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Kadavu is one of the best and most remote diving destinations in Fiji with many unique dive sites.

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Kadavu is Fiji's fourth largest island, located about eighty kilometers south of Suva, Fiji's capital. Officially known as the Kadavu Group, it includes the islands Kadavu, Ono, Galoa and several rocky outcrops on the Great Astrolabe Reef. This mountainous island group is known for its rocky cliffs, adventurous diving, spectacular waterfalls and bushy rainforest. Its largest village Vunisea is located in the center where the island is almost split in two near Ngalao Harbour and Namalata Bay.

Although quite remote, off the main tourist track and with very few permanent inhabitants, Kadavu offers lots of activities. Highlights include its natural beauty, water taxiing as the main form of transport and extremely rugged landscape with very few roads. Its tropical interior is a bird paradise with many different types of parrots such as the colorful protected Kadavu Parrot, the Kadavu Fantail and the Kadavu Honeyeater. You can go hiking towards the 822m high Nabukelevu (Mount Washington) or get wet while surfing at some of its fantastic waves. Gorgeous beaches can be found all around Kadavu with Ndru beach holding the record of longest beach on the island. Fishing is spectacular since the ocean is full of trevally, coral trout, wahoo, sailfish and blue marlin. Especially scuba diving is for most tourists the reason to go here. The nutrient waters surrounding Kadavu contain many fish and offer some of the best dive sites in Fiji.

Popular dive sites can be found in the northeast of Kadavu beyond Ono Island where the Great Astrolabe Reef connects with the reefs just south of Suva and Pacific Harbor. This long reef (one of the longest in the world) is excellent for both scuba divers and snorkelers. Besides this world famous reef you can visit several other popular reefs such as the Namalata Reefs, Solo Reefs, Soso Passage and the Tavuki reefs. The Naigoro Passage Marine Reserve can easily be accessed from Waisalima and is one of the protected marine breeding grounds in Fiji. Whale sharks and manta rays often cruise by and it is very common to see many pelagic while diving at one of the steep drop-offs.

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- Mad Fish Dive Centre, Kadavu, Vunisea
 
 
 

Mad Fish Dive Centre

Mad Fish Dive Centre
www.scuba-diving-fiji.com
+679 603 0685
+679 603 0684
 Kadavu
PO Box 63
Vunisea

Mad Fish Dive Centre is Matava's on site PADI Dive Centre.We dive the The Great Astrolabe Reef extensively and cater for all levels of diver from beginner to experienced. Mad Fish Dive Centre will take you to sites varying in depths, currents and visibility ranging from 20 - 50m where you can expect a kaleidoscope of colourful corals and wonderful marine life - we can assure you that you won't be disappointed.

The crew at Mad Fish Dive Centre are a dedicated team of professionals who look forward to guiding you through some of the best dive sites in the world. Located at Matava - Fiji's Premier Eco Adventure Resort we are the only dive operation located directly on the world famous Great Astrolabe Reef we will zip you the abundant coral reefs of the 4th largest barrier reef in the world in minutes. Combined with simple access to The Manta Dive, Fiji's only year round manta dive site, Mad Fish Dive Centre truly offers divers easy and comfortable access to some of the best diving Fiji can offer. With a fully stocked dive centre and access to some of the best scuba diving in the world on the Great Astrolabe Reef, Mad Fish Dive Centre is the prime diving operation in Kadavu.
 
 
 

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Matava - Fiji's Premier Eco Adventure Di...

Matava - Fiji's Premier Eco Ad...
www.matava.com
+679 333 6222
+679 333 6098
 PO Box 63
00000
Vunisea

Matava is the genuine eco-adventure dive lodge, beautifully set off the beaten track, minutes from the Great Astrolabe Reef on Kadavu Island in the Fiji Islands.

Our intimate resort has beautiful, comfortable bures, outstanding cuisine and offers a full range of adventure and cultural activities. Dive or take a course with our PADI dive professionals. Experience fantastic fish, pristine corals, Mantas and sharks. Try big game fishing, snorkeling, sailing, sea kayaking, trekking, and join in authentic cultural and village events! No roads, solar power, low carbon footprint make Matava the ideal and environmentally responsible location to relax and unwind.The crew at Mad Fish Dive Centre are a dedicated team of professionals who look forward to guiding you through some of the best dive sites in the world. As the only dive operation located directly on the world famous Great Astrolabe Reef we will zip you the abundant coral reefs of the 4th largest barrier reef in the world in minutes.
 
 
 


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