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Three magnificent resorts that you simply must see. Stowaway on an authentic tropical paradise and forget the hustle and bustle of city life. Fiji is famous for it’s warm hospitality and the superb Naigani, Matangi and Vomo Island Resorts are essential visiting whilst touring beautiful Fiji.

Naigani

Located off the coast of Fiji’s main island of Viti Levu, Nagani Island is 540 acres of lush tropical vegetation and white sand beaches. surrounded by water splashed with rainbow-colored soft corals, myriad brightly colored tropical fishing dive sites between 10-20 minutes away.

Our rooms are typical Island paradise.

Our standards are copied by many other resorts because we have spared no expense in bringing you an authentic tropical island decor. It is no less than you deserve and you will love it. Great care has been taken in the design of our rooms to ensure your stay is a memorable one.

With our fast 29′ “Mainunu,” catering to a max of 12 divers. Excellent Genesis BCDs, regs, mask & fins. Camera hire & E6 processing makes Naigani a MUST on your list to visit. We can talk all day about how wonderful our resort is, but perhaps you would rather see some of the soothing images that we photographed just to get you in the mood. Please visit our gallery for a breath taking insight into our beautiful way of life. Below are two teasers just to get you started!

Naigani Island Resort offers visitors the olde world charm of Fiji. The resort is off the well worn tourist trail and appeals to those looking for a smaller, mid-priced island resort that has a good variety of tropical recreational facilities. The resort caters for those individuals that seek seclusion and fun in truly beautiful tropical surrounds.

  • Beachfront plantation setting
  • Uncommercialised and quaint with unobtrusive personal service.
  • Caring & wonderful staff.
  • Spacious accommodation – 11 x 2 bedroom villas & 5 double rooms.
  • Landscaped beachfront swimming pool with 10 metre waterslide and swim up bar.
  • Size ideal, allows exclusivity for small conference groups and wedding parties.
  • Traditional conference/functions bure on the beachfront.
  • Affordable and ideal for a personal wedding or honeymoon in paradise.
  • Our Nautilus Barefoot Golf Course offers – 3 greens, 9 tees, par 27.
  • Brilliant snorkeling close to shore.
  • Excellent light tackle fishing.
  • The island is steeped in history and cultural tradition.
  • Day excursions to Fiji’s old capital Levuka and cultural presentation at Devokula village.
  • Caters for couples seeking seclusion & personal service in beautiful tropical surrounds.

ARRIVAL DETAILS

After you arrive please make your way to the Dive shop (located near the pool) and check in with one of the dive staff. They will give you a catch bag for your equipment. Unpack your gear into the bag, please mention to the Staff which is your Villa number and they will collect your gear and store it in the Dive Bure.

If you need to Hire Dive gear you will be fitted out at the Dive Bure with our new Genesis dive gear. The dive staff will explain to you about the dive programme. When ready please go down to the Dive Shop with your certification card to sign our liability form and to ask any questions regarding the Dive programme.

Your dive gear will be placed on the Dive boat daily and removed, then washed and stored at the Dive Shop for the duration of your stay.

GROUPS

Please have your Tour Leader meet with our Instructor to plan your programme. We will often do a 2 tank morning dive and again in the afternoon do a 2 tank dive ( this if we have large groups in house) We will try to accommodate all requests but please liaise through your Tour Leader to avoid any confusion.

THE DIVING

Our dive sites offer both relaxed and easy diving. Most dive sites are within 5 – 20 minutes of the Island by boat. As with ALL Fiji diving our dive sites are chosen according to the tide – what that means…..if the tide is rising ( the tide changes every six hours) then certain dive sites are going to be ‘ at their best’….diving a site at the reverse tide will mean that the soft corals will not be open…and the cruising pelagic will also not be around.

The dive boat will leave from the Dive Shop at approximately 09.00 daily. We normally do a 2 tank dive with a surface interval – where we offer refreshments and dive towels. The dive sites will be listed at the Dive Shop – giving the Dive site, length of time to the site and what photographic opportunity it is best for.

So, you need to take you wet suit/dive skin…be at the Dive shop 10 minutes prior to set time…everything else has been done for you!!! Between dives please remember to place your gear back in your catch bag.

On return to the Island, take your wetsuit/dive skin to be rinsed and hang it up at your Villa…return your other gear to your catch bag…we will wash it all and have it ready for the next day!

Dive Boat

We provide refreshments for surface intervals – juice, water, cookies, tea and coffee.

Towels are also provided. Both boats have sun shelter, but don’t forget your sunblock!

We do not have a head on board!

The Dive

Just prior to arriving at the Dive site, the Dive guides will tell you to start gearing up. Just a giant stride entry from the stern. For any diver requiring assistance we are only too happy to help with gearing up in the water (conditions being favorable). We will always have a diver in the water with you. On surfacing make your way to the boat, remove your weight belt, BCD/tank – we always have a person on board to assist. We do allow computer diving, but ask that you watch your tables and computers closely. NO DECOMPRESSION DIVING IS ALLOWED. We also have a maximum depth of 130ft.

