Tropical Island Explorer - 1 Coconut Simple Stays | 6 islands

Tropical Island Explorer

12 days - 11 nights - 6 islands - Simple Stays (basic meals included)

The ultimate package exploring Mamanuca and then sailing to the rugged southern Yasawa islands, ending up in the famous Blue Lagoon region before a final night at Beachcomber, the party island. You'll experience the best that six of the most gorgeous islands have to offer, with all meals included. You'll travel aboard a high speed catamaran ferry, island hopping between Fiji's stunning western islands.

1 Coconut Accommodation

The Coconut system is a unique accommodation grading system in Fiji. 1 coconut "simple stays" means the accommodation will be basic but cheerful. If you need a hairdryer, these are not for you, and you should opt for the more comfortable 2 coconut relaxed resorts instead. Resorts are typically located on or near a beautiful beach. Usually there is no hot water but the local water supply is naturally tepid. Bring your own towel, soap and other necessities. All resorts are owned and run by Yasawan islanders who love hosting and sharing their lives with the guests.

Meals are included in the accommodation price and packages. Meals are simple and filling are served at specific times of the day. (e.g. breakfast. 8am – 9am) providing an opportunity to meet fellow travellers.

Full Monty Upgrade

By ticking the "Full Monty Upgrade" box from the options in the menu (after selecting your accommodation type), your coconut cruiser package will also include a wide selection of the ‘must do’ activities on each island. This allows you to experience the full version of the suggested itinerary. If you’re into activities such as watersports, sailing, Fijian cooking, snorkelling, and hiking, then don't forget to add the ‘Full Monty’ extra to your order!

Island Itinerary

After you have booked, you will be contacted by email to make your selection for where you'd like to stay from the following list of options:
Day 1 & 2
Just 30 minutes after departure you'll be standing on the beach, sand between your toes, sipping a cold drink. You can take the 8:45, 9:00, 12:15 or 15:15* departure to your island, depending on your preference. (*= longer route, taking 2hrs)

South Sea Island (Dorm)
Beachcomber Island Resort (Private Lodge Room)
Day 3 & 4
Early in the morning on day 3, sail to the southern Yasawa islands aboard the Yasawa Flyer fast ferry. The islands are dominated by beautifully rugged, monolithic hills and mountains and surrounded by turquoise waters.

Naqalia (Dorm)
Wayalailai Ecohaven
Day 5 & 6
A mid morning departure on day 5 will have you whisked away to central Yasawa, where beautiful beaches, swaying palms and friendly Fijian hosts await.

White Sandy Beach (Sunkiss Dorm or Beachfront Bure)
Korovou Eco-Tour Resort (Standard Dorm or Beachfront Bure)
Day 7 & 8
A week into your once-in-a-lifetime journey, travel north to the unforgetable Blue Lagoon region. Pristine beaches and coral make this the highlight of any tropical island hopping trip. At sunset you can watch for the spectacle of flying fish from the shoreline, warm waters lapping at your toes.

Nabua Lodge (Standard Dorm or Garden Bure)
Long Beach Resort (Deluxe Garden Bure)
Day 9 & 10
An early afternoon transfer on day 9 brings you to your next island. Sail across the Blue Lagoon and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure upon arrival at your resort of choice.

Long Beach Resort (Dorm)
Gold Coast Resort (Dorm or Bure)

Day 11
With the late afternoon departure to Beachcomber island, you'll be on your way to party! On beachcomber, every day is Friday, the bar is open 'till late, there's plenty of live music and dincing. This great atmosphere is of course accomapnied by white sandy beach, crystal clear waters and a vareity of available activities.

Beachcomber Island Resort (Grand Dorm or Private Lodge Room)

Day 12
Last day to relax in the sun, recover from last night's party, dive or snorkel before heading back to Viti Levu at your chosen departure time, 9:45, 13:00 or 17:00.


Schedule/Departure times

The Yasawa Flyer leaves daily from Denarau Marina at 08:30 am and returns at 5:45 pm. For later departure times, Awesome Adventures works with her sister company South Sea Cruises. With this package, depending on your flight arrival time you can take the 8:30am, 9:00am, 12:15pm or 3:15pm vessel departure from Port Denarau to your first island.

Tropical Island Explorer Map

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Yasawa Flyer Ferry

The transport to and between islands will take place aboard the Yasawa Flyer a high speed catamaran. The ferry has an air conditioned seating area, bar, café and outdoor areas where you can enjoy amazing views of Fiji. The boat has capacity up to 259 passengers.
Please note: from time to time South Sea Cruise's vessel will be used to transfer guests. South Sea Cruise is a sister company and their boat is almost identical to the Yasawa Flyer.



Transfers are available from Denarau Marina, Nadi and Wailoaloa areas. Please check the map to see the free pick up/ drop off areas and timetable.



