Jacques Cousteau put Fiji on the diving map when he declared it “the soft coral capital of the world”. Divers will also find big shark encounters, exciting drift dives and plenty of wrecks to explore. The following are some of the islands’ top-rated dive sites:
Beqa Lagoon, Pacific Harbour The best open-water shark dive on earth.
Rainbow Reef, Taveuni Gorgeous soft corals and fast drift dives.
E-6, Bligh Water The photographer’s favourite, accessed by live-aboard boat.
Naiqoro Passage, Kadavu Beautiful drift dive on the Astrolabe Reef.
The Salamander, Mamanucas A 36m wreck now home to puffer fish.

Book through Rough Guides’ trusted travel partners

Fiji features

The latest articles, galleries, quizzes and videos.

Island paradise: the best resorts in Fiji

Island paradise: the best resorts in Fiji

Fiji is about as close to paradise as you can get. This South Pacific archipelago, over three hundred islands lying around 2000km east of Australia, has some of…

29 Dec 2014 • Helena Smith insert_drive_file Article
The best of the world's smallest countries

The best of the world's smallest countries

Qatar Jutting northwards into the Persian Gulf, Qatar is one of the world’s smaller nations (about the size of Yorkshire, England), but it is also the world…

29 Oct 2014 • Greg Dickinson camera_alt Gallery
10 of the best GoPro videos

10 of the best GoPro videos

Since GoPro was founded in 2004, they’ve inspired photographers to capture the world from a new angle. Today there’s a huge range of small and versatile wa…

03 Oct 2014 • Eleanor Aldridge insert_drive_file Article
View more featureschevron_right