Fiji’s Great Astrolabe Reef
Kadavu Island is best known for the Great Astrolabe Reef.
There’s a reason that seasoned scuba divers are drawn to Fiji – other than the friendly locals of course! Stunning green islands meet warm coastal seas with vibrant coral reef cities filled with fish and coral. Once the curse of yesteryear’s sailing ships, Fiji’s maze of brilliant coral reefs are now celebrated for their diversity of habitat and marine life. Even dive greats like Jean Michel Cousteau call it paradise. Some of the world’s longest barrier reefs can be found here; the ‘Great Sea Reef’ and the ‘Great Astrolabe Reef’ and multiple world class dive sites like ‘Grand Central Station’, Nigali Passage and the ‘Great White Wall’.
Over 1200 species of fish and several hundred types of flower-like corals and sponges will have you aching to discover the alien world beneath the waves. An abundance of dive resorts and operators offer guests PADI or SSI affiliated dive operators are scattered throughout Fiji’s top dive regions. Kids as young as 8 are able to safely discover scuba with programs like ‘Bubblemaker’. Whether you're just finding your way around a BCD jacket, are keen to explore infamous sites like the ‘Great White Wall’, or log your next dive adventure on a liveaboard, you’ll find that diving here is worth the plane ticket.
Trade in your snorkels for a tank in the soft coral capital of the world.
Most divers are drawn to Fiji’s reefs for their diverse marine life and flamboyant soft corals. But there are other aspects to Fiji diving that might interest you. Read on to learn more about where you can experience these dives with a difference.
Fiji’s colourful reefs are a bucket list dive for all dive enthusiasts.
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