Fiji Diving

Fiji Diving

Want to explore Fiji underwater? Discover Fiji diving offering some of the best diving in the world whilst also catering for beginners. This section is your hub for all things diving in Fiji.

The Fiji Scuba Diving contents:

•  Diving conditions
•  Dive sites
•  Where to dive?
•  Top dive resorts
•  Live-aboard
•  What others have said

With diving in Fiji having such a variety of underwater scenery, you can choose your delights. From stunning colourful corals and reefs to adrenalin thrilling current drifting to coming face to face with a 4-metre tiger shark!

Diving off Taveuni - Paradise Taveuni Resort

Snorkeling Anyone?

If you think diving is a bit full-on, snorkeling is highly recommended for a more relaxing underwater viewing activity.

Diving Conditions

Diving in Fiji is considered best from April to October. During the rainy season, November to March, river run-offs from the main islands decreases visibility. Visibility varies a lot but the best visibility is in winter from July to September.

Diving in Fiji aspects are as follows:

Strengths: great for beginners, soft corals, large animals, visibility
Weakness: wrecks

Experience Level: beginner to advanced
Visibility: 10 - 40 metres
Water temperature: from a cool 23°C in August to a balmy 30°C in January.

My brother 'dropping in' in the Mamanucas

Dive Sites

Access to diving in Fiji is a cinch. You can organise your dive through your resort and from all the islands. And with over 150 dive sites, there's more than enough to choose from, even for the seasoned diver.

Fiji is great for the beginner/recreational diver as it doesn't matter where you're staying, you can organise an easy relaxing dive from your resort beach chair.

Take a peek at this excellent diving video

Here are some of the top dive sites in Fiji:


  • Breath Taker (Viti Levu)
  • Dreadlocks (Vanua Levu)
  • Gotham City (Mamanuca Group)
  • Lekima's Ledge (Yasawa Group)
  • Yellow Wall (Kadavu)


  • Shark Reef (Bega Lagoon, Viti Levu) - massive bull sharks galore
  • Nasonisoni Passage (Vanua Levu)
  • Great White Wall (Taveuni) - maybe the best soft coral dive in Fiji
  • Split Rock (Kadavu)
  • E6 (Bligh Water, Lomaiviti Group)

For the dedicated divers, check out our recommended Fiji dive resorts below, which has access to world class dive sites.

Where to dive?

Discover the areas sort after for diving in Fiji. Avid divers and recreational divers alike can enjoy Fiji's underwater delights from shark feeding in Beqa Lagoon and epic Somosomo Straits, to the well established diving infrastucture of the Mamanucas.

  • Viti Levu
    - Beqa
    - Nananu-i-Ra (coming)
  • Vanua Levu
    - Around Savusavu (coming)
  • Taveuni Diving
  • Kadavu (coming)
  • Mamanuca Islands (coming)
  • Yasawa Islands (coming)

Getting the basics down pat at Musket Cove Resort in the Mamanuca Islands

Top Dive Resorts

There are resorts in Fiji that cater for divers. This is your best bet for tailoring your vacation/holiday around diving in Fiji. Check out the top Fiji scuba diving resorts here.


Nai’a Cruises is Fiji’s premier live-aboard dive company. They can take you to the remotest of dive areas.


What's Your Favourite Dive Spot?

Did you have a close encounter of the Beqa Island Shark kind? Or maybe your beautiful Spanish diving instructor distracted you from the stunning 'soft corals'.

Whatever it is, share your adventures with your fellow divers!

What Other Visitors Have Said

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Diving at the "Fish Market" Fiji Not rated yet
A boundless seascape of white sandy rolling valleys adorned with bright coloured fish, coral and marine plants. There were so many fish, it was impossible …

Diving @ Great White Wall (Taveuni)  Not rated yet
Diving was great in Fiji in January. We went out to Robinson Crusoe Island for a day trip and had a couple of dives there. Visibility was awesome, …

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