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Diving and Snorkeling around Tahiti

Take an unforgettable diving trip in Tahiti during the Polynesia winter when the water temperature is lower and the visibility is clearer


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Tahiti Island is one of the most popular destinations for divers. The waters around the island are full of life: you'll meet lobster, crabs, sharks, mantas, leopard rays, and even whales—these islands boast a diversity of predators and pelagics.

Tahiti offers excellent variety and density of dive sites from shallow waters to steep oceanic drop-offs with the sunken vessels and coral reefs. The most popular sites for diving around Tahiti island are such lagoons as the Aquarium, the Wrecks, the Lagoon Hole, Papa Whisky, Fresh Water Springs, and Tetopa Grotto. There are also tonnes of destinations in the ocean, the Tuamotu Islands, and others.

The best conditions for diving are from April through November when the water temperature is lower and the visibility is better. If you're into a boat dive, the most common departure point is located in Puna'auia. Feel free to check out Eleuthera Tahiti Diving Center.

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