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Dive Review of Aggressor Fleet/Island Dancer II in
Fiji and Tuvalu/Fiji Islands

Aggressor Fleet/Island Dancer II: "Great trip to Fiji but lots of current", Jun, 2015,

by David Bader, NC, US (Contributor Contributor 17 reports). Report 8251.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, East Coast US, Pacific and Indian Oceans
Closest Airport Suva Getting There CLT/LAX/Nadi/Suva via Fiji Air

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy, surge, currents
Water Temp 79 to 81 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 40 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions All dives were guided but experienced divers were given latitude to deviate from the group. I stayed with the guide because of the current and limited visibility as the sun lowered during the afternoon.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments The boat had a large camera bucket and two tables with scuba tank supplied air. Backrolls from the skiff requi ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
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Comments The flights were long but tolerable. We arrived at 9AM but could not board until the crew prepped the boat. We walked over to the Novatel Hotel and had coffee and snacks until called to board. First impression of the boat had us worried. It seemed in bad condition. However, we were told that we were the last trip before entering a one month dry dock where all the wood was to be replaced and the hull scrapped and painted. The only real issue was the removal of the non-slip covering on the steps and dive deck. It made for slippery conditions. I managed to cut my toe on the first day.

The crew was fantastic. Joji the captain was very friendly and accommodated all our needs. Moses th ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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