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Dive Review of Kai Viti Divers/Nananu Beach and Dive Resort in
Fiji and Tuvalu/Bligh water

August, 2007, an Instant Reader Report by Justin Jones, CA, USA
Report Number 3471
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Cozumel, Grand Cayman, Monterey
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, windy  
Water Temp
75   to 80    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
depth limits  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
5 stars  
Small Critters
  5 stars
Large Fish
4 stars  
Large Pelagics
  5 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
Boat Facilities
Overall rating for UWP's  
Shore Facilities  
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
4 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  
1 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
3 stars   
5 stars    
Nananu Beach and Dive Resort was fabulous, we enjoyed every minute of our
stay on Nananu-i-ra.  The Fijian people are tremendously welcoming and made
us feel part of their family from the first moment we arrived.   Very
private bures located on the top of the ridge provide for cooling breezes
and amazing sunset views.  Bures 11 and 12 are the highest and most
private.  Food was delicious and large portions. 24 hour power, no TV, no
phone, but excellent cell coverage through Vodaphone.  Separate A/C units
and small refrigerators in the bures, outdoor showers on private patios (no
indoor shower). Better beach than Wananavu, also features the only pool on
the island. Sea kayaks, tennis, fishing, hammocks, and available
kitesurfing and windsurfing lessons nearby.

Kai Viti promptly picks you up at Nananu's private pier at 8:15 am.
Excellent dive staff, custom built dive boat with plenty of room, flat
step-off exit, and easy entry ladder.  All dives were dictated by your own
computer, DM's found interesting critters during dives.  Kai Viti is the
only land based op to go out to the Bligh water, and that is a 3 tank day
at an extra fee.  Approximately 1 hour boat time to dive sites in the
Bligh, other great sites are an easy 20 minutes from Nananu resort. 
Weather and divers dictate trips out to the Bligh.

Mosquitos in Fiji, breezes help, but bring repellent.  Great trip,
excellent diving, fabulous resort.  We booked air directly through Air
Pacific via LAX. The "airline of Fiji" could use a little
attention.  Long travel days, arriving in Nadi after 10.5 hour flight from
LAX, then 2+ hours in a van to Rakiraki, then another 20 minutes by boat to
Nananu.  Long, but well worth it.

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