There are several places to dive in Viti Levu which include Beqa Lagoon, Rakiraki and the Coral Coast. Most of these locations to dive are along the south and north coast of the island and you can choose to dive from the many resorts available, or hop on a liveaboard diving vessel.
Beqa Lagoon makes for easy diving and is suitable for new divers. Divers will encounter many pinnacles, coral bommies, coral gardens and there are also a couple of small shipwrecks to explore.
For more excitement, head to Rakiraki at the north coast of Viti Levu and stay near Pacific Harbour to experience mind-blowing shark feeding dives at Shark Reef. Shark Reef Marine Reserve is touted as the paramount diving experience in Fiji.
Weather on Viti Levu is tropical with little variation throughout the year. It tends to rain more in the summer during January to March but all dive resorts remain open during this time. Water temperature ranges from 77-84˚F (25-29˚C) and depending on where you dive, visibility could stretch up 30m during the peak months of July, August and September.
Find local PADI dive shops and explore the top dive sites with our map.
For diving in Viti Levu, fly to Nadi International Airport in Fiji on airlines like Air New Zealand, Fiji Airways, Air Niugini, Virgin Australia, and Jetstar. There are many direct flights from cities like Auckland, Los Angeles, Gold Coast, Honolulu, Seoul and others to choose from.