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Dive Review of Matangi Island in
Fiji and Tuvalu/taviuni

April, 2007, an Instant Reader Report by peter bernstein, fl, usa
Reviewer   (3 reports)
Report Number 3312
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, windy  
calm, choppy, noCurrents  
Water Temp
78   to 84    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 80    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
5 stars  
Small Critters
  5 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  2 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
3 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  
3 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars   
5 stars    
[None]This was our 5th trip to matangi island-it is like going home.The
resort has 12 bures plus the owners 2 bd villa. A new dining area and pool
will open any day. If you want nitelife this is not the place for you!  If
you want a relaxing vacation,in gorgous surrondings with excellent diving
,then I'd suggest you look at Matangi.  They offer a 2 tank dive every
morning. The boat is a 30 footer outboard(25-30 kts)sidebenches with a dive
ladder.  Most dive sites are from 5 -25 minutes from the resort. Interval
are either on the boat or nearby beach with tea cookies etc. I've never
seen another dive boat except when we went to Somo Somo . This trip costs
extra and takes about 1 hour.  Diving here depends on the tides-which can
be extremely strong. 
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