poito

Start is from a coral reef plateau in 5 to 15 m depth, leading to a gently sloping oceanic drop off, going along the reef and entering the channel/pass through its angle.

School of fish of all kinds (big-eyed red, paddle perch, big-eyed jacks, white tip reef shark, turtle, napoleon)

Level

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
Visibility

Visibility

  • 33 m
Current

Current

  • Light Current
  • No Current
  • Strong Current
  • Ripping Current
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off

Temperature & Visibility

Dives

Wildlife Diversity

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Dive sites nearby

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.

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Motu Nuhi-Nuhi (l’aquarium)

The motu Nuhi Nuhi is a small coral islet located in the lagoon in the axis of the Tiputa pass. This site is sheltered from currents and shallow, which is ideal for beginners, training or rehabilitation dives.

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Eolienne

This site is the most intact coral area of Tiputa. Coral plateau between 10 and 14 meters followed by a steep drop off. Starting point of a drift dive that ends at the Angle site or in the pass. Perfectly adapted to divers of all levels.

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Tombant d Ohotu

When leaving the Garuae channel/pass on the right, a magnificent reef plateau precedes the drop off in a gentle slope to 30 meters. The dive goes along the wall and ends in the coral garden of the reef plateau. This dive is accessible to all levels.

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Alibaba

This is a drift diving into the Fakarava north channel during incoming current only. Starting into the blue, a stop on the edge of the drop off is possible, and then we drift into the channel toward the lagoon, hiding from the current into the life rich “ali baba canyon.“

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Pufana

This site is located inside the lagoon, it is not very deep which is ideal for beginners or training dives. It is also the ideal place for photographers, who like brightness (white sand) and calm conditions (sheltered from the current).

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This wall starts at 5 meters, after crossing a beautiful coral plateau and then, at about 25m, you will find a beautiful cave that looks strangely like a church door.

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3 épaves

One of the few wreck sites in Polynesia. You will explore the wreckage of the Catalina PBY-5A, given by the US Navy to the RAI (Régie Aérienne Inter-insulaire, the ancestor of Air Tahiti) and flown in the Polynesian air in the 1950s.

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La Vallée blanche, Tahiti

One of the most beautiful dive of Tahiti for its fauna. Grey sharks, white tip, black tip, lemon and sometimes even the majestic tiger shark. The dive is particularly recommended for drift diving.

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Certainly the best site for beginners in Tahiti. A coral ring which is ideal for a first dive. There are also 3 wrecks lying on the sand: a Cessna (5 m) and 2 boats.

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