Fiji describes itself as the ‘smorgasbord of world diving.’ When you get beneath the deep blue Pacific waters surrounding its 333 islands and atolls, you can see the Pacific Islands are richly deserving of their self-proclaimed title.

Just offshore, a brilliant network of rainbow colored reefs are home to countless corals, over 1,000 species of fish, and an abundance of anemones, molluscs and crustaceans.

Scuba diving here also offers the chance to relatively easily get up close to several of the larger species that make their homes in the deeper waters beyond, including spinner dolphins, grey reef sharks, hammerhead sharks, mantas and turtles.

Don’t just take our word for it – check out the gallery below.

If you’d like to see more of Fiji’s underwater worlds view the galleries on the islands’ official website.

Written by insider city guide series Hg2 | A Hedonist’s guide to…

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Brett AckroydBrett hopes to one day reach the shores of far-flung Tristan da Cunha, the most remote of all the inhabited archipelagos on Earth…as to what he’ll do when he gets there, he hasn’t a clue. Over the last 10 years, London, New York, Cape Town and Pondicherry have all proudly been referred to as home. Now it’s Copenhagen’s turn, where he lends his travel expertise to

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