Dolphin Bay Divers Retreat

Vanaira Bay, Vanua Levu
Made by Divers for Divers! Closest Dive Retreat to Fiji's Rainbow Reef!
Dolphin Bay Divers Retreat is nestled in a small bay with a white beach and immediate access to the Rainbow Reef for diving, snorkeling and swimming. We have 4 bure with private bathrooms and Jungle Tents.
We are a PADI IRRA with a full PADI dive shop on the premises. Diving is our business, so the boats leave every morning at 8:30 for a 2 tank dive. Surface Interval is back at the resort or outside and you are back for lunch. Afternoon Dives, Night Dives, Shore Dives can be booked in advance.
The dive boats hold 6 divers plus crew which makes for fun and safe dives.
PADI100% AWARE, PADI Dive Resort
English, German
From recommended hotels: Not required
From airport: Surcharge
Diving types
Boat Diving, Shore Diving

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Dolphin Bay Divers Retreat
Location Dolphin Bay Divers Retreat is located on Vanua Levu, just 15 minutes off Taveuni. All of the Rainbow Reef Dive Sites are just 15 minutes away from our base.
Instructors & Dive masters Dolphin Bay Dive Center has 3 experienced instructors and 1 Dive Master.
Roland Schenkel, oner and PADI instructor with more than 20 years of experience in teaching diving in English as well as German.
Zoe Trickett is also a PADI Instructor who gained most of her experience in Australia and Fiji. Sonja Pascho is a PADI instructor, teaching for 5 years with experience in Indonesia, Australia and Fiji. Viola Koch is a Dive Master and DSD leader, also teaching in Germa...Continue reading
Number of Dive Guides 4
Non-diving activities Dolphin Bay Divers Retreat offers many water activities, snorkeling, swimming, SUP, kayaking, hiking, village visits, Waterfall and rainforest hikes as well as island exploration or get pampered in our beach SPA.
Infrastructure Bar, Classrooms, Coffee bar, Equipment shop, Lounge, Shower, WC, Wi-Fi
Equipment Description Our dive shop has full rental equipment which is serviced and replaced on a regular basis..
Regulators: Sherwood. All hire regulators include a first and second stage, alternate air source, pressure gauges and depth gauge. Dive computers are not included.
BCDs: Our BCDs are Mares Quest and come in various different sizes.
Wetsuits: We have a range of 3mm shorties, 5mm long-sleeved shorties and a small selection of full length 5mm wetsuits. There are also hoods and...Continue reading
Distance to nearest Deco Chamber 300 km
Most divers stay at the retreat, so it is just a 1 minute walk to the dive shop.
From Taveuni we will pick you up by boat as there is no road here. It is a 15-20 minute boat ride to the Retreat and Dive Center.
Number of boats 2

Read before you go

Check-in time Sign ins for Diving are taken until 17:30 and divers must be at the Dive Center by 7:30
Seasonality January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
REQUIRED INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS Certification Card, Date of last dive, Diving Insurance, Logbook, Number of dives, Passport
Accepted Payment Methods Card Methods:
Mastercard, Visa
Non-cards Methods:
PayPal, Cash, Other
Read before you go The boats leave every morning for a 2 tank dive. Dive sites are chosen in the morning according to Diver level and weather. Diving is first come first served, so make sure your name is on the dive sign up list before 17:30. Cancellations after that time will be charged in full. 2 tank dives are 2 dives usually in the morning unless otherwise advised and cannot be split. Packages cannot be split between different people and dives not taken can be re scheduled but will be charg...Continue reading


From recommended hotels to dive center Not required
Transfer from Taveuni airport to the wharf is about 20 minutes, the price is included for Dolphin Bay Divers Retreat guests. For guests not staying with us, the taxi transfer is 25.00 Dollars.
Transfer from the airport Surcharge


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