DIVE GUIDES/INSTRUCTORS

We always have a guide in-water with you. They will give a thorough briefing, so be attentive, ask questions if you need to. Our guides are there to assist and ensure that your dive is safe and enjoyable. As we DO NOT drop anchor it is important to follow the guide as the boat follows the bubbles!!! On returning to the boat, please fill your log, and sign in with the Captain so he can log that you are on board.

INSTRUCTION/RESORT COURSES

We offer both SSI and PADI courses. Resort courses, Open Water certification, Referrals, Advanced Open Water and Refresher courses. If you are doing a course, please bring 2 passport photos with you and any paperwork for a referral.

Our innovative ‘See the Sea’ for non-divers is more than just a resort course….

Unlimited shore diving (just the cost of a fill @ $3.00) – you will need a buddy – ask one of the dive staff if you don’t have one. Great for macro photography…with a small reef just off the beach. Shore diving is only offered in conjunction with a dive package purchase.

VIZ AND WATER TEMPERATURES

Visibility will vary according to the dive site and the time of year. Mostly between 50 – 150 ft. The soft corals need plankton to feed so you will always have some plankton in the water. Water temperatures vary from around 80f in our summer months (Oct – Apr) and drops off to 78+f in our winter months (July – Sept)

ADDITIONAL DIVES (NIGHT/AFTERNOON)

A minimum of two divers required for afternoon dive. (see rates) You may not substitute a morning prepaid dive for an afternoon dive. Boat night diving also requires a minimum of two divers. (see rates) Dive lights are available for hire. Prepaid diving may not be substituted for a night dive.

 

Bula! From Matangi

ARRIVAL DETAILS

After you arrive you will be given a ‘catch bag’ which is for your dive equipment. Unpack your gear into the bag and the staff will collect it and place it in the Dive Bure. If you need to Hire Dive gear you will be fitted out at the Dive Bure with our new Genesis dive gear. The dive staff will explain to you about the dive programme. When ready please go down to the Dive Shop with your certification card to sign our liability form and to ask any questions regarding the Dive programme.

THE DIVING

Our dive sites offer both relaxed and easy diving. Most dive sites are within 40 minutes of the Island by boat. As with ALL Fiji diving our dive sites are chosen according to the tide – what they means…..if the tide is rising ( the tide changes every six hours) then certain dive sites are going to be ‘ at their best’….diving a site at the reverse tide will mean that the soft corals will not be open…and the cruising pelagics will also not be around.

The dive boat will leave from the Dive Shop at approximately 8.30am daily. We do a 2 tank dive with a surface interval – where we offer refreshments and dive towels. The dive sites will be listed at the Dive Shop – giving the Dive site, length of time to the site and what photographic opportunity it is best for. So, you need to take you wet suit/dive skin…be at the Dive shop 10 minutes prior to set time…everything else has been done for you!!!

Between dives please remember to place your gear back in your catch bag. On return to the Island, take your wetsuit/dive skin to be rinsed and hang it up adjacent to the Dive shop…return your other gear to your catch bag…we will wash it all and have it ready for the next day! We will be launching our new 38ft High speed dive boat towards the end of 1999. With the new vessel we will be able to offer an extensive new area , plus the possibility of doing 4 day dives!!!! Meanwhile Tropical Dive (Fiji Scuba) is chartering the Dive boats that the Island used previously.

We provide refreshments for surface intervals – juice, water, cookies, tea and coffee. Towels are also provided. Both boats have sun shelter, but don’t forget your sunblock!

GETTING WET

Just prior to arriving at the Dive site, the Dive guides will tell you to start gearing up. Both boats offer a giant stride entry from the stern. For any diver requiring assitance we are only too happy to help with gearing up in the water ( conditions being favourable). On surfacing make your way to the boat, remove your weight belt, bcd/tank – we always have a person on board to assist.

We do allow computer diving, but ask that you watch your tables and computers closely. NO DECOMPRESSION DIVING IS ALLOWED. We also have a maximum depth of 130ft.

TAKE CARE OF OUR MARINE ENVIRONMENT – LOOK – DO NOT TOUCH!!

DIVE GUIDES/INSTRUCTORS

We always have a guide inwater with you. They will give a thorough briefing, so be attentive, ask questions if you need to. Our guides are there to assist and ensure that your dive is safe and enjoyable.

As we DO NOT drop anchor it is important to follow the guide as the boat follows the bubbles!!! On returning to the boat, please fill your log, and check in with the Captain so he can sign you in.

INSTRUCTION/RESORT COURSES

We offer both SSI and PADI courses. Resort courses, Open Water certification, Referrals, Advanced Open Water and Refresher courses. If you are doing a course, please bring 2 passport photos with you and any paperwork for a referral. Our innovative ‘See the Sea’ for non-divers is more than just a resort course….

Unlimited shore diving (just the cost of a fill @ $3.00) – you will need a buddy – ask one of the dive staff if you don’t have one. Great for macro photography…with a small reef just off the beach.

