Main Menu
Join Undercurrent on Facebook

The Private, Exclusive Guide for Serious Divers Since 1975 | |
For Divers since 1975
The Private, Exclusive Guide for Serious Divers Since 1975
Join Undercurrent on Facebook
"Best of the Web: scuba tips no other
source dares to publish" -- Forbes

Dive Review of Beqa Adventure Divers/Pearl of the Pacific Resort in
Fiji and Tuvalu/Beqa Lagoon

May, 2009, an Instant Reader Report by Steven Rosenfeld, Calif, USA
Reviewer   (4 reports)
Report Number 4807
Subscribers: Submit Your Reader Report Here
Subscribe Now Questions?
Subscribers can send this reviewer an email directly from here.
Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
Galapagos, Cocos, Hawaii, Bahamas
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
78   to    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
30   to 70    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Shark diving done in a group.  Reef diving with a guide  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Tropical Fish
Small Critters
Large Fish
Large Pelagics
  5 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
Boat Facilities
2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
Shore Facilities  
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
4 stars
4 stars
Service and Attitude
4 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
3 stars
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
4 stars    
3 stars   
4 stars    
This was my second trip to Fiji to dive with the sharks.  I went 2 years
ago and stayed at the Lagoon Resort.  Beqa adventure divers is located on
site.  This time I decided to stay at The Pearl of the Pacific Resort.  It
is a little more up scale and more expensive.  The Pearl is located a short
distance from the dive boats, and you can arrrange for the boat to pick you
up and drop you off at the resort boat dock.

During the week I was there I did 3 two tank shark dives and 1 two tank
reef dive.  Beqa adventure divers had two 35 foot aluminium hull boats that
carry 12 divers and crew.  There is no head on board.  The boats leave at
about 8:30 am and return around 1 pm.  The boats are fast and the shark
dive is less than a half hour from the boat dock.

The shark dives have become very popular.  When I was there 2 years ago
they limited the dive to one boat and 12 divers and crew.  They now use 2
boats.  During the 3 days I did shark dives both boats were full and all
divers went in at the same time.  The sharks and other game fish don't mind
the extra divers but thats a lot of divers in a small area.  It made it
difficult at times to find a spot to take photographs of the feeding
without running into someone.    
Leave a comment (Subscribers only -- 200 words max)

Subscribe Now
Subscribers can post comments, ask the reviewer questions, as well as getting immediate and complete access to ALL 339 dive reviews of Fiji and Tuvalu and all other dive destinations. Complete access to all issues and Chapbooks is also included.

Bookmark and Share

Other dive reports on Beqa Adventure Divers

All Fiji and Tuvalu Dive Reviews and Reports
Diving Guide to Fiji and Tuvalu
Diving Reviews for All Dive Destinations

Featured Links from Our Sponsors
Interested in becoming a sponsor?
Scuba Dive Asia -- The Dive Travel Experts
SCUBA DIVE ASIA - The Dive Travel Experts
for Asia, Pacific & Africa. Dive vacations for individuals, groups, photo clubs & dive centers.
Reef & Rainforest, Let our experience be your guide -- Reef and Rainforest
Reef & Rainforest
is an agency for travelers that scuba dive. Experience Astrolabe Reef, soft coral, friendly people, kava ceremonies, tropical islands. Let us plan your adventure to Fiji.

Want to assemble your own collection of Fiji and Tuvalu reports in one place?
Use the Mini Chapbook Facility to create your personalized collection.

Note: The information here was reported by the author above, but has NOT been reviewed nor edited by Undercurrent prior to posting on our website. Please report any major problems by writing to us and referencing the report number above.

Want to get more articles like these and
other important scuba updates sent monthly to your email?
And a FREE Recent Issue of Undercurrent

Free Undercurrent Issue
Get our free monthly Online Update, and a sample issue!

Find in  

| Home | Online Members Area | My Account |
| Travel Index | Dive Gear Index | Health/Safety Index | Environment & Misc. Index | Seasonal Planner | Forums | Blogs | Free Articles | Book Picks | News |
| Dive Resort & Liveaboard Reviews | Featured Reports | Recent Issues | Back Issues | Login | Join | Special Offers | RSS | FAQ | About Us | Contact Us | Links |

Copyright © 1996-2017 Undercurrent (
3020 Bridgeway, Ste 102, Sausalito, Ca 94965
All rights reserved.