Run by an efficient French-Spanish couple, this diving operation offers high standards and excellent service. It has daily outings to Garuae Pass as well as regular day trips to Tumakohua Pass (23,000 CFP, including two dives and lunch). Note that the boat doesn't have a roof, though. Six-/10-dive packages cost 42,000/68,000 CFP. Good English is spoken. Free pick-up.

Dive Spirit is a member of Te Moana Pass (www.temoanadiving.com), an inter-island dive pass that’s accepted in 16 dive shops in French Polynesia.