How to become a certified diver on your holiday in Fiji

Fiji has truly earned its place as the soft coral capital of the world, and here at the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort, we love giving our guests the opportunity to explore this underwater paradise in all its glory. That's why we offer a range of diving courses and certifications for those looking to make the most of these stunning surroundings.

If you're ready to strap on a snorkel and flip those fins, discover how you can get certified while on your Fijian holiday.

Make a splash on your Fijian holiday

You don't have to be a diving extraordinaire to partake in our world-renowned diving courses. Our instructors are qualified to deal with guests of all skill levels – even beginners. So, if you're new to diving but want to learn the best practices amongst professionals in a safe and controlled environment, you've come to the right place.

Our snorkelling course with certification is just one of many beginner diving courses on offer at our luxury resort. Here, guests will learn the essential basics such as how to use your fins, mask, snorkel and all skin diving equipment, and understand safe skin diving practices. Our in-water training will teach you how to use your equipment, enter the water, check buoyancy and how to perform effortless surface dives, along with other necessary must-dos.

What marine life will you encounter while snorkelling in Fiji?There's an underwater paradise waiting for you to explore.

Are you ready to become a certified diver?

If you're no stranger to snorkelling or scuba diving, why not take your passion for the deep sea to the next level? The Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort is proud to host the world-recognised PADI course for those looking to gain a reputable qualification in this field. The PADI course is the most popular scuba course around the world, enabling you to dive with a buddy to a maximum depth of 18 metres and rent dive equipment anywhere in the world!

Participants will learn how to use basic scuba equipment, control a device and tank, navigate, and how to safely enter and exit the water. The course is three to five days long, during which time you'll partake in a range of dives to ensure you're ready to become a competent diver. 

The PADI course is the most popular scuba course around the world.

How Fiji earned its name as the soft coral capital of the world

With picture-perfect turquoise waters spanning as far as the eye can see, and a kaleidoscope of colour beneath the shimmering surface, there's no denying the allure of the South Pacific. Below the waves, visitors can swim amongst 1000 species of tropical fish and 400 varieties of coral life – all just a stones throw from the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort. With such ideal diving conditions and a fantastic array of marine life to view, there's no better winner for the prestigious title of 'soft coral capital of the world.'

There's truly no better place to gain a diving certificate than at the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort. If you're ready to take the plunge, speak to a member of staff to see how you can get involved.