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Waitabu Marine Park

Waitabu Village, Taveuni Island 00000, Fiji
+679 820 1999
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Not To Be Missed

Hire Dip, pronounced Deep, to take you on any excursions this beautiful Garden Island has to offer... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
Serenitygardens
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Merced, California
Fantastic Diving

Every dive was AMAZING! Beautiful corals and sea life! Quite a diversity. Most dives relatively... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Michelle B
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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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Arrive in the tree-adorned island of Taveuni to discover a tropical paradise you've only dreamed about. Slip on your fins and mask and slide into the warm waters of Fiji. Let all the stress of everyday life fall away as you make your way along the magical reef of Waitabu. The communities of Waitubu and Bouma came to protect their native fishing grounds in 1998. Their foresight and diligence has allowed visitors, like yourself, the opportunity to share in the beauty of the Waitabu Marine Park. These crystal-clear waters are home to the most amazing marine species you may ever see. Don't be too surprised when you pass a sea turtle or find yourself following a gentle ray. You know you're in paradise when you've landed in the Waitabu Marine Park.
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13 Jun 2017
“Not To Be Missed”
13 Mar 2017
“Fantastic Diving”
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Waitabu Village, Taveuni Island 00000, Fiji
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

Hire Dip, pronounced Deep, to take you on any excursions this beautiful Garden Island has to offer. He charged us just $50 a day and was born on this island so knows everyone and all of its history. He took us to the Marine Park...More

Thank Serenitygardens
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Every dive was AMAZING! Beautiful corals and sea life! Quite a diversity. Most dives relatively little current, several with more, but worth the time and $$ to get there. A "must go" for everyone!

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 3 February 2017

You get to see the country side and villages along the way. Little boat ride and to the waterfall is cool. On way back, you can also hit the Bouma waterfall as well.

Thank travelerOrangeCounty
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Snorkel visits to the park must be booked in advance. I have found at least 3 different numbers listed on their various web properties, in guidebooks, and at hotels. None of them are correct. I visited the park today to get to the bottom of...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This area of the world is beautiful. Water was calm . Diving was great. Rainbow reef the different was awesome.

Thank divenut61
Reviewed 25 July 2016

wonderful experience led by true locals and for the benefit of the local community. Not for the faint hearted, and make sure you are a good swimmer as when we went the current was really strong

Thank Paspas83
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We went in a rainy day and we only could snorkell at the beach ( boat wasn`t available); even though we could watch many different and colour fishes.

Thank Cristobal-y-Cristina
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Visit the village and snorkel the protected reef. The villagers are so friendly and welcoming and the drive to the village is a wonderful experience in local life. This is an ongoing project that makes you feel involved and glad you came.

2  Thank ChrisW59
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Love this village and impressed by their efforts to manage their marine environment. You can snorkel in the marine protected area and the protection they have implemented really shows through. Lots and lots of good size fish with no fear of humans. Saw one white...More

1  Thank TallyHoH0Ho
Reviewed 23 November 2015

We stayed in the a village, home stay, for two nights, and when we were leaving, we felt very attached to them. Waitabu does not get many tourists and the village is off the beaten tourist trail. This makes Waitabu all the more appealing. Genuine...More

2  Thank IKUO
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