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Diving in French Polynesia #08

Cruise ships and itineraries for diving in Polynesia An ideal solution to go diving in Polynesia in peace while discovering the charm of the islands, is to choose to make a diving cruise. The beauty of the crystalline waters of the lagoons makes the experience truly unforgettable. The navigation distances between the islands are reasonable and the crossings do not involve major difficulties. Even if you do not have a seafaring foot, you should be able to appreciate having your equipment available, to be able to dive without taking into account the expectations due to the care necessary to recover the divers at each hotel. You will enjoy the charm of your cabin, where you can relax after diving. In short, a cruise is synonymous with not moving a little finger, total vacation and 100% idleness. The diving cruise is also THE appreciable solution for the peace of mind that it provides. The same monitor will accompany you throughout the week. He knows you, knows the type of diving you like, the animals you want …

Diving in French Polynesia #04

THE TUAMOTU ARCHIPELAGO With their typical configuration, the Tuamotu, matches lagoons encircled by a long barrier of coral. Communication with the ocean is through the passes, real fishways, whose depth and size vary according to the islands. It is at this point that diving is practiced in the Tuamotu. These are the only places in the world where you are evolving, certainly, in the middle of shoals of gray sharks (sometimes up to 200 individuals), dolphins, big white spikes, eagle rays, trevallies, napoleons and mantas. From November to March, it is not unusual to see a Mokaran (the great solitary hammer) hunt among the leopard skate squadrons.