Just 6km west of Nadi, upmarket Denarau Island is the gateway to the Mamanuca and Yasawa groups, renowned for their scenic beauty and stunning white sand beaches. Denarau makes an ideal base for those taking shorter cruises, and boasts several world-class resorts and spas, all set in landscaped tropical gardens with access to private beach areas. There are tour booking desks, and a huge range of activities to keep you busy including including diving, game fishing and dolphin watching, helicopter flights, limo tours, jet-skiing, snorkelling, kayaking and sailing.  

Denarau Island’s brand new retail complex has been designed with visitors in mind, and you’ll find everything from stylish shops and cafés to a pharmacy, post office and fully serviced Westpac Bank. Dine out at Fiji's first Hard Rock Café, or tempt your tastebuds with seafood, Indian and Italian cuisine. Down at Denarau’s wharf, cruise ships, motor launches and tall ships will ferry you out to the Mamanucas and Yasawas for a range of cruising adventures including snorkelling, island picnics, swimming with the rays, sunset cocktails and traditional village visits.