For beginners and certified professionals alike, discover one of Fiji’s most vibrant underwater treasures at Viwa Island. Let our PADI certified professionals take you on an unforgettable underwater journey. Uncover untouched coral reefs, magnificent marine life, and so much more. Spectacular dives include reef and open-water diving.
Hole in the Wall is a vertical wall dive which starts at seven meters all the way down into the Abyss. It is about ten to fifteen minutes from the resort.
The dive starts with a swim through at ten meters down to twenty-five meters. Coming out on the side of the wall, looking straight into crystal clear waters.
Common marine sightings are Turtles, Schools of Unicorn Fish, Surgeons, Hump heads, Parrott Fish and an array of colorful small fish life that covers the whole wall feeding on microscopic planktons and nutrients flowing in with the current. Occasionally, there are sightings of Dog Tooth Tuna, Schools of Barracuda and Trevallies patrolling the wall. Ideal for Discover Scuba Diving and Higher Rating Divers.
It takes about fifteen to twenty minutes to Turtle Rock from the resort. This pinnacle is known to the locals as the Turtle Sanctuary. You will find the Turtles resting in the holes of caves or feeding. The pinnacle houses Sea Fans, Colorful Soft Coral and a Garden of Blood Red Sea Whips.
Giant Trevallies, Spanish Mackerel, Napoleon Wrasse and White Tip Reef Sharks are usually found at this site. The Garden Eels dot the sandy bottom sticking out of the sand feeding on nutrients from the current.
Towards the shallow end of the reef there are different colorful small reef fish life, Snapper, Parrott, Coral Trout and Marbel Ray.
It is a relaxing dive for Advance Open Water or Higher Rating Divers at the pinnacle. Discover Scuba Diving is done at the shallow end of the Reef only.
The Zoo is situated on the Northern end of Viwa Island and it takes twenty to twenty-five minutes from the resort. This Wall Dive at the depth of twelve to over thirty meters is infested with colorful hard and soft coral Gorgonian Sea Fans and Yellow Lettuce Corals. It is a Pelagic Dive Site with Sharks, Schools of Barracuda, Big Eye Jacks, Dog Tooth Tuna, Eagle Rays and assorted colorful small fish.
Best dives at the site are on the incoming tide. There are occasional sightings, Hammer Head Shark, Manta Rays and Sail Fish.
Advance Open Water and Higher Rating Divers are required for this dive. Don’t forget to bring your angle cameras for some truly spectacular shots.
Fantasy is a Sea Mount, ten to fifteen minutes away from the resort at the depth of ten meters and down all the way to forty meters.
The site is ideal on either the incoming or outgoing tides. It is covered with Giant Gorgonian Sea Fans, Hard Corals, Leather Corals and Giant Clams. Schools of Rainbow Runners, Barracuda, Surgeon Fish, Unicorn Fish, Deep Sea Trigger Fish, Red Tooth Trigger Fish, Sharks, Shoals of Fusiliers and Scissor Tails.
Advance Open Water and Higher Rating Divers or 60 + logged divers are required for this dive.
Viwa Island Resort, Yasawa Islands, Fiji
Tel.: +679 603 0066
Viwa Island Resort is an exclusive, secluded, tropical boutique resort with 11 traditional Fijian beach front bures (bungalows).