Scuba diving in Naiqoro Passage

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Access
From Boat
Diver level
Novice
Depth
Average: 32.8 ft
Maximum: 114.8 ft
Current
Medium (1-2 knots)
Visibility
Average: 65.6 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft

Naiqoro Passage is one of the most significant dive sites in the Great Astrolabe Reef (Fiji). It is a kind of a narrow channel that is a swim-through with serious currents. The site has soft and hard corals that create a carpet on the tunnel’s floor and walls. The color palette would impress even the most exacting painters, not only divers.

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

The dive site has many schools of fish, such as snapper and sweetlips, which accompany potato cod. Diving in the Naiqoro Passage provides opportunities to see angelfish, hawkfish, barracudas, and butterflyfish.


Reachable from

Kadavu

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