My wife and I were there earlier this year.
We went to Taveuni (Garden Island Resort) with our local dive shop
then went on to Viti Levu (Wananavu) with just my wife and I. This was the end of Feb. beginning of March this year. I say this to you, primarily cause the two different locations for us, also were very
If all the diving at Wananavu could be at the bligh waters, on a live aboard, or you don't mind long boat rides I might choose Viti Levu. However, I would recommend Taveuni
. Short boat trips, plenty of Fiji
atmosphere, competent dive outfit, nice accommodations, live entertainment every night, and the nicest people you mightever meet in the dining area! We also went to this area because we heard this
was the "coral capitol of the world", and it is amazing!!! When the sun comes out, the coral is amazing, when it doesn't the coral looks like limp surgical gloves. If you're travelling the same time of year as us (we went end of Feb. to
early Mar.) so water temp. was low 80's, both I and my wife were very comfortable in 3mm suits.
BTW: On several dives there was a strong surface current running
across the first 30' of water. This was not a problem for those that listened
to the dive briefing, and followed the advice of following the anchor line
down. Other than that, even on those dives, it was fairly easy diving with
descent visibility. I took over 1000 pictures on this trip. Hope you
enjoy. If you think about it, let me know what you decide, and if you go what
Our experience is roughly 450 dives, OW, AOW, and Nitrox PADI certification. Been to Red Sea, Palau, Truk, Fiji, everywhere in the Caribbean, and next February Philippines.
Enjoy your trip regardless, and be safe,