Snorkeling in Paradise
Paradise Taveuni offers some of the best soft coral snorkeling in the world. Paradise has a unique deep water frontage which allows our Guests to snorkel and swim directly in front of the Resort at any time of the day. Not only does Paradise has stunning snorkelling directly in front of the resort, but here you can access more snorkeling sites than anywhere in Fiji. Paradise is home to one of the top 5 soft coral dive sites in the world – the Legendary Rainbow Reef. The Somosomo Strait (Fijian for ‘good water’) has strong tidal currents, which provide a constant flow of nutrients, idyllic for soft coral growth and diverse fish life. Our friendly Paradise Dive Team will assist you in choosing snorkeling gear and point you in the right direction for an exciting adventure within the crystal clear waters of Paradise. House Guests are offered complimentary use of mask, snorkel and fins.
Snorkeling from the Paradise Marina is a complementary activity for our in-house guests and an ideal way to experience the underwater world any time of the day. Paradise Taveuni has a unique deep water frontage which allows our Guests to snorkel and swim directly in front of the Resort at any time of the day. Here you will find soft and hard corals, clams, octopus, garden eels, blue ribbon eels and a multitude of tropical fish.
The Guided Snorkeling Safari is a complementary activity for our in-house guests and an ideal way to experience the underwater world with our guides offering local knowledge and helpful hints. We walk to the nearby beach and float back to the Resort while discovering the stunning corals and fish that live in this are.
Snorkeling from the boat is a fun way to discover the nearby pristine Vuna Reef and the legendary Rainbow Reef. Snorkelers are welcome to join scuba divers on board and a dedicated snorkel guide takes snorkelers out while our scuba divers dive the pristine reefs. Enjoy snorkelling for 30 – 45 mins at each snorkel site. Charges apply to all boat snorkel trips. Trips depart daily and subject to conditions.
Night Snorkeling is an experience not to be missed! Discover the underwater world as the day fish prepare for sleep and nocturnal fish arise. Perhaps you’ll encounter a school of Flashlight Fish – turn off your torch and enjoy nature’s light show around you! You’ll experience the night snorkeling trip directly off the Paradise Marina. Charges apply.
Quick Facts about Paradise Taveuni as a Snorkeling Destination
- Paradise Taveuni offers over 20 different snorkeling sites on both Vuna Reef, Rainbow Reef and directly in front of the resort. We are discovering more all the time. You won’t snorkel the same site twice – unless you want to.
- Our Dive Team only work with small groups providing dedicated and exclusive snorkeling to our Guests.
- Paradise Taveuni offers spectacular shore snorkeling and you are guaranteed to see resident moray eels, blue ribbon eels, lion fish, anemone fish, soft corals and a multitude of other tropical reef fish right off our Oceanfront.
“This was my first snorkelling experience and I was a little nervous. But the Dive Team made it very easy to overcome my fears. Charlie was so wonderful helping me in the water. Paradise is very lucky to have such a great Team. I will never forget this trip. Terri & Allan thank you for a very memorable vacation I will never forget. VINAKA! VINAKA! VINAKA!” Una Janacre, Canada