The family-run Volivoli Beach Resort is set in a secluded location at the northern-most tip of the island of Viti Levu. It is built in ocean-side tropical gardens, next to a white powder sand beach in an unspoilt and stunning part of Fiji, atop a hillside to take advantage of the stunning sea views.
The resort offers friendly Fijian hospitality with a range of high quality, comfortable and affordable accommodation and world-class Viti Levu dive sites at your fingertips. Their dive operation has been running for many years and the staff are professional, experienced and knowledgeable.
Whatever you are looking for on your Fiji diving holiday, whether it is relaxation or action-packed adventure, Volivoli Resort will make sure you enjoy every minute of your stay. After a busy day's diving (including unlimited self-guided shore dives) you can relax with a dip in the swimming pool, sun bathe on the white sandy beach or laze in a hammock in the shade. Or if you're feeling energetic you can participate in a range of sporting activities such as, kayaking, game fishing, parasailing, jet skis, wake boarding and beach volleyball.
Later you can indulge in the delicious celebration of Fijian and international food made with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients and served from the seaside restaurant. Guests can also experience local Fijian culture with traditional dancing, fire twirling performances and Kava ceremonies or take a boat trip to visit a traditional local village. Volivoli is a great place to stay for those wanting to enjoy beautiful natural surroundings, discover the real Fiji and enjoy some great Viti Levu diving with ease.
Destinations:Rakiraki (Diving environment: wall diving, drift diving, healthy reefs, beginner & advanced divers, off the beaten track; Highlights: turtles, great macro life/marine diversity, schooling fish/big pelagics),
and Bligh Water (Diving environment: drift diving, healthy reefs, advanced divers, off the beaten track; Highlights: schooling fish/big pelagics) - Local diving for all levels includes colourful reef flats, pinnacles and canyons all featuring vibrant soft corals. The more distant sites of Bligh Water, considered among Fiji's best, are dived most days, weather permitting. No scuba on days of arrival and departure.
Resort diving includes:
Dives (as selected from the package above), unlimited self-guided shore dives (only for packages with 5+ diving days), boat rides to sites, experienced English-speaking divemaster (maximum 8 divers per DM), drinking water, hot drinks, tanks, weights and weightbelts, scuba tax. Diving excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own):
Scuba equipment (approx. US$ 25 per day, or US$ 180 per week). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash or credit card). Optional extras:
Extra day and night dives (minimum 10 divers), dive computer, diving insurance, soft drinks. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.
Resort accommodation includes:
Bed, breakfast, dinner, drinking water, taxes. Accommodation excludes (mandatory):
Single supplement on single travellers only, payable in advance. Single Supplement:
This is a compulsory additional charge on single travellers for the sole occupancy of double/twin accommodation. Optional extras:
Lunch, alcoholic drinks, return transfer from Nadi Airport to resort (approx US$ 292 for 1-4 passengers, US$ 540 for 5-9 passengers). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.
How to get there:
Volivoli Resort is located nearby Rakiraki village on the northernmost tip of Viti Levu, Fiji's main island. It is 2 hours scenic drive from Nadi International Airport. Taxis and buses are available from the airport. Alternatively, we can arrange for the resort to collect you. For more details see our Viti Levu travel information section.
Dive clubs and group discounts:
Pay for 10 guests and 2 extra persons can join free of charge.
If this is your only planned visit to Fiji then we strongly recommend that you consider a 2 night add-on stay at Pacific Harbour on Viti Levu, to allow you to witness the not-to-be-missed shark feed diving. This option is also convenient as it is located close to both the international gateway airports in Fiji - Nadi and Suva.
Volivoli Resort offers a range of accommodation to suit guest requirements and they all are comfortable and tastefully furnished. The top of the range option are the 4 beachfront Luxury Ocean Front Villas. These are suitable for 4 adults or a family and have their own private swimming pool, king size bed, sofa bed, kitchen with washing machine, toiletries for two. There is also a 2 bedroom Family Villa with 2 large bedrooms with king size beds and private ensuites, and 2 additional single beds in the lounge area, in-room safe, and WiFi throughout (additional cost).
There are 11 Premium ocean view studio bures that have a queen-sized bed, 2 sofa beds, washing machine, air-conditioning and ceiling fan. These are ideal for honeymooners.
The Vale Balavu building has 9 Deluxe ocean view rooms with twin queen-sized beds, air-conditioning, fan, fridge, tea & coffee making facilities, deck chairs, writing desk and WiFi (additional cost).
There are 8 affordable Ocean view rooms with a queen-sized bed and 2 single beds, air-conditioning, fan, fridge, tea & coffee making facilities, and desk.
