Dérivante rentrante passe Tikehau

Small tikehau pass, max depth 30 meters, easy dive in incoming current drift dive, all the drift is done in less than 10 m of bottom very nice dive for beginners and experts.

Frequent sighting of great hammerhead shark, tiger, manta ray, eagle ray, large school of yellowmouth barracudas. Very nice pass of small size but so rich in marine life.

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 37 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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