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Dive Review of Jewel Bubble Divers/Bure in
Fiji and Tuvalu/Somosomo Straits, Taveuni

Jewel Bubble Divers/Bure, Feb, 2009,

by Deb Dexter, CA, United States ( 1 report). Report 4675.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Indonesia, MesoAmerican Barrier Reef, Fiji, Palau, Maldives, Thailand
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas currents
Water Temp 82 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 60 to 150 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions You were checked out first to see if you could deal with the very swift currents on some of the dive sites.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish N/A
Large Pelagics N/A

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments The currents were more than I expected for photography - Video would be better than stills

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations N/A Food N/A
Service and Attitude N/A Environmental Sensitivity 4 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling 4 stars
Value for $$ 3 stars
Beginners 1 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments Nothing, really. I have been to Fiji before (Bligh Channel) and knew what to expect.
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