Scuba Diving

Nestled in the Mamanuca Island group, Matamanoa is situated in a marine sanctuary and surrounded by coral reefs that are home to some of the most breathtaking biodiversity, including spectacular table corals, enormous gorgonian fans, turtles, reef sharks and multi-hued reef fish of every shape and size

Deep Blue Diving & Water Sports, a PADI 5 star operator based on Matamanoa, offer a range of high quality diving from over 30 dive sites within the Mamanuca Islands; experience shallow reefs, pinnacles, wrecks, shark encounters to walls and drop-offs. Deep Blue’s experienced instructors are on hand to offer you a gentle introduction to scuba diving or to develop your existing skills

Dive sites range from 9 to 30 meters in depth, most dives are around 18 meters with shallower depths for repetitive dives. Visibility is generally between 20 and 40 meters and water temperature ranges from 26 Celsius in winter (July/August) to 31 Celsius in summer (Jan/Feb)

Discover Scuba

PADI® Discover Scuba Diving – An introductory dive experience, including basic theory, pool session and a shallow dive along our stunning house reef. An opportunity to try scuba diving at your own pace, with an experienced instructor and in a spectacular tropical setting

Popular Dive Courses

PADI® Open Water Diver

PADI® Open Water Diver will certify you as a PADI diver, enabling you to dive anywhere in the world with the world’s most recognised scuba certification. The course includes pool training sessions, academic modules and 4 open water dives on some of our beautiful coral reefs

PADI® Advanced Open Water

PADI® Advanced Open Water Diver follows on from PADI® Open Water Diver and expands your scuba skills through different Adventure Dives. The course consists of 5 open water training dives

In addition to these popular courses, Deep Blue Diving & Water Sports offer many other specialty courses, for more details click below or contact  Deep Blue Diving & Water Sports at:

PADI® eLearning allows you to begin your dive education at your convenience, on the internet, and finish your training in the water with a Deep Blue Diving & Water Sport’s PADI Professional. With PADI eLearning, you complete the knowledge development (classroom) portion of the most popular courses at your own pace – studying anytime and anywhere you have a high-speed internet connection. Completing the theory component prior to arriving at Matamanoa Island allows you to enjoy more of your Fiji vacation relaxing

Dive Sites

Take advantage of the world class diving sites in close proximity to Matamanoa Island, some of our favourites include:


World famous ‘Shark Encounter’ dive. This site has been featured in most leading dive magazines

Gotham City 

Batman doesn’t visit, but bat fish guard this site, which is a soft coral delight featuring all the colours of the rainbow

Bird Rock Wall

Only 2 minutes from Matamanoa, this stunning encrusted wall offers a kaleidoscope of colours and reef dwellers of every shape and size

Sunset & Lover’s Bay

Matamanoa’s infamous house reef, a marine protected area, boasts spectacular hard corals and a myriad of colourful marine creatures. Ideal for photographers, beginners and night diving