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Dive Review of Moorea Blue Diving/Manava Beach Resort & Spa in
French Polynesia/Tahiti and Moorea

Moorea Blue Diving/Manava Beach Resort & Spa: "A Photographer's paradise!", Mar, 2021,

by Giorgio Bonmassar, MA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 11510 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 4 stars
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Comments In a nutshell, here is what you will see: https://giorgiobonmassar.myportfolio.com/tahiti-2021
First of all, let me say that I work at a Hospital, so I am trained with dealing with infectious diseases and used to wear PPE once a week, so I felt I was going to be at lower risk of infection others (and myself). Anyway, I was tested before departure (checked by UNITED) and four days after arrival in Papeete using a kit that the French Polynesian handed out to everyone. I also purch ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Moorea Blue Diving   Manava Beach Resort & Spa

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Whitsunday Islands, Palau, Venice, Cozumel, Palmarola, Cancun, Honolulu, British Virgin Islands, US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Bahamas, La Paz, Florida Keys, Isla Coronado, San Diego, Cape Cod, Cape Ann (MA), Newport (RI), Torre Lapillo (Puglia, Italy)
Closest Airport Fa'a'ā International Airport Getting There I was Covid tested 48 hours before flight and had to bring certificate to be admitted to the United flight UA115 from San Francisco to Papeete.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy
Water Temp 81-82°F / 27-28°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 10-130 Ft/ 3-40 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions The usual restrictions of boat diving with a group.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
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 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments I am not a big fan of diving with large equipment since my Chinese GoPro seems to have most of the needed features. The UWP tends to be very blurry because of ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Subscriber's Comments

By Kevin Smithin PA, US at Mar 08, 2021 12:45 EST  
Giorgio, thanks for the report and wonderful pictures. Looks like a great time and one of my bucket list trips. Cheers, Kevin
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