Scuba diving in Nigali Passage

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Access
From Boat
Diver level
Advanced
Depth
Average: 59.04 ft
Maximum: 88.56 ft
Current
Strong ( > 2 knots)
Visibility
Average: 32.8 ft
Maximum: 98.4 ft

Nigali Passage is a narrow channel dive site in the Barrier Reef in Fiji. The channel is shaped in such a way that incoming currents do not coincide with the rising tide. This site doesn’t have much in the way of corals or anemones--its focus is the large number of reef sharks. When diving at Nigali Passage, divers may see up to 25 female sharks at once. This site is a perfect opportunity to take photos of exciting marine life, including other marine species that can be spotted between rocks and around the slopes.

When to go

Gau Island has a tropical climate. The driest months are April to October. The average temperature is 26-29C/77-84F.

What to see

Divers can see trevallies, barracudas, cod, snapper, red sea bass, eagle rays, manta rays, and occasionally hammerhead sharks.


Reachable from

Gau Island

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