Dive green around Beqa Lagoon in Fiji, and experience eight species of shark including Bull Sharks.

Beqa Adventure Divers - PADI Dive resort

The Best Shark Dive in the World – 8 species including Bull Sharks

A conservation project masquerading as a dive shop

 

Who: Beqa Adventure Divers

Where: Lagoon Resort, Fairway Place, Pacific Harbour, Fiji

When: All year round.

  • Bull shark sightings: Greatest numbers from January to April, and least between October and December.

About: A PADI dive resort offering:

  • PADI courses and dive packages.
  • Dive trips to all the popular dive sites around Beqa Lagoon, including coral reefs and wrecks
  • Experience arguably the best shark dive in the world. Along with diving with the stars, the Bull Sharks, other species may be seen including: Whitetips, Blacktips, Grey, Silvertips, Nurse, Lemon, and the occasional Tiger Shark.

Green Credentials:

  • Manages the Fiji Shark Project and the Shark Reef Marine Reserve, Fiji’s first MPA dedicated to researching and preserving a local shark population.
  • Established as a global shark conservation and shark research venture.
  • Partnered with, and sponsored by, the Shark Foundation, the Save our Seas Foundation and PADI Project AWARE.
  • Lobby the Government of Fiji to enact wide-ranging shark protection legislation.
  • Manages the Fiji Bull Shark Tagging Programme to investigate the large – and small – scale movements of these sharks using satellite and acoustic telemetry.
  • Regularly hosts shark conservation studies for high school and college students, and offers research internships.
  • All the staff have been certified as Fish Wardens and conduct regular patrols keeping fishing activities within acceptable limits.
  • Performs regular fish counts aimed at recording any changes to the biodiversity within the reserve and so improve the management of the area.
  • Takes part in habitat conservation efforts including restoration of mangroves.
  • Conducts questionnaires investigating different aspects of Ecotourism.

Dive Training: Full range of PADI courses from Open Water to Rescue. They also teach many specialities including: Wreck, Digital Underwater Photography, Underwater Naturalist, Project AWARE courses, and many more.

Go Pro: PADI Divemaster course available.

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