VIZ AND WATER TEMPERATURES

Visibility will vary according to the dive site and the time of year. Mostly between 5- – 150 ft. The soft corals need plankton to feed so you will always have some plankton in the water. Water temperatures vary from around 80f in our summer months (Oct – Apr) and drops off to 77+f in our winter months (May – Sept)

ADDITIONAL DIVES (NIGHT/AFTERNOON)

A minimum of two divers required for afternoon dive. (see rates) You may not substitute a morning prepaid dive for an afternoon dive. Boat night diving also requires a minimum of two divers. (see rates) Dive lights are available for hire. Prepaid diving may not be substitued for a night dive.

With the introduction of the new High speed dive boat ( see rates) We will be able to offer you four day dives!!!!!

 

Adi Nunu

The new boat was finally launched in Suva on Monday 12th June. She caused major traffic delays as she was taken through the streets in Suva to the jetty. She is 40ft (11.5m) and is able to carry a maximum of 16 divers.

Especially designed for divers. On her trial run with the group of 30 Divers that we had at Naigani Island on the 18th June, she clocked ( fully loaded) at 32 knts. We will cruise at 20+ knts. Powered by a Detroit with Hamilton jet drives for diver safety . Toilet and shower on board. Camera bench and rinse tank. Full safety equipment.

Designed in New Zealand and constructed in Fiji of high grade Aluminium.. Nigel and some staff members drove her to Matangi Island on the 26th June. She arrived to the traditional ” Fijian Rova” which was organised by Flo and the village put on a wonderful evening to welcome the new edition to the area.

The divers that we have had during July have enjoyed the speed and comfort of the Ádi Nunu’. Elia ( our Captain) takes good care of the boat and divers.

Fly To Fiji

There are three airlines that are synonymous when it comes to traveling to the Fiji Islands. They are Air Pacific, Air New Zealand, and Air Fiji.

INSURANCE

We strongly recommend travel insurance for the entire time you plan to be away. Your policy should cover emergency medical situations, baggage loss or damage, and expenses incurred from disrupted travel plans.

TAKING THE RIGHT LUGGAGE

Take luggage that is light but strong, with firm sides, as it will be handled frequently. Your name and destination should appear clearly on the outside to ensure it is stowed on the right aircraft. Put your name and address on the inside and lock each piece.

Matangi Dive Sites

10-15 MILES DUE EAST

Description: An atoll 10 miles off Matangi
Marine Life found on Site:
Includes beautiful coral, fans, whips, sharks, barracuda, travelly, tuna, mackerel, unicorn, puffers, anemonies and fusiliers.
Best Tide for dive: Falling tide
For Photographers: Wide Angle Macro

2) Name of Dive Site: EDGE

Description:
An atoll 10 miles off Matangi. It has a vertical drop off Matangi Island at about 30-1000 feet plus.
Marine Life found on Site:
Has a combination of soft and hard coral, barracuda, unicorn fish, clown fish, anemones, clown trigger fish, groupers, fusiliers and occasionally white tip sharks.
Best Tide for dive: Falling tide
For Photographers: Close up macro

3) Name of Dive Site: GOLDEN DREAM

Description:
An atoll 10 miles off Matagi Island with a vertical drop off 15-1000 feet plus with a mild current which opens up the Golden soft coral, also cannons at 50 feet.
Marine Life found on Site:
Golden soft coral, sea whips, anemones, clown fishes, unicorn fish, occasionally schools of barracuda and white tip sharks.
Best Tide for dive: Rising tide
For Photographers: Wide angle and underwater video camera

4) Name of Dive Site: NOEL’S WALL

Description:
An atoll 15 miles off Matagi Island with a vertical drop off 30-1000 feet plus cannons and swim through at 30 feet with beautiful hard coral at 30-40 feet. Most famous for soft coral dive and pelagics.
Marine Life found on Site:
Tons of soft coral, fusiliers, schools of barracudas, occasionally surgeon fish, schools of bronze whalers, golden anthiase, unicorn fish, schools of jack trevally at all times and queen angels are seen quite often.
Best Tide for dive: Rising tide
For Photographers: Wide angle and video camera

8 + Miles Due EAST

1) Name of Dive Site: CORNER

Description:
Located at the tip (Corner) at Laucala Barrier reef ranging from 30-70 feet to the top of the wall and a vertical drop off, with a variety of soft coral and sea whips on the wall.
Marine Life found on Site:
Clown trigger fish, unicorn, anemone fish, soft coral, fusiliers, surgeon fish, sea whips, sea fans, nudie branches and Spanish dancer, occasionally schools of sharks and barracudas.
Best Tide for dive: Rising tide
For Photographers: Wide angle, close up and video camera

2) Name of Dive Site: MOTUI 1

Description:
An atoll 8 miles off Matagi Island with wall dives, depth ranging from 15-1000 feet plus vertical drop off with a variety of soft corals, long sea whips on the side of the walls and tons of fish life everywhere.
Marine Life found on Site:
Fish life of every kind and sharks, humb headed parrotfish, tons of soft coral and beautiful hard coral at 25-30 feet.
Best time for dive: Either falling or rising tide
For Photographers: Wide angle and video cameras

