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Dive Review of Paradise Taveuni in
Fiji and Tuvalu/Taveuni

May, 2013, an Instant Reader Report by Mae L. Ding, CA, US
Reviewer   (6 reports, with 2 Helpful votes)
Report Number 6981
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Fiji, Palau, La Paz, Hawaii, Belize, Little Cayment, Cozumel, Riviera Maya
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny  
Seas
calm  
Water Temp
78   to 80    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
30   to 60    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
no  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
depth limits and time limits.  Surface at 500 pounds of air pressure.  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
no 
What I saw
Sharks
1 or 2 
Mantas
1 or 2 
Dolphins
Schools 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
1 or 2 
Whales
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
1 stars
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Comments
General visibility during the period when we were there was not as good as
it can be at other times which affecvted the rating.  No camera bucket on
boat. ...
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
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Food
4 stars
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Snorkeling
3 stars  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
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Beginners
5 stars   
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Comments  
Enjoyed five nights and four days of diving here in May.  Beautiful rooms
and gardens on cliff overlooking the ocean.  Pool and outdoor dining room
have great views of the ocean. 
Diving
 Dive operation on site has 2 small boats with good shade but no head, and
a larger boat which we never saw.  Loved the large very clean rinse tank. 
Wet suits never dry completely overnight in the outdoor drying area.  Tank
fills were consistently 3000 pounds. No nitrox available. Rated PADI 5 star
diver operation and offer dive instruction.  They take care of all your
gear except your wet suit. Many divers rent the dive gear and wet suits
which looked relatively new and in good condition. Dive group goes up
together at around 50 minutes dive time.  No nitrox available.  Dive trips
to great spots at Rainbow Reef lik ...
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