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Address: 98763, French Polynesia
Phone Number: +689 87 20 10 29
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Nice snorkeling average corals, lots of fish

The snorkeling area was good in the wonderful warm water, lots of different marine animals to observe while floating on the surface. The white sands wonderful to walk on... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 June 2016
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Draper, Utah
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Draper, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

The snorkeling area was good in the wonderful warm water, lots of different marine animals to observe while floating on the surface. The white sands wonderful to walk on, unfortunate the shallow depth of the "blue lagoon" is not good for the corals and most were bleached white. Probably could have spent more time at the snorkeling area instead of... More 

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Montreal
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Our boat was a typical tourist boat with bench seats under sun protection. We had with us a guide, driver and helper. There were about a dozen customers in the boat. Soon after we started our boat ride, we ran into rain squalls. We became chilled as the rain pinged off our faces at twenty miles per hour. The guide... More 

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Getting off the cruise ship, we were looking for a Snorkeling tour since the cruise ship did not provide any tours (no reliable operators according to our concierge). Very few operators were present. The one car driver was away to the airport. The kind lady operating the bike rental company kindly recommended that we try either side of the dock... More 

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Pine Mountain, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

We had no complaints about the guide, the boat, the long ride to the lagoon, the snacks and coconut water, the stools provided for seating on beach. Nor with the beach itself. Lovely white sand with lots of palms to provide shade. The water was very clear and one could see fish & black fin sharks just by standing at... More 

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Manteca, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

we took this excursion from the Paul Gauguin cruise ship. It was a fairly lengthy and somewhat rough trip to this beach who'se name I cannot remember. The beach was deserted and beautiful. In the all a peaceful and pleasant morning. strangely, the trip back seem to take only half as long. Perhaps we have a tailwind.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015

Spent a lovely afternoon snorkeling with many sharks and seemingly millions of fish thanks to Christophe and his crew. Only regrer that it was too short and that I did not sign up soon enough to get to the Blue Lagoon. Truly one of the best snorkeling experiences in FP

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London, Ontario
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

Cruising on the Mariner through French Polynesia to Lima. The cruise normally offers excursions that are included in the cost of the cruise. Sadly, none were showing up for this location. We chose to book our own. We read the reviews of two local snorkelling groups, and wrote to both. Only this group replied. We booked the Blue Lagoon trip... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2014 via mobile

This company was used by the Paul Gauguin and they were great. The blue lagoon trip was fabulous. Super clean boat, friendly staff, great snacks. I know they are the same price as others for half the time and no lunch but to not have to jump in and out of a boat was a huge plus. You get what... More 

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Victoria, BC Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2014

Fakarava appears so untouched and stunningly beautiful, and we were glad to have our cruise ship itinerary changed to stop at this location. We found out that Fakarava has been designated as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve for the preservation of rare species. We had the most wonderful day with Christophe and his staff at the Blue Lagoon. He picked up... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2013

We had a wonderful trip to the south pass for some snorkelling and a picnic this past April. The trip took about 1.5 hrs by boat each way but the scenery and snorkelling were amazing. Martine and Georgy were so friendly. The water was so crystal clear, it was our best excursion of all of the islands that we stopped... More 

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