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+1 for Celestine Vaite's books. Loved these!!!
+1 for Celestine Vaite's books. Loved these!!!
I guess we hit it at a bad time.... coral was...
I guess we hit it at a bad time.... coral was all bleached and there were just a couple schools of fish and one black tip. It was pretty poor compared to other spots..... of course that was in...
Best snorkeling by far was right out in front of...
Best snorkeling by far was right out in front of the Hilton!!!!!!

The Drift snorkel at Tahaa was pretty cool but not for beginners.
Bora Bora is nice
We did do the aquarium at Rangiroa and I...
You just have to be certified to do the night...
You just have to be certified to do the night dive.

You will probably be repeating with the off road tour. Our friends did the hike and loved it. It was pretty hard though.. They were in good...
I would really like to see some other dive sites...
I would really like to see some other dive sites in Bora Bora..so I was considering looking to an outside op

Does anyone know who the PG is using on Rangiroa or Fakarava these days? Last time...
Great pics! No problem bringing a camera..I...
Great pics! No problem bringing a camera..I think we have more camera equipment than dive stuff now. If that is the eel at the anchor line on Moorea then I have a great pic of Dom biting and...
Diving on the Paul Gauguin
Hi....We are booked on the 10 day Tuamotus and Society Island cruise in June. This is will be our third trip on the PG and we have done almost all of the PG dives but it was with Regent. I wanted...
You just can't worry too much about what others...
You just can't worry too much about what others think...Just have fun and enjoy. Some people just feel it necessary to find problems with things that just aren't that important. If you have a...
google earth has shots of all the islands!
google earth has shots of all the islands!
Thank you, we are divers so most of the cruises...
Thank you, we are divers so most of the cruises we go on are liveaboard dive boats. We just fell in love with the PG and her staff so when my mother-in-law decided that she needed to travel or she...
OK Emdee I have been on the PG twice before but...
OK Emdee I have been on the PG twice before but am bringing along some newbies so I would love your acclaimed list!!! diana at LFQH dot com:)
I have a question about the 10 day itinerary......
I have a question about the 10 day itinerary... How long are you in port for Rangiroa and Fakarava? I have been on the PG twice before when it was with regent and it used to be a split day in Rangi...
Patrick's tour on Bora Bora has snorkling, but...
Patrick's tour on Bora Bora has snorkling, but the rays are in waist deep water, and when you see the sharks you can stay in the boat and watch the sharks from above. The motu picnic is great and...
Sharks are everywhere in FP and swimming/diving...
Sharks are everywhere in FP and swimming/diving with them is the best part!!! You will love the Hilton. The one thing that I remember about it was that the meal portions were huge and very...
I think the faster ferry is the Armetti. It is...
I think the faster ferry is the Armetti. It is really nice and they put your luggage in bins that get stored below. It is quick and easy!
Ive stayed at the IC Moorea, the Sheraton (which...
Ive stayed at the IC Moorea, the Sheraton (which I think is now the Hilton) Moorea, and the IC Papeete. The OWBs at the IC Moorea are partially over the water and over land. The snorkling is ok but...
We did the 10 night in 2008 and loved it so much...
We did the 10 night in 2008 and loved it so much we did it again in 2009. It is so much fun and having more than one day on an island is great since it gives you an opportunity to do more than one...
Lobster with vanilla sauce and it is delicious!
Lobster with vanilla sauce and it is delicious!
I have been diving two years in a row on the PG. ...
I have been diving two years in a row on the PG. We have done the 10 day society islands and rangiroa.

We booked through the PG and as a certified diver we dove:
Huahine - Outside operator: ...
We were on the 10 day and our lobster night was...
We were on the 10 day and our lobster night was on our overnight (9th day) on Moorea. Same as last year. :D It depends on your duration. Enjoy!
You know on our last day we went to the market...
You know on our last day we went to the market and then had lunch on the PG. At lunch the waiters were handing out tin foil to wrap sandwiches up in for the hotel. Everyone was doing it and a lot...
Ivan is still in LaVeranda:D I think he was going...
Ivan is still in LaVeranda:D I think he was going to stick around, but who knows for sure.

Skipper I am surprised to hear your woes about pool chairs. On our cruise, they went around all the...
There is a reason why people tell you to do the...
There is a reason why people tell you to do the classwork and pool work at home. No one wants to read, sit in a classroom, or freeze in a pool on vacation. If you do your stuff at a local dive shop...
the newest edition is the 5th and you should be...
the newest edition is the 5th and you should be able to get with no problems.
I would skip the mugs! They keep your drinks...
I would skip the mugs! They keep your drinks refreshed and you don't need to add extra to your luggage! If your drink sits around long enough to get melty, just get a new one!:D

Just enjoy...