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Fiji Is The Soft Coral Capital of the World

Dec 22, 2007
Fiji scuba diving will surely be a great surprise for anyone that tries it as they will meet a great diversity of species in those fantastic waters. Fiji's waters offer one of the most exciting marine lives that scuba diving fans can see. Fiji is an archipelago surrounded by a giant reef. Fiji's waters are very good for snorkeling therefore you can find there thousands of dive sites. Water sports in Fiji it is also very popular because the sites are very easy to be accessed and the water's temperatures are very warm. During winter, the temperatures don't usually get lower than 25C. The visibility in Fiji's waters is also very good for all underwater activities except for the summer days when it rains. You can find the best conditions for your vacation in Fiji early in the morning because the wind doesn't start to blow.

In what concerns where to go for holidays in Fiji, you have lots of options to choose from. For example, you can get to Mamanuca dive sites very easy from the Nadi Airport. In this area you can find diverse options for full packages for scuba diving in Fiji. In Mamanuca you can visit shallow lagoons and swim around beautiful fishes. If you love to explore caves then you should go scuba diving in Sawa-i-Lau in the Yasawa Group and you will definitely be charmed by the interesting view you will find there.

Another popular diving site in Fiji is Astrolabe Reef which is situated in the southern area. There you can find a beautiful variety of coral and reef but the dive sites are small and are accessible by boat. The weather is sometimes humid there, but you will not have big problems with scuba diving because of that. In the Northern Islands you can go for scuba diving in Rainbow Reef. This famous location can be found between Taveuni and Vanua Levu and provides to its visitors eyes a great view because of the abundance of corals that developed there. If you are a marine passionate about shipwrecks you can find them in Fiji if you go to the Colonial capital of Levuka on Ovalau.

If you are concerned about your safety if you go scuba diving in Fiji, you should know that divers who have difficulties are helped by the Fiji Recompression Chamber Facility located in Suva. You should be careful to have a proper insurance and if you are a beginner you should get certified and follow the instructions you are given. If you take enough time for planning your vacation you will surely enjoy the best time by scuba diving all over the Mamanuca Islands of Fiji. Meeting the spectacular life that can be found under the waters of Fiji is surely a beautiful experience for those passionate about scuba diving. The extraordinary colors of the reefs that can be seen in Fiji transformed this place into one of the most visited destination for scuba diving.
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Matthias loves to go scuba diving and is sharing his passion at scubish.com - The most interesting scuba diving website where he has gathered information about hundreds of dive locations and more than 6000 dive shops around the world.
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