9 + MILES DUE EAST

1) Name of Dive Site: MOTUI 11

Description:
Approximately 500 feet in distance from Motui 1 with almost the same reef structure, whereas Motui 11 has more beautiful hard coral at the top of the wall
Marine Life found on Site:
Includes schools of fish every kind, sharks, occasionally soft and hard corals, surgeon fish everywhere, long sea whips, nudie branches and flat worms seen quite often.
Best time for dive: Either falling or rising tide
For Photographers: Wide angle and video camera

2) Name of Dive Site: LEDGE

Description:
A submerged reef with depth ranging from 25-130 feet which has a ledge at 45 feet all around the reef with a variety of soft coral, sea whips, flat worms, a couple of lion fish are often seen hovering over the side of the ledge and also famous for soft coral dives.
Marine Life found on Site:
Also includes emperor angel, clown triggerfish and titan trigger fish.
Best time for dive: Either rising or falling tide
For Photographers: Wide angle

Name of Dive Site: CROSS CHANNEL

Description:
Located on Motui atoll, has a vertical drop off at 15-1000 feet plus famous for black corals with long nose hawkfish and occasionally beautifully untouched hard corals at 35 feet.
Marine Life found on Site:
Includes soft coral, sea fans, sea whips, sharks, tuna, travelly, king mackerel, tons of fusiliers and carport anemones (rare ones).
Best time for dive: Falling tide
For Photographers: Wide-angle video

14 + MILES DUE NORTH

1) Name of Dive Site: RINGGOLDS (CORAL GARDEN)

Description:
Submerged reef on the inside of ringgold’s reef with a depth ranging from 15-90 feet, it has healthy hard corals, large variety of pelagics, and famous for hard coral dive.
Marine Life found on Site:
Occasional sweet lips, angelfish, clown trigger fish, fusiliers, moray eels, and white tip sharks.
Best time for dive: Either falling or rising tide
For Photographers: Wide angle, macro and video

14 + MILES DUE EAST

2) Name of Dive Site: MOTUI LAILAI

Description:
An atoll 10 miles off Matagi with a depth ranging from 10-200 feet plus. Has gradual slopes with tunnels penetrating into the reef with beautiful sun rays through the top opening of the reef also has a wide variety of hard corals and fish of all kinds normally in schools.
Marine Life found on Site:
Sharks often seen, turtles, variety of hard coral, schools of sweet lips, travelly, eagle rays, clown trigger fish, sea whips, and variety of beautiful brain coral
Best time for dive: Either falling or rising tide
For Photographers: Wide angle and video

30 + MILES DUE EAST

1) Name of Dive Site: SANGRILA

Description:
Located on Welagilala “BARRIER REEF” with a variety of coral heads and pinnacles. Most of the coral heads have swim through and tons of sweet lips as their habitats, schools of hump headed parrotfish and a variety of pipefish often seen. It has a depth ranging from 15-90 foot slope.
Marine Life found on Site:
Includes a variety of nudie branches, flat worms and scorpion fish seen occasionally.
Best time for dive: Either falling or rising tide
For Photographers: Macro, wide angle and video camera

2) Name of Dive Site: WELAGILALA (SOUTH PASSAGE)

Description:
Welagilala is an uninhabited Island approximately 30 miles off Matagi. Reefs surrounds the whole Island with a passage a quarter a mile of the Island with a depth ranging from 100-120 feet, It has a mini wall at the beginning slopes off with a depth ranging from 100-120 feet and a mini wall at the beginning slopes off towards the end of the passage. Divers are usually dropped of on the inside while the current pushes you towards the outside where you’ll be greeted with schools of sharks, barracudas, jack travelly and occasionally manta rays. These usually feed in between the passage where divers get encountered with them.
Marine Life found on Site:
A variety of soft coral (mainly purple) thousands of fusiliers, basslets, anthiases, sea fans, whips, schools of barracudas, sharks (bronze whalers) and manta rays occasionally.
Best time for dive: Falling tide
For Photographers: Wide angle and video camera

3) Name of Dive Site: WELAGILALA (NORTH PASSAGE)

Description:
It’s the same passage mentioned except that its on the North side of Matagi. Things to be seen are the same as the South passage, except you’ll see that most healthiest and biggest cabbage coral covers the floor bed of the passage. Amongst this beautiful cabbage coral are groupers and sweet lips and occasionally white tip sharks.
Marine Life found on Site:
Marine life also found sweet lips, surgeon fish, parrot fish, red anemone, lion fish, sharks, eagle ray seen occasionally, schools of anthiases and large variety of nudie branches and flat worms.
Best time for dive: Falling tide
For Photographers: Wide angle and video camera

QAMEA – 2 + MILES DUE WEST

1) Name of Dive Site: MARIAH’S COVE

Description:
Located on the coast of Qamea with depth ranging from 15-80 feet. Best for second dive and perfect night dives, also known as red wall a little ledge at 15-30 feet covered with variety of soft red coral.
Marine Life found on Site:
Includes wrasses, blennies, puffer fish, garden eels, sea whips, parrot fish, butterfly fishes, variety of nudie branches, Spanish dancers, moray eel and occasionally soft coral.
Best time for dive: Rising tide
For Photographers: Macro, close ups and video cameras

