- Snorkel through tropical reefs and crystal clear waters
- Explore limestone caves and take a dip in the cool Navola falls
- Visit a local village, speak to the elders and play football with the children
- Enjoy the spectacular sunsets while out on the water
- Party on the beach with the locals
- Have a surfing and paddleboarding lesson
Spend a serene eight days on the sun-drenched beaches of beautiful Fiji. Sailing through the tropical waters of the South Pacific, you'll pick through a handful of the 300 volcanic islands that make up this happy paradise. Surfing, paddleboarding, kayaking, and snorkelling are just a few of the fun activities you'll get to have a go at with the rest of your group, with free time spent lazing on idyllic white sand beaches, and evenings watching the most incredible sunsets before sharing drinks around the fire with friends. A visit to limestone caves and a small local village offer a unique, off-the-beaten-track experience you won't find in most tourist destinations - this is truly a trip to remember.
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Day 1: Nadi
Bula - welcome to Fiji! Today your group leader will meet you at the airport and take you to get settled in to your accommodation. Depending on the time you arrive, you'll have the afternoon to explore your surroundings, or chill out by the pool before heading to our welcome dinner and drinks, where you'll get to meet the rest of the crew.
Day 2: Vatulele & Yanuca Islands
Heading south in the morning, prepare to be wowed when you arrive at your beachfront accommodation. We'll set sail to explore nearby islands, Vatulele and Yanuca, making the most of the beautiful coral reef by snorkelling and kayaking through the crystal clear waters. Afterwards we'll gather round for a BBQ on the beach before heading back to the resort for a sunset yoga session. In the evening we'll huddle round a bonfire with the locals for a few songs while drinking kava from coconut shells - welcome to paradise!
Day 3: Surfing & Navola Falls
Want to learn to surf? You're in the right place. Today you'll have a lesson on the beach before catching some waves with our experienced surf instructors. And if the waves aren't up to much, we'll test your balance with a paddleboarding session. In the afternoon you'll need your trainers on as we trek through the jungle before cooling off in Navola Falls. In the evening we'll chill with some drinks while we watch the sun setting.
Day 4: Yasawa Islands
Today we set off to the remote volcanic islands of Yasawa. Sit back and enjoy the ride as we cruise to our destination in style - keep your eyes peeled for sea turtles and manta ray as we travel. We'll check into our resort just in time to enjoy some lunch, and then spend a lazy afternoon kayaking or paddleboarding, or topping up your tan on the stunning white sand beach.
Day 5: Limestone Caves & Local Village
Get a real feel for Fijian culture today with a morning trip to see some incredible natural limestone caves, to explore and learn about the landscape, before visiting a local village to take part in some traditional crafts while talking to the elders of the village about their way of life. They'll tell you all about how they farm and harvest their food and their general day-to-day lives. You'll gain a unique insight into this happy culture and get the chance to play football or volleyball with the local children.
Day 6: Mantaray Island
The waters that surround Mantaray Island play host to over 1,000 species of tropical marine life, which is why we'll be spending our time snorkelling there today. See if you can spot the parrot fish, reef squid, or even catch a rare glimpse of a bicolour rabbitfish - a black and yellow fish found only in the reefs of Fiji. Afterwards we'll lounge on the beach, play volleyball, or sip cocktails under the shade of a palm tree, and then chill in the evening around the campfire - bliss.
Day 7: Sunset Boat Trip & Beach Party
Beach activities and exploration are on the agenda today, as we step off the beaten track and visit some interesting areas known only to the locals. Later in the day we'll hop on a boat to drift out to sea, drink in hand, to watch the sun setting in front of us while bobbing on top of the waves. Back on dry land we'll sit down to a farewell dinner and be treated to a Fijian dance, before we get to throw some shapes of our own and party the night away.
Day 8: Farewell
It's time to part company and think about where you're heading off to next. If you're staying on in Fiji, this is your opportunity to ask your group leader for tips and advice on the best places to visit and things to do - like scuba diving. If you're heading home, you'll need to catch a boat back to Nadi, which we'll be able to help you with. Don't forget to swap details with your Fiji crew, so you can share photos and memories, or even a cold beer in another destination!
More Trip Info
- Airport transfer on arrival
- 7 night's accommodation
- All excursion transport
- Private guide and driver
- Welcome talk
- Island hopping boat trip
- Beach BBQ
- Yoga sunset
- Surf lesson
- Stand up paddleboarding
- Bush trekking/waterfall visit
- Bonfire and kava
- Cave exploring
- Local village visit
- Beach volleyball
- Cultural dance show
- Beach party
- 24/7 emergency support
What's Not Included
- Travel insurance
- Meals and refreshments
- Optional activities
- Departure airport transfer
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Accommodation & Meals
During this trip you will stay at four different locations as we'll be moving from island to island. Typically your accommodation will vary between simple island style twin shares and dorm accommodation. All resorts have been carefully selected, and all have air conditioning, swimming pools and are clean and comfortable in beautiful locations.
Enjoy trying out some of Fiji’s delicious local cuisine, as well as eating with the rest of the group at the welcome and farewell dinners, and a beach BBQ on day two of the trip (the BBQ is included as part of your trip). At two of the resorts there will be a mandatory meal plan (which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner) at an extra cost of $119FJD (per day for two days) on Blue Lagoon, and $99FJD (per day for two days) on Mantaray Island.
Pre and post trip accommodation can be arrange for you in Nadi for an additional fee, please contact us for further details.
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You will need to arrange flights to arrive at Nadi International Airport (NAN) for the first day of your trip. Scheduled transfers can be arranged from the airport to your accommodation in Nadi up to one day before the trip start date. The trip ends on Nanuya Balavu Island on the last day, and you will need to make your own way back to Nadi by boat ($120FJD/£50) or sea plane ($380FJD/£150) - we recommend you arrange to stay in Nadi for one night after the trip. We can help you arrange accommodation in Nadi.
To arrange your flights, contact our fantastic flights team on 01892 277037 or email them at [email protected] They will be able to search for the best flight offers to your chosen destinations, so you can plan and organise your trip in one place. Just make sure you give them your full name, as stated in your passport, along with your chosen departure dates, return dates, and any other details you want to include.
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Eligibility & FAQ's
The minimum age for this trip is 18. You will need to be able to swim to participate in the water activities on this trip.
Nationals of the EU, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand don't require a visa to enter Fiji, as long as you hold a valid passport (and a valid return ticket), you will be granted a visitor permit on Immigration Clearance, allowing visitors to stay in Fiji for up to four months. You should also ensure that your passport will still be in date for six months after your return.
Why Do I Have To Pay For A Meal Package In Some Of The Locations?
Some islands are very remote, and don't have a choice of places to eat at. The meal package ensures your meals are catered for on specific days.
Is Wi-fi Available In The Accommodation?
Wi-Fi is very limited in Fiji, although some of the resorts will have select times when Wi-Fi is available, so you'll be able to get in touch with friends and family. It's worth getting a sim card with mobile data from the airport if you think you'll want to use your device every day.
How Many People Will Be In My Group?
The size of the groups vary, but typically you can expect to be in a group of 10-15 people between the ages of 18-30+.
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