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Divers swim with giants of the deep

Tevita Vuibau
Sunday, May 29, 2016

DIVERS with KoroSun Dive in Savusavu had the rare good fortune of encountering a whale shark earlier this week on a dive at the famous Dream House site.

The approximately 25 foot long whale shark swam lazily between divers for about 15 minutes.

KoroSun Dive owner and operator Colin Skipper said it was the first time in more than 40 years of diving to see a whale shark.

One of the divers, Amy Savage, said they were headed out of the blue when they spotted a spot in the sea start to turn white.

"A moment later, we were face-to-face with this gorgeous whale shark.

"Instead of just swimming past us, he continued to return to us over and over.

"He was very curious and seemed to want to play with us and our bubbles," she said.

"The sea is already a humbling and beautiful place, and I feel especially honoured to have had this special interaction with this magnificent animal.

"It is as if mother nature herself came to play with us."








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