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French Polynesia
Kia Ora Hotel / Master Liveaboard
April 9 - 22, 2017

The Ultimate Dive Vacation Experience!
Y-kiki Divers has lined up a land and liveaboard package to thoroughly experience French Polynesia diving. We'll fly from Los Angeles into Pape'ete, Tahiti and then on to Rangiroa. We'll be staying at the Kia Ora Hotel in Rangiroa for 5 nights, enjoying 6 unique dives with Top Dive. Then, we'll travel to Fakarava to board the French Polynesia Master for a 7 night luxury dive vacation experience. On our return, we'll fly out of Fakarava back to Pepe'ete where we'll catch our flights home through Los Angeles arriving April 23, 2017.

Kia Ora Hotel
We've reserved Beach Bungalows (double occupancy) at the Kia Ora Hotel. Each room is situated along the white sandy beach and feature Polynesian wooden carvings and wall paintings to create a tropical atmosphere. Each room comes with a hammock and an outdoor private jacuzzi on the terrace.


Rangiroa Island is known as one of the world's best diving points. The ocean is calm year-round; encounters with dolphins, manta rays and grey sharks await us! We'll be diving with Top Dive Rangiroa which is located on property and the boat will depart from the hotel's dock each day. We've arranged for 3 days of 2-tank boat dives with the expectation for pelagic encounters within the famous Tiputa Pass.

Franch Polynesia Liveaboard
Built of steel, the French Polynesia Master is the newest liveaboard to ply the waters of this island archipelago. Four decks provide ample space for relaxation and dive equipment and camera preparation. The boat’s experienced crew will ensure we receive only the highest quality service on our diving vacation.

Situated in the heart of the Pacific Ocean the French Polynesia archipelago is home to some of the most wondrous dive sites, where hundreds of hungry sharks gather in schools to be joined by manta rays and bottle-nosed dolphins.

Our diving itineraries will take us through the Tuamotu Island chain, from Rangiroa to Fakarava. Dive sites are typically channel or “Pass” dives and the route planning for each trip is highly dependent upon the incoming and out-going tides for each island. We will dive the optimum tide for each site to bring you the ultimate in pelagic fish action. Strong currents to be expected and it is therefore recommended divers have experience beyond beginner level. Dive sites also include outer reefs, plateaus and coral gardens found with the lagoon, where currents are less intense and many smaller creatures can be found.

Trip includes:

• Roundtrip air from Los Angeles
• Inter-island air and transfers
• 5 Nights at Kia Ora Hotel Rangiroa
• Full American Breakfast Daily
• 6 dives with Top Dive
• Free NItrox and gear with Top Dive
• Hotel taxes, service charges and city tax
• 7 nights on French Polynesia Master Liveaboard
• Unlimited diving as scheduled
• All meals, snacks and nonalcoholic drinks on board

Not included:

• Gratuities - both land and boat
• Nitrox and gear rental - boat
• Alcoholic beverages - both land and boat
• Port fees of $70 - boat

Download the trip flier HERE!

Cost per person, double occupancy:
Upper Deck Cabin/Beach Bungalow - $8,536
Lower Deck Cabin/Beach Bungalow - $8,236

Deposit due at booking (prior to Oct. 1, 2016); $2,800. Deposit due after Oct. 1, 2016 is $4,300. Final due by Jan. 5, 2017.

All payments are nonrefundable. All travelers should have travel and dive insurance to protect yourself and your vacation investment.

We strongly recommend travel insurance.

Contact Bruce Tanner, at (314) 469-8722
or e-mail him at Bruce Tanner
for questions or additional information.


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