Visit three distinctly different areas of the Fijian islands. Dive, snorkel and visit the famous Blue Lagoon region and the Mamanuca Islands.
All about the 12 days 11 nights, 6 Islands Tropical Island Explorer Fiji
Our Fiji tours take you exploring the Yasawa islands. The accommodation on the island resorts is all based on our coconut rating system.
This package takes you to the best 6 islands in the Yasawa group, the perfect island hopping adventure. Depending on which Coconut system you choose depends on which resorts you will stay at. If you have two weeks in Fiji this 12 day Islands hopping trip is perfect for you. this is unguided giving you the choice of how you spend your days. Relax on the beach, swim or snorkel or do some diving it's up to you.
Our Full Monty package means you will have more inclusions to your Fiji Island Hopping. Booking a Full Monty package means your package will include the best Yasawa and Mamanuca Island activities on offer. Full Monty is available with our 1 and 2 coconut multi-island packages. It is the same as the standard package but includes the activities. Booking them in advance like this means you won't have to miss out! Also, it helps you to budget before coming to Fiji.
Full Monty is available with 1 or 2 coconut packages. Where you stay determines the activities you'll do as not all activities, such as sailing, are available at all resorts. Full Monty inclusions can be found here.
Coconut Rating System
What is 1 coconut accommodation? Dorms and Bures. The accommodation is typically basic but usually in really beautiful locations. Often these resorts do not have hot water, however; the local water supply is tepid. More than likely, you will have a fan as opposed to air-conditioning. All these resorts are run by Yasawan Fijians who love hosting you and sharing their lives with you. Bring your own towel, soap, and other necessities. Meals are included in the price. If you need a hairdryer, 1 coconut accommodation is maybe not for you!
What is 2 coconut accommodation? Dorms and Bures. These resorts are more modern properties with a higher standard of accommodation and amenities than the 1 coconut accommodation. Although more modern, the properties still have a strong Fijian flavor to make you feel welcome and immerse you in Fijian way of life. You could either have a fan or air-conditioning in your room and meals are included with optional upgrades. With all 2 Coconut properties, we have compulsory meal packages that are payable in FJD to the resorts directly. Look into a 1 coconut package if you are looking for somewhere more basic.
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1 night Bula Welcome pack
Meet and Greet at Nadi International airport
One night resort accommodation
4 share dorm: $65
1 night Bula Welcome pack
Transfer to Nadi International airport
One night resort accommodation
4 share dorm: $63
If you choose a Full Monty package then your inclusions on this trip are:
Seaspray Day Sailing Adventure
Naqalia - Choose 2 from Guided summit walk/kayak, Fijian cooking lesson OR reef snorkeling/swimming with sharks. Wayalailai - Choose 2 from Guided summit walk, reef snorkeling /swimming with sharks OR guided kayaking. Barefoot Kuata - Choose two from a 15 min intro dive, building fish houses OR snorkeling with sharks.
White Sandy Beach and Korovou - Choose from Swimming with manta rays (May to Oct), snorkeling at reef sites (Nov to Apr) OR other activities offered. Barefoot Manta - Choose from Swimming with manta rays (May to Oct), a 15 min intro dive OR building fish houses.
Choose 2 from Sawa-I-Lau Caves trip, Blue Lagoon snorkeling trip by boat OR an Island massage.
Safe Landing & Nabua - Choose 2 from Sawa-I-Lau Caves trip, Blue Lagoon snorkeling trip by boat OR an Island massage. Mantaray - Choose 2 from Swimming with manta rays (May to Oct), guided snorkeling trip (Nov to Apr) OR sunset tube cruise.
Our island hopping in Fiji is not your traditional tour with a guide. This is a set route of islands and resort stays, including your transport and accommodation. You will not be with the same group of travelers starting on the same day but as our island resorts in Fiji are small you will meet plenty of other holiday every day.
