Tropical Island Explorer – 12 Days, 11 Nights, 6 Islands

This ultimate 12-day getaway is the perfect combination of adventure & relaxation in a tropical paradise

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What's Included

  • Coach transfers to and from most Nadi accommodation to Denarau Marina
  • All island transfers onboard our Yasawa Flyer
  • 11 nights accommodation at your chosen resorts
  • Simple shared meals - Day 1 (Lunch & Dinner), Days 2-11 (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) & Day 12 (Breakfast)
  • A $10 donation to Vinaka Fiji

Where We Visit

  • Denarau

  • Mamanuca Islands

  • Yasawas Islands

  • Naviti Island

  • Blue Lagoon

  • Beachcomber

What's excluded

  • Activities at your chosen resorts
  • Towels, soap and other amenities at Simple Stay properties

WHAT TO EXPECT

The dreamy Yasawa Islands of Fiji are the epitome of tropical paradise, with endless white beaches, lush jungle and calm turquoise seas. Our incredible 12-day Tropical Island Explorer tour is the perfect combination of relaxation and fun, with the opportunity to snorkel with reef sharks, go scuba diving, explore stunning coral reefs, go on amazing boat and sailing trips and even summit volcanoes!



Including accommodation and transport and options for all-inclusive activities, this awesome holiday package is fully flexible, giving you the freedom to put together your perfect getaway!

 

 

Itinerary

 

Experience the real Fiji with this amazing 12-day adventure through the beautiful Yasawa Islands. Soak up all the sun, sea, sand and legendary hospitality as we travel through this breathtaking archipelago! With an array of stunning tropical retreats to choose from, this flexible 12-day packages allow you to easily choose your perfect island destinations from a hand-picked selection of our favourites!

 

 

Day 1 

 

After a short journey to the Mamanucas we'll have you on the beach, sand between your toes, cold drink in hand.

 

Accommodation: 

 

SIMPLE STAYS & RELAXED RESORTS
South Sea Island (Dorm and Double Bure)*
Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 1: N/A

Beachcomber Island Resort (Private Lodge)*
Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 1: N/A

* South Sea Island and Beachcomber Island Resort are used for both accommodation categories, depending on room type.

 

Day 2

 

We whisk you from port to tropical beach with a scenic 30-minute ride from Denarau to the beautiful Mamanuca islands. Soak up sun, sea and sand in this picture-perfect paradise before we embark on an unforgettable all-inclusive boat cruise through the stunning archipelago, including a visit to a traditional Fijian village and a traditional Fijian Kava Ceremony (not on Sundays!), as well as the chance to see the island where Tom Hanks filmed Castaway!

 

Accommodation:


SIMPLE STAYS & RELAXED RESORTS
South Sea Island (Dorm and Double Bure)*
Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 2: Seaspray Day Adventure

Beachcomber Island Resort (Private Lodge)*
Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 2: Seaspray Day Adventure

* South Sea Island and Beachcomber Island Resort are used for both accommodation categories, depending on room type.

 

Day 3 

 

Wave goodbye to the Mamanucas as we board our famous yellow flyer and make our way to the stunningly beautiful Yasawa Islands. Then spend the rest of the day at your leisure.

 

Accommodation:

 

SIMPLE STAYS
NaqaliaLodge (Dorm, Ocean View Bure)
Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 3: N/A

WayalailaiEchohavenResort (Dorm, Private Lodge)
Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 3: N/A

RELAXED RESORTS
BarefootKuataResort (Sunrise Beach Dorm, Beachfront Bure)
Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 3: N/A

Octopus Resort (Dorm, Garden Bure)
Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 3: N/A

 

Day 4

 

This morning is a full-on adrenaline experience as you snorkel with reef sharks as today's Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on (except for Octopus Resort, where you'll go reef snorkelling instead). A guided snorkelling trip, summit hike or Fijian cooking lesson is also included with your 'Full Monty' add-on, depending on where you are staying.  

