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Address: Afareaitu pk 8.5, Cote mer, French Polynesia
Phone Number: +689 87783115
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Plan on spending 4 hours to relax and enjoy. Bring good sandals or other water shoes to protect your feet, mask and snorkel. Wonderful people who enjoy showing and educating... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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traverse city,mi
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49 reviews 49 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Plan on spending 4 hours to relax and enjoy. Bring good sandals or other water shoes to protect your feet, mask and snorkel. Wonderful people who enjoy showing and educating visitors about the marine life in the area.

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Encinitas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

This is a must do experience if you want to see sting rays, sharks, and a large variety of reef fish up close. It was amazing! Loved it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This lagoon was protected from ocean currents or rough seas. It was a nice introduction to snorkeling Tahitian waters. There were many species of fish, the color of the rainbow. The best part was watching a Tahitian sunset from the lagoon. I love Tahiti!!!

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

The fish are not fenced. They come because they are fed. Spectacular and well worth a visit. THE best thing to do in Moorea. Plan to be there in the morning and for a few hours so you can relax in the cabanas. Take your lunch. The boys that take you over in the boat and do the 'show' speak... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

If you like to snorkel this is a must. We spent several hours here in the water seeing up close and personal all kinds of fish, small and large. Schools of fish here plus stingrays and black tip reef shark. Someone feeds the fish at 11 am and 2 pm. Quite a spectacular event to see. Arrive early its worth... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Yes you will swim with sharks and rays. If you only do it once this is the place to do it instead of the Hiro tour. Wilfred really has them trained and the dog Tootsie who gets into the water when the rays and sharks are fed is worth the price of admission. You can read tons of reviews about... More 

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Victor, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

If in French Polynesia, this is an attraction that you should not misss. Even though the fish are enclosed in the water, with a fence, it gives a good idea of what is in the warm and inviting waters that surround you. Also available before visiting the Lagoonarium, you can take an amazing opportunity to swim with sharks, in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Having read other reviews we decided to visit. Wilfred is great and makes the day fascinating - he is friendly and helpful. The lagoon is amazing with loads of different fish to see. Got so engrossed the time just disappeared. Definitely should visit if you can.

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Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I am not a strong swimmer and the snorkel guide was lovely. She stayed with me, pointed to what I should be seeing and moved me along at a nice pace. The fish were plentiful, colorful and very diverse. Saw a large lemon shark deep in the water - was very exciting. a must visit location!!

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Laguna Niguel, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We went with a small tour boat, giving us a more intimate experience, which I highly recommend versus some of the boats we saw with tons of tourists on them. The rays are tame & are fed regularly by the guides, so they are very docile & will graze your body looking for snacks they are regularly fed. Shark swim... More 

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