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Why Not

Welcome to the magnificent dive site located near the lighthouse at the Back of Bona reef. This thrilling wall dive begins at a depth of 1msw and descends to 30msw, unveiling a stunning ridge adorned with sea fans, soft and hard coral, and intricate swim-throughs. It is an ideal spot for seeking refuge during southeast winds and is best explored during strong outgoing currents. For avid divers, there is always an abundance of fascinating marine life to discover.

Prepare to be mesmerized by the graceful presence of spotted eagle rays, numerous spotted sweet lips, and vibrant schools of barracuda. Delight in the sight of nudibranchs, antheas, fusiliers, moray eels, angelfish, shrimps, gobies, and an array of coral formations. The diversity of marine flora and fauna, including sea fans and lobsters, will captivate your senses.

Located within the Vatu-i-Ra Conservation Park, renowned as Fiji's premier diving destination, this site is just one of the many equally spectacular locations within the park. Other notable areas include Midway Reef, Vatulaca Reef, Charybdis Reef, and Malake Passage. While 'The Passage' is celebrated internationally, don't overlook the incredible offerings of these nearby sites. The boat ride to 'The Passage' typically takes a little over an hour, considering the park's vast expanse of over 110km². Prepare to embark on an unforgettable adventure and always show respect to the ocean.

For further information on the Vatu-i-Ra Conservation Park, please visit their website. To optimize your experience, note that there is a small additional fee per diver, which grants an annual 'membership' to enter the reserve. Dive into the wonders of Western Fiji, where this captivating dive site awaits your exploration.

Last updated: 8 mo. ago - Oct 3, 2023

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Overview of Why Not

Depth:21m
Visibility: 0m - 16m
Experience level:
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