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Mamanuca Islands

To book your trip to the Mamanuca islands, simply use our Ferry search box for a one way or return trip. If you prefer to book a day trip or package, take a look at our Mamanuca activities page.

The Mamanucas of Fiji are a group of about 20 gorgeous islands that stretch outwards from the west coast of Viti Levu, 7 of which are covered by water at high tide. As is typical of Fiji's many islands, pure white sand beaches, swaying palms and turquoise water greet travellers at every turn. Malolo Lailai is considered to be the centre of tourism within the Mamanuca Islands and is host to 4 luxury resorts, a marina and golf course.

Malolo is only 20 kilometers from Nadi and can be easily reached in a 50 minute fast boat ferry trip from Port Denarau or by (sea)plane to Malolo Lailai. If you are visiting Fiji, the Mamanuca islands are a must see destination to spend some time exploring and enjoying.

Mamanuca Islands travel tips

There's plenty to do besides relaxing at the beach and soaking up the tropical sunshine - world class diving, a huge vareity of surface water sports, great places to eat & drink and a few great beach bum nightlife hotspots.

Take a look at the summaries below on how to get to Mamanuca and some of the activities on offer. The Mamanucas are all about water sports, ultimate relaxation and snorkeling, windsurfing, sea kayaking and sailing are often offered free to resort guests.

You can find out about the best things to do in Mamanuca in our comprehensive travel guide on the islands. The possibilities are endless, so we have selected a number of the most popular islands, ferry routes and activties for you to browse. From the floating luxury of Cloud 9 and resorts of Malolo to the beauty of Mana and Beachcomber Island - you can easily get lost in paradise.

Visit Cloud9 With Excitor Fiji SS

Departing from Denarau Marina at 09:00 am and arriving at 09:45 am the trip to Cloud 9 is a quick but beautiful experience. Passing by Malolo Lailai, Malolo Islands and a glimpse of Castaway Island, the boat from Excitor Fiji SS will take you to Cloud 9 which is a floating platform in the middle of the Fijian ocean. Cloud 9 is located next to the Malolo Barrier Reef giving guests the perfect spot to go snorkeling, enjoy food & drinks and have a great day out completely off the grid. Offering delicious stone oven baked pizza's and loads of other food and drinks, Cloud 9 is definitely worth a visit.

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Activities in the Mamanuca Islands

Cloud 9 daytrip acitivity Fiji

Visit Cloud 9

Cloud 9 invites travelers to escape to their floating paradise. Cloud 9’s stunning location offers travelers privacy and unforgettable 360- degree views of Fiji’s Islands.
 
Cloud 9 is the one and only floating platform in Fiji. Guests can enjoy a wide selection of international spirits, mouthwatering Italian woodfire pizza’s while sitting back to admire the stunning surroundings of crystal clear ocean as far as the eye can see. The bartenders also serving some delicious fresh cocktails, mocktails and local favorites of Fiji Gold, Fiji Bitter and Fiji Fun. You only need to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.
 
Cloud 9 offers different water sports and activities including flying boarding, motorized surfboard, jet ski or parasailin to create an experience like no other in Fiji. Book your trip with Cloud 9 now!
 

Aqua Trek Fiji diving mamanuca islands

Go Diving with Aqua Trek Fiji

With Aqua Trek Fiji you can discover the underwater world of Fiji. Take a boat through the Mamanuca islands and go on an under water adventure with licensed divers or get your scuba diver license with them. Start a PADI open Water Course with Aqua Trek Fiji and you will soon be certified to discover the underwater world globally. Book your diving trip with Aqua Trek Fiji.
 
There are around 44 dive sites within reach, and the great variety ensures great diving for beginners as well as veterans. The most well-known sites are Gotham City, named after its bat fish, and the Supermarket, which is a popular spot to see reef sharks. For the more experienced diver Vomo Island and Bird Rock are a must see because of their unusual and spectacular coral formations which allow for amazing swim throughs, caves and dramatic sheer wall plunging for about 40 meters with loads of unusual fish life.

