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Waidroka Bay Resort

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Waidroka Bay Dive Resort is fast becoming one of the most unique dive adventure centres in Fiji. This private, boutique resort sleeps a maximum of just 24 guests and is located on a stunningly beautiful and peaceful oceanfront estate.

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Rooms: 11
Diving in: Fiji - Viti Levu Coral Coast & Beqa Lagoon
Dive type: Boat dives
Divers: Max. 12
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Waidroka Bay Resort, Coral Coast, Viti Levu

It is conveniently situated just 2 hours from Nadi airport on the main Fijian island of Viti Levu. Located close to Pacific Harbour, this resort allows you to enjoy all of the Beqa lagoon dives, shark dive and some other sites further west than the Pacific Harbour resorts visit.

Here you can find the perfect combination of top-quality Viti Levu scuba diving, relaxation, adventure activities and personal service. The resort has recently undergone a complete renovation and upgrade but still retains a unique charm. The seafront rooms are simple but all have amazing views of the ocean. With its friendly, intimate atmosphere and famous Fijian hospitality, you will feel right at home straight away and won't want to leave!

Waidroka Bay Resort boasts a fleet of 5 boats for their water sport activities and the world-class diving in Fiji on offer includes the famous Pacific Harbour Shark Dive, Beqa Lagoon, Frigate's Walls and Frigate's Passage.

As well as diving and tranquillity, exploration and adventure can also be experienced at Waidroka Bay Dive Resort. There is a wide range of cultural, land and water based activities to choose from including: rafting, fishing, trekking, zip lining, fire and Meke dancing and village tours.

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Resort diving packages...
  Prices valid until 31 March 2015

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All Year Round 14/15 - 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015
Days Nights Price per diver Price per non-diver Single supplement
US$US$US$
651,094620357
761,313745425
871,529829471


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More Trip Details....
Special offers: We have a great offer available at the moment. Go to Waidroka Bay Resort Special Offers to find out the details. Offer expires: 31 Dec 2014

Destinations:  Beqa Lagoon and Yanuca islands - Soft coral diving is scheduled on every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. Shark Reef diving (shark feeding) is scheduled on every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, can also be arranged at an additional cost. No diving on days of arrival and departure.

Note:  Due to the fixed weekly dive destination schedule above, your exact diving itinerary will depend upon your day of arrival. For simplicity, our package prices here are based upon the prices as if you were diving at Beqa every day, since the shark feed dives are more expensive.

To arrive at the exact price of your package, we will add a surcharge, dependent upon the number of times you will visit Shark Reef.

Resort diving includes:  Dives (as detailed in the packages above), boat rides to dive sites, experienced English-speaking divemaster (maximum 6 divers per DM), tanks, weights and weightbelts, drinking water, soft drinks, hot drinks, snacks, diving tax.
Diving excludes (mandatory):  Shark marine park fee (approx. US$ 8 per two tank shark dives). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.
Optional extras:  Extra dives (approx. US$ 76 per dive, payable in advance), night dives, scuba equipment (approx. US$ 25 per day), dive computer, dive insurance. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.

Resort accommodation includes:  Bed, breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinking water, soft drinks, hot drinks, snacks, one way resort transfer from Nadi or Suva airport, taxes.
Accommodation excludes (mandatory):  Alcoholic drinks, one way transfer from resort to Nadi or Suva airport (approx. US$ 93 (one to four passengers)), internet access. If you are a single person it is compulsory to pay in advance for a single supplement. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.
How to get there:  The resort is 55 km west of Suva and 120 km away from Nadi Airport, so you can get a taxi or bus to Pacific Harbour from either city. Alternatively, we can arrange for the resort to collect you. For more information see our Viti Levu travel information section.

Dive clubs and group discounts:  Pay for 5 guests and receive 1 extra place free of charge.

Add-on package:  The 3 day / 2 night short stay option with 2 dives at Shark Reef can easily be added to any of our other resort diving packages or liveaboard cruises in Fiji.

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Rooms, Beds, Bathrooms, Views...
There are just 11 rooms or bures at Waidroka Bay Resort, all have recently refurbished en-suite bathrooms. The Superior Ocean Front bure has 2 bedrooms - one with a queen-size bed and one with a double bed. The 5 Deluxe Ocean Front bures sleep 1-4, and have 2 beds - one queen-size and one double. There are also 5 Panoramic Oceanview Rooms that sleep 1-3 and have a queen-size bed and a single bed. These bures are located on the hill and have stunning views of the lagoon and its reef.

Waidroka Surf and Dive Resort Superior Ocean Front bure All the rooms have:
  • Double or twin beds
  • Air-conditioning and ceiling fans
  • Private bathroom with hot water shower, towels and toiletries
  • Patio with furniture
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Bedside table and reading lights
  • Mosquito nets
  • Wardrobe and mirror
  • Desk and chair

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Diving Details...
Diving from Waidroka means you have access to a wide variety of scuba diving in Fiji with a range of dive sites just 10-45 minutes away. The resort has a fully-equipped PADI dive centre offering 1, 2 or 3 dive day trips. Waidroka aims to give you a personal diving experience within a small group.

