You can join the masses at Denarau, or you can follow our lead and experience the real Fiji. For us there are two significant options: firstly you simply cannot come to Fiji and not experience one of the world’s best shark dives with Beqa Adventure Divers. Not qualified? No problem, we will send you to our other favourite spot first where you can learn to dive beneath the circling Manta Rays.
The Fijians are some of the friendliest people in the Pacific and at places like the Yasawas, you can take time to get to know them at the local villages.
Fishing out of Manta Ray Island is pretty special. The dogtooth are so big we didn’t boat a single fish on our last trip and the GT that we did land was well over 40 kgs. On top of that there are Sailfish, Marlin, Wahoo, Spanish Mackerel and Mahi Mahi. But it is the poppa fishing for giant GTs that will blow your mind.
Manta Ray Island has it all. Not only do they have one the best dive training operations if Fiji, they have spectacular dives including wrecks and of course there are the Manta Rays. Then you just have to dive back on the mainland with Beqa Adventure Divers and one of the best shark dives on the planet. We are talking dozens of huge 200kg Bull Sharks along with Grey Reef Sharks, White tips and Black tips. This is bucket list material and we cannot fault this impressive operation both from a safety point of view but also for what they do for the sharks and the locals.
Where to Stay
Manta Ray Swim – one of the only places in the world to do this.
Sea Plane – great way to get to the Yasawas Visit a local village – get a real taste for the culture.