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Nai’a liveaboard

The Nai’a was built in 1979 and renovated in 2010. The length of the liveaboard is 36meters/120 feet long and accommodates 16 divers in 8 amazing cabins. The food is deliciously prepared by the 5-star chef that also caters to specific dietary requirements. There is also a dedicated camera room with a freshwater rinse tank.

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  • Editor Rating
  • Rated 4.5 stars
  • 80%

  • Nai'a liveaboard
  • Reviewed by:
  • Published on:
  • Last modified: 18-02-2020

5 reasons to dive

  • Many people were happy with the air-conditioning and private en-suite bathrooms the liveaboard provided
  • Divers said the dive instructors gave thorough briefings that covered all of their concerns
  • The staff always kept rooms and the decks clean between diving activities
  • The food is well prepared by the chef and offers local and western options
  • A couple of people noted that they would return for another great experience on the Nai’a

1 reasons NOT to dive

  • A couple of divers said they had poor visibility on some days due to adverse weather conditions

Key facts

Year (re)built: 2010
Max divers 18
Internet Yes ($)
Nitrox Yes ($)
Rental equip. Yes ($)
Camera station Yes
Min. logged dives No minimum
Aircon Yes


The avarage price for diving with this liveaboard is
per day.

We've calculated this price based on a 7 day stay.
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The passion behind this guide is run by passionate scuba geeks - and our liveaboard guides are no exception.

    Boby Taylor

    Liveaboard Director

    Boby has been diving and guiding on liveaboards since 2005, and love it

    Ron Simon

    Dive instructor/Liveaboard director

    Ron has been a Cruise Director on 10+ Liveaboards throughout the world and has a keen understanding...

    Torben Lonne

    PADI Instructor

    Torben is the Editor of Divein and a true water lover. 


  • The liveaboard is in great condition
  • Itineraries will enable you to explore the best of Fiji
  • 8 beautifully designed rooms
  • There are spectacular night dives and you will have around 4 dives a day
  • Large dive platform equipped a dedicated camera room with a freshwater rinse tank
  • Shaded sun deck
  • American and local dishes served on board
  • Complimentary soft drinks, iced tea (beer, and wine at an extra charge)

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Description and details

Diving on the Nai’a liveaboard in Fiji


The liveaboard Nai’a

The Nai’a was built in 1979 and has been renovated in 2010. Throughout the 41year existence of the Nai’a, it has been a luxury boat that has stood the test of time in the islands of Fiji. It was designed by a marine architect and great craftsmanship went into building the liveaboard with native Fijian hardwoods. With the liveaboard, you can explore canyons, seascapes, caverns, and wall dives. You will also get to 1200 fish species and 390 soft and hard corals.

Boat Interior 

The layout of the Nai’a is custom made for liveaboard diving. The 9 spacious cabins are suited to house 18 guests in air-conditioned staterooms with en-suite bathrooms. All of the 9 cabins were rebuilt in 2010 and they are large with ample storage space. All of the cabins have 110v and 220v power outlets. You will find that are four different cabin types namely, King bed, King bed with bunk, king bed that splits into singles and bunk beds feet over feet. Moreover, the boat operator will assign cabins according to the composition of the group. The main saloon is the main attraction on the Nai’a with its golden grains of Fijian hardwoods.

Dive Deck on the liveaboard

The dive deck is spaciously laid out for ease of access when going on dives. Moreover, the liveaboard has a dry camera and video room specifically made for all the photography enthusiasts. On the dive deck, you will also have fresh water rinse tanks and compressed air for easy cleaning and drying. You will get to experience the expertise and in-depth knowledge of the surroundings.

Food on the Nai’a

Only the freshest and locally sourced produced are used when preparing meals on the liveaboard. You will get served fresh meats and fish that are well prepared by the chef. You will get internationally prepared cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and supper. There is also a waitress service in the saloon where you get to enjoy and on the menu are soup, salad, coffee, tea, soft drinks, water, fruit, biscuits, and snacks all of which are provided free of charge. You will get one glass of wine for free at dinner. There are also beer, spirits, and bottles of wine which will be charged for. The chef can cater to all dietary requirements; however, a notice should be sent beforehand with your requirements.

  • Editor Rating
  • Rated 4.5 stars
  • 80%

  • Nai'a liveaboard
  • Reviewed by:
  • Published on:
  • Last modified: 18-02-2020
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