The ocean around Suva is too polluted for swimming. The closest snorkelling reef is at Nukulau Island and a mediocre surfing break lies off Suva Point. For water activities it’s best to head west to Pacific Harbour, thirty minutes along the Queens Road, or to the offshore islands of Toberua or Caqalai, both popular weekend destinations for city dwellers. You may find overnight skippered yacht charters and crew work advertised at The Royal Suva Yacht Club at Walu Bay.

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