Main Menu
Join Undercurrent on Facebook

The Private, Exclusive Guide for Serious Divers Since 1975 | |
For Divers since 1975
The Private, Exclusive Guide for Serious Divers Since 1975
"Best of the Web: scuba tips no other
source dares to publish" -- Forbes

Dive Review of Nai'a Fiji in
Fiji and Tuvalu/Fiji

Nai'a Fiji: "Awesome Diving/Crew/Boat!", Jan, 2015,

by Lisa Vitale, TX, US (Contributor Contributor 13 reports with 7 Helpful votes). Report 8132.

No photos available at this time

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 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments We flew into Fiji a couple days early and stayed at the Westin Denarau. The Nai'a came and picked us up and we were off on our 10 day trip.

It was about a 1 1/2 hour drive to the boat. Our room was very nice, lots of space for your personal items and space to put your luggage. The shower was the largest of any liveaboard I have been on so far.

We were briefed, got our dive gear together and went on a check-out dive. A total of 4 to 5 dives were planned each day. Diving started with the first dive at 7 AM. Dives were at 7 AM, 10 AM, 1:30 PM, and 4:30 PM, then a night dive after ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Indonesia, Maldives, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Australia, Galapagos, Belize, Honduras, Cayman, Bahamas, Turks & Caicos, Mexico, Sea of Cortez
Closest Airport Getting There Flights were easy, Fiji Airways direct from LAX.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, dry Seas calm, choppy, surge, currents, no currents
Water Temp 78 to 81 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 40 to 60 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Dive your computer.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
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 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments There is a nice camera room with space for your cameras and ite ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Was this report helpful to you?

Subscriber's Comments

By Ms Lynda Durfeein VA, US at Feb 25, 2015 10:30 EST  
I did the 7-day itinerary in early Nov 2014 (see my review). Better visibility (usually about 100), but water COLD (as low as 74 F). Agree, there's usually one (or two) jerks on every trip (none on my trip) and while it's always worth voicing your complaints to the cruise director, as your wrote, it's best to just avoid them. Josh and Amanda were great, especially Josh's daily "classes" on fish behavior, habitat, etc.
Leave a comment (Subscribers only -- 200 words max)
Subscribers can comment here

Subscribe Now
Subscribers can post comments, ask the reviewer questions, as well as getting immediate and complete access to ALL 390 dive reviews of Fiji and Tuvalu and all other dive destinations. Complete access to all issues and Chapbooks is also included.

Featured Links from Our Sponsors
Interested in becoming a sponsor?
Reef & Rainforest, Let our experience be your guide -- Reef and Rainforest
Reef & Rainforest
is an agency for travelers that scuba dive. Experience Astrolabe Reef, soft coral, friendly people, kava ceremonies, tropical islands. Let us plan your adventure to Fiji.

Want to assemble your own collection of Fiji and Tuvalu reports in one place?
Use the Mini Chapbook Facility to create your personalized collection.

Note: The information here was reported by the author above, but has NOT been reviewed nor edited by Undercurrent prior to posting on our website. Please report any major problems by writing to us and referencing the report number above.

Undercurrent Home

Get more dive info like these and other important scuba updates sent monthly to your email.
And a FREE Recent Issue of Undercurrent

Free Undercurrent Issue
Get a free
monthly email and
a sample issue!

Find in  

| Home | Online Members Area | My Account | Login | Join |
| Travel Index | Dive Resort & Liveaboard Reviews | Featured Reports | Recent Issues | Back Issues |
| Dive Gear Index | Health/Safety Index | Environment & Misc. Index | Seasonal Planner | Blogs | Free Articles | Book Picks | News |
| Special Offers | RSS | FAQ | About Us | Contact Us | Links |

Copyright © 1996-2019 Undercurrent (
3020 Bridgeway, Ste 102, Sausalito, Ca 94965
All rights reserved.

Page computed and displayed in 0.37 seconds