The Mamanucas are a fabulous group of 20 volcanic islands with around 7 of them under water at high tide. Some are tiny, others not so tiny, scattered hither and thither amongst exotic, clear, clean reefs that are home to pelagic and reef fish attracted by nutrients swept in by strong currents.
These islands will offer you more sun than you can probably cope with, one of the reasons why they were selected to host the reality shows, ”The Resort” and “Treasure Island” plus enough activities that will have you looking for a holiday to get over the holiday. In the early days of tourism, and still today, this group was famous for catering to day trippers.
The Mamanucas were the trailblazer in resort tourism in Fiji and it’s not hard to work out why. Relatively close to the mainland and Nadi international airport, and closer now that they are serviced by high-speed catamarans, the great tropical weather combined with all the fabulous bounty that nature has endowed on them, makes for a ‘perfect holiday in a tropical paradise theme’. The Mamanucas are picture post card stuff with no touch-ups. What you see is what you get!
Come lovers, come families, come backpackers, party animals, divers, surfers, day trippers, come one, come all.
Here you will find resorts galore and come as close to a Club Med in the Pacific than anywhere else in Fiji. The group is known for fun and frolicking and a list of activities that will leave the most intrepid travelers gasping for breathe.
How about this for the “be all end all” range of activities. Diving and boat snorkeling, sea kayaking, surfing, jet skiing, parasailing, windsurfing, island trekking & beachcombing, ocean swimming, dolphin watching, sailing, sunset cruises, onsite water activities such as paddle boarding & banana boat rides, romantic beach picnics, cultural village tours, spa treatments, weddings & honeymoons. Whew - gimmee a break guys!!
The Mamanucas is also home to world renowned dive sites such as The Big W frequented by a resident bronze whale shark and 70 metre drop-offs. Gotham City so named for its batfish and abundance of soft corals and schools of fish in the thousands. West of Mana Island is the Supermarket where shark feeding is the order of the day and the Circus for its prevalence of clown fish and Eagle Mana Reef where eagle rays make intermittent appearances.