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Swimming with humpback whales - A dream come true

Swam with humpback whales today out in the deep blue pacific ocean... Watched them breach and dive from the boat before getting our snorkelling gear on and observing them dive... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Aitutaki, Cook Islands
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Aitutaki, Cook Islands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Swam with humpback whales today out in the deep blue pacific ocean... Watched them breach and dive from the boat before getting our snorkelling gear on and observing them dive into the depths below. Floating on the surface with 4000m of ocean below you is one daunting but invigorating experience! Topped the trip off swimming with turtles, eagle rays and... More 

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Coto de Caza, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We just got back from Aitutaki and went on 3 days ( 6 dives) of amazing scuba diving with Bubbles Below on 8/4/15-8/6/15. Ono and his wife Merrima were absolutely fantastic !!! I am a retired RN and safety is a HUGE concern for me especially since I am still a beginner in diving !!! They were very attentive, very... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

we had a great time diving with bubbles below. The staff was extremely friendly. they took us on two dives, one where we saw white tip reef sharks, turtles, lots of fish that we fed a coconut to, and a school of ~30 eagle rays. In between dives we got hot milo which was wonderful. The second dive we did... More 

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Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I just loved the whole experience. We were well briefed and te staff really looked after us. They had excellent gear, knew the area really well and we saw Giant Turtles, Eagle Rays, shark and so many kinds and sizes and colours of fish in really clear water. I did 2 dives and it was a mind blowing experience. I... More 

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madrid
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Quite good equipment and nice staff. They really know where to go, so we could see lot of fish, including turtles, sharks, manta and eagle rays, and just outside the barrier, five minutes from the coast. Diving in Aitutaki is a must

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Thanks to the staff for our best discovery scuba dive experience yet! Our third discovery dive and had fun! Fantastic friendly staff, massive fish, schools of manta rays and saw three turtles (able to pat one of them on the shell when napping on coral)! Had a fantastic time! Highly recommend this to everyone!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Aitutaki is a pretty good spot for your first dive and we've seen some amazing marine life on the outer reef - tropical fish, giant sea turtles (so relaxed, I even tried to ride one before Onu told me off), Napoleon big fish (eats coconut as well). Onu did a really good job at guiding my partner Nataliya, who never... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The dives with onu were absolut amazing. The highlight was the big green turtle and pad it. We had to do this visit again after 2 days because we were so faszinated. Before our dives Onu asked us what we want to see. After this he selected the right spots. We saw everything we told him sharks, heaps of fishes,... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We did 4 dives with Onu. He asked us about our interests before the dives to find the right spots. We saw 2 very big turtles and Onu took a perfect picture from us with the turtle. He absolutely knows the area and where the fishes, turtles and rays are! We would do the dive again with him. At the... More 

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Venezia, Italia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The dive is anything special compared to what you can see in the South Pacific, is still very interesting and the price in line with the competition. What I did not like is the attitude of the owner, a real businessman , first he tried to "steal" me the deposit of a friend who had said that he might have... More 

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Onu h, Owner at Bubbles Below, responded to this review

My friend, I think you really need to correct yourself regarding this post. firstly you wanted to hire my gopro camera for your trip to another island called Manuae, which is approx 50 nautical miles away from Aitutaki, how many others in this world would even consider giving out there personal camera to a complete stranger to take on there... More 

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