Tropica Island Resort is located on Malolo Island in the breathtaking Mamanuca group. Effectively our boutique resort is in the perfect position for those who wish to combine an indulgent romantic vacation with idyllic deep sea diving adventures. The highly experienced scuba instructors from Subsurface Fiji transfer guests to select dive sites, all of which are within close proximity to Tropica Island Resort. Participants are guaranteed to see a diverse display of marine life in the underwater playgrounds nearby. Water clarity is superb in these parts and one can expect visibility of up to 15-25 metre regardless of the season. Water temperature within the region averages a balmy 28 degrees. Read on if you need further convincing to take the plunge.
The team at Subsurface Fiji are certified PADI dive instructors. They know the local ocean currents, navigate the outer reefs with ease and most importantly share their extensive knowledge with Tropica guests. Subsurface Fiji operate two modern dive boats, equipped with up to date Aqualung scuba rental equipment and state of the art Suunto dive computers. This is a 5 star PADI dive experience suitable for all diving abilities from a novice to an expert level.
Dive Sites & Marine Life
There are two daily dive tours departing Tropica Island Resort. Departing 8:45am and at 2:45pm. It’s convenient because guests can choose to leave their mornings or afternoons free for other resort activities. Committed divers might decide to go twice and just pop back to Tropica for a delicious lunch before heading back out again. Such is life on Fiji time.
There’s over 30 incredible dive sites to choose from within the Mamanuca Islands however the most popular locations for Tropica guests are as follows:
- Gotham City
- Namotu Wall
- Wilkes Passage
- The Supermarket Dive Site (world famous)
The aquatic wonderland of Fiji is truly remarkable. Expect a whole host of marine creatures to meet you throughout your dive journey including; pelagic fish, tropical fish species, sea turtles, manta ray, starfish, white and black tipped reef sharks and the like. The thriving underwater eco-systems here are an eye catching variety show of colourful soft corals, pinnacles, deep reef walls, the occasional shipwreck and intricate caves. All this and more is waiting for you to explore from your luxe home away from at Tropica Island Resort.
Post Dive Activities at Tropica Island Resort
Saltwater adventures quickly build up a healthy appetite. Satisfy your post dive hunger pangs with a sumptuous lunch at our main restaurant or chill out by the Sunset Deck and indulge your tastebuds with a variety of decadent tapas style snacks and a few not so sneaky tropical cocktails! A well-earned siesta in the deluxe comfort of your secluded beachfront villa may be in order too.
Zen out on a private stretch of white sandy beach in our sheltered bay with gentle waves being the only soundtrack to your whimsical daydreams. Wi-Fi is available at here at Tropica should you wish to upload a series of snaps from your ultimate diving adventure. Don’t forget to pre book an appointment at the on-site Tropica Day Spa for a delightful post dive full body massage – the sweetest finale for an active day at sea.
Tropica Island Resort welcomes all international guests to visit us. An exclusive adults only resorts, we welcome couples and also group retreat bookings from ages 16+. Our wonderful staff can assist you with any/all dive enquiries and book tours direct through reception. Private 5 star PADI dive charters are also available upon request via our good friend at Subsurface Fiji. Our resort is an excellent base for both diving and snorkelling. A real gem in the heart of the Mamanuca Islands and recent refurbishments have us looking brighter than ever before. Come soon, stay a while and experience that unmatched Tropica shine.
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