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Y AKA Plongee Rangiroa

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Address: Avatoru | BP 423 Avatoru, Avatoru 98775, French Polynesia
Phone Number: +689 206898
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Amazing dive school

Wow I am so behind on reviews but I had to get my review in for this amazing diving school in Rangiroa. I am a very nervous diver and having only done my OWD I was still a little... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow I am so behind on reviews but I had to get my review in for this amazing diving school in Rangiroa. I am a very nervous diver and having only done my OWD I was still a little nervous so did a beginners dive in the aquarium and then did the Tiputa Pass. What an amazing experience. Thomas, Katy... More 

1 Thank xxsally1990xx
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at Kiaora hotel which have a diving center in it. However, they made so many requests and put a lot of roadblocks that made me find another diving center. Lucky me!! The owners of Y AKA are former employees of the other diving center and took a long shot to open their own business. Congratulations Katy and Marco!!... More 

1 Thank Marcos F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

I dived with Y Aka Plongee as an in-buddied diver as my husband doesn't dive. This was never an issue and I was always placed with experience appropriate groups. The team of Katy, Marco, Thomas and everyone else were so welcoming - always a cheery greeting as you arrived for whatever dive you were doing. And what diving! Dolphins, turtles,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Thanks Marco, JM, Ninie and co! What a great time, good times, fun above the water and awesome spotting of most fish species, sharks, dolphins, turtles, corals, even chromodoris (private joke for JM) and the star: the big hammerhead... Flying underwater with the current above a hundred sharks, seeing the colours change and fish getting excited at mating hours during... More 

2 Thank Benoit P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Loved my time at Y AKA! The people are very welcoming and friendly - they make you feel at ease right away! The place is nice and homy. The dives are tailor made and never feel the same even though you dive 2/3 times a day for 5 days like I did! They always make sure you are satisfied and... More 

1 Thank Gaelle B
Hertford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

I dived with Y AKA Plongee as a solo traveller even tho I was on my honeymoon. My husband doesn't dive so I left him at our hotel (Kia Ora). But this worked out well for us as I could do the early morning deeper dive and be back at the hotel long before lunch. For couples were one half... More 

2 Thank My_Yell0w_Bird
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2016

We were on the cruise ship Oceania Marina and had booked scuba dives with Yaka Plongee prior to our arrival to Rangiroa. They picked us up at the pier, very well organised for the dives, everything was ready for us. We did 2 dives and had the best time. Easy to deal with, flexible and friendly. The dives were just... More 

1 Thank Claude L
Nashua, New Hampshire
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2016

I read all these rave reviews and that is why we chose them over Top Dive. We stayed at the Kia Ora which is convenient to both shops as they are next to each other, only a 3-6 minute walk along the beach (depending on your room location). The first day we had them pick us up and then realized... More 

3 Thank luv2globetrot
Gloucester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2016

Although we had already snorkeled on a few other islands during our trip, we were glad we signed on with Yaka. 3 couples, a lovely guide (Nini) and a boat pilot and we were off to the "Aquarium", an astounding collection of fish to be seen. We also did 3 drift trips within the inlet, also very cool. Great time... More 

3 Thank NuclearDuo
Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2016

Katy and the folks at Y AKA Plongee Rangiroa were a real pleasure to deal with...and that's coming from someone who was a problem client. Because my plans were being changed often, I had to request consideration from Y AKA Plongee; they were always helpful and willing to work with me. I cannot thank them enough. On top of that,... More 

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