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Dive Review of Fluid Tahiti Plongee in
French Polynesia/Tahiti

Fluid Tahiti Plongee: "TIGER shark dive, WOW!", Jun, 2018,

by John Sommerer, AZ, US (Contributor Contributor 15 reports with 6 Helpful votes). Report 10362.

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

Accommodations N/A Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 4 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments Fluid does a special tiger shark dive at Le Vallee Blanche on the north side of Tahiti. It's expensive, but it's very well operated, and we saw two different tiger sharks at rather close range, as well as many blacktip, gray reef, nurse, and Pacific lemon sharks. They do use a lure, though the sharks are not fed, per se. The Pacific lemon sharks are very large, but when the tiger shark shows up, it's an OMG moment. What a phenomenal sight.

The procedures are carefully briefed, and they expect you to follow them to the letter. Since we had not dived for a year, there was some question about us having to do a checkout dive the day before. We came and did a dolphin watching tour and snorkel, and after discussing our experience, we didn't need to do it.

The excursion takes all day, for two tanks, and includes a fantastic lunch on board the large, comfortable boat. 10 divers max. It's worth reserving ahead. They'll pick you up at your hotel, and drop you off afterward.
Websites Fluid Tahiti Plongee   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Alaska, Australia, Caribbean, Costa Rica, Indonesia, Galapagos, Maldives, Melanesia, Micronesia, Philippines, Polynesia, Revillagigedos
Closest Airport PPT Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 82-82°F / 28-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 80-100 Ft/ 24-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Must follow specific procedures for the tiger shark dive.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals N/A Tropical Fish N/A
Small Critters N/A Large Fish N/A
Large Pelagics 5 stars

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 5 stars Shore Facilities 4 stars
UW Photo Comments [None]
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