Splitshot of coral reef and mountains in Natewa Bay, Savusavu, Fiji

Natewa Bay

What do you need to know about Natewa Bay?

  • 80km long, 15km wide and over 1000 square km, the largest bay in the South Pacific.

  • With an average depth of 500m the bay is very deep and well protected from large ocean waves. This results in a very sheltered shoreline and comparatively calm waters.

  • The bay abounds with pristine coral reefs which are suitable for both scuba diving and snorkelling. A wide variety of marine species can be seen, including beautiful hard and soft corals, healthy populations of reef fish, sharks, rays and turtles.

  • It's home to two resident pods of spinner dolphins, and several species of whales have been seen on occasions.