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Dive Review of TOPdive/Kia Ora in
French Polynesia

TOPdive/Kia Ora: "Excellent", Nov, 2016,

by Barbara Zerbin, AB, CA ( 2 reports with 4 Helpful votes). Report 9251 has 1 Helpful vote.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling 5 stars
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments Profusion of sea life, including Dolphins, dozens of grey reef shark, black tip reef shark, schools of barracuda, and large schools of other tropical fish; the Tiputa pass is exhilarating; the lagoon has great snorkelling
Websites TOPdive   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Maui, Caribbean, Turks and Caicos Islands, Maldives, Fiji
Closest Airport Getting There LAX, Papette, Rangiroa

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, cloudy Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 82-84°F / 28-29°C Wetsuit Thickness 2
Water Visibility 100-150 Ft/ 30-46 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Depth limits
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 5 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 5 stars
Large Pelagics 5 stars

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

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