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Scuba Diving in Mamanuca


Water temperature:

25°C (77°F) in winter to 29°C (84°F) in summer

Suit:

3mm in summer, 5mm wetsuit in winter

Visibility:

25 - 50 metres (80 - 165 feet), visibility is best during the winter months (May to October)

Type of diving:

Mostly reef dives

Marine life:

Dolphins, sharks, manta rays, eagle rays, turtles, barracuda, trevally, cuttlefish, surgeonfish, fusiliers, antheas, flashlight fish

When to go:

Any time of year

How to get there:

From the UK - Air New Zealand fly to Fiji form London Heathrow on Thursday and Saturday afternoons via Los Angeles.
Worldwide - from Los Angeles flights take 10 hours, from Honolulu they take 6.5 hours, from Melbourne 4.5 hours, from Sydney 3 hours 50 mins, from Brisbane 3.5 hours, from Auckland 3 hours, from Tokyo 9 hours and from Seoul 11 hours.


Fiji - Courtesy of Carina Hall

Mamanuca is made up of about twenty small islands on the western coast of Vitu Levu. The islands can be reached by air in about ten minutes or by ferry, which takes about an hour from the mainland. On arrival you will see a lagoon formed between the Great Sea Reef and the mainland and a shoreline edged by white, sandy, reef-fringed beaches. There are lots of hotels in the region to cater for all budgets and tastes. One of the islands was used to film 'Castaway' with Tom Hanks. Diving is typified by reefs, islands and islets, with calm, coral reefs for beginners. Life includes dolphins, sharks, manta rays, turtles and tropical reef fish.


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