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“diving with turtles”
Review of Bubbles Below

Bubbles Below
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Owner description: Bubbles Below is now located down the main town of Arutanga & situated right beside the main wharf. we have a small range of products for sale including reef shoes, spearguns & accessories, Mask & snorkel sets & torches. Call us for your next dive adventure
Reviewed March 10, 2014

Only spent 6 hours on the island, but still managed to get 2 fantastic dives with Onu. Saw an eagle ray and some turtles... great experience. Very friendly service - highly recommended!

Thank ivok80
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Reviewed February 10, 2014

If you want to dive in Aitutaki then Onu is the one to get ahold of for some great dives. The boat is manned and has all first aid equipment with life jackets on board. The dive sites we went to were awesome , first was a swim through to a drop off which was spectacular to see. And our second dive was to the turtle area , here we saw many turtles and even touched one...it was great and we enjoyed the company. Thank you for the memorable experience! Highly recommended!

2  Thank jamiel8
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Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

With wonderful staff and beautiful sites this was the highlight of my trip. I felt safe and taken care of, and got see lots of turtles and eagle rays. Would love to come back!

Thank Patrik S
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Reviewed January 25, 2014

Uncle bubbles is an excellent guy who took us to two awesome dive locations. We saw some unbelievalbe stuff including massive green turtles on two dives of 45 minutes each.

However, if you don't have your PADI then you will only dive once AND you will be charged the same price as those that dive twice which to me was really offensive. There is absolutely no reason why there shouldn't be a reduction for those that can only do one and I have to admit that it left a very bitter taste in my mouth.

Other than that, the diving itself is the best I've ever done.

Thank Jane1921
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Onu h, Manager at Bubbles Below, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2014

Kia Orana
Thanks for the comments & Glad you enjoyed a taste of what Aitutaki diving has to offer!

Unfortunately because you were'nt a certified diver, we as a dive shop or as dive instructors are bound by PADI(professional assoc diving instructors) to adhere to their rules & regulations!
therefore the dive in which you experienced with us, this is classed as a Discover scuba dive program, which consists of instructional training etc & 1 dive, this program gives you an experience of the underwaterworld, whereas a 2 tank dive which is offered to certified divers require no instructional training other than a dive briefing beforehand!

You will find that with most or if not all dive shops around the world, the costs for such courses/programs are higher than for the certified diver, due to there being fees in which we pay to either Padi or for insurance purposes to cover us in the unlikely event of a diving mishap happening!

I thankyou for your honest opinions & hopefully this has put your mind & has not left such a bitter taste in your mouth anymore
Thanks
Onu

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Reviewed January 25, 2014

Want to dive Aitutaki? We strongly recommend getting a hold of Uno for a great morning of diving. With a well maintained, COVERED boat, brand new Mares rental equipment, small dive group, Uno ensures your safety and overall enjoyment come first.

Dives are a short distance outside the outer reef, the boat is manned while you're in the water, fresh fruit and toasties are made available and Uno has a great and extensive knowledge of the reef and marine life. We thoroughly enjoyed our two days with him and his staff, and would absolutely recommend Uno and Bubbles Below for diving on Aitutaki.

Thank Yukon Landcruis... R
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Onu h, Manager at Bubbles Below, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2014

Thanks for the comments, Aitutaki has just been rated #5 in the world for best places to dive with turtles(Onu)

Thanks to you guys who share the experience with other divers worldwide!

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