Fiji Yacht Charter
Fiji is the perfect place for a yacht charter holiday. Imagine white sandy beaches, aquamarine water and swaying palms trees. Many areas of the Fijian Islands are inaccessible to tourism because of their remoteness, which gives both luxury sailing yacht charters and motor yachts a real scope for unparalleled adventure. Please contact us here for the full current list of luxury charter yachts available in Fiji, or just to discuss this destination and its charter itineraries.
Fiji is one of the most scenic islands destinations in the South Pacific and indeed the entire world. This is where the famous movie the Blue Lagoon was made, and for good reason. Fiji is an island paradise. Adventurous vacationers enjoy Fiji yacht charters as these islands are less commercialised and far more remote than other islands such as those in the Caribbean. Nevertheless, there are excellent international connection flights between the west coast of the United States, Asia and Australasia that touch down in Fiji.
There are some luxury crewed yachts available for charter in Fiji year round and there are always visiting superyachts that offer charters on the South Pacific leg of their world trip. Similarly New Zealand and Australia are growing superyacht destinations, both for cruising and for yacht supplies and refits, so international superyachts often visit Fiji on the way down under. Please contact CharterWorld for the current list of yacht visiting Fiji that are available for luxury yacht charter vacations.
The Fiji charter season begins in April and ends around December when unpredictable weather threatens the South Pacific. However there are some who also swear that you can have fantastic yachting holidays in January and even February, so it is possible to cruise Fiji at other times of the year. As for yacht rental, the types of yacht charter available in Fiji include all the main types such as motor yachts, sailing, luxury superyacht charters, skippered boats, crewed yachts, catamaran, power boats and expedition or explorer yachts. Some of the largest luxury superyachts in the world have visited Fiji as these islands are definitely on the list of worldwide special places to see.
There really is no better way to experience to culture, beauty and diversity of Fiji, than on your very own private charter boat...
More about the places to see on your Fiji charter
The Fijian islands are actually an archipelago that is found in the southern part of the Pacific Ocean. The region is a cluster of 322 divine islands. More than half of the population of Fiji stays in the islands of Viti Levu and Vanua Levu. The people belong to various mixed races such as Rotuman, Melanesian, Polynesian and Indo Fijians. Fiji has a rich and ancient history that can be seen in the various monuments. If you want to do a unique tour of Fiji then you can take the yacht charter route. While on your Fiji yacht charter holidays there are lots of things to do and experience.
The capital, Nadi is on the island of Vita Levu. There are a couple of island groups within a few hours by sailboat from Vitu Levu. Most of the Mamanuca islands host modern resorts with at least a bar and restaurant, so you’ll never be short of a good meal. Musket Cove Resort, one of the only islands with marina facilities for yachts, has been awarded the "Best Resort in Fiji" - not a bad place to start your yacht charter.
You can also add the cultural centre of the island which is called Orchid. Here you will find an accurate representation of all Fiji Islands. There are many natural caves in the region that you can explore with an expert guide. Suva is the island’s capital and this place is bustling with activity during the peak season. The tidal strip of the coast has a lot of natural mangroves through which you can take your yacht and have a look at the majestic mangrove plantations.
The Yasawa Island group
If you’d prefer to catch your own meal, sail up to the Yasawa Island group, famous for the filming of the ‘Blue Lagoon’. The Yasawa Islands are a true paradise. The volcanic nature of the Fijian Islands creates a spectacular backdrop for cruising. The Yasawa Islands are still occupied by local villagers. Most sailing charter guests find them a refreshing change from the commercialism of the Mamanuca’s and the Coral Coast. The water is clear and fresh, the fishing is great, and the locals are friendly.
In Vanau Levu the northern island you will discover a marine spectacle. Around Taveuni, Savusavu, Namena Reef and Koro Island, you’ll find some of the best diving in the world. The island itself is covered in lush rainforests and waterfalls and the water below, is home to some incredible coral and marine life. There are plenty of natural bays in which to anchor a yacht.
Excellent Marine Activities
The Fiji Islands are an excellent location to visit to experience outdoor wildlife and especially marine activities that include snorkelling, diving and sailing. The beautiful cluster of islands provides the perfect setting for these marine activities. You can take help from an expert diver cum guide who will take you to the depths of the ocean and make you see the exotic life beneath surface. Some of the species you will see are unique to this region and you won’t find them anywhere else. After the dive you can laze around on the beach and probably get yourself tanned in the bright sun. There is another prominent destination that you should include in your Fiji yacht tour. This includes the Cloud Breaker which is a popular place for surfing and snorkelling. There are many beautiful lines of live corals in this region. Sometimes the waves here reach a height of 6 metres and this serves for perfect sailing conditions.
Nature Trails for Adventurous Types
If you are one of the adventurous types then you can go for nature trails. Fiji has a lovely national park called Vidawa Forest. Here you can a glimpse of some of the unique species of the region such as the fruit bats. Such sightings will surely be a treat for any nature lover. In the evenings you can watch the national dance of the region which is called Meke. Here the locals dress in their native attire of skirts and lies that are made of grass. With drumbeats in the background, the dancers sway to the beats of the music players and eventually invite you to dance with them.
Rafting is Exciting
Apart from yacht charter you can also try your hand at rafting. There are many rafting expeditions that take place daily. The raft is simple and is made from bamboo. There are several rivers that flow from the mountains and hence you should definitely try river rafting. This activity will add more adventure to your already exciting Fiji yacht charter. On the way you can enjoy the diverse flora and fauna of the region. Like every country, Fiji is also proud of its heritage and hence you will find some good museums depicting the past times. There is the National Museum, Sri Siva Subramaniya and the Parliament House.