12 days 11 nights, 6 Islands Tropical Island Explorer Fiji Itinerary - 12 days
Nadi to the Mamanucas
Today you begin your Fiji island getaway! We depart Denarau by boat and travel across crystal clear ocean waters before arriving on your chosen Mamanuca Island. Head to your first island resort and reap the benefits of island living by soaking up the sun on the sand or jumping straight in the water! Don’t worry about deadlines, choose to depart at a time that suits you best: 8:30am, 9:00am, 12:15pm or, 3:15pm (L, D)
Relax in the Mamanuca Islands
Adjust to island living with more swimming, sunbathing,watersports and a scrumptious morning tea. If you’ve gone Full Monty, you’ll be treated to a sail through the majestic outer Mamanuca Islands. Full monty travelers will today get a peek into traditional Fijian living with a village visit and Kava ceremony before stepping foot on the island made famous from the movie ‘Cast Away’. (B,L,D)
Night 1 & 2:
1 Coconut: South Sea Island (Dorm) Double/twin: Bounty (Island Bure)
2 Coconut: South Sea Island (Dorm) Double/twin: Bounty (Beachfront Bure)
3 Coconut: Octopus Resort (Point Villa)
Full Monty Upgrade as for Day 1
Days 3 and 4
Head to the Yasawas
Time to head for the Yasawas with a short vessel transfer on the ‘Yasawa Flyer’ to the southern end of the Yasawas where the islands are dominated by stunning monolithic mountains. (B, L, D)
Night 3 & 4:
1 Coconut: Dorm: Naqalia (Dorm) Double/twin: Naqalia (Ocean View Bure)
1 Coconut: Dorm: Wayalailai (Dorm) or Barefoot Kuata (Deluxe Dorm) Double/twin: Wayalailai (Bure) or Barefoot Kuata (Bure with Ensuite)
3 Coconut: Paradise Cove (Garden Bungalow)
Full Monty upgrades choose 2 of 3 options: Naqalia and Wayalailai - Guided summit walk AND either Fijian cooking lesson OR Reef snorkelling/swim with the sharks. Barefoot Kuata - 15 min intro dive, building fish houses OR snorkelling with sharks.
Days 5 and 6
Relax on the beach
Laze around, enjoy kayaking or snorkelling prior to your late morning transfer to the island of Naviti. White Sandy Beach and Korovou are Fijian run properties sharing the same beach and beautiful bay and are just a short walk from each other. All the resorts will make you feel at home. Relaxation is the name of the game here – but if you insist on being active there is plenty on offer. (B, L, D)
1 Coconut: Dorm: White Sandy Beach (Dorm), Double/twin: White Sandy Beach (Beachfront Bure)
2 Coconut: Dorm: Korovou (Deluxe Dorm) or Barefoot Manta (Deluxe Dorm), Double/twin: Korovou (Beachfront Bure) or Barefoot Manta (Bure with Ensuite)
3 Coconut: Nanuya Island (Deluxe Villa)
Full Monty Upgrade: Choose from: White Sandy Beach and Korovou - Swimming with manta rays (May to Oct), snorkelling at reef sites OR other activities offered. Barefoot Manta - swimming with manta rays (May to Oct), 15 min intro dive OR building fish houses.
Day 7 and 8
Snorkelling and island walks
Board the ‘Yasawa Flyer’ just before midday for a short transfer to the Northern most area of the islands we travel to - the stunning Blue Lagoon region, scene of the famous Brooke Shields movie. Enjoy island walks, magnificent beaches and coral. Hit the beach at sunset and watch for flying fish. Go snorkelling in the Blue Lagoon or enjoy a fantastic trip to the Sawa-I-Lau Caves where a short underwater swim takes you into the surreal underground cavern. The rest of the day is yours to chill. (B, L, D)
1 Coconut: Dorm: Long Beach (Dorm), Double/twin: Long Beach (Beachfront Bure)
2 Coconut: Dorm: Coralview (Dorm 10 bed aircon) or Safe Landing (Std Bure shared facilities), Double/twin: Coralview (Garden View Bure) or Safe Landing (Beachfront Bure)
3 Coconut: Coconut Beach Resort (Beachfront Bure) or Blue Lagoon Beach Resort (Garden Villa)
Full Monty Upgrade: Choose 2 of 3: Sawa-I-Lau Caves trip AND either Blue Lagoon snorkelling trip by boat to awesome reef sites OR an Island massage.
