Cruising & Sailing

Cruising & Sailing

Taking a cruise is a great way to see more of Fiji. Part of what makes Fiji unique is its many groups of islands, each with its own culture, identity and attractions, and cruising is one of the best ways to get around them. 

If you want to stay reasonably close to the mainland Viti Levu, the Mamanucas have a huge range of world-class resorts and activities to keep you going. Cruising these islands and ‘resort hopping’ is ideal for sociable types who love keeping busy and interacting with others.

If a more laidback experience is what you’re after, the nearby Yasawas are less developed but just as beautiful, giving you the opportunity to learn about Fijian culture and lifestyle with villages dotted throughout the group.

The Lau group of islands in Fiji’s far east offer a serenely untouched vista of exotic bays and safe harbours where locals live as they did before Fiji was discovered by Europeans. You’ll need special permission to visit this group, but if you do, you’ll be treated to a unique view of Fijian culture.

Fiji’s second-largest island, Vanua Levu, is a popular cruising destination, containing the small community of Savusavu and a range of resorts in relatively close proximity.

For a taste of what life was like in Fiji’s colonial days, cruise around Ovalau Island and visit Levuka, the country’s first capital. Nearby, the islands of Gau, Batiki and Nairai are virtually untouched, consisting mainly of villages.

To experience Fiji’s truly pristine environment, cruising through Kadavu is a must. The fourth-largest island in the group, Kadavu is remarkably untouched, containing a mixture of volcanic peaks and magnificent rainforests which sweep down to the water’s edge.

If that doesn’t quite give you your fill of eco-goodness, continue on through Taveuni, the Garden Island of Fiji, where everything is a brilliant, vibrant green. The island has fabulous waterfalls in national parks, lush rainforests filled with birdlife and beautiful mountain treks.
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MV Reef Endeavour
Join Captain Cook Cruises for voyages of discovery.  Meet friendly, welcoming Fijians in traditional villages, explore their culture and swim in warm crystal clear water over coral reefs teaming with...
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From manta rays to mantis shrimp, dolphins to dartfish, voracious sharks to vibrant soft corals, we've found Fiji's ultimate dive sites! Join the luxury vessel NAI'A for world-class live-aboard...
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Beachcomber is best known for its fun reputation as ‘party-island by night, paradise by day’. And paradise it truly is. Situated in a tranquil marine sanctuary in the beautiful Mamanuca Islands,...
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At Blue Lagoon Cruises, we pride ourselves on giving visitors to Fiji the best possible insight into this wonderful pacific island nation. We believe that to experience the true essence of Fiji, you...
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Our comprehensive local knowledge and experience within the industry ensures that Yacht Help will provide you with the best personal service and products available.  We appreciate that not everyone's...
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Vanuabalavu
From our private island of Tivua we voyage to Makogai Island, in the Lomaiviti group. Snorkel over giant clam gardens in this turtle sanctuary, you may even see a turtle, and be visited by the local...
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Experience the real Fiji with Feejee Experience Fiji is renowned for its stunning beaches, vibrant coral reefs and idyllic tropical islands. What makes Fiji truly unique is its warm friendly people...
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Moale is a well designed 17meter Catamaran which  now operates under 'Adventure Sailing Fiji'.  It is  suitable for both live aboard and day charters and we offer our guests the opportunity to...
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GT on the fly great catch Edward porter.
Indulge in the full splendor of Fiji’s glorious islands with a personalized charter with Hidden Gem Fiji. Families, friends and small groups will enjoy a wholesome getaway to some of the most...
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Savala Island Luxury Heli-Daytrip Combo:     $625pp Take a scenic 15 minute helicopter flight to exclusive Savala Island where you will spend the day enjoying swimming, snorkeling, beverages and a...
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This package suits any budget as Awesome Adventures use the 1, 2 and 3 coconut rating system - 1 being more basic, and 3 being more luxurious. See below for available accommodation.   The Full Monty...
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Gorgeous little South Sea Island is one of the treasures of the Mamanuca Islands. Crystal clear waters, coral reefs and thousands of colourful tropical fish surround the tiny island. South Sea...
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Our friendly local pod of dolphins love to accompany us as we sail along. You may swim with a huge pod of Mating Manta Rays, discover amazing colourful hard coral gardens and get to know their...
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Gipsea can host a maximum of 25 passengers for day-trips and sunset cruises. Relax and enjoy sailing the beautiful Mamanuca waters. Our friendly crew has been trained to high standards of safety and...
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When you stay at Taveuni Palms Resort, we would love to share this amazing experience with you. We can take you on our new purpose built resort boat to the Rainbow Reef. Our guide will be delighted...
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Tall ship
Set sail aboard our iconic tall ship, the Ra Marama or Spirit of the Pacific, to magical Tivua island – an atoll surrounded by a circle of white sandy beach and 500 acres of coral gardens. Once at...
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Sailing vessel Stellar, a 50 ft sailing yacht, purpose built for charters.  Comfortably sleeps 6 adults, 4 cabins/4 bathrooms. Specializing in surfing, honeymoon and family chaters. AUD$1200.00 per...
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This package suits any budget as Awesome Adventures use the 1, 2 and 3 coconut rating system - 1 being more basic, and 3 being more luxurious. See below for available accommodation.   The Full Monty...
-17.772600, 177.380997
Friendly guides
Cruise beyond the Yasawa Islands to the world heritage UNESCO listed Levuka on the island of Ovalau in the Lomaiviti group of islands. You’ll have the opportunity to explore this lovely town steeped...
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Qamea Resort & Spa is an intimate boutique resort catering to maximum of 34 adults, with only 17 luxuriously appointed and air conditioned bures nestled among swaying coconut palms and verdant...
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