2) Name of Dive Site: STILL WATERS

Description:
A submerged reef off the coast of Qamea with a depth ranging from 15-100 feet, famous for soft coral dives.
Marine Life found on Site:
Variety of soft coral, tons of fusiliers, anthiases basslets, occasionally white tip sharks, nudie branches (flat worms) and schools of barracuda.
Best time for dive: Rising tide
For Photographers: Mainly wide angle, also perfect for close up and macro

3) Name of Dive Site: NUKUBALAVU

Description:
Located on the coast of Qamea with a depth ranging from 10-120 feet with gradual slope, has beautiful fish life and a variety of soft coral. If dived with a mild current will be a perfect night dive
Marine Life found on Site:
Moray eels, variety of nudie branches, Spanish dancers, blennies angel fish, stone fish, hawk fish, variety of soft coral with schools of jack trivially, Spanish mackerel and barracuda with a slight current.
Best time for dive: Best during rising tide
For Photographers: Macro, close up and video camera

4) Name of Dive Site: MULOMULO

Description:
Located on the coast off Qamea with a depth ranging from 10-120 feet with gradual slopes and beautiful sea fans, soft coral.
Marine Life found on Site:
Has a variety of nudie branches, flat worms, sea whips, moray eels, fusiliers, wrasses, white tip sharks and napoleon wrasses found occasionally
Best time for dive: Either falling or rising tide
For Photographers: Wide angle and macro

BETWEEN QAMEA/TAVEUNI- 6 + MILES DUE NORTH/WEST

1) Name of Dive Site: FISH PATCH

Description:
A submerged reef located between Qamea and Taveuni with a depth ranging from 10-120 feet with gradual slopes off a variety of sea fans and fishes of all kind at 70-80 feet.
Marine Life found on Site:
A variety of soft coral, trigger fish, occasionally eagle rays, schools of barracuda and Spanish mackerel, fusiliers, golden anthers, file fish, variety of nudie branches and heaps of sea fans at 8-10 feet.
Best time for dive: Rising tide
For Photographers: Wide angle, close up and video camera

2) Name of Dive Site: GORGONIAN GARDEN

Description:
This reef has a vertical drop off with a depth ranging 15-200 feet, it has a variety of sea fans and soft coral, more fish life and exciting with sharks. A mild current from the beginning to the end of the dive.
Marine Life found on Site:
Includes sea fans, tons of soft coral, barracudas, tuna, sharks (in schools), fusiliers, anamones, sweet lips, travelly, anthiases and basslets.
Best time for dive: Rising tide
For Photographers: Wide angle and video camera

BETWEEN LAUCALA/MATAGI – 5 + MILES DUE EAST

1) Name of Dive Site: BONNIES BOULDER

Description:
Located between Laucala and Matagi, big bonnies which divers weave between them. It has a depth ranging from 15-75 feet with a variety of soft coral on the overhangs and untouched hard coral on the seabed.
Marine Life found on Site:
Variety of nudie branches, occasionally sea snakes, white tip sharks, leopard sharks at all times, red anamones, stone fish hawk fish, emperor angel and dragon masses.
Best time for dive: Best for rising tide but can be dived during falling tide
For Photographers: Macro, wide angle and video

2) Name of Dive Site: BACKSIDE

Description:
Located on the North side of Boulders which is about 100 feet in distance with a depth ranging from 15-75 feet with big coral heads a swim through and a variety of soft coral on the overhangs
Marine Life found on Site:
Puffer fishes, trunk fish, surgeon fish, variety of nudie branches, trigger fish, stone fish, file fish, red anemones, clown fish, soft coral, sea fans and occasionally sleeping leopard shark
Best time for dive: Either falling or rising tide
For Photographers: Macro, close up and video

3) Name of Dive Site: WINDSEYE PASSAGE

Description:
It is a passage at the Laucala barrier reefs with a depth ranging from 15-130 feet with gradual slopes at the beginning of the dive and beautiful pinnacles towards the end.
Marine Life found on Site:
Clown trigger at all times, garden eels, angel fish, anthiases, scorpion fish at all times, stone fish, red anamones, leopard sharks, variety of Spanish dancers with hard and soft coral
Best time for dive: Rising tide
For Photographers: Wide angle, macro and video camera

4) Name of Dive Staff: JOE’S REEF

Description:
Located outside Laucala barrier reef with a depth ranging from 15-100 feet, It has a variety of hard soft coral. A few coral heads that comes up to about 15 feet which divers weave between them and perfect for safety stops.
Marine Life found on Site:
Marine life includes wrasses, moray eels, gobi’s, puffers, clown trigger, occasionally white tip sharks and sleeping leopard sharks.
Best time for dive: Falling tide
For Photographers: Macro, close up and video camera

