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Dive Review of Taveuni Ocean Sports in
Fiji and Tuvalu

Taveuni Ocean Sports: "Excellent", Nov, 2016,

by Albert Stevens, NJ, US (Reviewer Reviewer 6 reports with 4 Helpful votes). Report 9363.

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 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling 4 stars
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments [None]Taveuni Ocean sports has a very well trained staff that pay very close attention to the divers skill level and keep the dive groups small. They are excellent at reading the strong currents which provides safety for divers skills while viewing the amazing soft corals and all their various beautiful colors. An aboundance of fish and variety of hard and soft corals hold a delight for every dive. Some hard coral damage from the Feb cyclone is evident on the front side of the wall but not in the back side. The owner, Julie, and her dive masters make sure the divers are briefed on the species the divers will see. Books are available to identify fish after dives. Usually the dive staff are very knowledgeable in identifying just about averything in the ocean. Lots of beautiful nubibranch varieties, to giant clams, sharks, anemone with clown fish, blue ribbon eels and much more. Julie is a great owner and manager as evidenced by the return business. This was our 6th year in Fiji and the last five with Julie and Taveuni Sports. We have already booked next year. We stay at Taveuni Palms which is rated as one of the top small resorts in the world with fabulous service and facilities. Check them out on their web cite.
Websites Taveuni Ocean Sports   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Fla Keys, Grand Turks, Great Barrier reef, New Zealand, Poor Knights Island, Little Cay, St. Lucia, Puerto Rico, and others
Closest Airport Taveuni Getting There LAX to Nandi to Tavueuni

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas currents
Water Temp 82-83°F / 28-28°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 50-100 Ft/ 15-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]due to strong currents the groups were usually 3 to 6 divers and guided by a dive master
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish 5 stars
Large Pelagics 4 stars

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

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 5 stars Shore Facilities 5 stars
UW Photo Comments [None]
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