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Seabus Fiji - Ferries & day trips

Tavewa Seabus is operated by Coralview Island Resort and was the brainchild of owner Don Henry Bruce who grew up on the island of Tavewa. They provide the most affordable service for tourists and locals traveling to the Northern Yasawa Islands since 2016.

Tavewa Seabus departs from Lautoka Wharf ("Kings Jetty") daily at 8.30AM and returns from Sawa-I-Lau around 1.30pm arriving back around 17:00. It provides a hop-on/hop-off service for customers traveling North from Lautoka Wharf towards Sawa-I-Lau between 08.30AM and 13.30PM and for customers traveling South Towards Lautoka Wharf from Sawa-I-Lau between 13.30PM and 17.00PM. They can accommodate up to 46 customers in their fully licensed passenger catamaran.
They also offer a few day trips such as the Sawa-I-Lau cave day trip, shark feeding/snorkeling and a one day island trekking tour, all of which will be available through soon.

Seabus fiji routes map

Tavewa Seabus Fiji Route

Tavewa Seabus Fiji offers direct connections from Lautoka Wharf to the following islands: Kuata, Wayaswea, Waya, Naukacuvu, Drawaqa Nanuya Balavu, Naviti, Yaqeta, Matacawalevu, Nanuya Levu, Nanuya Lailai, Tavewa, Nacula and Sawa-I-Lau.

Tavewa Seabus has direct connections with the following accommodations: Barefoot Kuata, Wayalailai Ecohaven, Paradise Cove (between 9.30AM and 10.00AM), Mantaray Island, Barefoot Mata, Botaira Resort, Korovou Eco, White Sandy (between 10.30AM and 12.00PM), Navutu Star, Long Beach, Turtle Island, Nanuya Island, Coconut Beach, Waitui Basecamp, Isa Lei Glampsite, Goldcoast Inn, Safe Landing, Nabua Lodge, Coralview Island Resort, Blue Lagoon Beach Resort, Oarsman Bay Lodge and the Sawa-I-Lau Cave (between 12.00PM and 13.30PM).

The resorts on these islands will have to provide your pick-up at the off-shore locations the boat docks at. If you're not staying at one of the before mentioned places, please contact your accommodation to inquire regarding a pick-up at the off-shore docking locations that Tavewa Seabus services.

They also offer seasonal daytrips from Lautoka directly to the Sawa-I-Lau cave, shark feeding/snorkeling or a one day island trekking tour.


Tavewa Seabus Fiji

Terms and Conditions

All cancellations are subject to a 20% charge and cancellations within 48 hours will be charged in full. Tavewa Seabus Fiji reserves the right to cancel departures, alter prices, apply a fuel surcharge and arrange alternative transport and services if necessary. All transfers are subject to sea and weather conditions. Should adverse conditions prevent operations, the client is responsible for their own additional accommodation costs.
Every full paying passenger is entitled to 20kg of luggage on every transfer, free of charge. Any weight exceeding will be charged at Tavewa Seabus standard rates, if room on board is available. Infant fare is from 0 to 3 years old, 4 to 11 years old pay the child fare, adult fare is paid from 12 year onwards.

Coach Transfers

Tavewa Seabus offers a complimentary pick up daily from Prouds Nadi Town at 06:15AM. They also provide pick up along the main road towards Lautoka and they can provide pick-up from Nadi Airport at 06:45AM.


Boat Info

The Tavewa Seabus is a fully licensed passenger catamaran taking a maximum of 46 passengers at any one time. Their catamaran has super fine entry hulls which means its needs relatively low power, which in term means lower operating costs and therefore a cheaper ticket price. It departs the Lautoka Wharf daily at 8.30am and returns from Sawa-I-Lau around 1.30pm arriving at Lautoka Wharf around 17:00. 

Yalodu Enterprises Co Pte Ltd

Boats depart from Lautoka Wharf; exact location is given in the map. Tavewa Seabus is run by Yalodu Enterprises Co Pte Ltd