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Dive Review of Aggressor Fleet in
Fiji and Tuvalu/Kadavu

Aggressor Fleet: "Fabulous Fiji", Mar, 2016,

by Murray Kilgour, HI, US ( 2 reports). Report 9079.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Fiji, North Sulawesi, Palau, Galapagos, Philippines, Raja Ampat, Belize,
Closest Airport Suva Getting There Easy flight from Los Angeles to Nadi and the domestic flight to Suva. Picked up at Airport and delivered to ship.

Dive Conditions

Weather rainy Seas choppy
Water Temp 79 to 81 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 60 to 90 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions No deco --- 500 psi in tank.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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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 2 stars
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Comments We arrived not that long after Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston which devastated large parts of the Fiji and a number of the normal dives the boat operates in. As my wife and I have been diving in Fiji for over 20 years we had opted on previous visits to explore the Kadavu (south area) of Fi ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By Adam Preston in ZZ, TH at Sep 21, 2016 23:50 EST  
I'm just back from 7 nights on the Aggressor diving Kadavu Island and had a very different experience. I would describe the area as an underwater desert. Our dive master would say "lets so slow and look for the small stuff" and indeed finding a nudibranch was a major achievement. Sure some nice hard corals and a few small reef fish but nothing you cannot find on a $20 shore dive from dozens of island dive resorts in S.E. Asia. And the double whammy is that the Soft Coral Capital of the World which Aggressor tell us was destroyed in Cyclone Winston is very much alive and well. Other liveaboards like Siren still operate there as do day dive operations from Wananavu and Volivoli Beach Resorts
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