Mamanuca and Yasawa Islands Sailing Charter

With their tiny deserted islands, crystal clear waters, and palm-fringed beaches, the Mamanucas offer a stunning backdrop to your cruise. In comparison, the Yasawa archipelago offers a more dramatic scene – mountainous volcanic islands surrounded by white sandy beaches and vibrant coral reefs. Sailing around these islands is sure to blow you away.

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Sailing in the Mamanuca & Yasawa Islands

Both the Mamanuca and the Yasawa Islands offer a huge variety of activities, from spa days to mountain treks, dolphin spotting to diving. Big Blue Fiji will put you in the right place at the right time for your perfect Mamanuca and Yasawa Islands Sailing Charter.

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Our Mamanuca and Yasawa Islands sailing charters are from 3 to 14 days, and are tailor made to suit you.

  • Castaway Island
  • Snorkeling with manta rays (seasonal)
  • Sacred Island summit trek
  • Cultural visits and experiences
  • Sawa-i-Lau caves

Sample 7 Day Mamanuca & Yasawa Islands Sailing Charter 

Logistics of your trip

First day of your charter

  • We recommend arriving in Fiji a day prior to your charter. We can book your transfers and accommodation for your overnight stay in Viti Levu at an extra charge. Please mention this when enquiring.
  • If you are arriving before 8:00am on the first day of your charter, we can arrange transfers direct to the boat. Alternatively, we will pick you up from your resort on Viti Levu and transfer you to the boat.
  • The boat departs at 1:00pm on the first day of your charter, and lunch will be served on board.

Last day of your charter

  • Disembarkation at the end of your charter will be at 12:00 noon.
  • If you are planning to fly out on this day, please ensure you leave enough time to be transferred to the airport.
  • If you would like us to book a hotel and transfer for your final night, please mention this when enquiring.
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Day 1

On arrival into Nadi International Airport, you will be met and transferred to your boat. Lunch will be served on board as we set sail towards Plantation Island. Spend the afternoon snorkeling around Plantation Island, with its soft and hard corals and abundance of tropical fish, before heading back on board for sunset drinks and a beautifully prepared dinner.

Day 2 to 6

Breakfast is served at your leisure. Spend your days snorkeling rich coral reefs that are home to reef sharks, octopus, moray eels, huge schools of tropical fish, and an array of soft and hard corals. Swim with majestic manta rays. Hike to the summit of Sacred Island. Explore the ancient limestone formations of the beautiful Sawa-i-Lau caves. Immerse yourself in Fijian culture on a village visit, and try kava – a traditional Fijian drink. Explore Castaway Island, the backdrop to the Tom Hanks blockbuster ‘Cast Away’. Or simply relax on your own white sandy beach. Dinner and sunset drinks are served back on board or BBQ style on your own private beach.

Day 7

Cruise back to Denarau after a leisurely breakfast before being transferred back to Nadi International Airport for your flight home.
  • Accommodation in a queen-bed cabin with en suite
  • All meals and snacks; drinks including water, soft drinks, tea, coffee, beers, local spirits, and wines
  • Highly qualified, experienced, and knowledgeable captain, chef, and dive instructor
  • Marine park and port fees
  • Big Blue Fiji travel pack and itinerary
  • Transfers on first and last day of cruise
  • Guided snorkeling
  • Manta ray snorkeling and night snorkeling (in season)
  • Snorkeling gear and non-motorised equipment
  • Paddle boarding
  • Guided island trekking
  • Cultural visits and experiences
Optional extras:
  • Premium drinks package, which includes premium spirits, beers, wine, and champagne
  • Intro dive and diver certification courses, shark encounter dive, night dive, fluoro dive
  • Big-game fishing
  • Popper fishing
  • Spearing
  • Surfing
  • Kite surfing
  • Seaplane bookings, and pre- and post-accommodation packages and touring in Fiji

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