MAMANUCA & YASAWA ISLANDS

7 Nights

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About – MAMANUCA & YASAWA ISLANDS

Cruise both the Southern and Northern Yasawa & Mamanuca Islands

Explore the waterways with our kayaks & glass bottomed boat tours

Departs Port Denarau Marina, Nadi

Snorkel, dive or swim daily in pristine waters

Visit a new island or coral reef every morning and afternoon

Join the cruise on either Saturday or Tuesday

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CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF FIJI’S BEAUTIFUL BEACHES, REEFS, ISLANDS AND CULTURE? JOIN US FOR THE ULTIMATE DISCOVERY OF THE MAMANUCA AND YASAWA ISLANDS.

Combining both our 3 & 4 day tours of the Manamuca and Yasawa Islands, our 7 night tour will give you access to the most breathtaking scenery and cultural experiences that the region has to offer. From Monuriki Island, where the Tom Hanks movie ‘Castaway’ was filmed, to our exclusive trip to The Narokorokoyawa or Sacred Islands where you will experience a Sevusevu (gift giving) ceremony, there is something for everyone on this cruise.

You’ll be able to relax in style aboard MV Reef Endeavour where your fully catered buffets and 3-course meals will be served against a backdrop of spectacular scenery. Chill by the pool or on the sundeck, indulge in a massage in our spa or get active and explore the daily stopover destinations by kayak or glass bottomed boat or get close to nature and go snorkelling or diving in pristine waters. The choice will be yours.

Plus, as an added inclusion, you’ll be offered the choice of a complimentary tour, regardless of embarkation day, to the Sabeto Mud Baths or Orchid Garden of the Sleeping Giant.

You can adapt our discovery cruises to suit your holiday. We can collect, or drop you off, at many of the destinations that we cruise to. Give us a call us on 1300 TO FIJI (1300 86 3454) for more information.

BONUS FEATURES

  • Swimming pool and a top deck spa pool
  • Massage and beauty services (optional)
  • Scuba diving – certified and introductory (optional)
  • Mini-gym & meeting room
  • Easy access small boat launching platform
  • Choice of 4 accommodation levels
  • Friendly Fijian crew with a wealth of local knowledge
  • Mix of male & female crew
  • Buffet & a la carte dining, freshly prepared on-board from local produce
  • WIFI located in the Tabua Suites, Yasawa Lounge, Pool Deck and on the Sundeck
  • Complimentary pick-ups on Saturdays from selected Mamanuca Island resorts

Cruise itinerary

Welcome Aboard! Set sail over lunch through the beautiful Mamanuca islands past many famous resorts collecting some additional passengers, before arriving for a snorkel from a sand cay and discover the vista of a South Pacific sunset. Tonight book your preferred time early for our a-la-carte Dinner.

Saturday

Reef Endeavour cruises to idyllic Monoriki where Tom Hanks’ Castaway was filmed. Explore this natural film set on a guided kayak tour and explore idyllic Monu Island for snorkelling before a special village choral service. The beautiful harmonies of the village choir will simply delight you. This evening join the entertainment of our Sunday Show.

Sunday

The Sacred Island is a place beautiful beyond belief. Legends tell of the great war canoe `Rogoboka’ which landed here with the first Fijians. On arrival the ship’s crew pay tribute to the forefathers of Fijian culture and perform the Sevusevu (gift giving) ceremony. Spend a magical morning swimming in the aquamarine lagoons, snorkelling in spectacular coral gardens, beach combing or coral viewing from the glass bottom boat. Over lunch cruise to the Southern Yasawa islands. Enclosed by towering volcanic peaks and palm fringed beaches, Waya Island is a tropical paradise. Visit a local school this afternoon and a village and shell market. The fit will also have a chance to climb to the peak of Waya for amazing views. Don your favourite island attire for Pacific Island night tonight!

Monday

After Breakfast, Reef Endeavour sets sail and returns to Denarau Marina at 07:30am for a 9:00am disembarkation. Between departures you can enjoy a choice of complimentary tours including the Garden of the Sleeping Giant, a tall ship adventure or mud pools on Tuesdays only before heading back aboard Reef Endeavour for your next island adventure. Cruise to Tivua Island over a light lunch and safety briefing, to explore the coral gardens, clam farms and a medicine walk through the island before enjoying a South Pacific sunset on your first day at sea. Tonight join the Captain and his crew for the Gala Captain’s Dinner.

Tuesday

Start the day naturally with a morning swim & snorkel in an idyllic bay at Brothers Island. Savour the bounty of a gourmet buffet lunch as you journey to spectacular Naviti Island. Here is beauty in its original state where you can bask in aquamarine waters along white sandy beaches. Volleyball, snorkel, swim or explore the island. This evening join the festivities and entertainment of a Fijian Village at Gunu for a traditional Fijian Feast, Lovo and Cultural performance, Meke.

Wednesday

Discover the legendary grandeur of Sawa-i-lau and the famous limestone caves at your own pace. Swimming in the cave lagoon is a wondrous experience or you could explore it on an escorted kayak tour. Join the guided walk to the island village, with a memorable visit to a local school. Snorkel over spectacular coral gardens, swim in fabled lagoons or test your fitness with a climb to the peak behind the school on Yasawa Island. Try your luck at crab racing tonight.

Thursday

ABOUT THE SHIP

MV Reef Endeavour is a small cruise ship catering for 130 passengers over 3 accommodation levels. Her small size allows her to negotiate remote islands, reefs & shallow bays where bigger ships are unable to go showcasing the real Fiji, and giving our passengers a true cultural experience.

ACTIVITIES AND INCLUSIONS

All meals & entertainment

Daily island stopovers & water activities

Guided island, village & school tours

24 hour self-service tea & coffee bar

Use of snorkelling equipment & mini gym

Tropical island lovo feast & kava ceremony

Snorkelling & glass bottom boat tours to rarely visited reefs

Kids Club including early dinner (5-9yrs)

Transfers at the end of your cruise.