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Dive Review of Moorea Blue /Moorea Manava in
French Polynesia/Moorea

Moorea Blue /Moorea Manava: "Moorea Blues", Jul, 2017,

by Alexander Armintor, AL, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 9699 has 1 Helpful vote.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Florida, Alabama, Texas, Bahamas, Roatan, Turks and Caico's, Cozumel, Indonesia, Costa Rica
Closest Airport Papeete Getting There Air Tahiti, ferry

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 84 to Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 1
Water Visibility 40 to 60 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions Not sure, I don't speak French
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments I don't take pictures ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 3 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 Getting there: Bought tickets from Delta D.B.A. Air France. Arriving at the ticket counter 3 hours early, we found out Air France emailed us earlier in the day, bless their souls, that they were regretfully being forced to cancel us because they overbooked. Even though I knew the ticket agent was just one cog in the machine, I do believe Air Tahiti saved me from a potential life prison sentence, by agreeing to take us at the last moment. Adding injury to insult was 1 1/2 hours standing (standing) on an overcrowded bus on the LAX Tarmac, apparently waiting for a family of 4 to show up when they were good and ready. Finally on the plane, the next thing was opening my eyes as we touched down in Papeete 8.5 hours later, in the false dawn. Then an 11 mile, 45 minute passenger ferry ride as the mountains of Moorea emerged out of the gloom. It was a classic "we're not in Kansas anymore Toto" moment. Never thought I'd see it in ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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