Fiji

You can join the masses at Denarau, or you can follow our lead and experience the real Fiji. For us there are three 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 recommend heading to another favourite spot first where you can learn to dive beneath the circling Manta Rays – Manta Ray Island. And if it is a more personalised and ‘away-from-the-crowds’ experience that you are after, try booking Big Blue Fiji – a 44 foot catamaran out of Nadi and design a holiday specifically for you, sailing, diving, fishing, surfing paired with unbelievable food.

Culture

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

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.

Must Do's

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.

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