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Fakarava Diving Center

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BP 79 - Rotoava, 98763, French Polynesia
+689 934075
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Best Snorkeling we had in French Polynesia

I was crusing for two weeks on the Paul Gauguin and booked this trip independently through Ato... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
RoWLee_21
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Boston, Massachusetts
0ne dive, 300 sharks

belive or not... you must go there before civilization hits too much the Fak souht pass nice... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2016
DANIKAPLO
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Quilmes, Argentina
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18 Feb 2017
“Best Snorkeling we had in French Polynesia”
22 Jul 2016
“0ne dive, 300 sharks”
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BP 79 - Rotoava, 98763, French Polynesia
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

I was crusing for two weeks on the Paul Gauguin and booked this trip independently through Ato Lissant. Originally he told me that he needed at least 8 people and that I should find 6 more by posting on the web. I was sceptical, I...More

2  Thank RoWLee_21
Reviewed 23 July 2016

belive or not... you must go there before civilization hits too much the Fak souht pass nice people nice place the staff incredible.....and cristoffffffff the best dive master of the pacific,his particular and perfect english makes him a real beauty...go go ,,and go

Thank DANIKAPLO
Reviewed 7 February 2016

In January, we were very fortunate to book a snorkling adventure with Ato. During the plannng stage, all of our emails were answered thoroughly, and we appreciated his attention to details about the half-day trip. We were taken to a gorgeous little paradise, the Blue...More

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Extraordinary 3 hour snorkel expedition out to one of the most beautiful coral gardens. Great guide who was so into our safety as well as the quality of our experience. 30 minutes high speed from Rotoava pier to the site. Glorious SAFE snorkeling experience in...More

Thank J H H
Reviewed 1 February 2016

This is an incredible area for snorkeling! We saw more unusual fish and beautiful coral in one day here, than in many Caribbean sites combined. We also swam with black tipped sharks for the first time. They were small, but still...:) Our lunch and drinks...More

Thank paperweight811
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Our guide "Frank" (seem to remember hearing that he's Ato's son [?]) knew the atolls like the back of his hand. And the Blue Lagoon easily surpassed our expectations. Beyond the great snorkeling (both in the lagoon and later outside the reef), there was a...More

Thank FlatbushFlyer
Reviewed 16 November 2015

My experience was, one of the bests in Polynesia, anyway, this is a place where there is not a lot of dive sites.

Thank Imanol G
Reviewed 15 October 2015

But here's where you absolutely wanna go, but it may take some research cuz it's been 10 years since we were there shooting a commercial. Ask around for John Rere, he owns a black pearl farming company and it'll kinda blow your mind if you...More

1  Thank Steve O
Reviewed 1 May 2015

This will not be your normal review. First, Ato and his crew were absolutely fabulous - - the snorkeling was wonderful, the lunch was great, the people outgoing and professional. The tour would have been a 100 if it wasn't for the inconsideration of one...More

4  Thank nancymcd1954
Reviewed 19 February 2015

We booked a dive through the internet and agreed on a pick up time. They were exactly on time. The gear they provided was in great condition. Sebastian was our guide/instructor. He was very professional, kept checking on us and lent assistance when needed. Our...More

3  Thank marie0897
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commodora
We have made reservations for 4 on Monday November 21, 2016. How many hours is this day tour? Is there a bathroom on the boat or on the motu? If no, what do you suggest when there is a problem? Does the boat have shade?
11 November 2016|
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Response from Kaina P | Property representative |
Hi, Our dive trip to north channel last 2h to 2h30. It takes 15 min to reach dive sites) We plan to do 2 reef dive that day, one morning, second in the afternoon. We have toilets and an outdoor shower at the dive shop. Our... More
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philminn
I can't find any e-mail or web site address for the Fakarava Diving Center.
12 July 2016|
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Response from Kaina P | Property representative |
Hi, I can t update information on trip advisor. Still find us with Kaina plongee Regards Vincent
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michael c
je compte me rendre sur fakarava en janvier 2017, je vois que vous y étiez en janvier, la météo permet-elle de belles plongées malgré le risque de pluies et coups de vents, pouvez-vous m'en dire un peu plus sur le climat en janvier et début février. Merci.
24 February 2016|
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