Matamanoa Island Resort - Activities

Complimentary Activities

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  • snorkelling lessons;
  • snorkelling equipment;
  • hobie cats;
  • canoeing;
  • after dinner games;
  • beach volleyball;
  • beach petanque;
  • beach cricket;
  • beach soccer;
  • beach touch rugby;
  • mountain hike;
  • sulu tying demonstration;
  • coconut husking & cracking demonstration;
  • green coconut tasting;
  • fijian lesson;
  • basket weaving lessons;
  • fijian cooking lesson;
  • coconut bowling;
  • tennis court;
  • table tennis;
  • board games;
  • library;
  • afternoon tea.
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Paid Activities

Scuba Diving

PADI Freediver

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PADI scuba diving operated by Deep Blue Diving & Water Sports, a PADI 5 Star operator based on Matamanoa Island Resort. With over 30 dive sites within the Mamanuca Islands, dive shallow reefs, pinnacles, wrecks, shark encounters and much more! See our diving page here for more information.

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PADI free diving operated by Deep Blue Diving & Water Sports, a PADI 5 Star operator based on Matamanoa Island Resort. If you’ve always wanted to enter the underwater world quietly, on your own terms, staying as long as your breath allows, then freediving is for you. Taking the PADI Freediver course is your first step toward discovering why freediving is becoming a popular way to explore beneath the waves.

Valid 01 April 2017 - 31 March 2018 Fiji Dollars $485 per person; Couples special $750 per couple

Valid 01 April 2018 - 31 March 2019 Fiji Dollars $495 per person; Couples special $795 per couple

Daily Guided Snorkel Trip

Snorkel Safari

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Explore our house reef and other nearby reefs directly from the boat with our experienced snorkel guides. Ideal for all levels (approximately 1 hour).

Valid 01 April 2017 - 31 March 2018 Fiji Dollars $20 per person

Valid 01 April 2018 - 31 March 2019 Fiji Dollars $22 per person

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We have selected some of our favourite reefs for this snorkel adventure just 15 minutes away by boat. Our in-water guid will be there to show you some interesting marine life (approximately 2 hours).

Sunday & Thursday (weather permitting)

Valid 01 April 2017 - 31 March 2019 Fiji Dollars $85 per person

Light Tackle Fishing

Handline Fishing

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Every day at first light. Weather dependent. Max 2 pax

Try light tackle fishing – trolling or casting, searching for those delicious reef fish (but hopefully not the reef itself!).

Every day except Sunday (Afternoons casting on the outer reef)

Valid 01 April 2017 - 31 March 2018 Fiji Dollars $525 for the boat

Valid 01 April 2018 - 31 March 2019 Fiji Dollars $550 for the boat

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Scheduled on Monday, Wednesday and Friday (weather permitting)

Valid 01 April 2017 - 31 March 2018 Fiji Dollars $30 per person

Valid 01 April 2018 - 31 March 2018 Fiji Dollars $34 per person

Sport Fishing

Cloud 9 Floating Platform

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Come and try your hand at early morning (sunrise) sports fishing. Troll on the outer reef for Giant Trevally (catch and release), Tuna or other exciting sports fish.

Every day except for Sunday.  Trips start at first light and are weather dependent. Max 4 pax

Valid 01 April 2017 - 31 March 2018 Fiji Dollars $625 for the boat

Valid 01 April 2018 - 31 March 2019 Fiji Dollars $650 for the boat

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Cloud 9 is Fiji's only two level floating platform situated literally in the middle of the ocean surrounded by nothing but turquoise blue water, coral reef and the horizon... a floating paradise!
This unique venue has an internationally stocked bar, Italian wood-fired pizzeria, surround sound system throughout, sun decks, hanging chairs and day beds.

Sunday 11.30 - 15:30 (weather permitting)

Valid 01 April 2017 - 31 March 2018 Fiji Dollars $235 per person includes $60 food & drink voucher

Valid 01 April 2018 - 31 March 2019 Fiji Dollars $245 per person includes $60 food & drink voucher

Island Hopping

Sacred Islands

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Voyage around some of the beautiful, sheltered islands that make up the Mamanuca archipelago. The itinerary can vary to suit you, with options such as jet skiing, beach combing and snorkeling. Lunch (not included in the price) will be at a resort along the way.

Wednesday 11.15 – 15.30 (weather permitting)

Valid 01 April 2017 - 31 March 2018 Fiji Dollars $170 per person

Valid 01 April 2018 - 31 March 2019 Fiji Dollars $180 per person

  • Scared Island

Visit these stunning deserted islands just 11 miles to the North. This group of 3 islands are very important to the history Tavua (the village where most of the staff come from) and all Fiji, as they are thought to be the site of the very first landfall almost 2000 years ago.

Make an offering to the local Gods, hear the stories of ghosts and Presidents, fruit bats and giant warriors. Walk through the centre of the island and see where the Fijian ancestors lived and cooked (which no longer includes any humans!).

Thursday (times vary according to tides & weather permitting)

Valid 01 April 2017 - 31 March 2018 Fiji Dollars $140 per person

Valid 01 April 2018 - 31 March 2019 Fiji Dollars $150 per person

Village Visit

Monuriki Island "Cast Away" Tour

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No trip to Fiji would be complete without visiting a local village. Tavua, home to most of the Matamanoa staff, is only a short boat ride away. Here you’ll see how they live, how they’ve made pottery for the last 100 years and have a chance to shop at their shell market, contributing directly to their economy.

Monday & Friday 11.15 – 13.30 (weather permitting)

Valid 01 April 2017 - 31 March 2018 Fiji Dollars $88 per person

Valid 01 April 2018 - 31 March 2019 Fiji Dollars $90 per person

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Monuriki is the island made famous by Tom Hanks and ‘Wilson’ in the film Cast Away. Your guide will take you to some of the set locations and tell you about the film. On the tour you’ll also learn about local flora and fauna, including the Fiji Crested Iguana, which is only found on 2 other islands in the world. There’s also the chance to enjoy some pristine snorkeling or just relax on the beach.

Tuesday & Saturday 13.00 – 15.30 (weather permitting)

Valid 01 April 2017 - 31 March 2018 Fiji Dollars $105 per person

Valid 01 April 2018 - 31 March 2019 Fiji Dollars $110 per person

Village Church Visit

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Listen to the beautiful singing and harmonizing as well as experience an extremely important ceremony to the Fijians. You won’t find this experience anywhere else in the world.

Sunday 10.00. Minimum 4 pac (weather permitting)

Valid 01 April 2017 - 31 March 2018 Fiji Dollars $75 per person

Valid 01 April 2018 - 31 March 2019 Fiji Dollars $78 per person