The fully certified PADI and SSI scuba centre at Volivoli is run by Ra Divers. It was established in the 1980s and is one of Fiji's longest running diving operations. The staff our renowned for their local knowledge and expertise and offer safe and well-equipped services on Viti Levu for an outstanding diving holiday in Fiji.
They offer over 50 sites most of which are just 20 minutes boat ride away from the resort. You can enjoy 2 or 3 boat dives per day and unlimited shore dives.
A typical dive day starts at 8 am and includes 2 dives to explore one of the many reefs in the area or fascinating nearby shipwrecks. After the first dive, fruit, biscuits and cake are served along with drinking water and guests can enjoy a fresh water shower. The surface interval is followed by a second dive.
Ra Divers have 4 dive boats all equipped with marine radio, GPS and cell phones while emergency oxygen, marine first aid kits, flares, markers and life jackets are stowed onboard.
Some of Volivoli's most popular dive sites are the fascinating wrecks of the Papuan Explorer and the Ovalau. The thrilling 'Breathtaker' deep reef site boasts an awesome display of large fish, white tip, black tip and grey reef sharks.
The dive centre is equipped with rinse tanks and showers. All equipment is carried and washed daily by the resort's divemasters.
Viti Levu dive trips include divemasters, tanks, weights, drinking water, fruit, and snacks, 1 towel per person.
Volivoli Resort has everything you need for the perfect Fiji dive holiday with high quality accommodation, beautiful ocean-side surroundings and a large swimming pool. Resort experiences include a dolphin safari, Fijian cookery classes, a trek to Nabalasere to see the biggest, and most spectacular, waterfall in the country – Savulelele - found within the newly-launched Nabalasere Ecotourism Forest Park; a sunset cruise onboard a catamaran at golden hour, to cruise the peaceful waters encompassing the surrounding islands, Listen to some good tunes, snack on canapes served by the on-board steward, and sip free-flowing champagne and beer as the sky turns from a vibrant coral colour to burnt orange and fiery red.
In the evenings after dinner, the staff put on a cultural entertainment show featuring traditional Fijian dancing, kava ceremonies and fire performances. You can party until late or relax by the bonfire on the beach under the stars.
Resort facilities include: Restaurant and bar - Beachfront bar with large screen TV, darts, pool and air hockey - Dive centre - Swimming pool - Private beach with sun beds - Kayaking, beach volleyball, stand up paddleboard, snorkelling - Lounge with TV, DVD player, book library, diving & fish ID books and games - Computer with internet hire - Meke dance show - Water dispenser - Telephone and fax - Babysitting & cots - Tour desk - Washing machine
Volivoli Beach Resort's Nuku Bar and Grill is a pool-side open-air restaurant that serves breakfast from 7.30 am until noon and other meals are available all day. The menu is inspired by local Fijian cuisine, and is influenced by Indian and other nearby Asian dishes, and ingredients are sourced locally from organic farmers.
A varied range of snacks and main dishes are available, and daily specials include plantain filled with pate and poached with coconut milk, locally-caught prawns, or dalo gnocchi.
Breakfast choices include: full buffet of fresh eggs, home-made toasted bread, sausage, bacon; savoury omelettes and tasty breakfast burritos; fruit platter of papaya, pineapple, banana, passionfruit, rambutan: fruit juices, cereals, coffee and tea.
There is also the beachfront Ra Bar, the best place for an ice cold beer or cocktail, and finger foods and casual favourites such as fish and chips, chicken sandwiches, French fries, or hot dogs.
Special dietary requests can be catered for with advanced notice.
Sample meals: Fijian kokoda or Ika Vakalolo; Japanese chicken karaage, fresh sushi and sashimi platters; Indian chicken curry and spicy dahl soup; nasi goreng, spicy noodle salad, burgers, steaks, schnitzel, fresh salads, fish tacos, ocean fresh locally caught fish.
The nearest re-compression chamber is in Suva, 4 hours drive south. However, there is an emergency helicopter service available which can land at Volivoli. We recommend you have and bring your own dive insurance.
The boats and dive centre each have a first aid kit, oxygen, and a cellphone. 1 divemaster is provided for every 6 divers.
For general medical emergencies there is a hospital 15 minutes drive away at Rakiraki.
The resort reception has a safety box for your valuables and there is a 24 hour security service at the resort. The nearest police station is also at Rakiraki
"I was a bit rusty on my diving, but got good attention and care. The dive site was fantastic, and my master diver stayed right with my husband and I to make sure everything was done in safety." - Linda Haynie, USA, 11 February 2019 ...
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