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Dive Review of Beqa Lagoon Resort in
Fiji and Tuvalu/Pac Harbor/Beqa Lagoon

Beqa Lagoon Resort: "Beqa Lagoon--lovely resort, dive operations in flux", Nov, 2017,

by Alice Ribbens, MN, US (Contributor Contributor 12 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 10023.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Komodo, Raja Ampat, Philippines, Maldives, Palau, GBR, Fiji, British Columbia, Monterey, Hawaii, Bonaire, Turks & Caicos, Caymans, Honduras, Belize, Cozumel, Akumal, Sea of Cortez, Lake Superior, Solomon Islands, etc.
Closest Airport Nadi Getting There From US: LAX to Nadi on Fiji Air

Dive Conditions

Weather rainy Seas choppy
Water Temp 80 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 30 to 75 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Had to at least sort of follow the group. Dive times were supposed to be an hour, but this was not enforced strictly except for the shark dives, which had different rules.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None 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
UW Photo Comments They had dedicated rinse tanks for cameras on the dive boats and next to the dive shop. Unfortunately, no one made an announcement about the rinse tanks on the boats and several ... 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 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments We were meeting some friends on the Nai'a and decided to go out a week early and do some diving at Beqa. It was very easy to work with the resort via email to arrange a dive package and transfers from the airport to Beqa and then back to where we needed to meet up with the Nai'a. The resort is lovely and our bure (on the Koi Pond) was spacious and very comfortable. Food was great--breakfast is buffet and then at breakfast, you select options for lunch and dinner for that day. They always seemed to have a meat (usually beef or chicken), fish, and vegetarian option. The office staff is quick to jump on any issue that comes up, whether it be a misplaced item or maintenance problem at the bure. (However, I did hear from other guests that some of the beachfront bures had difficulties with their A/C units and that some of these bures had private pools that were not usable during their stay.)

The diving was generally very good, but the dive operations are more than a bit discombobulated. Apparently, the dive operations manager has only been there a month or two and there had not been anyone in that position for near ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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