Mamanuca Islands, Fiji
The Mamanuca Islands of Fiji are a volcanic archipelago lying to the west of Viti Levu and to the south of the Yasawa Islands. The group, a popular tourist destination, consists of about 20 islands, but about 7 of these are covered by the Pacific Ocean at high tide. Malololailai is the centre of the tourism industry in the Mamanucas.
The Mamanucas are home to many of Fiji's more traditional resorts, such as Mana, Beachcomber, Castaway, and Plantation Island. The islands offer ideal conditions for boating, scuba diving, snorkeling and other water-based activities. Other attractions include dolphin spotting, bushwalking, fishing and village tours.
Things to see and do
* Village tours
* Water sports
* Dolphin spotting
* Snorkeling off the beach
* Rainforest walks
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Fiji dollar (F$)
Language – Fijian & English
Electricity – 2 angled pins and 1 flat pin centred below Australian style
Time – GMT plus twelve hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 679
Port Location – There are jetties located at most of the resorts on the islands.
Transport Links – There are helicopter and float plane flights available from Nadi International Airport. From Denarau Marina (20 minutes drive from Nadi Airport) there are large, luxury catamarans (South Sea Cruises, Cougar). Water Taxis (Seafiji) also service the islands in aluminium catamarans. They are the most affordable transportation, especially for groups going to the same destination.