however the pick up was just as cheerful as before! The skipper seemed a bit distant. He didn't say much throughout the dive, I guess that's the Dive Masters job which she did well. The boat had 5 divers all advanced,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We did a beginners dive whilst in Rarotonga in the lagoon. All the staff were very professional. They took the time to explain all the equipment and how it works which isn't something I've had on other dives elsewhere. The location itself is stunning. The dive was well worth the money at $90.

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Toukley, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

the first time I have scuba dived the instructors were great took time to fit you out,tell you what to do, teach you everything before taking you to the lagoon and away you go closely followed by the instructor.

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Address: Po Box 142, Aroa Beach, Cook Islands
Phone Number: 0068220238
Location: South Pacific  >  Cook Islands  >  Southern Cook Islands  >  Rarotonga  >  Aroa Beach

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