Nothing beats sea kayaking along a remote tropical coast and Fiji is blessed with 333 tropical islands that are home to happiness. This 7 day tour takes in the highlights of the Fiji islands.
The coastline we paddle along is famous for its soft coral snorkelling, white sand beaches and pristine natural environment. Fiji is a leader in eco-tourism and we show off the best on our tours.
After many trips to the Fiji Islands, Auckland Sea Kayaks is now offering some fantastic Sea Kayaking Tours in the untouched and beautiful waters surrounding the main island of Viti Levu and the famous Bligh Waters.
Our tours paddle in an area that has not yet been touched by mass tourism and offer an authentic real Fijian experience.
Key points for the tour include:
- All transport from / to Nadi Airport on arrival & departure (Group scheduled times)
- All meals as per itinerary
- Professional Local Eco-Guides accompanied by Nic Mead, owner operator of Auckland Sea Kayaks
- Wildlife, Birdlife and marine life observation opportunities
- Official Fijian Village ceremonies and kava introduction
- Optional locally guided bush-walks
- Opportunities to experience Fijian culture
- 3 Nights Accommodation - Safari Island Lodge
- 4 Nights Accommodation - on route
- All Sea-Kayaking equipment hire and instruction
- Hand Line Fishing and Snorkelling equipment and trips
- 23ft Yamaha Safety Support Boat during entire tour accompanies trip
Price: $1255 all inclusive (includes all airport transfers) contact us for more information
Day 1: Meet and picked up by private shuttle at Nadi International Airport where we are transported along the King's highway to Ellington Wharf, approx drive time 2hr.
At Ellington Wharf we are ferried out to Safari Lodge. Safari Lodge lies on a pristine beach on the remote Nananu-i-ra island in the South Pacific Ocean. These tropical waters provide perfect conditions for our watersports focused resort. They are a quiet friendly boutique resort with a maximum of 45 guests and a variety of accommodation options.
Day 2: Wake up in paradise and after breakfast there is the option to attend a catholic church service on the mainland. This is a great way to step into the fijian culture. For those not interested the day can be spent hiking the island, snorkeling, windsurfing, SUPing, diving or kitesurfing.
Day 3: The adventure begins. We are transported back to the mainland and driven south along the Queens highway to Korovou before turning off towards the coast. Here we meet the kayaks, local guides and our support boat. We gear up, set up the kayaks and follow the trade winds north.
Our destination is Takalana Bay Village and we have the opportunity for a afternoon hike to water hole for those that choose.
Day 4: Wake up in the village and after breakfast our morning trip is dolphin watching from kayaks out at Moon Reef. This is Spinner Dolphin watching heaven. The afternoon we kayak up the coastline to the village, Nayavutoka Village which is almost completely untouched by tourists. Fantastic hosts and lovely atmosphere.
Day 5: Morning village interaction, then a kayak up the Baroto River for some exploratory paddling, exploring the river networks and scenery. We then paddle north to the Women's Center at the Ra Provincial Council village, where the Village blends in with the Administrative Council and officers and staff personnel. Visit the school and famous church, play some afternoon Volleyball or rugby with the Village members.
Day 6: After Breakfast, paddle back out of Viti Levu Bay and continue past Naui Munda village and onto Novalua Village. Stop and meet the villagers, play and entertain the children. We paddle past Ellington wharf and onto Safari Lodge on the island for some comfort and relaxation. The night is spent at Safari lodge the place where we spent the first two night.
Day 7: Breakfast is at the Safari Lodge and then we are transported back by private shuttle to Nadi International Airport to catch our respective flights home
"Hey Nic, we made it back to NZ safely, hope you did too. I just wanted to say a massive thank you for all you did to make our trip absolutely incredible! It was such an amazing trip, one of the best experiences of my life - cant wait to see all of the photos! Enjoy your next trip away, and look forward to seeing you soon. Thank you, thank you!"
Received 10th July 2015