Diving At Octopus

Dive Octopus

Octopus Resort has its very own PADI dive operation – right here at the resort, not only can you experience some of the best virgin diving in the Yasawa Group, but you can start and complete a PADI dive course all before you head home! We have over 30 dive sites within a few minutes of the resort.

Jodi our dive team leader and senior instructor has been diving with us for over 6 years, she leads a team of four highly skilled dive instructors & Dive Masters. The dive masters in our team consist of experienced Fijian men. Our dive instructors have completed literally hundreds of dives all over Fiji, so whatever your level of experience we have a dive expert on hand to enure you have a truly awesome dive experience.

We have a fulll range of equipment, it’s includes wetsuits, fins, masks, B.C.D’s etc, all housed in our own dive shop. Bring your own gear or use ours and be guided through the Yasawa Island’s crystal clear tropical blue waters or take the plunge for the first time and do a one-off resort dive.

Octopus resort offers great dive packages, which also includes an incredible unlimited diving option.

Fiji’s famous throughout the world for its spectacularly rich and vibrant soft coral reefs. Fed by nutrient rich currents, these soft coral gardens are havens and food sources for thousands of species of fish and invertebrates.


All PADI Dive Courses Provided  in FJD ( Fijian Dollars)


PADI Dive Courses



  • Bubble Makers 8 yrs + with cert $60
  • Discover Scuba no Cert 10 yrs + $60.
  • Discover SCUBA Diving with Cert 10 yrs + : $135.00
  • Open Water Course: $895.00 (minimum 4 days)
  • Advanced Open Water: $650.00 (minimum 2 days)
  • Referral Course (4 Open Water Dives): $555.00
  • Rescue Diver $850
  • Dive Master Course: $1,950.00 (minimum 2 weeks)
  • Refresher courses $50
  • Referrals $555
  • 1 x morning two tank dive $250.00
  • 2 x morning two tank dives $405
  • 3 x morning two tank dives $555
  • 4 x morning two tank dives $695
  • 5 x morning two tank dives $805

Here are just a few of our dive sites :

Barrel Head

Barrel HeadA beautiful site with nice visibility. If you’re in need of a really relaxing dive or a refresher, we can highly recommend this dive site. Great corals, loads of fish, including ever present grey reef sharks and if you’re lucky you may come across a majestic turtle or two.


Black Rock – North Point

Black Rock - North PointA great site with Gorgonian Sea fans, multi colored soft coral, schools of banner fish, eagle rays and other pelagic, which cruise past at times.

A swim through from about 20m, ascending all the way to about 10m. A slight current is always present, which make it a great drift dive.


  • Average visibility is 25m
  • Maximum depth 25m
  • Certification level Novice / Experienced
Black Rock Coral Garden

Black Rock Coral GardenThis dive site is arguably one of the best in the world. If you’re interested in corals this is the place to be. Hard corals are still well and truly alive with millions of small coloured tropical fish living in them, neo blue
Anthea fish just scattered all over the bottom.

Soft coral, sea whips, gorgonian sea fans and its just teaming with life.

White tip reef sharks, moray eels, bump head wrasses, napoleon wrasse, octopus and other pelages.

This site is best for underwater photography or videography speciality course. So come along and let our dive professionals show you this beautiful underwater haven.

  • Average visibility 25m
  • Maximum depth 20m
  • Certification level Novice or Experienced
Nova Wall

Nova WallThis site is just 3 mins from the Resort. The best dive site for a drift dive. Sea fans galore and a vertical wall which drops to about 70m is just full with soft corals from top to bottom.

Napoleon wrasses, turtles, bottom dwelling rays or eagle rays are always cruising past, against or with the current. Moray eel, crayfish are always living in the wall crevices.

A nice site for deep dive speciality course.

  • Average visibility 20m
  • Maximum depth 70m
  • Certification level Novice or Experienced
The Bommies

The BommiesThis dive site features swim throughs and massive pinnacles, which looks like towers and passages between them. It’s like going through streets in town or a city.

A current is always present. These great pinnacles are overgrown with soft and hard coral and also sea fan galore. Eagle rays, grey reef sharks, moray eels, Spanish mackerel, travelli’s and other bigger fish.


  • Average visibility 20m
  • Maximum depth 30m
  • Certification level Novice or Experienced