Dive Site: Savusavu Bommie, Fiji

Reef scene with anthias and damsels at Savusavu Bommie diving Savusavu with Captain Cook Cruises in the Fiji Islands by Diveplanit

Site Overview

Site Type: Large coral and fan covered bommie
Depth: Top: 7MMedian: 9MBottom: 18M
Location: Reef off Natokalau south west of Savusavu

Description

This Savusavu dive site is characterised by one large bommie surrounded by other smaller bommies on a clean sandy base. The main bommie is topped with hard corals and has one steep side which is covered in gorgonian sea fans, anemones and bright orange anthias.

Here is a great little video showing exactly what it’s like diving Savusavu in warm, sunlit waters.

And here are some pictures showing the variety of marine life diving Savusavu Bommie.

The Savusavu dive site is characterised by one main bommie topped with hard corals and covered in gorgonian sea fans, anemones and bright orange anthias.

It has both soft corals and hard corals and a variety of fish from Lionfish, to gropers, parrotfish to threadfin anthias.

The Savusavu dive site is characterised by one main bommie topped with hard corals and covered in gorgonian sea fans, anemones and bright orange anthias.

As most of the fish action happens at the relatively shallow depths of 10-12m, all the fish seemed decked out in glorious technicolour – even a the slender wrasse.

The Savusavu dive site is characterised by one main bommie topped with hard corals and covered in gorgonian sea fans, anemones and bright orange anthias.

Divers will discover many varieties of anemonefish at Savusavu.

The Savusavu dive site is characterised by one main bommie topped with hard corals and covered in gorgonian sea fans, anemones and bright orange anthias.

And it was one of those places where the fish were not perturbed at all by the presence of scuba divers.

The Savusavu dive site is characterised by one main bommie topped with hard corals and covered in gorgonian sea fans, anemones and bright orange anthias.

Apart from the particularly pedestrian lemon peel angel. Maybe they are wary of collectors for the aquarium trade.

The Savusavu dive site is characterised by one main bommie topped with hard corals and covered in gorgonian sea fans, anemones and bright orange anthias.