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Dive Review of Ra Divers/Volivoli Beach Resort in
Fiji and Tuvalu/Volivoli

Ra Divers/Volivoli Beach Resort: "Colorful above and below the water", Oct, 2023,

by Richard Thomas, TX, US ( 1 report). Report 12660.

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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 5 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Our group embarked on a 7-day adventure in Fiji, with 5 of those days dedicated to diving. I'd like to emphasize right away that if you plan to travel this distance, consider extending your stay to at least 10 days for a more immersive experience. Before our journey, we'd heard a lot about Fiji Air's weight limits, so we all packed judiciously, which helped us avoid any major baggage issues.

Upon arriving at our destination, we were warmly welcomed by the enthusiastic staff. They swiftly tagged our bags for delivery to our rooms, and since we arrived in the morning, we were treated to a delightful orientation about the exciting week ahead, accompanied by refreshing beverages. The resort is perched on a steep hillside, offering breathtaking views and a constant, refreshing breeze. The open-air restaurant was a particular highlight, boasting a magnificent view of the ocean and the charming small islands just offshore. We never went hungry during our stay, as the restaurant served up sumptuous three-course meals for both lunch and dinner. The daily chef's specials never disappointed, and the diverse menu catered to all tastes.

Our diving experience took place on brand new, locally-built aluminum dive boats, perfectly suited to the local conditions. Entry and exit from these boats were as simple as stepping off the stern, with sturdy ladders for easy access. The attentive crew even went the extra mile to assist older divers with gear, carrying it in and out of the water. I was pleasantly surprised by the level of care; at times, our dive master would swiftly remove my fins as I was distracted by my camera setup. It became evident that the Fijian people take great joy in ensuring their guests' happiness. They relished the challenge of catering to our diverse group of divers.

The diving experience exceeded all my expectations. The health and vibrancy of the coral reef and the diversity of fish left me constantly impressed. After a few days of comprehensive briefings ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Ra Divers   Volivoli Beach Resort

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Bonaire, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Caymans, Belize, Mexico, Malaysia
Closest Airport NAN Getting There DFW-LAX-NAN- 3 hour bus ride.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy, surge, currents
Water Temp 77-77°F / 25-25°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 60-100 Ft/ 18-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Suggested Max Depths 110-60. Dive times ran aroung 60-70 minutes
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins Schools 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 The best method for expensive set ups would be to utilze the large plastic boxes that fit under your seat. The boats are spacious but ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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