Fakarava like Rangiroa is a huge atoll with a vast lagoon. There are two passes in Fakarava: the huge Garuae pass in the northern end is more than 800 metres wide, while the Tumakohua pass in the southern end is an easier dive. Fakarava has minimal tourist infrastructure.
- Ideal for viewing: green turtle, oceanic white-tip shark, spotted eagle ray, reef manta ray
- Excellent for: Resorts, Island-hopping, Shark diving, Reef diving, Drift diving, Beach