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Dive Review of TOPdive in
French Polynesia/Rangiroa

TOPdive, Jun, 2014,

by Michael N. Hofman, CA, US (Contributor Contributor 16 reports with 7 Helpful votes). Report 7633.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Palau, Indonesia, Caribbean, PNG,
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy
Water Temp 82 to 86 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 40 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions very enforced dive times and safety stops and each group had to stay very close together
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

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

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments This operation is not geared for photographers. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Rangiroa is one of the dive destinations in French Polynesia. Topdive is located in many of the French Polynesia destinations. It does offer Nitrox, which is a bonus, but runs the operations mainly for the occasional diver ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Subscriber's Comments

By Gary in AB, CA at Jun 23, 2014 07:14 EST  
On Rangiroa, there is only one outfit I would dive with again and that is Six Passengers. When we were flying there, we talked to several residents from the capital (Papeete) and they emphatically recommended Six Passengers. We were really pleased with them and will go with them next time as well.
By Michael N. Hofman in CA, US at Jun 23, 2014 22:28 EST  
depending on when you were there Y aka may not have been in business. We did hear good things about Six passangers but had no experience with them.
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