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Dive Review of Waidroka Bay resort in
Fiji and Tuvalu

Waidroka Bay resort: "Nice small resort in Fiji", Apr, 2022,

by Joel Hirsh, CT, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports). Report 11911.

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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 N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 2 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Waidroka Bay is a small (max 31 guests) resort with an interesting mix of divers (mostly from US) and surfers (mostly from Australia). There are 7 free-standing ‘bures’ near the water which look native on the outside (thatched roofs, etc) but very modern on the inside. Some have two bedrooms. There is also a block of 5 double rooms on the hill. All are air-conditioned. The staff is very friendly and accommodating.

Breakfast is ordered the night before (so the kitchen has an idea of what to make, but not for a specific time) from a long list of typical egg and non-egg choices. There is a long lunch menu w ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, Australia, PNG, Philippines, Indonesia
Closest Airport NAN Getting There Fiji Airways from LAX or SFO to Nadi (NAN) then a 2.5 hr drive to the resort. Transfers included in packages.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas calm, surge, currents
Water Temp 85-°F / 29-°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 40-60 Ft/ 12-18 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 50 minutes, but some extended past 60 minutes
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 3 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 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Other than a large bucket on the boat and a separate rinse tank on shore, there ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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