 

Accommodation:

 

SIMPLE STAYS
Naqalia Lodge (Dorm, Ocean View Bure)
Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 4: Snorkel with reef sharks and guided hike 

Wayalailai Echohaven Resort (Dorm, Private Lodge)
Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 4: Snorkel with reef shark and guided hike 

RELAXED RESORTS
Barefoot Kuata Resort (Sunrise Beach Dorm, Beachfront Bure)
Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 4: Snorkel with reef shark or reef snorkelling 

Octopus Resort (Dorm, Garden Bure)
Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 4: Reef snorkelling or guided hike and Fijian cooking lesson

 

Day 5 

 

A mid-morning transfer on the Yasawa Flyer will take you to the beautiful central area of the region.  

 

 

Accommodation: 


SIMPLE STAYS

Korovou Eco-Tour Resort (Standard Dorm, Beachfront Bure)

Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 5: N/A

White Sandy Beach Resort (Sunkiss Dorm, Beachfront Bure)

Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 5: N/A

RELAXED RESORTS
Mantaray Island Resort (Paradise Dorm, Jungle Bure)

Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 5: N/A

Barefoot Manta Resort (Beachfront Bure)

Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 5: N/A

 

 

 

Day 6

 

If you're in this region from May to October, your Awesome Experience 'Full Monty' add-on activity will likely see you swimming with the majestic manta rays. Otherwise, you'll be reef snorkelling. Mantaray Island Resort also offers a sunset tube cruise as an option.  

 

Accommodation:

 

SIMPLE STAYS
Korovou Eco-Tour Resort (Standard Dorm, Beachfront Bure)
Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 6: Swim with the manta rays (May-Oct) or reef snorkelling (Nov-Apr)

White Sandy Beach Resort (Sunkiss Dorm, Beachfront Bure)

Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 6: Swim with the manta rays (May-Oct) or reef snorkelling (Nov-Apr)

RELAXED RESORTS
Mantaray Island Resort (Paradise Dorm, Jungle Bure)

Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 6: Swim with the manta rays (May-Oct) or reef snorkelling (Nov-Apr) or sunset tube cruise

Barefoot Manta Resort (Beachfront Bure)

Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 6: Swim with the manta rays (May-Oct) or reef snorkelling (Nov-Apr)

 

Day 7

 

You'll travel north late morning to the stunning Blue Lagoon region. Today's Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on is available at our Relaxed Resorts only. Choose a reef snorkelling trip at either resort of if you're at Blue Lagoon Beach Resort, handline fishing or a sunset tube cruise are options too. 

 

Accommodation:

 

SIMPLE STAYS

Long Beach Resort (Deluxe Garden View Bure)

Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 7: N/A

Nabua Lodge (Standard Dorm, Standard Room)
Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 7: N/A

RELAXED RESORTS
Blue Lagoon Beach Resort (Dorm, Bula Lodge Room)

Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 7: Reef snorkelling, handline fishing or sunset tube cruise

Oarsman's Bay Lodge (Dorm, Oceanview Room) 

Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 7: 
Reef snorkelling

 

Day 8

 

A highlight of the Yasawas - and the Awesome Experience 'Full Monty' add-on available today - is a trip to the sacred Sawa-I-Lau Caves, where a short dive underwater takes you into a surreal underground cavern. Alternatively, enjoy some relaxing time at your resort. 

 

Accommodation:

 

SIMPLE STAYS
Long Beach Resort (Deluxe Garden View Bure)
Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 0: Sawa-I-Lau Caves

Nabua Lodge (Standard Dorm, Standard Room)
Awesome Experience 'Full Monty' add-on Day 9: Sawa-I-Lau Caves

RELAXED RESORTS

Blue Lagoon Beach Resort (Dorm, Bula Lodge Room)

Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 9: Sawa-I-Lau Caves 

Oarsman's Bay Lodge (Dorm, Oceanview Room) 

Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 9: Sawa-I-Lau Caves

 

DAY 9

 

Early afternoon we transfer on the Yasawa Flyer to your next island. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

 

Accommodation:

 

SIMPLE STAYS
Long Beach Resort (Dorm)
Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 9: N/A

Gold Coast Resort (Dorm, Bure)
Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 9: N/A

RELAXED RESORTS
Boathouse Nanuya

Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 9: N/A

 

 

Day 10

 

Make the most of a leisurely day today at your accommodation with a variety of Awesome Experience 'Full Monty' add-ons available depending on where you're staying. 