5) Name of Dive Staff: MINI YELLOW WALL

Description:
It is located outside the Laucala barrier reef with a depth ranging from 15-200 feet, it has gradual slopes and a mini wall from 60-100 feet covered with yellow soft coral
Marine Life found on Site:
Wrasses, parrot fish, tuna, sweet lips, moray and sharks and occasionally soft coral
Best time for dive: Rising tide
For Photographers: Wide angle, close up and video camera

SOMOSOMO(TAVEUNI/VANUA LEVU – 20 + MILES DUE WEST

1) Name of Dive Site: RAINBOW PASSAGE

Description:
A submerged reef with a depth ranging from 15-120 feet, it has a variety of soft corals with large bommies at the end of the dive. Fish life includes a variety of pelagics including barracuda, mackerel, travelly, white tip sharks, occasional leopard shark, stone fish, clown trigger, long nose hawkfish, clown fish, anamones, damsel fish and a variety of butterfly fish.
Marine Life found on Site:
Marine life includes soft corals, tube corals (Grey), nudie branches, flat worms, feather stars and sea whips.
Best time for dive: Rising tide
For Photographers: Wide angle, macro, and video camera

2) Name of Dive Site: WHITE WALL

Description:
Has a outer wall with tunnel at 20 feet, with an exciting wall at 90 feet with a dramatic back drop of white soft coral covered wall dropping away to 240 feet
Marine Life found on Site:
Mostly white soft corals with a few large sea whips sticking off the end of the wall, fish life includes a variety of pelagics ranging from the occasional barracuda to mackerel, eagle rays, manta rays, also on the top of the wall is a variety of reef fish primarily coral trout, lion fish and a small variety of hard coral
Best time for dive: Falling tide
For Photographers: Wide angle and video camera

3) Name of Dive Site: PURPLE WALL

Description:
It has an outer wall with reef top starting at 20 feet dropping away to about 200 foot plus, the wall is covered with purple soft corals, sea whips and large gorgonia fans
Marine Life found on Site:
Includes a variety of pelagics ranging from barracuda to travelly (jacks), mackerel, sea fans, variety of nudie branches, anthiases, fusiliers, basslets, white tip sharks and manta rays occasionally
Best time for dive: Falling tide
For Photographers: Wide angle and video camera

4) Name of Dive Site: FISH FACTORY

Description:
A wall with depth ranging from 20-500 feet plus a variety of soft coral on the top and side of the wall. Tons of fish, sharks occasionally and lots of pelagics cruise by.
Marine Life found on Site:
Schools of parrot fish, rump headed, spanish, mackerel, angel fish, travelly’s, cod, moray eel, manta rays occasionally, also stone fish and leaf scorpion
Best time for dive: Rising tide
For Photographers: Wide angle, video camera and macro

5) Name of Dive Site: MINI WHITE WALL

Description:
A submerged reef with a mini wall with a depth ranging from 30-100 feet covered with mostly white soft coral. There are also a large variety of other soft corals
Marine Life found on Site:
Includes sharks, barracudas, Jacks, stone fish, snapper, leopard sharks often seen, variety of nudie branches and Spanish dancers
Best time for dive: Rising tide
For Photographers: Wide angle, video, macro and close up

6) Name of Dive Site: ANNIE’S BOMMIES

Description:
A submerged reef with big bommies which allows divers to weave between them with a depth ranging from 15-70 feet, includes tons of soft coral and a variety of hard coral on top of bommies
Marine Life found on Site:
Includes schools of fusiliers, basslets, anthiases, Jack travelly, moray eels, leopard sharks occasionally, stingrays and pipefish, are often seen.
Best time for dive: Falling tide
For Photographers: Wide angle, macro and video

7) Name of Dive Site: ZOO

Description:
Has a depth ranging from 30-300 feet with average visibility of 70-80 feet. Includes tons of fish, mackerel, barracuda, jack travelly, sharks (usually in schools) apart from pelagics and there are a large range of soft coral
Marine Life found on Site:
Marine life include moray eels, manta rays, potato cod, fusiliers, basslets, anthiases, flat worms and nudie branches
Best time for dive: Falling tide
For Photographers: Wide angle and video camera

8) Name of Dive Site: RAINBOW PASSAGE 1

Description:
A submerged reef with depth ranging from 25-120 feet covered with a large variety of soft coral, sea fans, whips, schools of fusiliers, basslets, anthiases and a few bommies towards the end
Marine Life found on Site:
Has a variety of hawk fish, pipe fish, clown trigger, schools of Spanish mackerel, barracudas, stone fish, nudie branches, Spanish dancer and clown fish
Best time for dive: Rising tide
For Photographers: Wide angle and video camera

9) Name of Dive Site: RAINBOW PASSAGE 11

Description:
A submerged reef with a depth ranging from 25-120 feet with gradual slope, has a few coral heads along the way with sweet lips as their habitats
Marine Life found on Site: A variety of soft coral
Best time for dive: Rising tide
For Photographers: Wide angle, macro and video camera

Naigani Dive Sites

1) Name of Dive Site: THREE HEADS

Description: Three large coral heads primarily hard corals with swimthroughs Flat worms, Dragon nudibrachs ,Lion Fish, pluarbranchs
Depth: 5 feet on top of coral heads dropping to 50 feet around base of heads
Travelling time: 05 minutes
Best tide for dive: Falling

