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Dive Review of Taveuni Ocean Sports/Taveuni Island Resort in
Fiji and Tuvalu/Taveuni Island

Taveuni Ocean Sports/Taveuni Island Resort, May, 2014,

by Mary A Graff, NC, US ( 1 report with 1 Helpful vote). Report 7609 has 1 Helpful vote.

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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 N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments Diving operation is first class, Julie Kelly owner has established an operation that is client focused with emphasis on safety and ensuring divers have good experience. All of the crew are master divers, knowledgeable about the reefs, currents, fish life and corals. Dive day begins at 8:00 am with pick up from your hotel, once group is assembled and paperwork complete, short dinghy ride out to dive boats (2) one large (max 12 divers) one smaller (max 6 divers). Once on boat, captain provides boat safety briefing and plan for da ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Taveuni Ocean Sports   Taveuni Island Resort

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Saba Marine Park Caribbean, Costa Rica, Belize, Cozumel, Red Sea, Turks & Caicos, Great Barrier Reef, Papua New Guinea, Manado, Wakotobi, Bali, Komodo, Baqua Fiji
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy Seas calm, surge, currents
Water Temp 80-8°F / 27--13°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 80-100 Ft/ 24-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 1st Dive 80-100 feet, 2nd Dive usually 60-90 feet, small groups max 4 per dive master, dive plan to end dive with 1000 psi to allow for safety stop in blue water away from reef, most dives 40-50 minutes. Groups sorted by experience to allow experienced divers,
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 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

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
UW Photo Comments The crew took care of any camera's on boat, rinse bucket if needed, no camera table available on boats. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Subscriber's Comments

By Alice Ribbensin MN, US at Jun 03, 2014 08:29 EST  
Nice to hear that the place is doing well--as are Do and Ric. We stayed there in 2000 (when it was Dive Taveuni), loved it, loved the diving, and have always wanted to go back.
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