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Dive Review of Pro Dive Paradise/Paradide Taveuni in
Fiji and Tuvalu/Taveuni

Pro Dive Paradise/Paradide Taveuni: "Great Trip to Paradise Taveuni", Nov, 2014,

by Dave White, CA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports with 4 Helpful votes). Report 7862.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
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 Paradise Taveuni is the definition of a tropical island resort. The owners, Alan and Terri, have worked hard to make it the perfect setting. The biggest plus is the attitude of the staff. They were willing to do whatever was needed to keep everyone happy and always were smiling, addressing everyone by name and giving a cheerful "Bula". The resort has an ideal setting of Coconut palms, lawn, and a beautiful ocean view.

Most of the rooms are separate bures with a living area, bedroom, bath and outside shower area. They also have a few more standard rooms that are nice, but some staying in them complained of paper thin walls and noise. We had an ocean view bure that was clean and well equipped. Two issues, one was during hard rain water came under the back door and made the bathroom floor wet. The other was intermittent hot water. We talked to Alan about it and he said to run the hot water full on so the on demand heater would kick on. This helped but did not always work. The bed in our room was very low to the floor. In ot ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving California, Cozumel, Little Cayman, Roatan, Bali, Sulawesi.
Closest Airport Matei Getting There LAX-Nadi-Savusavu-Matei

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 77-78°F / 25-26°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50-100 Ft/ 15-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions 50 minute bottom time plus safety stop. Start up with 1000 psi although this was not strongly enforced. 100' max depth.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Camera facilities on the boat consisted of an ice chest used as a camera tank. It fit one large camera set up and several small cameras. It would not have accommodate ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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