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TOPDIVE Rangiroa

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| Hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa, Avatoru 98775, French Polynesia
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Great Dive Operation!

I was just in Rangiroa for my first time, and did six dives with Topdive. The diving was fantastic... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
GalScuba
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Crestview, Florida
via mobile
Review of dive operator not dive

Let me start of by stating that I’ve been diving for 20 years, have probably logged 500 dives, own... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
prouss134439
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Miami Beach, Florida
via mobile
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“drift dive” (21 reviews)
“dive master” (35 reviews)
“bora bora” (16 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa, Avatoru 98775, French Polynesia
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"eagle rays"
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"dive shop"
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"tiputa pass"
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"free nitrox"
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"french polynesia"
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"fish"
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"tuna"
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"dive staff"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was just in Rangiroa for my first time, and did six dives with Topdive. The diving was fantastic! We saw lots of spotted eagle rays, sharks, and DOLPHINS!! Sauveur was my divemaster all three days, and he was a pleasure to dive with. He...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start of by stating that I’ve been diving for 20 years, have probably logged 500 dives, own my own yacht with dive equipment and have dived around the world. I’ve never had a worse dive master than the French know it all at...More

Thank prouss134439
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Reviewed March 9, 2018

My sister and I got certified specifically so we could scuba dive on our recent cruise through the French Polynesian islands. We were met at the pier and taken by boat to the dive center which is very small but well equipped and all of...More

Thank Barbara M
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Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

We had wonderful dives with Manu and Tatsu! Manu knows very well the dive sites and we had a great time! Highly recommended!

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Reviewed January 13, 2018

The location is amazing, for sure! However, we had one fantastic Dive Master and one very ordinary one. Hiti is a great guide and he led us for two dives on our first day. He is fun and enthusiastic, very safety conscious and helpful. He...More

Thank kalimg01
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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Dive masters are awesome (special thanks to Marc!) and do whatever they can to show you what you came for (hammerheads, dolphins ...). They are accommodating and well organized. Snack bar next door offers great food (fish, sashimi). Was lucky to dive two days in...More

Thank Malo66
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Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Top dive did an awesome job taking care of us while we were in Rangiroa. Drop off your equipment when you get there and don't touch it again until you are putting on a fresh filled nitrox tank and ready to enter the water. These...More

Thank Private M
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Reviewed December 15, 2017

Best dive shop ever! Me and my husband were there in our honeymoon and dived 10 times with TOPDIVE around French Polynesia. All are great but in Rangiroa is outstanding. All the members are super nice, polite and supportive. I`ve done my Advanced Open Water...More

Thank Paula9191
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Reviewed November 26, 2017

During our trip in Rangiroa, my husband and I did several dives with Top Dive. The team here is great and very professional. They always did detailed briefings, were organized, and accommodating. As experienced instructors, we are always hesitant when diving with new dive shops...More

Thank jessiegriffin1
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Reviewed November 10, 2017

We dove with almost all TopDive Centers (except Tahiti) while in French Polynesia and from those this was the better run, most organized dive center. The equipment was in good condition, the staff was professional and really nice, we dove with Coraline and Marc and...More

Thank André F
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JRSeattle
September 7, 2017|
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Response from Roger K | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are ladders that drop into the water from the side of the boats. Also the deck at the Kia Ora is very nice and easy to step into the boats from prior to departure.
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Jay P
March 5, 2017|
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Response from Mark R | Reviewed this property |
It would be an advantage to have an entry level Nitrox qualification - always good practice to be trained on the breathing mixture you're using. I guess you may be using dive computers. If so, a Nitrox capable one... More
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Hailey Y
November 1, 2016|
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Response from Larry B | Reviewed this property |
Open water cert is the only requirement. All dives with Top Dive use Nitrox. Nitrox cert is not required since the dives are well within the no decomp limits and the max depth restriction for the Nitrox mix used during... More
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