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Typhoon Winston – Update  

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We would like to thank all of you for your concern about our safety, all your emails and calls after Typhoon Winston. We were very lucky – nothing happened to any of us or our neighbors in Beqa villages. Neither buildings nor boats or other equipment were damaged. We are up and running and 100%
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February 29, 2016

Diving “Cathedral”  

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Diving at Cathedral We have named the site Cathedral, deriving from the greek word kathedra (καθέδρα), meaning seat, bench, base. Beqa Lagoon’s base for shark diving 🙂 The dive is currently available Monday/Wednesday/Friday plus special requests. The two tank dive starts 8:00 AM and ends shortly before lunch at a cost of F$295.00. The use
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Cathedral Conservation & Education  

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Education & Conservation As we feel that more is better, we have extended our team by one of the most iconic figures in the shark world, Erich Ritter PhD, who is kind enough to supervise our shark conservation efforts and conduct Shark School Fiji, a yearly event, for the first time June 4 – 11,
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Cathedral a Different Approach  

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ECO Tourism To share the possible success of our shark dive we have invited the three villages who are allowed to fish in the area to discuss a possible protection of the site. As of now the area is protected as “Beqa Lagoon Resort Protected Area” and fishing at the site is prohibited. In order
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February 6, 2016

Six Tiger Sharks  

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Our dive shop manager Joe and I decided to visit Cathedral on Friday (November 20, 2015). 8:00 am sharp we sat on the boat and after a short ride and an equipment check we jumped in the water – which is now fortunately way warmer after this crazy “El Nino” winter is over – and
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Brad’s great video  

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From October 17-24, 2015 we had the joy of having Brad Tobler and his father with us. Two very nice guys – and they did a great video which they were kind enough to share with us. I watched it and I really liked it – it shows Beqa Lagoon Resort in such a nice,
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Nathalie’s Blog  

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We have this great little story for you – written by an exceptional person – Natalie Banks, “Shark Mumma” founder of No Shark Cull Inc., who is working for shark and environment protection in Australia – she’s visited Beqa Lagoon Resort recently and we have asked her to say a few words – we hope you’ll
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The Camera Man  

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It is my utmost pleasure to start our new blog site with the portrait of a good friend of Beqa Lagoon Resort, a very special person – I am speaking of cinematographer, dive pioneer and business man Chuck Nicklin. In 1959 Chuck and several local diving enthusiasts and diving scientists from the Scripps Institute of
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January 6, 2016

“Screens for Schools” – Give Second Life to your Electronics  

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Beqa Lagoon Resort is proud to have a lasting, strong bond with the communities of both Rakua and Raviravi villages located on either side of the resort. Our guests visit these villages during their stay with us to learn more about the history, culture and the way of life in Fiji and specifically on Beqa
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Beqa Lagoon in Fiji Times  

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A couple of weeks ago we were lucky enough to be joined by Fiji Times reported Ernest Heatley.  Mr. Heatley was spending some time on Beqa Island to learn more about the rich culture that is found on this special island.  Each week he is writing a piece about different aspects of Beqa Island and
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