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Fakarava Excursions

98763, French Polynesia
+689 87 20 10 29
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Not Much There, But What Is There Beautiful!

Enjoyed a group of about 13 in a typical canopied excursion boat for a half-day swim & snorkel... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
via mobile
Great day snorkeling

Christoph was our guide for the day, taking us on a long and beautiful boat ride to a deserted... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
Nicholasville, Kentucky
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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a group of about 13 in a typical canopied excursion boat for a half-day swim & snorkel. Christophe, our guide, and his first mate were super in guiding us over the shallow reef and providing a welcome beach break with juice and snacks. The...More

1  Thank Grand-in-VA
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Christoph was our guide for the day, taking us on a long and beautiful boat ride to a deserted lagoon area. The water was crystal clear, enabling us to see some beautiful fish and a black tip shark. Although the water was quite shallow here...More

3  Thank LW1214
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...More

Thank must_need_H2O
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...More

1  Thank mtrodgers99
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...More

5  Thank 432JamesD
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...More

Thank Carol M
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...More

1  Thank stevej2001
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...More

3  Thank MarchessadePolo
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...More

3  Thank familyskitrip2008
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...More

2  Thank twin123185
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