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Dive Review of Orca Dvier/Hibiscus Beach Resort in

Orca Dvier/Hibiscus Beach Resort: "tub diving", Apr, 2016,

by Mike-y, Kehl, DE (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 29 reports with 16 Helpful votes). Report 8888 has 3 Helpful votes.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving worldwide
Closest Airport Mauritius Getting There direct or via Dubai

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm
Water Temp 27 to 28 Celsius Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 10 to 20 Meters

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 50 bar on the surface
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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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
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Snorkeling 3 stars
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Beginners 5 stars
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Comments Mauritius
It was my first time with Emirates and flying on an A 380 - impressive to see that huge bird on the ground. Internet online check in got me a good seat. Luggage drop was fast without long queues or waiting. Leg room inside the plane was marvelous, the service great, inflight entertainment program a huge choice of movies. Most of all I enjoyed the good aircon with medium low temperatures throughout the flight. I hate to feel hot on a 6 to 10 hour ride when I know for sure they save on fuel this way. I just can´t sleep being sweaty all the time. I nearly fell asleep even before the start and did not notice our take off, due to really quiet engines; even so these are 4 humongous jets. It was one of the calmest and less noisy flights so far. Compared to the roaring engines of the B 777 on my way home. Had a 3,5 h lay over in Dubai around midnight. This can be frustrating, you are dead tired but just don´t dare to sleep at the gate in case you might miss the final call. The area of Grand Baie and Perybere looked promising, so I picked the Hibiscus Hotel Resort for my two week stay. It´s a calm medium sized hotel with pool and a sandy recreation area among palm trees and Kasuarina plus jetty. A public beach is right next to it. Had a lovely room with sea view on the second floor. Half board served buffet like breakfast with a good choice of fresh fruit, yoghurt, pancakes, crepes, eggs, beans etcetera. Dinner was ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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