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Diving Experience on Moorea

Moorea, the sister island to Tahiti is a land of history and legends. Its many white sand beaches, the wide variety of its coral seabed and the richness of its underwater life make Moorea a very special destination. Moorea has an international reputation for its impressive shark-watching sessions. It is also a special place for humpback whales from july to October.

Diving highlights of Moorea                                                                       Moorea Blue Diving Center

    Whales : July through October

    Sharks : Lemon sharks in particular, all year round

    Turtles : All year round

    Rainbow trevally : All year round

    Water Temperature : 79-84°F (26-29°C)

    Ph : (689) 40 55 17 04

    Fax : (689) 40 56 50 87

    GSM : (689) 87 74 59 99

    General manager : Lino Facondini

    E-mail :

    Website :


Diving spots :
The island has a lot of dive sites located near the 2 bays - Cook's and Opunohu. They represent 2 deep holes in the littoral. The ocean reef has very developed corals, ideals to home variety of coloured fish. There is no deep wall, but the ocean part is chiseled with majestic canyons and valleys for the pleasure of the divers. Moorea is famous for its excellent visibility.
Diving spots are 10 to 15 minutes by boat from the hotel
Reef Passes : 12

Diving sites information

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Dive centre description :
Moorea Blue Diving Centre is located on the beach of the hotel, about 20 yards from the pool and the restaurant.
- Closets to hang wetsuits.
- Shower by the pool.
- Dive tanks are set up and loaded on the boat by dive staff.
- Lifting and carrying is limited.
- 1 Photographer and videographer for underwater dives
- Sign Up at the bar of the hotel everyday: 17h30-19h00


Dive centre organization:
Moorea Blue Diving is a PADI Resort and a CMAS Dive Centre

The diving team:
2 Instructors PADI/CMAS
1 Cameraman
For Certified Divers:

Departure: 7.45am "single dive" (until 9.45am)
A complimentary fruit juice is offered after each dive
Second departure: 10.30am "single dive" (until
Night Dives on request with a minimum of 4 divers.

For Beginners:

Departure at 1.45pm in the lagoon



Equipment of the Dive Center :

 General Equipment  Boat  Equipment  Tanks  Compressor
 Navigation lights for night.   30 feet longer / Aluminium / Hard top 2 remountable ladders in the back of the boat.  25 Regulators Scubapro R19 with console and octopus.  20 (12 litres) aluminium tanks (Scubapro) 2 (13,5 litres) 2 (15 litres)  Verticus Bauer
 Fixed unit Marine  2 outboard motors 115 hp each  14 BCDs Type Scubapro glide 500    3 additional kgs weight.    13.5 m3/hr with 2 holding tanks of 50 litres each filled to 300 bars (3000 psi).
 Oxygen therapy equipment.  15 divers plus driver.   25 3mm shorty wet suits    Valves are not compatible with DIN connectors.  Automatic stop and purge system.
 First aid kit.  22 tank holders.   Assorted size of fines, masks and weight belts.    Adaptaters available.    The Air quality is controlled regularly.


Dive rates 2014-2015 in xpf :

Description Rates HT Taxes to apply
1 Introductory dive  7 333 xpf 5%
1 Tank Fun dive (certified diver)    6 667 xpf 5%
2 Tank Fun dive (certified diver)    12 238 xpf 5%
 5 Fun dives (1 refresher dive + 4 dives + 1 diploma + diver card) 31810 xpf 5%
10 Fun dives (1 refresher dive + 9 dives + 1 diploma + diver card) can be used by 2 divers 58 190 xpf 5%
 Referral OW PADI / NAUI / SSI
 4 Dives + Diplomas & Diver Card + Diving Equipment (including insurance)
on request  

Certification FFESSM / ANMP / CMAS / PADI / NAUI / SSI
Mnimum 5 dives + diving log book + diplomas & Diver Card + Diving Equipment (including insurance) + Full Courses

on request  


Certification : FFESSM / ANMP / CMAS / PADI / NAUI / SSI
Minimum to be certified : 2 dives lesson + 4 dives including one log book + diplomas + diver card.

These rates include  basic equipment (instructor, boat ride, tank, bcd, regulator, weight belt, fins, mask and shorty wetsuit).

* Packages rates are per person and are non transferable neither non refundable.






SPM Hotel Management Company - reservation head office in Tahiti tel. 00689 40 50 84 45 - - in the USA tel.: 1 866 209 3901