Garden Island Resort Taveuni Rainbow ReefTaveuni Rainbow Reef Garden Island Resort
Taveuni Garden Island Resort, Fiji
LocationGarden Island Resort & Dive is located directly on the Somosomo Road, which stretches between the Taveuni and Vanua Levu in Fiji. Fiji is home to the Great White Wall, mentioned in the U.S. Divers Magazine's Top 10 Dive Locations in the WorI. The world-famous Rainbow Reef on the Straits deserves the award "Soft Coral Capital of the World".
The Rainbow Reef impresses you with its bright colours, like shrubs in rose, knows, brown oder orange....Read on and catch the pass-by nutriments to create the amazing colour show that makes Taveuni dives so unique. However, Taveuni is not only about the colourful corals; these nutrient-rich water is full of different kinds of marine pelagics.
You will find barracuda, reef shark, mantas and tortoises. Instructor & DivemasterThere are over 25 locations in Somosomo Strait where scuba skiing can be breathtaking in every way. Divers know these areas well and choose the best spots every day according to current and meteorological factors to make every single one an unforgettable experience.
Theaveuni offers a large selection of breathtaking shore excursions that can be arranged at the same time. DescriptionOur store has new top -of-the-line scuba gears, so you'll have to be worried if you don't have them or have forgotten something. All you need is available in our store, even Nitrox or oxygen.
We have 3 diving vessels and can seat 36 people.
Isle of garden Resort
Well known for its superb scuba divers and world-class site, the award-winning Garden Island Resort is only 15 min from the White Wall and 25 thrilling dives. Scuba dip with the Garden Island Resort, right on the door of Taveuni's iconic Rainbow Reef! Famous for the best pelagic reef in Fiji, this area comprises patching in Somosomo Strait and the fringe reef at the south-eastern edge of Vanua Levu.
The reef is fairly flat (30 to 70 feet), but there can also be difficult tides. The reef edge is dived with lower sections (50 to 100 feet). Dives typically include docking, briefings, descents and accompanied tours. Scuba is nowhere else in the whole wide range of water sports and scuba dives in the Rainbow Reef.
Somosomo Strait's day-to-day tides create a steady stream of nutrition that provides the perfect environment for growing softer corals and an unbelievable variety and abundance of marine species. Saumriff area offers the possibility to see bigger fishs and drop-offs. A number of top scuba diving locations are available throughout the area and new ones are constantly being found.
In the Taveuni area, it has been suggested that only 3% of the total reef system has been underwater. Somosomo Street's trends can be a challenge. Because of the peculiar geography of the straits, the flow actually runs over the reef and around the reef. As a result, the strong streams are in the shallow areas of the reef.
One time down on the reef there is much less currents. It is best to hear the diving staff as they are the professionals and know the area. The Garden Island Resort is the first Gold Palm Resort to be certified by PADI Australia in the area. The PADI International Resort Association members are recognized for their outstanding performance in the areas of client experience, training, safety and environment.
Our store provides day trips to Rainbow Reef and a wide selection of scuba diver training programs. The Garden Island Resort has the following scuba opportunities: So where are we going to go underwater? The majority of Taveuni Garden Island Resort Taveuni is located at the world-famous Rainbow Reef. The area comprises the Somosomo Strait reef and the fringe reef at the south-eastern edge of Vanua Levu.
Most of the places at the resort can be reached in 10 to 30 min. by submersible water. The reef is fairly flat (30 to 70 feet), but there can also be difficult tides. The reef edge is dived with lower sections (50 to 100 feet).
Diving includes docking, initial briefings, descents and a supervised itinerary. The Rainbow Reef is known for its multicolored corals. Somosomo Strait's day-to-day tides create a steady stream of nutrition that provides the perfect environment for growing softer corals and an unbelievable variety and abundance of marine species.
Saumriff area offers the possibility to see bigger fishs and drop-offs. Which are the diving spots of the team? There are two determinants of diving sites: tidal, meteorological. Over the years the diving guide has learnt that certain diving spots are best at certain times, while some can be done at both times.
In the Somosomo Strait, the ocean is usually protected from harsh sea conditions, but can be affected by overvoltage. There is a more prominent fringe-reef area and sometimes we can't go diving there because the sea is restless and the current is rising strongly. You will probably have seen a number of diving spots during the course of a whole weekend, among them the more famous ones such as the Great White Wall and the Blue Ribbon Reef.
For the two above mentioned reason we can not give any warranty for certain pages. There is no "best" dives at Rainbow Reef, but there is the best dives this particular diving days, subject to weather and weather condition. Diving guide will always try to find the best diving spots.
Two different times of year are available for diving: November - April (summer) and May - October (winter). What kind of immersion skills do I need to be experienced in Rainbow Reef? In the Somosomo Street the flow can sometimes be a challenge. Because of the peculiar geography of the straits, the flow actually runs over the reef and around the reef.
As a result, the strong streams are in the shallow areas of the reef. In order to keep the diver safe in this position, our diving team anchors a descending line downwards. One time down on the reef there is much less flow. It is best to hear the diving staff as they are the professionals and know the area.
It is often facilitated by carrying a few lbs more to facilitate the descend. When do the dives leave and head back to the resort? Craft ( (we have two submersibles; 24 dives in total). Rates are limited to a max. of 32 dives, as we will be chartering an additional vessel to house the additional divers).
Following two diving sessions - with a break on a beautiful sandy shore - the boat will return for a relaxed afternoons and a long luncheon between 13:00 and 13:30. The guest should rendezvous at the dive center by 8.30 a.m. at the latest to get ready for the dive.
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