2) Name of Dive Site: TOVU POINT

Description: Five large coral heads .Combination of soft and hard corals. Yellow Sea fans 3 – 4 feet across Lots of bulb anemones (red & white) Scorpion fish, Blue streak Fusiliers, Basslets, swim through
Depth: 10 feet on top dropping down to 60 around the bases of coral heads
Travelling time: 05 minutes
Best tide for dive: Rising

3) Name of Dive Site: SEVEN PEAKS

Description: Seven coral heads combination soft & hard corals, Lion fish, scorpion fish, Occasional barracuda, Occasional white tip sharks, Swim through, Sea fans, Sea whips, Nudie branches
Travelling time: 07 Minutes
Best tide for dive: Falling

4) Name of Dive Site: PEAKS

Description: Six coral heads, 2 Tunnels, swim through, Combination hard and soft corals but mostly soft. Occasional Mackerel, Occasional leopard shark 5-6 foots. Blue tangs, Yellow fin surgeon fish,Fusiliers, Flat worms, Nudie branches, Garden eels.
Travelling time: 10 Minutes
Best tide for dive: Rising tide

5) Name of Dive Site: SWIM THROUGH

Description: Two large coral heads. Depth on top 10 feet dropping down to 85 feet around bases of coral heads. Soft coral dive with sea fans, Black corals, sea whips, Dragon nudie branches, Yellow fin surgeon fish, Golden basslets, Traveled, Tuna, King Mackerel
Travelling time: 10 Minutes
Best tide for dive: Falling and Rising

6) Name of Dive Site: SHARK CAVE

Description: One large coral head with beautiful peaks around it. Depth on top 10feet dropping down to 90 feet. Soft coral dive with sea fins, sea whips and overhangs.
Marine Life Found on Site: Variety of soft corals, golden anthiase, fusiliers, king mackerel, occasionally white tip sharks, sting rays, hawk fish, and yellow dotted travelly.
Travelling Time to Dive Site: 10 Minutes.
Best Time for Dive: Rising Tide and Falling Tide.
For Photographers: Wide angle lens.

7) Name of Dive Site: QUEEN ANGEL

Description: A large coral head, soft coral dive, 10 feet to 70 feet base and tunnels overhangs.
Marine Life Found on Site: Black Corals, Sea fins, thousands of anthiase, blue and gold fusiliers and queen angel fish trouts.
Travelling Time to Dive Site: 10 Minutes.
Best tide for dive: Rising tide and falling tide.
For Photographers: Wide-angle lens.

8) Name of Dive Site: ROCK 11

Description: A large bommie and soft coral dive.
Marine Life Found on Site: Sea fins, black corals, school of anthers, angelfish trouts, lionfish, fusiliers, stingrays and white tip sharks.
Travelling Time to Dive Site: 10 Minutes.
Best tide for dive: Rising and falling tide.
For Photographers: Wide and macro.

9) Name of Dive Site: PILLARS

Description: A mass of coral pillars between ovalau and Naigani passage. About 5 feet to 50 feet beautiful shallow dives. Soft coral and hard coral.
Marine Life Found on Site: Variety soft corals, black coral, anthers, fusiliers, feeding places of king mackerel, occasionally moray sharks, falcon hawk fish, ark eyed hawk fish and yellow dotted travelly.
Travelling Time to Dive Site: 10 minutes
Best tide for dive: Rising tide and falling tide.

10) Name of Dive Site: CACTUS GARDEN

Description: A big bommie with untouched variety of black coral. 10 feet to 65 feet base. Swimthrough.
Marine Life Found on Site: Black Coral, soft coral, red anemone, schools of travellys, stone fish, scorpion fish and thousands of fusiliers.
Travelling Time to Dive Site: 5 minutes.
Best tide for dive: Rising tide and falling tide.
For Photographers: Wide angle and macro.

11) Name of Dive Site: THE STRAIGHT

Description: A mass of coral heads, running across the Ovalau passage, soft coral dive, and swimthrough Tunnels crops of from 5 feet to 50 feet maximum base.
Marine Life Found on Site: Thousands of anthiase, parrot fish, wrasses, garden eels, angel fish, scorpion fish, blue and Gold fusiliers, trouts, lionfish, rock mover, pipefish, groupers, black coral and sea fins.
Travelling Time to Dive Site: 10 minutes.
Best tide for dive: Rising tide and falling tide.
For Photographers: Wide angle and macro.

12) Name of Dive Site: 9 BOMMIES

Description: A mass of coral heads, soft coral dive. 5 feet to 70 feet base.
Marine Life Found on Site: Barracudas, parrot fish, lion fish, scorpion fish, thousands of blue and gold fusiliers, sea fins sea whips, black coral and anemones.
Travelling Time to Dive Site: 10 minutes.
Best tide for dive: Rising tide and falling tide.
For Photographers: Wide angle and macro.