Waidroka's dive boats in the bay at sunset The resort owns a fleet of 4 boats for various excursions to many world famous sites including: Beqa Lagoon, Frigate's Walls, the Coral Coast, Cakau (deep-water pinnacle), and of course the well-known shark dive. They also offer exploration diving to many undiscovered sites. All the boats are well maintained to a high standard and carry emergency oxygen, a mobile phone and medical kits.

The Fiji Explorer, just newly refurbished, is their number one group-dive boat. A 10m twin hull with twin 225 HP outboards, she comfortably accommodates 14 divers and crew for 2 and 3 tank dive trips. It is used to dive the beautiful soft coral bommies of Beqa Lagoon, Frigate's, Cakau Lekaleka and Yanuca Island. Journey time is 25-40 minutes.

The Wavehunter is an 9m long rigid mono-hull with a 90 HP 4-stroke engine. She is a great dive boat with nice low sides for backward roll entries. For sites closer to home and training dives, Waidroka use the ever dependable Yammy. In addition, the Waverider is a 10m aluminum 200 HP 2-stroke V-hull, which is a great dive boat for exploration and excursions.

The diving day begins early in the morning, departing the resort at 7:30 am with the first dive around 8 am. Last dive of the day is around 3 pm.

The dive centre is equipped with lockable drawers for divers, rinse tanks and showers. All equipment is carried and washed daily by the resort staff.

Dive trips include divemasters, tanks, weights, towels and refreshments (cakes and juice).

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Facilities, Location, Recreation...
Surfing the Fiji waves at Waidroka Bay Surf and Dive Resort The resort is set in 10 acres of lush tropical gardens and outdoor-daybeds are dotted throughout for your relaxation. Facilities include a restaurant, 2 bars, a pool, lounge with TV and DVD player, volleyball court and pool table. There is a massage room offering a selection of massages as well as manicures and pedicures should you want a little pampering. 24 hour electricity, hot water and WiFi are also provided.

There are plenty of activities to choose from aside from the excellent Fiji diving for those who have the energy! They include surfing, kayaking, fishing and rainforest tours.

Resort facilities include: Restaurant - Pool and beachfront bars - Dive centre - Swimming pool - Private beach with sun chairs - Kayaking, beach volleyball, surfing, fishing and skurfing - Lounge with TV, DVD, movie & book library, fish ID books and games - Computer and wi-fi internet - Cultural activities - Water dispenser - Telephone and fax - Massage - Gift shop - Babysitting & cots - Tour desk - Laundry service

Location: Queens Rd, Pacific Harbour, Viti Levu south coast, Fiji

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Menu, Cuisine Type, Specialities...
The evening meal is the main social event of the day, with both guests and staff sitting together at one big table giving rise to lively conversation. The 3 course dinner is a set menu that changes daily with the emphasis on local produce and fresh vegetables from the garden.

Dishes include local Fijian cuisine and the famous Fijian 'Lovo' barbecue, international main courses, freshly caught seafood and home-made desserts. The daily fresh baked bread, cakes and pies are legendary!

Waidroka Bay Resort lounge area Meals available:
  • Fijian and international main meal dishes
  • Burgers and sandwiches
  • Fresh fish and seafood
  • Lovo barbeque
  • Salads and soups
  • Desserts made from home bakery
  • Special dietary needs can be catered for with advanced notice.
The a la carte breakfast menu includes fried eggs, bacon, pancakes, muesli and toast and jam.

Lunch is also a la carte where you can choose from a range of burgers, sandwiches, salads and soups.

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Dive Safety, Resort Security...
Waidroka Bay Resort's Superior Deluxe Oceanfront Bure The nearest re-compression chamber is in Suva, 50 km to the east by road. We recommend you have and bring your own dive insurance.

The dive boats and dive centre each have a first aid kit, oxygen, and a cellphone. 1 divemaster is provided for every 6 divers. 4,000 litres of additional emergency oxygen is available back at the resort's dive centre.

For non-diving emergencies there is a local hospital 20 km from Waidroka, and an international hospital 60 km away. Emergency evacuation procedures are in place.

The resort reception has a safety box for your valuables and there is a 24 hour security patrol on the premises. The nearest police station is 20 km away.

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Customer reviews: 

"Waidroka Dive Resort was great! Everything was super, diving, snorkelling, staff, guides, shark diving, kayaking, hiking and more!!! This resort was the best we have had in 10 years traveling and diving. We will recommend this to our dive friends." - Manfred & Gerlinde Hochheimer, Canada ...

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