Diving around Fakarava

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This untouched land offers divers a rich ecosystem of underwater topography, thrilling pass dives, and a huge variety of marine life.

The lagoon is the second largest after Rangiroa and stretches over 37 miles with pass dives at both the northern and southern end.  This Tuamotu Atoll is also home to the northern pass of Garuae, the largest pass in French Polynesia.

Species most commonly encountered include Napoleon wrasse, seapikes, damselfish, bigeyes, marbled groupers, manta rays, and sharks.

Fakarava
Diving Map click here

Some of the established dive sites around Fakarava include:

Tumakohua Pass
Pass dive 40-140 feet

Garuae Pass
Pass dive 40-140 feet

Sharks Hole
Lagoon dive 60 feet

The Dive Operators are located in and near the White Sand Beach Resort Fakarava. A live-aboard charter also embarks from Fakarava.


Diving in Tahiti, by Tahiti Tourisme


Useful Links

 
Dive Travel Specialists - Dive Travel Specialists
Caradonna Worldwide Dive Adventures 1-800-330-6611
Deep Blue Adventures 1-888­-266-2209
Reef & Rainforest 1-800-794-9767
Scuba Travel Ventures Inc. 1-800-298-9009
World of Diving 1-800-463-4846
 

 
Information - Online Guides
Sport Diver Magazine - Virtual Dive Tahiti Guide
 

 
Nautical Activities - Diving Centers
Fakarava
Tetamanu Diving Center  (689) 87.77.10.06 / 87.71.38.34
TOPDIVE Fakarava  (689) 40.98.43.76 / 87.29.22.32
 


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7 Days in Fakarava for Beginner Divers $2,199
Moorea Diving Adventure $2,363
10 Days Diving in the Blue Lagoon of Rangiroa $2,499
Prices are starting points, per person in USD from Los Angeles.
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