Day 9 and 10
Colourful coral and island life
Late afternoon transfer. Stow the bags and enjoy some of the best snorkelling and diving with an abundance of colourful corals and marine life just off the beach. From May to October you will have the chance to swim with the manta rays. They are wild animals so whilst usually present during this time there are no guarantees but if you’re lucky enough to see them, then it’s WOW! Catch the sunset with cocktail in hand, perhaps enjoy a night of Fijian dancing or a quiet chat around the kava bowl. (B, L, D)
1 Coconut: Dorm: Safe Landing (Dorm 20 bed) or Nabua (Dorm), Double/twin: Safe Landing (Std Bure shared facilities) or Nabua (Bure)
2 Coconut: Dorm: Mantaray (Dorm), Double/twin: Mantaray (Treehouse Bure)
3 Coconut: Botaira (Deluxe Beachfront Bure)
Full Monty Upgrade: Choose 2 of 3: Safe Landing & Nabua - Sawa-I-Lau Caves trip, Blue Lagoon snorkelling trip by boat OR an Island massage. Mantaray - Swim with manta rays (May to Oct), guided snorkelling trip (Nov to Apr) OR Sunset Tube Cruise. Barefoot Manta - swimming with manta rays (May to Oct), 15 min intro dive OR building fish houses.
Enjoy a late afternoon transfer to Beachcomber the original party island where every day is Friday, the bar is open late, the band is playing and everyone is on the dance floor. But it’s not just about the parties - Beachcomber’s fantastic reputation is there also because of the great atmosphere, the hearty meals, white sandy beach, crystal clear waters and loads of activities. One hell of a place to finish your holiday! (B, L, D)
1 Coconut: Dorm: Beachcomber (Dorm 20 bed), Double/twin: Beachcomber (Private Lodge Room)
2 Coconut: Beachcomber (Dorm), Double/twin: Beachcomber (Oceanfront Bure fan)
3 Coconut: Beachcomber (Beachfront Bure aircon)
Back to Nadi
Have a last dive or snorkel, or maybe just a big sleep in! Celebrate your 12 days in Paradise with another ‘Fiji Baby’ or a shamefully tasty natural fruit smoothie. Choose your own departure time 9:45am, 1:00pm or 5:00pm. (B)
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1 Coconut Dorm
2 Coconut Dorm. (Compulsory meal packages payable directly to the resort)
1 Coconut Dorm Full Monty
2 Coconut Dorm Full Monty. (Compulsory meal packages payable directly to the resort)
2 Coconut Double/ Twin ( Compulsory meal packages payable directly to the resort)
1 Coconut Double/ Twin
Daily from Nadi/Denarau Marina at 08.30am
Transfers are provided between Nadi accommodation and Denarau Marina on day of departure.
Important NotesThings you need to know about this tour
- *Meals are only included for those who book basic accommodation/ 1 Coconut. On 2 Coconut trips, a meal package must be paid to the resort. Meals are Beachcomber - FJ$99, Octopus - FJ$238, Mantaray - FJ$198, Barefoot Kuata - FJ$210, Oarsman - FJ$192, Barefoot Manta - FJ$210, Blue Lagoon - FJ$238 and Nanuya - a la carte
- Full Monty upgrades include activities that are identified under the 'Full Monty' inclusions section for each package. Full Monty Activities are subject to sea and weather conditions - Awesome Adventures Fiji reserves the right to substitute Full Monty activities with other products in the event that the listed activity is unavailable.
- The Full Monty package has additional inclusions of a Seaspray sailing adventure, swim with manta rays (seasonal), snorkeling trip and island massage. Basic package customers will have the option to book and pay for these activities locally however at a higher price than if a Full Monty package is pre-booked. Activities are dependent on the type of accommodation chosen. Included activities will be specified at the time of booking.
- PLEASE NOTE: Island resorts are small and intimate so capacity is limited. This means on rare occasions we may need to swap the order of your nights around (so you stay at the same resorts but in a different date order to what you selected), or on even rarer occasions, we may arrange an alternative resort with you.We would advise you of these changes within 48 hours of submitting your booking.If none of these options are acceptable we will refund in full.
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