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The Tuamotu offer immense lagoons surrounded by a long coral reef. The connection to the ocean is through the passes, fish expressways, whose depth and width vary depending on the atolls. It is in these specific locations that diving takes place in the Tuamotu. The dives are mainly done in the passes, along the oceanic reef slope and in the lagoon, all with abundant marine life. The passes of the Tuamotu Archipelago are a drift diving dream and will leave you with unforgettable memories of your divers. However, some drift dives require advanced technique and experience, depending on the strength of the current. During your dives, you will meet abundant fauna offering incredible opportunities to approach the big ones; 11 species of sharks can be observed in French Polynesia. This is the only places in the world where you will be able to swim among schools of grey sharks – sometimes up to 200 individuals. Dive with the often playful Bottle nose dolphins, a gentle turtles, flight of eagle rays, manta rays and white tip sharks resting on the sandy bottom. This diverse scenery also shelter large hawks bill tuna, schools of barracudas and jacks, napoleons, groupers, moray eels and many other varieties of fish.