Deciding on the places to visit in Fiji can be confusing especially if it’s your first trip to the country. The nation has so many breathtaking places that you can visit during your first trip to Fiji. Among these places are the diverse Islands that are characterized by spectacular views and vast of immersing leisure activities. For your first trip to Fiji, the Yasawa Island Chain and the Mamanuca Island Chain are the ultimate places that you should consider.
The natural beauty at the Yasawa chain is breathtaking. The beautifully lined palm trees and favorable tropical weather make this place a perfect attraction site. Until the late 1980s, the Yasawa Islands were off limits to any tourism activities. However, this changed when these rules were relaxed and the place has grown impressively to become one of the most admired tourist destinations.
The Yasawa Experience
The Yasawa’s are superb for sailing, snorkeling, sightseeing, boat riding, swimming, cave exploration and wind or water surfing. Get to swim with the magnificent Manta Rays in Naviti Island as you have a one on one experience with these astounding sea creatures. Once you are done swimming, take a walk through the Yasawa villages. The people here are hospitable and if you are interested in learning the culture of the Fijians, then this is the perfect place. While here, make sure you have a taste of their delicious traditional food. Alternatively, you can take a hike in any of the Yasawa Islands. The terrains are excellent for hiking and easy to get along. They are relatively small, so you necessarily don’t require a guide. Further, you can go fishing with the locals. Take advantage of this to explore the various Yasawa Islands. The water is also cool for kayaking. You can rent a kayak from one of the local resorts within Yasawa.
The Mamanuca Island Chain
Mamanuca boasts of approximately 20 Islands. Seven of the Islands experience high tides as a result of the Pacific Ocean, making them unsuitable for tourist activities. The remaining Islands are remarkable and great for a vacation. Mamanuca has marvelous live coral reefs and a great vacation atmosphere that is perfect for water activities, beach relaxation, and bar or night entertainment.
The sea around Mamanuca Island is sublime with that gorgeous and soothing warm water that is excellent for sunbathing, diving, snorkeling, and swimming. This Island chain is a place for you to get pampered and unwind. Take a walk along the idyllic white sand beaches as you enjoy the panoramic views of azure seas surrounding Mamacua. The Islands, particularly those with a lagoon such as Tokoriki Island are ideal for romantic getaways. Cloud 9, which is located in Ro Ro Reef is also a superb place for undisturbed relaxation and great entertainment. Your trip to Fiji cannot be complete without a picnic at Modriki Island, a pristine hideaway and one of the best places to be in Mamanuca.
Getting to the Yasawa Island Chain and Mamanuca Island Chain
Experience the striking scenic beauty of the Yasawa and Mamanuca on board a seaplane. Turtle Airways will help you move from one place to the other with their innovatively developed sightseeing seaplanes. Explore the magnificent Islands and at the same time take beautiful shots from the air. Whether you want a full-service package, transfers or a sightseeing tour, Turtle Airways has a package that will perfectly suit your needs.
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