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Dive Review of Paradise Taveuni in
Fiji and Tuvalu/Taveuni

Paradise Taveuni: "Paradise Taveuni and Rainbow Reef are My Paradise", Jan, 2019,

by Ellen Weber, CA, US ( 1 report with 4 Helpful votes). Report 10837 has 4 Helpful votes.

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 3 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments [This was our first time diving on Taveuni. In previous years we stayed at Moody’s Namena, and the Cousteau Resort. I found the diving on Taveuni to be equal to that at Namena, which had been my benchmark for beautiful reef and lots of beautiful colorful fish. If we had hit the visibility better, Rainbow reef would have been beyond magical. As it was the hard and soft coral were beautiful and plentiful, as the soft coral seems to be recovering from some storm damage a few years ago. The numbers of colorful reef fish were incredible—schools and scho ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Hawaii, Caribbean (Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, Bahamas, Grand Turk), Australia, Galapagos, Belize
Closest Airport Nadi Getting There Air Fiji flies nonstop from SFO or LAX to Nadi

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy Seas calm, surge
Water Temp 79 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility to Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions It was mostly drift diving so we all needed to surface together with our small group.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 4 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Very thoughtful on land facilities for photographers including an a/c dedicated large camera room and a separate camera wash area. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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