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Dive Review of Blue Nui/Four Seasons in
French Polynesia/Bora-Bora

October, 2011, an Instant Reader Report by robert knourek, CA, US
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Report Number 6333
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, dry  
calm, no currents  
Water Temp
75   to 80    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  2 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  2 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  3 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
5 stars  
Boat Facilities
2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
3 stars  
Shore Facilities  
No setup, but they are respectful of cameras.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
4 stars
Service and Attitude
4 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
4 stars
Dive Operation
3 stars  
Shore Diving  
1 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
3 stars    
3 stars   
3 stars    
Lots of news about the impact of the 2010 hurricane on the reefs. You could
see that there was lots of damage, but there is still a lot of good reef

Blue Nui was OK. They were friendly and competent. Their boat was
reasonably comfortable. Giant stride entry, ladder exit.

No rinse for camera, but a two tank dive only took about 4 hours, so it was
not a big deal.

We rented gear from them. It was not the best, but it worked well.

They limit their trips to 6 divers, which is nice.

We saw Mantas at one site, the other site had lemon sharks, napoleon wrasse
and lots of cool fish.

I would not plan a whole dive trip around Bora-Bora, but it is a fun
activity as long as you are there.

Four Seasons was a great place to stay, but pricey.
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