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Dive Review of Top Dive/Multiple in
French Polynesia/Bora Bora, Moorea, Rangiroa

August, 2008, an Instant Reader Report by Ken Metz, OH, USA
Reviewer   (4 reports)
Report Number 5086
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
Cozumel, Akumal & FL caves, British Columbia, Caribbean, Costa Rica,
Belize, etc.
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, dry  
calm, choppy, currents  
Water Temp
75   to 80    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
  to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
For the most part you could dive your own profile, but it depended on the
dive site.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
3 stars  
Small Critters
  3 stars
Large Fish
4 stars  
Large Pelagics
  5 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
4 stars  
Boat Facilities
3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
3 stars  
Shore Facilities  
3 stars  
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
5 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  
3 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
4 stars    
3 stars   
4 stars    
We went to three different islands, dived with one op on all three.  Top
Dive had locations on all three islands.  On Bora Bora and Moorea they were
adequate.  On Rangiroa they were very good.  The diving on Bora Bora and
Moorea was fair to good, with alot of sharks.  The Pass diving on Rangiroa
is world class and not to be missed if visiting French Polynesia.  We
stayed at Bora Bora Lagoon on Bora Bora, Moorea Pearl on Moorea, and Kia
Ora on Rangiroa.  At all three locations we had overwater bungalows and
enjoyed the snorkeling and swimming from our private swim platform.  The
food and service at all three locations was very good...typical of 4-5
stars.  This was a "bucket list" trip and we only dived half of
our time; but if we went back, we would spend our time on Rangiroa and add
the island of Fakarava.
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