6-Day Yasawa and Mamanuca Island Adventure

Tour description provided by Viator

Island-hop your way around the beautiful islands of Fiji! This 6-day hop-on hop-off cruise takes you to several stunning locations in the Yasawa Islands and Mamanuca Islands. Enjoy leisurely beach strolls; fun activities like snorkeling, kayaking and swimming through caves; and visits to great local attractions. Choose to stay in budget-friendly, shared dormitory accommodations or upgrade to standard rooms with additional amenities. Or stay like a local in a traditional Fijian

What's included

  • 5 nights of accommodation
  • Round-trip transfer to and from denarau marina
  • Transfers to each island
  • Full monty package included
  • All activities and use of equipment (see itinerary)
  • Meals as per itinerary (b=breakfast, l=lunch, d=dinner)
  • As a special gift, you’ll take home your own copy of mai yasawa, an 80-page photo book displaying the stunning beauty of the yasawa islands.

What isn't included

  • Meals at oarsman’s bay lodge and otto and fanny's place (available for purchase)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)

Itinerary

Day 1: Port Denarau -The Blue Lagoon (B,L,D)
Depart Port Denarau and cruise on board the legendary Yasawa Flyer catamaran to the northern Yasawa Islands. When you arrive at Nacula Island and step onto the white-sand beach, you’ll immediately feel a sense of calm and relaxation. Overnight: Budget: Nabua Lodge or Long Beach Resort; Standard: Oarsman’s Bay Lodge or Otto and Fanny's Resort
Day 2: Blue Lagoon (B,L,D)
Wake up to the refreshing sea breeze on your second day and savor your little slice of island paradise. Take your choice of visiting the amazing Sawa-i-Lau Island and swimming through the underwater caves, or take a snorkeling trip to the stunning Blue Lagoon. If you’d rather just relax, indulge in a free island massage. Overnight: Budget: Nabua or Long Beach Resort; Standard: Oarsman’s Bay or Otto and Fanny's Resort
Day 3: Mid Yasawa Islands (B,L,D)
On your third day in paradise, explore the waters by kayak or take a snorkel trip around the islands before boarding the cruiser to island-hop to Naviti or Drawaqa Island. You will be welcomed warmly by your Fijian hosts and gain a unique insight into local life with a two-night stay at a family-run property. Overnight: Budget: White Sandy Beach; Standard: Korovou Eco-Tour Resortor Barefoot Island Lodge
Day 4: Mid Yasawa Islands (B,L,D)
Today, snorkel or dive at spectacular reef sites bursting with fish and coral or take a Fijian cooking class and learn the secrets of a traditional Fijian feast! From May to October, you’ll have the opportunity to swim with manta rays – the giant butterflies of the sea! Although there is no guarantee that you will see them if you do, it’ll be an experience of a lifetime! During November to April, you can take a snorkel trip to spectacular reef sites. Overnight: Budget: White Sandy Beach; Standard: Korovou Eco-Tour Resortor Barefoot Island Lodge
Day 5:Mamanuca Islands (B,L,D)
Enjoy time in the morning to explore, swim or lounge in the sun. Then, board the cruiser and head to South Sea Islands or Beachcomber Resort. These smaller islands are big in character, offering some of Fiji’s most amazing coral reef areas - perfect for snorkeling and diving! Overnight: Beachcomber Resortor South Sea Island
Day 6: Port Denarau (B,L,)
Your last day in paradise to revel in the calm tropical atmosphere of palm-fringed beaches, clear blue waters and hammocks swinging in the breeze. You can return to Denarau whenever you choose, so feel free to have another cocktail! Or, end your vacation in style with a sailing adventure aboard the Seaspray and visit the island where the movie Cast Away was filmed. Meet the locals and join in a traditional kava (local wine) drinking ceremony and enjoy morning and afternoon tea, and a barbecue lunch with beer and wine!