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Dive Review of TOPdive/Intercontinental Papeete in
French Polynesia/Papeete

TOPdive/Intercontinental Papeete: "Did I die and go diving in Heaven?", Nov, 2021,

by Daniel Fazekas, SC, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 9 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 11753.

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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 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments My wife and I visited Papeete at the end of biking vacation. We did not pack for diving. We stayed two days at the Intercontinental Papeete. Restaurant was okay, but for the money, it should have been excellent. But there are not many options for lodging. The best part is that TopDive is located on the property, so I took advantage of the opportunity get wet for ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Exuma Cays Bahamas, Belize, Bonaire, Cozumel, Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, Florida Keys, Roatan, Kona, St. Croix, British Virgin Islands
Closest Airport Papeete Getting There Air Tahiti Nui nonstop from LAX

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm
Water Temp 80-82°F / 27-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 100-150 Ft/ 30-46 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions Dive time based on air consumption of 50%
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Current was not too strong for photographers to settle into a coral head for a minut ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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