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Dive Spirit Fakarava

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4 Pk, 98763, French Polynesia
+689 40 98 41 40
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Best dive of my life so far

Matias and Ariane are just great and their approach to dive planning, briefing, debriefing, etc. is... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2015
Luigi A
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One of the best diving experiences of my life!

I was very privileged to dive for a week with Ariane and Matias. They are both very laid-back which... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2015
Scuba_Bri
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Perth, Australia
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Sep 17, 2016
“Holy-Fakarava!”
Aug 24, 2016
“North Pass Reef Dive”
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4 Pk, 98763, French Polynesia
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Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

Matias and Ariane are just great and their approach to dive planning, briefing, debriefing, etc. is first class. We organised through mail and we agreed to meet the afternoon before to finalise the gear preparation and paperwork. The following morning we started off very early...More

1  Thank Luigi A
Reviewed May 8, 2015

I was very privileged to dive for a week with Ariane and Matias. They are both very laid-back which makes the diving experience relaxing and fun. They will go out of their way to ensure you have a different diving experience each time. Really fun...More

2  Thank Scuba_Bri
Reviewed April 23, 2015

We traveled to Fakarava this last March to scuba dive. While staying at the Northern end of the island we dove with Dive Spirit, which is owned by Matias and Ariane who manage a very professional and safety conscious operation. We very much enjoyed diving...More

1  Thank Peter B
Reviewed September 2, 2014

I know most people are experienced divers by the time they're booking trips to Fakarava, but I hadn't yet passed my open water and was having a lot of trouble with flooding the mask. Having failed in Lake Tahoe, I decided to take another chance...More

Thank Katie W
Reviewed July 22, 2014

Having read all the great reviews on Trip Advisor our expectations were high ... and we were not disappointed. We dived with them for 5 days and had some fabulous dives. We saw Manta Rays on every dive and and got to the point of...More

2  Thank travelling_diver2013
Reviewed June 20, 2014

Dive Spirit is a professionally run dive shop on Fakarava, a great alternative with personal service and attention. They were able to provide a smaller than normal tank (12 CL), pick me up at my pension and point out interesting creatures in the water. Note...More

1  Thank MikeHSFO
Reviewed May 29, 2014

In French Polynesia, you can find a few of small fiving companies where you will be treated like a friend: this is one of them! This one is new (started in 2012) and they are really friendly and will show you everything you have to...More

Thank ErwanOZ
Reviewed January 29, 2014

When our Oceania cruise ran into rough seas, we made a surprise stop on Fakarava. I used Trip Advisor to research and find a way to enjoy the island. When I emailed Ariane, the night before I received a response immediately. She made sure we...More

1  Thank Nancy C
Reviewed November 7, 2013

We have been diving with this club two times in Fakarava. Negative points : in the morning they make you do 2 divings, with is not useful since it is nearly the same one. Positive points : they are very careful with people. They see...More

Thank Isabelle F
Ariane - Matias M, Propriétaire at Dive Spirit Fakarava, responded to this review

Thank you Isabelle for your sweet message! Our dive planning is 2 tanks dives in the morning and 1 tank dive in the afternoon. In each Tuamotu Islands, there are not a lot of different dives sites. Mainly is inside the channel or outside the...More

Reviewed October 27, 2013

I dove with this company for the duration of my time in Fakarava. It was easily the highlight of my time on the island and probably in all of French Polynesia. Location: Situated at kilometer 4, Dive Spirit is close to most of the major...More

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WJH35
Hi, I am a NAUI certified diver but have not been diving for 10 years. Can you suggest a dive experience that would be appropriate for me? Thanks, Bill
December 17, 2016|
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Response from CarpIsland |
Hello Bill. If you haven't dive for 10 years, you should do at least 1 or 2 refresh dives in the lagoon in front of the dive shop. And then, if you are ready, you could dive in the ocean. Which date and which... More
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simmie2015
Do you have combination dive/snorkel trips available? What is the cost? Where do I see the trips available please? thank you.
July 26, 2016|
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Response from Ariane - Matias M | Property representative |
Hello, Please tell me your dates, your accomodation, number of pax.
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martu_62
hola, viajare a farakava en julio seguramente cerca del 25, quisiera contratar el servicio de buceo con ustedes.somos dos . Serian tan amables de indicarme como hago?Espero novedades.Saludos Marta
May 5, 2016|
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Response from Ariane - Matias M | Property representative |
Hola Marta. Si me podrias mandar un email, seria mas facil para mi contestarte y hacer el seguimiento. Necesito saber tus fechas de llegada y partida, así que tu nivel de buceo, numero de buceos en el logbook, si vas a... More
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