Where to dive in Fiji

Sep 25, 2018
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Fiji is the soft coral capital of the world with 333 islands fringed by brilliant coral and home to 2 of the longest reefs on Earth: ‘Great Sea Reef' and the 'Great Astrolabe Reef'.




Diving is sensational in Fiji’s tropical waters all year round but April – October is when it’s at its colourful best. With world-class dive sites, Fiji has a host of PADI/ SSI affiliated dive operators to choose from.



World class diving a short drive from the airport.


Suncoast - Rakiraki:

Rakiraki is just a 2½ hour drive north of Nadi. Home to 50 dive sites and perfect reefs it also has great deep sea fishing, hiking trails, windsurfing and kiteboarding.


Pacific Harbour & Beqa Lagoon:

World famous for heart-pounding adventure sports and shark dives. Divers come for the teeming marine life, wrecks, pinnacles and an abundance of soft coral. Easily accessed.



The world famous dive sites off Viti Levu are a short ferry or plane ride away.



Fiji’s most southern island is home to the world renowned “Great Astrolabe Reef”. July - August are the months you can dive with hammerhead sharks and April - May is the season for mantas and pilot whales.



Taveuni – Somosomo Strait

Home to the 'Rainbow Reef' a riot of colourful soft corals and over 24 dive sites. It also has the World’s Top Ten dive site ‘Great White Wall.


The Koro Sea and Bligh Waters

Rich in nutrients and strong currents, Bligh Waters and Koro Sea from July – October attract large marine mammals like humpback whales during breeding and calving season. For intermediate and experienced divers only.

Liveaboard Diving Expeditions

A multi-day dive adventure is the best way to access Fiji’s most remote dive sites; Including Bligh Water, Koro Sea, Namena Marine Reserveand Kadavu.


Check out our Top 5 dive spots.


Written By: Fotini E Douglas