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Seabus Fiji - Ferry to Yasawa

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.

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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

Cancellation made up to 48 hours before the trip will receive a 80% refund minus any charges applied to make the refund (see the general Terms and Conditions for cancellation charges). 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.


Seabus Shuttle Pickup Schedule

Note: Guests Staying In Homestays or B&B's should contact Seabus 24hrs in advance for best pickup spot and time.


06:20am 06:30am 06:40am 06:45am 06:50am 07:15am 07:25am
Prouds Nadi Shop Club Fiji Wailoaloa Bach Resort Nadi Bay Grand Melanesian Raffles Gateway Anchorage Hotel Tanoa Waterfront
Downtown Hotel Nadi Oasis Beach Resort Sea Escape Travellers Inn Ratsun Hotel Tokatoka Hotel First Landing Lautoka Hotel
Hotel President   Beach Escape Capricorn Itl. Novotel Trans International Nila Hotel Seabreeze Hotel
Victoria Hotel   Tropic Of Capricorn Mercure Tanoa International Transit Hotel Hideaway Resort  
Nalagi Hotel   Grand West Villas Oasis Palm Hotel   Ace Hotel    
    Smugglers Hexagon        
    Aquarius Sunview Central        
    Ramada suites Tanoa Skylodge        
    Matasawa Hotel          
    Bamboo Travellers Inn          
    Blue Water Lodge          


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 


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