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Dive Review of Dive Wananavu/Wananavu Resort in
Fiji and Tuvalu/Raki Raki

Dive Wananavu/Wananavu Resort, Apr, 2013,

by Michael W Igoe, CO, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 9 reports). Report 6956.

No photos available at this time

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 4 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 4 stars
Dive Operation 3 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 3 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 3 stars
Comments No dive group assignment according to ability. Novices were intermixed with experienced divers. Groups were small, perhaps 4 people, or as few as two. Trips left the dock at about 8:30 a.m. daily. Very little handling of gear - the dive operation took care of it before and after dives. The dive shop manager referred to it as "Princess Diving". Your gear was always on the boat, ready to go.

Dive leaders were good at finding critters. Boat crew were superb - always willing to help, and in good spirits. Boats were stable and in good repair. Nitrox was available, but at extra charge. You don't need Nitrox - air is good enough.

The dive shop was an easy walk from the resort. No proper beach for non-divers. Fiji is basically a rock with lush vegetation and few natural sandy beaches. The grounds were well maintained, as was the rest of the resort. No Wi-Fi unless you pay for it. A 7 day access program costs F $51.00 dollars.

Would we go back? No. Although we had a nice vacation, there are other South Pacific and Southeast Asia destinations with better diving, IMHO.
Websites Wananavu Resort

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, South Pacific, Southeast Asia
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy Seas choppy, surge
Water Temp 84-83°F / 29-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 40-60 Ft/ 12-18 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Follow the leader. Well within recreational dive limits. Safety conscious.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics N/A

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]
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