 

Accommodation:

 

SIMPLE STAYS
Long Beach Resort (Dorm)
Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 10: Reef snorkelling

Gold Coast Resort (Dorm, Bure)
Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 10: Village visit 

RELAXED RESORTS
Boathouse Nanuya

Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 10: Village visit

 

DAY 11

 

The morning is at your leisure, then take an early afternoon transfer to the Mamanucas where you'll enjoy white sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters. 

 

Accommodation:

 

SIMPLE STAYS & RELAXED RESORTS
Beachcomber Island Resort (Grand Dorm, Private Lodge)*

Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on Day 11: N/A

* Beachcomber Island Resort is used for both accommodation categories, depending on room type.

 

 


Day 12

 

Hey, we know you won’t want to leave! How about a last dive or snorkel, or maybe a relaxing sleep-in? Choose the time you would like to arrive back at Port Denarau. 

 

 

This tour is 12 days and 11 nights. It departs daily from Port Denarau at 8:45 am, 9 am, 12:15 pm and 3.15 pm. You can choose to arrive back at Port Denarau on day 12 at either 12 pm, 3 pm or 6 pm. 

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Simple Stays: Basic dorms, lodges and bures (previously known as 1 Coconut)
Typically Fijian-owned and operated * Basic with simple, local meals included in the price * An indigenous, authentic experience  * Live and spend time with the Fijian people * Towels and toiletries not provided * Generally no hot water supply, though the local water supply is tepid

Relaxed Resorts: Dorms, bures and lodges at resorts (previously known as 2 Coconut)
* Resort-style properties * More modern with a higher standard of accommodation and amenities * Meals are not included in the nightly rate; instead you buy a daily meal plan either when booking or at check-in * Meals can feature multiple courses with a varied selection of local and international dishes * Relaxed Resorts feature a selection of room types from dorms with shared facilities through to beachfront bures with en suites

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Throughout the majority of the Mamanuca Islands and much of the Yasawa Islands there is 3G coverage so yes, most the time your mobile phone will work. If it is important you have coverage, we suggest you check directly with the resorts or ask us.

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Booking an Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on means your package will include the best Yasawa and Mamanuca Island activities on offer.

The add-on is available with our Awesome Packages (Tropical Island Explorer, Fiji Discovery, Coconut Cruiser and Island Time) and includes activities such as swimming with the manta rays, snorkelling with reef sharks and visiting the sacred Sawa-I-Lau Caves. You can book and pay for activities as you go but booking them in advance with your packages means there is no chance of you missing out!

Note: The Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on is available with both Simple Stays and Relaxed Resorts Awesome Packages but where you stay determines the activities you'll do, as not all activities are available at all resorts. To see a comprehensive list of which activities are included at each resort, please click on your chosen package. 

All guests who choose an Awesome Experiences 'Full Monty' add-on will receive a complimentary Fiji sulu (sarong), backpack and BPA-free branded water bottle.

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Yes! We can cater for vegans and vegetarians upon request. Please advise at time of booking.

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  • Oarsman’s Bay Lodge DOES NOT accept cash. All transactions (i.e. drinks, meals) must be paid by credit card.
  • There are only very basic medical facilities in the Yasawas so if any medical problem arises you may need to return to Nadi. If you develop a serious medical problem you will most likely want to leave Fiji for Australia, New Zealand or home.
  • A valid Travel Insurance policy is compulsory when travelling with the supplier. Your policy should cover emergency medical treatment and/or evacuation plus insurance cover for cancelled and/or delayed travel expenses incurred due to cancelled or delayed services as the result of weather events or unforeseen operational issues.


Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation fees apply on the total package price: 

  • less than 7 days notice - no refund
  • less than 14 days notice - 50% refund
  • less than one months notice - 75% refund


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