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Dive Review of Garden Island Resort in
Fiji and Tuvalu/Taveuni

October, 2009, an Instant Reader Report by Peter Golitzen, HI, USA
Sr. Reviewer   (8 reports)
Report Number 5240
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
Fiji, Palau, Hawaii, California, Sulawesi, Mexico, Solomon Islands,
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, cloudy  
Water Temp
79   to 78    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  3 stars
Large Fish
2 stars  
Large Pelagics
  2 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
3 stars  
Boat Facilities
4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
4 stars  
Shore Facilities  
4 stars  
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
4 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
4 stars
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars    
3 stars   
5 stars    
Second trip there, nice remodeling job - especially bathrooms
Extremely pretty location - lots of fruit bats in trees to liven things up
especially around sunset.
Food sometimes fabulous but always good - tales also of good Indian
restaurant up the street, but didn't have time to go.
It's a work-in-progress, but some of the dive and hotel staff remembered us
from 5 years ago, even though Aqua Trek has moved on. The Fijians are super
nice people!
180 degree Meridian a short walk away - Taveuni gorgeous island
Great White Wall rather spectacular - hard to photo, but pretty.
Octopus activity during the day
Surface interval beach on Vanua Levu pretty spot (Christmas Tree Worms,
Tridacna Clams, Sea snakes - all in the shallows.)
Also did Fiji Aggressor II - nice trip!  Will go again!
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