Located in the heart of the South Pacific, Fiji is famous for its luxury accommodations and outdoor adventures. Encompassing 333 tropical islands, Fiji is home to transparent waters and white sand beaches. It is ideal for both the adrenaline-junkie and those who are looking for a quiet retreat from the outside world. With its natural, untouched beauty, Fiji provides a magnificent background for your vacation memories.
With so many options, the average traveler can easily become overwhelmed. There are many day trip options to choose from and the best way to start is to determine the activities you absolutely don’t want to miss. The islands are blessed with so many once-in-a-lifetime opportunities, it may be difficult to narrow them down. Here are four popular Fiji day trips to help you make up your mind.
For a day adventure you will never forget, Savala Island is perfect for your whole family. Filled with exotic marine life and tropical glory, the island will fill your senses and relax your mind. The warm turquoise ocean provides a multitude of opportunities for exploration and water sports of all types. Try your hand at kayaking or paddle boarding. Let your cares melt away as the locals share some of their culture with you as you learn to weave coconut leaves. When the day is over, catch a delicious meal as the locals sing your cares away.
Cloud 9 Fiji
For a full day of fun, Cloud 9 Fiji is just a high-speed boat trip from Port Denarau. In the middle of the Fijian ocean, Cloud 9 boasts some of the finest luxuries around. Whether you want to soak up some sun on the beach or explore the lagoon, your ocean adventure awaits. When you’re ready for lunch, Ro Ro Reef is waiting. Relax and enjoy the signature wood-fired pizza and drinks, then head over to the dance floor, to keep the fun going. Cloud 9 Fiji is a great day escape for excitement and adventure or to simply relax and unplug from the world. The only problem you may have, in fact, is being able to book your visit, since they fill up quickly.
The Yasawa Islands
For those experiencing the island, especially with children, the Yasawa Islands offer so many fantastic opportunities. With pristine natural beauty, even the trip there from Port Denarau is memorable. Your exact destination will depend on what kind of day adventure you want to have. There are two island resorts from which to choose. For the adventurous type, go swimming, scuba diving, and snorkeling. For vacationers seeking a relaxed pace filled with lovely white sand beaches, Waya Island is the perfect setting. Whatever kind of day you pick, you are sure to make memories at the Yasawa Islands.
Thrill-seekers will love a day on Kuata Island. On your way to the island from Port Denarau, you will pass the famous Mamanuca Islands, backdrop for the Tom Hanks movie, Cast Away. The Kuata islands are very remote, filled with an untouched quality no longer found in many locations. Go snorkeling with sharks along the reef and get to know these commanders of the sea in a whole new way. When you’ve had your adrenaline rush, treat yourself to a world-class meal at the Barefoot Kuata Resort before returning from your day of fun.