Main Menu
Join Undercurrent on Facebook

The Private, Exclusive Guide for Serious Divers Since 1975 | |
For Divers since 1975
The Private, Exclusive Guide for Serious Divers Since 1975
Join Undercurrent on Facebook
"Best of the Web: scuba tips no other
source dares to publish" -- Forbes

Dive Review of Amedee Diving Club/Dove while on a Cruise in
Cook Islands/Noumea, New Caledonia

February, 2007, an Instant Reader Report by Dee Wescott, HI, USA
Report Number 3186
Subscribers: Submit Your Reader Report Here
Subscribe Now Questions?
Subscribers can send this reviewer an email directly from here.
Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
French Polynesia, American Samoa, Hawaii, Solomon Islands, Galapagos,
Utilla, Tobago, Gulf of Acaba, Sharm El Sheik, Maldives, New Britain (PNG),
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
78   to 79    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
60   to 120    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Because the dives were drift dives, we were requested to stay together and
come up with the first person low on air. (We were all pretty equal, but
dives were called at 50 min)  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
5 stars  
Small Critters
  5 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  4 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
3 stars  
Boat Facilities
3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
3 stars  
Shore Facilities  
3 stars  
There was nothing much done for UWP, BUT they didn't know that we were UWP
before we came and when they set the boat up.  The subjects available to
shoot more than made up for the lack of rinse tanks!!!!!!!
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
3 stars
3 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
3 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars   
5 stars    
I wish I had known about these folks before I left home.  We found them
because the company I contacted (from the cruise ship) was closed on
Monday, so they turned us over to Amedee.  You do need to know that you
will be gone over lunch and they only provide tea, coffee and EXCELLENT
pastries, so if you need more than that, you need to bring it.  I think the
company is fairly new, but they really try hard.  For me, as I have said,
the subjects available to shoot, made up for any shortcomings on the part
of the boat or operators.  I will definitely be going back, and when I do,
I will be diving with Amedee again.  I will also be asking them to
recommend a resort to stay at and I am sure it will be very, very nice.
Leave a comment (Subscribers only -- 200 words max)

Subscribe Now
Subscribers can post comments, ask the reviewer questions, as well as getting immediate and complete access to ALL 5 dive reviews of Cook Islands and all other dive destinations. Complete access to all issues and Chapbooks is also included.

Bookmark and Share

All Cook Islands Dive Reviews and Reports
Diving Guide to Cook Islands
Diving Reviews for All Dive Destinations

Want to assemble your own collection of Cook Islands reports in one place?
Use the Mini Chapbook Facility to create your personalized collection.

Note: The information here was reported by the author above, but has NOT been reviewed nor edited by Undercurrent prior to posting on our website. Please report any major problems by writing to us and referencing the report number above.

Want to get more articles like these and
other important scuba updates sent monthly to your email?
And a FREE Recent Issue of Undercurrent

Free Undercurrent Issue
Get our free monthly Online Update, and a sample issue!

Find in  

| Home | Online Members Area | My Account |
| Travel Index | Dive Gear Index | Health/Safety Index | Environment & Misc. Index | Seasonal Planner | Forums | Blogs | Free Articles | Book Picks | News |
| Dive Resort & Liveaboard Reviews | Featured Reports | Recent Issues | Back Issues | Login | Join | Special Offers | RSS | FAQ | About Us | Contact Us | Links |

Copyright © 1996-2017 Undercurrent (
3020 Bridgeway, Ste 102, Sausalito, Ca 94965
All rights reserved.