Fiji diving at Qamea is world class, and known as amongst the top dive sites in all of Fiji. Qamea Resort’s local dive masters are highly experienced and are all native to Qamea Island. They will introduce you to dive sites such as the Purple Wall, Devil’s Canyon and Qamea Freeway – in fact, there are more than 20 excellent quality dive experiences for novices through to experts within just a few minutes from the resort. Qamea also offer full scuba equipment rental and instruction courses from beginner through to dive master level.
And only minutes away lie the clear, deep waters of the Tasman Strait and an endless number of world class dive sites. Fiji diving.
Dive Rates (Not including dive gear hire):
1-tank Dive FJD 105
2-tank Dive FJD 200
6 Dive Package FJD 550 (excludes night diving)
10 Dive Package FJD 900 (excludes night diving)
Additional Afternoon Dive FJD 105
Night Dive FJD 110
Shore Dive Complimentary with a 6 dive package or more Otherwise FJD 30 per dive
(Additional charges for fuel will be split amongst divers for non local dive sites)
Gear Hire (per day):
Full Gear Hire FJD 60 (excludes night dive torch)
Wetsuit Only FJD 15
Regulator FJD 25
BCD FJD 25
Night Dive Torch FJD 10
15% off gear hire for 6 or more dive packages
Scuba Instruction (Including all dive gear hire):
Refresher Course FJD 250 (debriefing and a 1 tank shore dive w/dive master)
Referral Course FJD 700 (4 one tank dives w/dive instructor)
Padi Open Water Certification FJD 950 (4 one tank dives w/dive instructor)
Padi Advanced Open Water Certification FJD 725 (5 adventure dives w/dive instructor)
(Please inquire for other dive course rates)
Discounts available for dive groups. Please inquire for rates.
FIJI SCUBA DIVING – ANYTIME
“THE FANS” – Large gorgonian sea fans, soft corals, and anemones with anemone fish galore. Large schools of fusiliers when dived during faster currents. Have seen mantas here. Depth: 25-75′
“NUKU BAY” – Easy shallow dive with a large pinnacle covered with soft corals. Sightings of turtles somehow more frequent here. Currents mild. Depth: 35-55′
“THE CAVES” – Large cavern at 25′ and a swim through “tunnel” in the reef at 20′ at opposite ends of this dive. Many soft corals, large tridacna clams, healthy hard corals. Usually excellent visibility due to distance from land. About 20 minutes from QBC. Currents mild. Depth: 20-65′.
“BROKEN REEF” – Usually good visibility. Large schools of small tropicals, healthy hard corals, clams, regular sightings of white tip reef sharks. Currents usually mild. Depth: 40-70′.
“CHIEFS GARDEN” – Also in the same reef system as “The Caves”, “Broken Reef” and the “Playground”. Good vis., healthy hard coral reef. Occasional white tips and turtles. Gentle drift. Depth: 40-80′.
“THE PLAYGROUND” – Similar to “Chief’s Garden” but more of a spur & groove formation. Patch of garden eels. Usually excellent visibility. Mild current. Depth: 40-80′.
“CORAL GARDENS” – Healthy hard coral reef system with some soft corals usually with superb visibility. Large tridacna clams common as well as large schools of fusiliers. Enormous 12 ft. brain coral at end of dive on incoming tide. Depth: 35-75′
FIJI SCUBA DIVING – INCOMING TIDE
“SWIRLING COCONUT” – (Vara Niu is Fijian name; also known as “Still Waters”); currents can be swift. Exciting and fish active drift. Descend among a school of chevron barracudas, lush soft corals, numerous large schools of tropicals. White tips common. Mid-way, the dive swirls around two large pinnacles with large concentrations of purple soft corals and swarms of orange anthias. At the end of dive, there are 2-3 baby white tip sharks resting in the sand under a large coral head. Depth: 40-75′.
“LONG BEACH POINT” – Easy drift until the turn around the point. Current gradually increases and can be swift. Soft corals, many feather star crinoids clinging to sea fans. Depth: 40-75′ 14.”Barracuda Pinnacle”: Offshore reef so visibility is usually good. Another very fish active dive along a healthy reef that includes a steep vertical wall. Sightings of schooling barracudas fairly common with large schools of tropicals and jacks. Large walu are also seen. Depth: 40-90′.
FIJI SCUBA DIVING – OUTGOING TIDE
“QAMEA FREEWAY” – Starts near the resort with a sloping wall. Then a right turn and a racing drift over a sandy patch with hard coral bommies. Large schools of tropicals and sightings of white tip sharks are common in the sand. Dive finishes with a gentle drift up the reef. Whew! Depth: 45-80′.
“SUTHU” – A large pinnacle resembling a woman’s breast begins at 30 feet. Large schools of tropicals. Currents can be strong and change as divers circle the pinnacle. Best dived at slack low tide. Depth: 30-70′.
“LOST REEF” – Another large pinnacle near Suthu. Top of reef is also 30 feet but slopes down to over 100 feet. A school of chevron barracuda are usually seen. Divers are engulfed in large schools of fusiliers and jacks as they cascade over the top of the pinnacle. Large sea fans and soft corals abound. Currents are similar but a bit stronger than at Suthu. Large colonies of blue tipped anemones with anemone fish on the lee side of pinnacle. Depth: 30′-90′.
“SOUTH PASSAGE” – Divers are dropped off at the outer edge of the fringing reef on the southern side of Qamea. A short swim underwater across a sand patch to a parallel reef. Divers follow along the top drifting with a mild current. Sea grapes abound, white tip reef sharks are common and large schools of shy, bumphead parrot fish occasionally cruise by. Depth: 45-80′.
“SCHOOL HOUSE ROCK” – In many areas hard coral is prevalent on top the reefs. Here you’ll find many anemone and clownfish, large schools of silvery jacks and the coral trout (grouper). Several species of butterfly fish can be found as they feed on the hard coral polyps in the shallow reef areas .
FIJI SCUBA DIVING – NO CURRENT
“RAINBOW SANDS” – Matagi Island-Reciprocal heading or can be done as an outgoing drift. Sloping reef with some soft corals and mini-walls. Large clams and more turtle and eagle ray sightings than other sites. Depth: 30′-80′