Full Monty Island Activities

With the "Full Monty" Package, the following activities are available depending on the island/resort:

Island Massage -  Treat yourself to a luxurious island massage on the sand under swaying palm trees, with the soud of the tropical sea lapping at the shorline. Available at South Sea island resort (Day 1 & 2) or Korovou Eco-Tour Resort (Day 5 & 6)

Swim with Reef Sharks - A short boat ride away from the white sandy beaches of Kuata lies Moyia Reef. A spectacular site from above and below the water with an abundance of colourful fish and beautiful corals, it is also home to some friendly reef sharks. Jump in and snorkel with them. It gets the adrenalin pumping, but they eat fish not people so no need to worry! Your local guides hand feed the sharks creating amazing underwater photo opportunities. Available at Naqualia Lodge and Wayalailai Ecohaven (Day 3 & 4)

Guided Summit Hike - The Yasawa islands feature rugged volcanic peaks with summits that provide amazig views out over the surrounding islands and ocean. The best time to be at the summit is sunrise or sunset, when the secenery is at it's most beautiful and the weather less hot. Available at Naqualia Lodge and Wayalailai Ecohaven (Day 3 & 4)

Fiji Island Village Visit - All Fijians are strongly rooted to their culture, their land and their mataqali (family). Resorts offer very relaxed village tours. You'll be able to wander freely and meet many of the villagers and children as they go about their daily life. Available at Korovou Eco-Tour Resort (Day 5 & 6) and Long Beach Resort (Day 9 & 10)

Swim with Manta Rays (seasonal) - Available from May to October, an unforgettable experience if you are lucky enough! Manta Rays glide majestically through the channel between Nanuya Balavu and Drawaqa Islands. They pass through nearly every day from May to October on the change of tide to feed. Sightings cannot be guarunteed, as these are wild sea creatures, however during the season this area offers some of the best chances in the world by far. Available at Korovou Eco-Tour Resort (Day 5 & 6)

Blue Lagoon Snorkelling - Not to be missed! The Blue Lagoon is utterly stunning. It is a large lagoon that laps at the golden sand beaches of the islands that surround it. Experience the beautiful coral and fish that swim beneath the lagoon on an unforgettable snorkelling trip. Available at Nabua Lodge (Day 7 & 8)

Explore Sawailau Caves - Considered the heart of Yasawa, these Caves are one of the 'must-do' activities for travellers visiting Fiji's spectacular Blue Lagoon. Ancient limestone formations are hidden within a picturesque little island. This activity includes a scenic boat trip up to the caves, after which you venture into the caves guided by friendly Fijians to explore the secrets within. Available at Nabua Lodge (Day 7 & 8) and Long Beach Resort (Day 9 & 10)


Activities usually take place on the even days of your trip (2, 4, 6, et.c), and as such the above listed activities are often an either/or choice and cannot all be experienced in one intinerary (i.e., you will have to make a selection). Additionally, some Full Monty activities are available only at certain resorts so where you stay determines the specific activities available to you. In some cases, an activity may not be available - in which case an alternative and equally great activity will be offered.

Terms & Conditions:

All activity and package bookings are subject to availability. Fiji ground staff will receive your booking and reconfirm within 24hrs. Occasionally, the dates and/or times selected may no longer be available. In such cases, every effort will be made to accommodate you with a date change or alternative option. Otherwise a full refund is provided.

Cancelation Policy:

If you cancel your booking  7 days before departure, a 100% cancelation fee will apply. If you cancel 14 days before the departure, a 50% cancellation fee will apply. If you cancel less than one months before the departure, a 25% cancellation fee will apply.

If you want to change your trip: 

$100 FJD for changing a booking within 24 hours before departure, $20 FJD for changing a booking with more than 24 hour notice, No charge for changing a booking with more than one month notice.
Fuel Surcharge: De to steep increases in fuel prices a fuel surcharge has been added to all products. To the Mamanuca Islands: FJ$5 Adult and FJ$2.50 Child fuel surcharge. To Yasawa (including Vomo): FJ$10 per Adult and FJ$5 per Child. These will be collected at check-in prior to departure from Denarau Marina.


Location: Yasawa Islands
Duration: 12 Days
Categories: Multi-island packages, Tropical Island Explorer

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2. Select number of people

IMPORTANT: after selecting number of persons above, you MUST choose your preferred room occupancy from Dorms (hostel style), Single or Double Bures. Example: 2 persons in seperate rooms? Select "2 Rooms" from SINGLE occupancy. Prefer 2 persons in the same room? select "1 Room" under DOUBLE occupancy for a double/twin bed room (perfect & more affordable for friends or couples). Also select the FULL MONTY upgrade if you want island activities included.

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