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Dive Review of NAIA in
Fiji and Tuvalu

February, 2004, an Instant Reader Report by Donald "Digger" Rowe, CA, USA
Sr. Reviewer   (10 reports)
Report Number 923
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
Palau, PNG, Bali,Maldives, Red Sea, Tahiti,Socorros,Galapagos, Throughout
Carribean, Throughout California, Sea Of Cortez, 
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

rainy, cloudy  
choppy, currents  
Water Temp
82   to 84    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
60   to 75    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Dives were at scheduled times, but there were no limits set on dives
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
5 stars  
Small Critters
  5 stars
Large Fish
1 stars  
Large Pelagics
  1 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
Boat Facilities
Overall rating for UWP's  
Shore Facilities  
I am not a photographer, but there were professional photographers on board
who were very pleased with the set up.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
5 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
1 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
3 stars   
4 stars    
The boat is beautiful, spacious. Rooms were excellent. Crew was excellent.
Food was excellent. Dive set up was great. Dove out of Pangas, roll in,
pass gear up on end of dive.

Except for two dives, emphasis was on macro.  Lots of beautiful hard and
sofr coral and lots of little critters like pipefish. Two dives were in a
channel much like Palau with a shark feeding on the second dive.

For Macro divers, I would rate the diving outstanding.  Would have liked
more large critters, but we did see large bull ray, some sharks, turtles,
Wahoos while on safety stop.

No surprizes, I got what I expected.
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