Large amounts of movement of water through Bligh Water, which is
the channel between the main islands of Vanua Levu and Viti Levu
means that this water is incredibly nutrient-rich. This attracts
the small stuff which then attracts the big stuff so the marine
life possibilities in this part of Fiji are stunning.
Strong currents mean that some of the dive sites in Bligh Water
are only for more experienced divers (there are plenty for the less
experienced too). What the current means is stunning soft corals in
all manner of colours. Fiji is known as the 'soft coral capital of
the world' and here in Bligh Water you can see why.
Bligh Water covers a large area and there is a wide variety of
dive sites. Some of the best are Namena Marine Reserve where you
will find an abundance of life; Koro Island with its crystal clear
waters; and Wakaya with its stunning reefs. And there are plenty
All in all, it's hard to see what there is not to like about
diving in Bligh Water.