trip video: Fakarava & the South Pass (Tetamanu), March 2019

This is the final companion videos to our French Polynesia trip during March 2019 where we traveled to the atoll island of Fakarava. We went to Fakarava for the world class scuba diving at the passes that separate the ocean and lagoon of the atoll. In this video, we dove the South Pass (Tetamanu) twice, once from lagoon to ocean and once from ocean to lagoon. In between our dives, we visited pink sand beach.

You can find an linked index of our detailed trip report below.


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1 planning & research
2 trip report: getting in via Tahiti
3 trip report: Bora Bora
4 trip report: Fakarava
      4.1 Rotoava & camping
            4.1.1 camping
            4.1.2 Rotoava town
      4.2 diving the North Pass (Passe de Garuae)
            4.2.1 day 1, dive 1 – Ohotu
            4.2.2 day 1, dive 2 – Te Ana Nui to Ali Baba Canyon
            4.2.3 day 2, dive 3 – Maiuru
            4.2.4 day 2, dive 4 – Ohotu Cave
            4.2.5 day 2, dive 5 – Te Ana Nui to Ali Baba Canyon
      4.3 diving the South Pass (Tetamanu / Tumakohua)
            4.3.1 day 3, dive 6 – lagoon to ocean drift
            4.3.2 tetamanu village & pink sand beach
            4.3.3 day 3, dive 7 – ocean to lagoon drift
      4.4 hotel night at Havaiki Fakarava
5 trip report: getting out
6 final impressions & budget
7 trip videos
      7.1 Bora Bora
      7.2 Fakarava & the North Pass (Passe de Garuae)
      7.3 Fakarava & the South Pass (Tetamanu)

trip video: Fakarava & South Pass (Tetamanu)

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