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TOPDIVE Fakarava

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BP174, 98763, French Polynesia
+689 40 98 43 76
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Serious safety violations, and lack of communication

As part of a Windstar cruise, I booked a 14 dive package for my wife and I. Fakarava was our first... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brent M
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Orange, California
Great Dive Operator

We dove with TOPDIVE for 2 days in Fakarava; the North Pass and South Pass. On the first day we... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
diveonSt_Charles
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St. Charles
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The best of scuba-diving in Fakarva. 2 Diving centers in Fakarava located in Rotoava village, and on motu Penu close to the south pass. 4 Dives a day - Fun dives, introductory dives and certifications. Free Nitrox and free pick up.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
4 May 2017
“Great Dive Operator”
1 Apr 2017
“Perfect”
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BP174, 98763, French Polynesia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As part of a Windstar cruise, I booked a 14 dive package for my wife and I. Fakarava was our first stop. I had completed the diver survey, including contact information, nitrox preference, equipment needed, etc. This location apparently didn't get the info, and demanded...More

Thank Brent M
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We dove with TOPDIVE for 2 days in Fakarava; the North Pass and South Pass. On the first day we were the only 2 divers on the boat! They picked us up from our hotel and brought us back at end of day. South Pass...More

1  Thank diveonSt_Charles
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I dived both south and north passes with Topdive. In both cases the operation was professional, the gear was as good as new, the dive briefings were first class and the actual dives were brilliant. Highly recommend Topdive

1  Thank Russ M
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Had two days diving South Fakarava Pass and the team were excellent. They were very knowledgeable and made the most our dives. The shark walls has to be seen to be believed.

1  Thank DeebeeMelbourne
Reviewed 19 December 2016

On the Paul Gauguin cruise ship, several of us opted to use TopDive and it was a great experience! The crew loaded our gear into the large, Zodiac style diveboat. They set everything up and tested the complimentary Nitrox. We then raced across the lagoon...More

2  Thank Sam C
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Absolutely awesome place to dive. Ask to do Ali-baba!!!!! Breathtaking, think of it everyday, magical. Great people that work here, super friendly, professional, spoke English and made the trip fun. They made sure we were safe with the rough waves in the pass and took...More

1  Thank tandmgroup
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Most of our experience with TopDive was in the south pass, though we also had 2 dives with them in the north. The diving is epic beyond words and couldn't have asked for better service. Nitrox is available. Tip for the south pass: Book reservations...More

Thank LindsayBrooke
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We dove with Topdive in both North and South Fakarava (as well as Rangiroa). This is a safety conscious; totally professional, well-run operation. The equipment is top-notch; the dive-guides were ALL fabulous. Fun but safe; very knowledgeable about the dive sites; fish and flora. The...More

1  Thank love2travel33388
Reviewed 29 June 2016

great team friendly nice equipmente, Ali Baba What a dive!! Sizu me us fly in our safety stop,you must dive with team at least for 3 days and other 3 days in the south

Thank DANIKAPLO
Reviewed 13 June 2016

The two dive sites we were taken to had very strong currents at different levels and ended up being a modified drift dives. The walls had many different corals and the colors under my dive lamp were magnificent. On one dive we had 3 dolphins...More

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Uwe P
Hi Russ, can you recommend an accommodation on the atoll? Thanks, Uwe
1 May 2017|
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Response from Russ M | Reviewed this property |
Tokerau Village is excellent and Vaiama Village right next door is good (both at the nirth end) Can recommending both. If you're going to the south Raimiti is a bit expensive but is brilliant.
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