Start your French Polynesia diving adventure today...!
Itinerary:  Tuamoto Archipelago (10 nights)
Dates:      21st July - 4th August 2018
Aboard:    M/V French Polynesia Master

The Vessel...

The M/V French Polynesia Master is the newest vessel in the Master fleet. Built by divers, for divers, she will depart on her maiden voyage in May 2016. Enjoy some of the top dive sites in French Polynesia on board this stunning liveaboard vessel.

The M/V French Polynesia Master will welcome a total of 25 divers on each liveaboard trip, maximizing safety and comfort for all guests on board! Both 7 and 10 night diving safaris will be offered on board this stunning vessel. Guests will be able to choose between lower and upper deck cabins. Cabins will feature en-suite facilities and individual air conditioning units alongside ample storage room for your personal belongings. For your added convenience and flexibility, the M/V French Polynesia Master offers cabins that can be used either as a twin or as a double bedded room.

The communal areas available to guests include a spacious indoor lounge on the middle deck. Relax and unwind from your day's diving while watching your favourite movie or your latest underwater shots on the plasma screen television. The indoor dining area brings you a tantalising array of mouth-watering meals. Take in the spectacular scenery of French Polynesia from the shaded outdoor lounging area on the upper deck. Bask in a relaxing Jacuzzi on the upper deck after a sunbathing session and enjoy the stunning topography surrounding you.

The Itinerary...

French Polynesia conjures up images of white sandy beaches and picture perfect lagoons. With majestic islands rising out of the water landscape, French Polynesia is a treasure trove to explore both above land and under the water.

The Tuamoto Archipelago of Fakarava Island is a true diving paradise. Enjoy drift diving through the passes that support a flourishing marine environment, where white tip and black tip sharks are frequently spotted. And for lucky individuals, diving with humpback whales is possible during the humpback whale season from July to October.

Your scuba diving holiday in French Polynesia will leave you with unforgettable memories and breathtaking experiences. It is undoubtedly one of the top diving destinations around the world, and one where divers of all levels can jump in and enjoy the fantastic underwater marine environment.

Itinerary Highlights...

The following is a description of just one island (Rangiroa Island) and a few of the many dive sites we may visit during your liveaboard safari as the M/V French Polynesia Master cruises between Rangiroa and Fakarava. We have included the highlights; however the yacht may also stop at numerous smaller islands along the way including Arutua, Kankura and Niau.

Tiputa Pass - Dropping in at the outer edge divers can hook in to the reef wall and watch the amazing shark display. Hammerheads, tiger shark and huge schools of grey reef shark are the main draw.

Tiputa Reef - On the ocean side of the pass the reef plateaus out at 20m into a magnificent coral garden. Schools of barracuda, turtles, white tip sharks, small wrasse and many colourful reef fish species can be seen.

Deep Blue - Or simply ‘‘The Blue’’ is the deep water on the ocean side of Tiputa Pass. Here we drop divers directly from the boat to descend to 20m and hang in the blue as the sharks are tempted up to the shallower depths by dropping stones. Expect to see grey reef, silky and silver tip sharks as well as bottlenose dolphins.

Nuhi Nuhi - A shallow coral garden where angel fish, butterfly fish, anthias and all manner of small creatures can be spotted. Look out for leaf fish.

Mypristis - The coral reef acts as a nursery for grey reef sharks in season. Typically divers can see large numbers of marbled grouper and many anemones with resident clown fish.

Avaturo Pass - Strong currents are to be expected but bring forth a wide range of pelagic species from reef sharks to tuna and the occasional sailfish.

£6799 per person
Includes: Flights, 10 nights full board accommodation in a shared standard cabin on the vessel (other cabin types are available but a supplement may apply), tea, fresh coffee from our espresso machine, fruit juice & soft drinks, up to 30 dives (weather permitting), 12lt cylinder, weights.

Please contact Roger Hirst at Dive Wimbledon on 0208 5406874, or email him at for more information, or to book on this trip of a lifetime!

Registered address: blue o two Ltd, Mount Batten Centre, 70 Lawrence Road, Mount Batten, Plymouth, PL9 9SJ



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