13) Name of Dive Site: 6 PEAKS

Description: A mass of coral heads. About 10 feet to 60 feet base. Combination soft coral and hard coral
Marine Life Found on Site: Scorpion fish, blue and gold fusiliers, leaf scorpion fish (very rare) pipe fish and Occasionally leopard fishes.
Travelling Time to Dive Site: 3 minutes
Best Time for Dive: Rising tide
For Photographers: Close up.

14) Name of Dive Site: DIVE 11

Description: A large coral head, soft coral dive. About 10 feet to 80 feet.
Marine Life Found on Site: Beautiful yellow soft coral, a feeding area for king mackerels, thousands of anthers, White anemonies, red anemones, look through, travellys, tunas, occasionally whitetip sharks and thousands of shrimps
Travelling Time to Dive Site: 10 minutes
Best tide for dive: Rising tide and falling tide.
For Photographers: Wide Angle.

15) Name of Dive Site: SAVU

Description: Just like Babylon except this one is bigger and much more beautiful. It has lots of pillar coral heads with beautiful soft and hard coral, black coral on most of the pillars.
Marine Life Found on Site: Includes coral heads, anthiases, bassletts, fusiliers, around you can see turtles, rays, cods, groupers and schools of surgeon and unicorn fish.
Travelling time to Site: 5 minutes
Best Time for Dive: Either falling or rising tide
For Photographers: Wide and macro.

16) Name of Dive Site: DAMU

Description: Beautiful twin bomies, which peaks at 20 feet and gradually, widens as you go deeper. Beautiful ridges at 60 feet, you can go any direction you like and see life of all sorts.
Marine Life Found on Site: Soft and hard corals, fusiliers, anthias, bassletts, stone fish, lionfish and schools of batfish.
Travelling time to Site: 7 minutes
Best Time for Dive: Either falling or rising tide
For Photographers: Any lens will do.

17) Name of Dive Site: SESE

Description: Beautiful reef of its kind. Instead of bommies it’s a coral garden with beautiful coral life interlaced with soft corals and fans and lots of fish life both big and small.
Marine Life Found on Site: Schools of barracudas and mackerels, lots of anthiases, basslets, fusiliers, and beautiful coral heads.
Travelling time to Site: 10 minutes
Best Time for Dive: Either falling or rising tide
For Photographers: Wide and Macro

18) Name of Dive Site: HIGH – 8

Description: This dive site is beyond description. What ever you want is there.
Marine Life Found on Site: Includes sharks, schools of barracudas, anthiases, basslets, and fusiliers
Travelling time to Site: 40 minutes (min 4 persons) weather permitting
Best Time for Dive: Either falling or rising tide
For Photographers: Any lens will do.

19) Name of Dive Site: SECRET HIDE OUT

Description: Beautiful shallow dive with swim through and lots of hard and soft coral. Also has beautiful white fans and multi coloured soft corals inside cave with lots of fish.
Marine Life Found on Site: Includes fusiliers, anthiases, bassletts, cods, unicorn fish, sergeant majors and occasionally turtles including rays.
Travelling to Site: 6 minutes
Best Time for Dive: Either falling or rising tide
For Photographers: Wide and macro

20) Name of Dive Site: TWIN TOWERS

Description: Beautiful peaks standing side by side with lots of soft and hard corals, has big black coral trees, sea fans and schools of fish.
Marine life found on Site: Includes basslets, anthiases, fusiliers, cods, angel fish, batfish, unicorn and surgeon fish.
Travelling time to Site: 5 minutes
Best Time for Dive: Either falling or rising tide
For Photographers: Wide and macro

21) Name of Dive Site: MONKEY MAN

Description: Lots of fishes life with lots of hard coral but not so much soft coral. Has beautiful drift dive with sea fans on side of reef.
Marine Life Found on Site: Sharks, schooling trevally, barracudas and fusiliers.
Travelling time to Site: 15 minutes
Best Time for Dive: High tide
For Photographers: Wide angle

22) Name of Dive Site: MAST

Description: It begins with one big coral head and as you go to 30 and 40 feet there’s lots of coral heads with soft and hard coral inter laced with schools of fish
Marine Life Found on Site: Schools of sweet lips, anthiases, basslets, schools of surgeon fish, batfish, cods and groupers.
Travelling time to Site: 5 minutes
Best Time for Dive: Either falling or rising tide
For Photographers: Wide and macro

23) Name of Dive Site: NEW PIN 11

Description: Beautiful coral head with swim through at the base with a few fish. Also has lots of soft coral with big black coral trees.
Marine Life found on Site: Soft and hard coral, anthiases, basslets, fusiliers, stonefish, lionfish, schools of fish and resident few fish
Travelling time to Site: 8 minutes
Best Time for Dive: Either falling or rising tide
For Photographers: Wide and macro

24) Name of Dive Site: FISH MARKET

Description: A sumberged reef with lots of hard corals, sea fans, and lots of fish.
Marine Life Found on Site: Schools of sergeant majors, fusiliers, trevally, batfish, unicorn fish and surgeon fish.
Travelling time to Site: 7 minutes
Best Time for Dive: Either falling or rising tide
For Photographers: Wide and macro

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