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Dive Review of Wanavu in
Fiji and Tuvalu

August, 2013, an Instant Reader Report by philip nicozisis, FL, USa (2 reports)
Report Number 7085
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Bonaire, cayman, Florida keys, palm beach fl, Belize, Bali 
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, windy, cloudy  
Seas
calm, surge  
Water Temp
72   to 75    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
40   to 90    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
Dive your computer, no decompression dives.  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
Lots 
Mantas
1 or 2 
Dolphins
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
1 or 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  5 stars
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
5 stars
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Comments
This is a photographer's wet dream, excuse me for being crude. The colors,
corals hard and soft, and aquatic life abundance is simply mind blowing. 
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Food
4 stars
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Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

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Beginners
3 stars   
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Comments  
All of my expectations were either met or exceeded. Having dived several
other places I can honestly say this was by far the best dive experience of
my life. I don't know where to begin.

My decision to come here was based on the reviews and easy access. It is
very frustrating trying to plan a trip when you have to take three or four
different airplanes to get there. But what was great about Fiji and this
place is it was a direct flight from Los Angeles via Fiji Airways. At the
airport we were met with the transfer agent who loaded our bags in an
air-conditioned van, and drove us three hours to the resort, which is in a
very remote village in the north of the main island. The last 20 minutes of
the ride to the resort is bumpy, since it is an unpaved road. It was not
great after traveling for 24 hours.

The pricing for the Dive package, which included our meals, was very
competitive and less expensive than many other places. We had some issues
with the rooms when we arrived, namely the air-conditioners were not
working properly, so they moved my room to a unit that worked better but
the room was smaller. The manager was very accommodating and he gave me a
free massage for my troubles. I was jetlagged and irritable to begin with,
ha ha. All meals were included, but they charged extra for sodas which I
felt w ...
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