Lonely Planet Fiji :
  • Publisher: Lonely Planet Publications; 7th edition (June 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 1741042887
  • Easy reading info on the whole country with all the resorts listed. Tends to be a bit outdated by the time it goes to print, but doesn't every guidebook.

    Scuba Diving:

    Diving and Snorkeling Guide to Fiji

  • Paperback: 90 pages
  • Publisher: Pisces Books (July 1993)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 1559920637
  • Pretty good guide for the dive sites, covers the best of the best named dive sites in Fiji as well as some of the out of the way.


    Fiji's Wild Beauty - A photographic guide to coral reefs of the South Pacific (Paperback) by Achim Nimmerfroh 

  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Nimmerfroh Dive Productions (12/2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-3-925919-82-4
  • A really great book with lots of stunning images and descriptions of common and unusual species photographed in their natural environment. Different than other good marine identification books this book shows 100% Fiji's marine life. It's a great mixture in between coffee table book and identification guide.

    Fiji's Natural Heritage (Hardcover) by Paddy Ryan

  • Hardcover: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Exisle (May 5, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 0908988141
  • great readin, good humour and an amazing array of the normal and unusal species found in the Fiji Islands. The definitive "covers it all" nature guide to the islands.

    Coral Reef Fishes: Indo-Pacific and Caribbean (Paperback) by Ewald Lieske, Robert Myers

  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press; Revised edition (December 26, 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 0691089957
  •  The definitive listing of rcognised fish in the Pacific. If it's not in here and you find one, prepare to be famous!

      Reef Fish Identification - Tropical Pacific (Paperback)
    by Gerald Allen, Roger Steene, Paul Humann, Ned Deloach

  • Paperback: 457 pages
  • Publisher: New World Publications (October 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 1878348361
  • Combined with Leiske & Meyers above, these 2 books will cover any diver's want for fish ID in Fiji!

    Indo-Pacific Coral Reef Field Guide (Paperback)
    by Gerald R. Allen, Roger Steene

  • Paperback: 378 pages
  • Publisher: Sea Challengers; Reprint edition (June 1, 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9810056877
  • This is the other book which cover the underwater world generally in Fiji, specifically the non-fish species. Known as the "blue book" among Fiji divers, dive guides and operations.

    Coral Reef Animals of the Indo-Pacific: Animal Life from Africa to Hawaii Exclusive of the Vertebrates  Terrence M. Gosliner , David W. Behrens , Gary C. Williams
  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Sea Challengers (July 1, 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 0930118219
  • When the book above is refered to as the 'blue book', this is the 'green book'. A bit more technical and not any common names (if threatened by Latin and genus and phyllum, don't bother with thisone), but does have a great selection of the wierd and wonderful creatures not found in any other book.


    Life in Feejee: Five Years Among the Cannibals : A Woman's Account of Voyaging the Fiji Islands Aboard the "Zotoff"

  • Paperback: 392 pages
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books (October 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 1589762088
  • Not an easy read but really a brilliant insight into travel in the 1800's around Fiji from an unusual view point. Not PC in modern terms but very enlightening.