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Dive Review of Forever Dive/L´Heure Bleue in
Africa/Nosy Be

Forever Dive/L´Heure Bleue: "easy peasy", Sep, 2022,

by Michael Joest, Kehl, DE (Top Contributor Top Contributor 39 reports with 24 Helpful votes). Report 12073.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 4 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments Coming from that quiet and peaceful place on Nosy Sakatia it was like stepping from a garden path right onto the highway, traffic noise hundreds of people, bars restaurants loud music, boah had to digest this first impression of Madirokely. L´Heure Bleu hotel gave me a nice bungalow over the beach next to a swimming pool and restaurant terrace overlooking the whole bay. The staff is friendly and efficient. There are quite a few dives center, I chose Forever Dive, one of the oldest operators here with the best knowledge on dive sites. It´s a 10 min walk from the hotel down the bay and a bit inside behind the beach restaurants. They dive with aluminum 80, each has it´s own idea what´s best. Sylvia the owner warned me, the go out very early to be the first boat on the site, no problem for me I´m an early bird anyway. Start at 7:30 with our aim Tanikely a protected marine park where an entry fee of 5 bucks has to be paid. Vis was great, fish life fantastic big grouper bat fish schools of snappers an amazing coral garden in the shallows. Our surface break we spent on the island with hot tea or coffee + cookies from Sylvia. You notice she surely knows her job, experienced divers she allowed to run on a long ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Forever Dive   L´Heure Bleue

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving worldwide more than 100 destinations, mostly South Pacific and Asia, Africa and Caribbean
Closest Airport Nosy Be Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, cloudy, dry Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 26-27°C / 79-81°F Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 6-18 M / 20-59 Ft

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

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Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
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