Scuba diving in Blue Tang

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Diver level
Average: not available
Maximum: 20 m
Average: 10 m
Maximum: 30 m

Blue Tang is part of Namalata Reef. This site got its name from the large population of blue tang surgeonfish spotted there. Diving at this site is easy because there are no strong currents. This coral reef is full of different marine creatures, and cameras would be really useful to capture their images.

When to go

Kadavu has a tropical climate. The best time to travel to Kadavu is summer, which lasts from November to March. The winter season lasts from June to October. The average air temperature is 22-26C/71-78F. The average water temperature is 25-28C/77-82F.

What to see

Blue Tang (Fiji) should be in every diver’s “must-see” list of dive sites, because divers can admire a great variety of marine species in one place. Divers can spot blue tang surgeonfish, blue ribbon eels, barracudas, mantis shrimp, octopi, flounder, sharks, hammerhead sharks, manta rays (devilfish), and even dolphins. Hard and soft corals also create adventurous swim-throughs.

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