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Address: BP174, 98763, French Polynesia
Phone Number: +689 40 98 43 76
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The best of scuba-diving in Fakarva. 2 Diving centers in Fakarava located...

The best of scuba-diving in Fakarva. 2 Diving centers in Fakarava located in Rotoava village, and on motu Penu close to the south pass. 4 Dives a day - Fun dives, introductory dives and certifications. Free Nitrox and free pick up.

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feel free to fly

great team friendly nice equipmente, Ali Baba What a dive!! Sizu me us fly in our safety stop,you must dive with team at least for 3 days and other 3 days in the south

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Quilmes, Argentina
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Quilmes, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great team friendly nice equipmente, Ali Baba What a dive!! Sizu me us fly in our safety stop,you must dive with team at least for 3 days and other 3 days in the south

Draper, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

The two dive sites we were taken to had very strong currents at different levels and ended up being a modified drift dives. The walls had many different corals and the colors under my dive lamp were magnificent. On one dive we had 3 dolphins come and check us out for awhile which is always exciting and amazing to see.... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

I had bought a Topdive pass and dived with them in Moorea (Intercontinental), Bora Bora (Maikai), Rangiroa, Fakarava North and Tahiti Nui (Intercontinental), in November/December 2015. I will review each one separately as my experience varied from average to excellent. Great dive centre with really nice staff. Awesome diving. Particular thanks to the lovely Irene who helped me to find... More 

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

Diving with TOPDIVE left us stunned by the beauty of the underwater world of Fakarava. We especially liked the Southpass - or "shark paradise" - but also the North is worth seeing. Cissou did an amazing job and we really loved spending time with him and his lovely girlfriend. Highly recommended!

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Setauket, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

We dove with Top dive while staying at Paradise Motu Aito Pension to be able to dive the south pass. A present, a husband and wife who live on a motu near the pass. They provide diving services such as guiding the dives but also maintain a facility with a compressor able to provide free nitro. They are knowledgable divers... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Both the north and south pass have great dives. Shop will send transport to pick you up. Shop gear is in good shape if you don't bring your own. Saw Manta, Spotted Eagle, Sharks, Pacific Sennett, Pompano and all the usual tropical. We also saw some Crown of Thorns the do not seem to worry the locals. South pass is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

A well run organisation with Sissou as Dive Master and manager and Irene as the lady who made sure everything happened! They offer three dives a day with two dive boats. The North passe offers stunning diving either on the outer reef during an outgoing current or drift diving through the passe on an incoming current and is some 20... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Best Dive center in the south pass of Fakarava. Very attentive staff, Used their services for an Intro dive in the best spot on the island. they came highly recommended by the owner of the pension Raimiti

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Just returned 2 days ago from the most outstanding dive experience of my life. My wife and I stayed at the Pearl Havaiki in the air conditioned beach cottages where I was picked up each morning by a van from the TOPDIVE North operation. Found it amusing that they gave me the very precise time of 8:14 for my pick-up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Our kids dived twice in Fakarava with Nikita and they just loved it. He and his wife were very friendly and very accomodating. The dives themselves were fantastic as we were in the south pass which seems to be the place to dive

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