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Dive Review of Taveuni Ocean Sports/Nakia & Makaira in
Fiji and Tuvalu/Rainbow Reef

Taveuni Ocean Sports/Nakia & Makaira: "Fabulous Diving at Rainbow Reef with Taveuni Ocean Sports", Jul, 2015,

by David Holzman, VI, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 8727 has 1 Helpful vote.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Virgin Islands, Bonaire, Curacao, Dominica, Saba, Nevis, St. Lucia, Utila, Roatan, Cozumel, Belize, Costa Rica
Closest Airport Taveuni Getting There Fiji Airways from Nadi with no delays but a 9 hour layover after a long flight from LAX

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 76 to 78 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 65 to 125 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Due to the currents on most dives, divers stayed close to divemasters.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments [None] ... 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 4 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments A dive trip to Fiji has always been a dream and when old friends sailing the Pacific invited us to their favorite island, we booked it immediately. The Essence of Fiji Rejuvenation Center 5 minutes from the international airport made our 9 hour layover in Nadi a delightful experience with secure luggage storage, a footbath, full body massage, day room, lunch and shuttle service. And this was on a Sunday Morning at 7:00 AM!!
Charlotte is an avid snorkeler and I'm a novice uw photographer and even though we are immersed in Caribbean waters very often, we had never experienced the soft corals, currents or diversity we found in Fiji.
Taveuni is lush, full of happy, welcoming people and very peaceful. We thoroughly enjoyed our first we ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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