Tahiti

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Scuba DivingScuba diving is available on Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, Huahine, Rangiroa, Manihi, and Raiatea. Many  consider French Polynesia the shark capital of the world'.
The average water temperature is 79 degrees in the winter, and 84 degrees  in the summer. With these temperatures, a light wetsuit (1/8 inch) is recommended.Visibility can be as good as  130 feet.You can expect to see Butterfly fish, beautiful coral gardens, Napoleon Wrasse, Mantas, barracudas, sting rays, moray, grouper, giant trigger fish, and reef sharks (both whitetip  and blacktip) and hammerheads. Dive sites vary, ranging from lagoon diving, to oceanic drop offs, and exciting passes. French Polynesia has a recompression chamber.Tahiti's dive sites offer an average of 30m visibility along with masses of coloured fish life, canyons and caves. Hand feed the moray eels or even dive the wrecks of an ocean schooner or seaplane.

Site Info.As you browse through my site you’ll find links to Dive Operators,Dive Sites,and useful Diving,  Fish Identification Books and Travel Books relevant to the country you’re interested in.

 

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Getting ThereFrench Polynesia is readily accessible by air from most parts of the world.. Qantas, Air New Zealand, Air France, Aircalin, Corsair and AOM fly most of the visitors, though Hawaiian Air flies between Honolulu and Tahiti once a week.

 

 

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