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Such a wonderful experience

It’s hard to find such a vast coral garden so close to a resort room. You can reach it swimming... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Rome, Italy
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One of the best snorkeling experiences!

There were a ton of fish and beautiful coral. Drift snorkeling was a unique experience for us and... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
Moorpark, California
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

My husband and I were staying at Le Tahaa and saw boats of people coming in everyday to visit the Coral Garden which is basically right off the pool of the resort, so we knew we had to check it out. I have snorkeled all...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Lucinda S
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

It’s hard to find such a vast coral garden so close to a resort room. You can reach it swimming from your overwater bungalow in literally less than 10 minutes. So well preserved and easy to access it makes this attraction simply unique. Make sure...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank 776ChrisT
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

There were a ton of fish and beautiful coral. Drift snorkeling was a unique experience for us and was very easy to do. The current is stronger on some days depending on how windy it is. The key is to walk all the way up...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Y_Kathy
Reviewed 1 June 2018

The coral gardens and the fish are very beautiful, but the current in between the two motus/islands is very, very strong. You hardly have to swim, but the coral is so very close to the surface that avoiding them is very difficult - you can't...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank William P
Reviewed 19 May 2018

If you stay at the Taha'a Resort, this is walking distance, and the current takes you through the garden, which is great for ease of swimming. The variety is a lot with corals and fish and a guide can give you all the details. There...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Berrak K
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

The coral gardens are incredible. If staying at Le Taha'a you should cross over to the motu across the channel, walk towards the open sea area at the end and then get in. When you do be careful because that's where the current is strongest....More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank 14Roger
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Not too many fish. Current is too fast. Is to get scratched by corals. Better to snorkel towards the end of the drift zone.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank leok634
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We kayaked to one of the surrounding motu next to the coral garden from the main island of Tahaa. From here we walked along the motu to the outer edge of the lagoon and got into the water, where you can follow the current with...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Hannah P
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing place. Some of the best snorkelling I have done. Tbe range of fish is amazing and I saw two large Moray Eels. The current takes you through so there is no effort required unless ylu want to go against the flow....More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank ArthurC448
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Perfect spot for snorkeling. Spotted many beautiful and colorful fishes. Really worth to visit - we loved it.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Response from leok634 | Reviewed this property |
You can do it yourself, but make sure you get good directions on where to enter. My wife and daughter went without asking and scratched their legs pretty badly. As far as the current, it is strong enough that it makes it... More
8 July 2017|
Response from MalikaZ_13 | Reviewed this property |
Snorkelling is free in the Jardin de Corail. All you need is for your hotel to get one of their staff to take you there by boat. Ps: it's so beautiful I spent 2 hours there!