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Dive Review of Nai'a Fiji in
Fiji and Tuvalu/Fiji

Nai'a Fiji: "Awesome Diving/Crew/Boat!", Jan, 2015,

by Lisa Vitale, TX, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 11 reports). Report 8132.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Indonesia, Maldives, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Australia, Galapagos, Belize, Honduras, Cayman, Bahamas, Turks & Caicos, Mexico, Sea of Cortez
Closest Airport Getting There Flights were easy, Fiji Airways direct from LAX.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, dry Seas calm, choppy, surge, currents, no currents
Water Temp 78 to 81 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 40 to 60 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Dive your computer.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 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 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments There is a nice camera room with space for your cameras and ite ... 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 5 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
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments We flew into Fiji a couple days early and stayed at the Westin Denarau. The Nai'a came and picked us up and we were off on our 10 day trip.

It was about a 1 1/2 hour drive to the boat. Our room was very nice, lots of space for your personal items and space to put your luggage. The shower was the largest of any liveaboard I have been on so far.

We were briefed, got our dive gear together and went on a check-out dive. A total of 4 to 5 dives were planned each day. Diving started with the first dive at 7 AM. Dives were at 7 AM, 10 AM, 1:30 PM, and 4:30 PM, then a night dive after ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By Ms Lynda Durfee in VA, US at Feb 25, 2015 10:30 EST  
I did the 7-day itinerary in early Nov 2014 (see my review). Better visibility (usually about 100), but water COLD (as low as 74 F). Agree, there's usually one (or two) jerks on every trip (none on my trip) and while it's always worth voicing your complaints to the cruise director, as your wrote, it's best to just avoid them. Josh and Amanda were great, especially Josh's daily "classes" on fish behavior, habitat, etc.
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