 

Boat Trips to the Mamanuca Islands

Malolo cat transfers to Fijian Islands

Visit Malolo Lailai Island with the Malolo Cat

Malolo Lailai and Plantation Island are home to 2 main resorts, boasting 5 different swimming pools, 4 bars, 5 gourmet restaurants, coffee shops, water activities and much, more! There is just so much to see and to do on this island that its well worth an overnight stay. At 4.00pm daily, the boat departs to return to the mainland, arriving at Port Denarau at 4.50pm.

Malolo Cat offers three high-speed catamarans that provide transfers and day trips from Port Denarau to the Malolo Lailai Islands every morning. Visit Malolo Lailai for a day or stay over at one of the resorts and take the Malolo Cat back on a different day. 

You can find out more about visiting Malolo Lailai Island and the trips offered by visiting Malolo Cat their individual page.

Oolala cruises to Savala Island

Visit Savala Island with Oolala Cruises - COMING SOON

Savala is a private island surrounded by crystal clear water and white sandy that offers travelers the ultimate Fijian holiday experience. Take a day cruise to Savala Island at 10:00AM with Oolala Cruises to experience the private Savala Island with entertainment and Fijian culture all around. Oolala Cruises is a family owned company ensuring the local Fijian experience for everyone and free snorkel gear, kayaks and stand up paddle boards to use during your stay. The boat will take around 1,5 hours to get to Savala Island and during the trip you will be guided through the landscape while enjoying refreshments and home made snacks. Stay at the island for around 4 hours and experience the feeling of a desert island. Visit the Oolala Cruises their individual page for more info on visiting Savala Island and the trips they offer.

South Sea Cruises Daytrips and Transfers

Cruise around Mamanuca and Yasawa

Visit 11 different islands with South Sea Cruises

With South Sea Cruises you can visits 11  Mamanuca Islands departing from Port Denarau with a crew that will instantly make you feel welcome on board. Take a daytrip, island to island transfer or island hop.

Day cruises & packages
South Sea Cruises offers full- and half day cruises to South Sea Island, Mana Island, Castaway Island and a Fiji Island Explorer cruise. If you are looking for additional options you can include an introduction or certified dive to the day cruise when going to South Sea Island.

Transfers
South Sea Cruises offers 14 transfers to and from the following Mamanuca Islands; Beachcomber Island, Port Denarau, Bounty Island, Castaway Island, Malolo Island, Likuliku Lagoon, Mana Island, Matamanoa Island, Sheraton Tokoriki, Tokoriki Island Resort, Tokoriki Island, Treasure Island and Tropica Island Resort. There is a transfer directly to Nadi Airport from certain islands.

For more info on visiting one of the Mamanuca Islands mentioned and the trips offered you can simply visit the page made for South Sea Cruises.

Blue Lagoon Cruises - COMING SOON

Blue Lagoon Cruises offers a beautiful Fijian experience with their 3, 4 or 7 night cruises and island transfers within the Mamanuca Islands. With a minimum of 2 adult passengers you can have the whole boat by yourself or invite friends over to come and join you through the stunning Fijian Islands.

visit twelve Fiji resorts and islands

Live aboard trips
The live aboard cruises from Blue Lagoon Cruises will certainly make you understand why the Blue Lagoon is one of the must-see spots in Fiji. Book a 3, 4 or 7 night cruise and explore the Fiji Islands on your own private boat charter.

Island Transfers
Visiting 12 resorts, Blue Lagoon Cruises can take you to and from the following resorts: Castaway Island Resort, Lomani Island Resort, Likuliku Lagoon Resort, Musket Cove Island Resort, Malolo Island Resort, Mana Island Resort, Matamanoa Island Resort, Plantation Island Resort, Sheraton Tokoriki Resort, Tadrai Island Resort, Tokoriki Island Resort and Tropica Island Resort. You will find more info on private tours or the transfers offered by Blue Lagoon Cruises on their page.