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The Tiki – Moorea

The Tiki – Moorea

Home » TOPDIVE News Three Spanish friends joined me in Moorea for a few days of vacation. All excellent divers, I asked François (TOPDIVE Moorea center manager) to organize a beautiful dive for us for the occasion. Quite naturally, he proposed for us to discover the «...
The Great Barracuda

The Great Barracuda

Home » TOPDIVE News The Great barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda) appears as the “giant” of the barracuda family. It measures around 6.5ft; it is the most impressive species in size. This long fish can weigh up to 110 Lbs. It has a silver-grey color that makes the species...
The canyons – Tetiaroa

The canyons – Tetiaroa

Home » TOPDIVE News For my first dive in the splendid Tetiaroa atoll, I had the pleasure of diving at the Canyons site This dive site is located in the south of the atoll, outside the lagoon. Back rollWe arrived on site after several minutes of sailing from the...
The Nurse shark

The Nurse shark

Home » TOPDIVE News The Nurse shark is sometimes called the « Nebrius ferrugineus » or the ma’o rohoi in the Tahitian language. It measures up to 10,5ft and weighs around 220lbs at adulthood. The Nurse shark often lives on the sandy sea bottoms. This sedentary shark...
The buoy – Tikehau

The buoy – Tikehau

Home » TOPDIVE News After 15 years living in French Polynesia, I was looking forward to visiting Tikehau for the first time. Its main village “Tuherahera” is about 2km long and home to roughly 500 people. This beautiful atoll offers incredible Polynesian hospitality...
The Hawksbill turtle

The Hawksbill turtle

Home » TOPDIVE News The Hawksbill turtle is a species often confused with the green turtle. The hawksbill turtle is smaller than the green turtle measuring from 23 to 39 inches and weighing from 95 to 165 Lbs at adulthood. Its scientific name is Eretmochelys imbricate...
The Dogtooth Tuna

The Dogtooth Tuna

Home » TOPDIVE News The Dogtooth tuna belongs to the family of Wahoo and other Mackerel tuna. You will encounter this species mainly in the deep sea. The lucky ones could also see it in the strong currents near the reefs.   Sometimes called White tuna or Gymnosarda...
Sunset dive in the Tiputa pass, Rangiroa

Sunset dive in the Tiputa pass, Rangiroa

Home » TOPDIVE News During a pleasant trip in the Tuamotu islands I finally arrived on the atoll of Rangiroa. This large atoll boasts a good international reputation in terms of scuba diving. One of the best destinations in French Polynesia. I was looking forward to...
Dolphins watching in Tahiti

Dolphins watching in Tahiti

Home » TOPDIVE News It was a sunny day in Tahiti and I hoped today the dolphins would be present. Indeed, I decided to leave my dive gear at the dive center and go for a dolphin watch tour. After the whaling season, it was just the perfect time to discover the...
The spinner dolphin

The spinner dolphin

Home » TOPDIVE News The spinner dolphin (Stenella longirostris) is different from the bottlenose dolphin in size and in shape. It measures about 6.5 ft and weighs around 165 lbs making it the featherweight of the dolphin family. As its name suggests, it has a long and...
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