Dolphin Bay Divers Retreat
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... rained all Friday night so I was decidedly happy to see it stop on my hiking day. The flower grows at a certain altitude on the second highest mountain on Taveuni which I hadn’t yet seen as it’s always shrouded in raincloud so I knew I’d get wet at the top.
I’d been warned that the hike to find the flower would take a few hours and I was aware that I was flying the next morning so I wore the smallest thing possible, to ...
... at 28 metres on this dive. As we came up to the shallower reefs (about 10/12 metres) Bale spotted a sea snake weaving in and out of a little coral outpost. The sea snake is pearl black and pearl white with banded stripes along its body; it looks like its wearing a coat made with sequins. It’s absolutely beautiful and he just wove around his coral stack as we hovered and watched. He is highly venomous and if he bites you you have about 20 ...
... couldn’t find anything useful.
It took over an hour to get to the other side of Taveuni and halfway into the drive the tarmac stopped. We crossed rivers heading out to sea and I half wondered if a Bull Shark was having her babies there then I rumbled through villages with shouts of Bula from all of the kids lining the road. Finally we got to Lavena, I was introduced to Simone, sporting a nifty tweed trilby, and then we were off in a ...
... around for a few minutes at about five metres to let the nitrogen molecules dissipate from your bloodstream in order to dodge the 'bends'). The plan gives you a rough idea of where you're going and whether or not the reef should be on your left or right which all helps to make sure you end up in the same place as the boat is expecting you.
Towards the end of Rainbow's End you swim into a passage ...
... at The Fish Factory. Well, there was a shed load of fish. I didn’t take my new GoPro for its first outing because I’d dropped it a minute before leaving and the back had come off the waterproof case and I didn’t want to risk reattaching it in a hurry and fudging the waterproofness. I had to giant stride off the boat which I hated (give me a backward roll into the water any day of the week).
I didn’t feel calm in the ...