South Sea Island Half Day Cruise

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From $87.72

35 reviews   (4.20)

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Departs: fiji, fiji

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

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Gorgeous little South Sea Island is one of the treasures of the Mamanuca Islands. Crystal clear waters, coral reefs and thousands of colourful tropical fish surround the tiny island.

The Half Day cruise to South Sea Island is perfect for those who don't have a lot of time to spare but still want a taste of the 'real Fiji'. This fantastic cruise means you'll get to explore one of Fiji's cutest Mamanuca Islands and get into 'island time'. As the island is only 30 minutes from Denarau, you'll have time to do many of the activities on the island and meet the friendly Fijian's ashore.

What's Included

30 minutes free WiFi on South Sea Island

A delicious BBQ lunch with salad included.

Bottled water and soft drinks

Complimentary Kids Club.

Fijian 'Meke' performance at lunchtime (except Sundays).

FREE return coach transfers to/from Port Denarau from most hotels/resorts in Nadi/Denarau/Wailoaloa

FREE Subsea Adventure in the semi-submersible coral viewer.

FREE use of non-motorised watersports equipment

Local beer and wine while ashore

Return vessel transfers in an air-conditioned catamaran with free WiFi on board.

What's Not Included

Diving available (additional cost)

Massage available (additional cost)

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 4
  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 15
  • ADULT: Age: 16 - 99

Additional Info

  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • All passengers over the age of 17 are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a WHO-recognized vaccine. Customers will need to complete and submit a pre-cruise health declaration form & provide a form of Government-issued evidence of their C
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

What To Expect

Mamanuca Islands
Half a day to South Sea Island is an easy 30-minute ferry ride. Perfect for those who don't have a lot of time to spare, but still want a taste of the 'real Fiji'. This fantastic cruise means you'll get to explore one of Fiji's cutest Mamanuca Islands and get into 'island time' The island will be yours for the rest of the day until the catamaran arrives around 5.30 pm to bring you back to Port Denarau. Transfers back to select hotels/resorts in Nadi, Denarau, and Wailoaloa area are included if prebooked.

4 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Port Denarau Marina
A complimentary coach transfer is provided for this tour from select hotels/resrts Nadi, Denarau, and the Wailoaloa area. Air-conditioned coaches will pick you from designated pick up points approximately 75 minutes before the departure time. You will then need to check in at the South Sea Cruises check-in counter. Please keep your voucher numbers or e-confirmation available when you are at the counter. Our lovely South Sea Cruises staff with a big Bula smile will then provide your boarding pass for the catamaran. Our modern catamarans have air-conditioned lounges, outside viewing decks and fully licensed bars, meaning you’ll feel on holiday, even en route to your island escape.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Excellent day trip. Will go again if visiting Fiji
Kari S, 17-09-2022
This was one of our favorite excursion days. I believe we did a full day, but don't see an option to review the full day. Water socks are recommended as the sand is coarse & lots of coral chunks in the sand. Lunch was excellent and filling. Was nice to have the option for free beer, wine and soda all day. We did do the submarine free trip. I didn't appreciate that aspect so much as it was rocky (even though the seas were calm) and I felt motion sick in the short time and there wasn't a whole lot of fish to see, so I'd skip that next time, but others seemed to enjoy it. Didn't use the pool, only swam in the ocean and lounged on our chairs under the sun sail shade cloth. Boat ride there was quick and used a motorized catamaran, which is good for our sea sick sensitive family. Overall, a favorite day trip of our family of 4 adults.
Must do cruise
James_M, 11-09-2022
The singing and dancing are wonderful. Snorkeling must do. Staff wonderful. The under water view on bottom glass boat awesome. Kids loved it
Lovely day on the half day cruise
Melanie_C, 05-09-2022
My most memorable experience was swimming in the ocean. I wanted to take my kids paddle boarding but by the time we got to the dive shop, all of the rentable kids life jackets were in use. It was fine because my kids loved the pool. Mahalo to our hosts, we loved the island and hope to come again.
Paradise for half a day!...
Raj_J, 27-09-2022
Paradise for half a day! How can you go wrong g. One of the best buffets I had in Fiji. Lots of smiles
Wonderful island experience - perfect timing for young families
MrsLBird, 23-09-2022
We did this cruise as a group of 13 including 1, 2, 3, 9 & 15 year olds. It was the perfect amount of time for the younger kids and the group size meant there was always someone to sit with those not in the water.

*important note: It says pram suitable but don't bother unless you have to. The catamaran meets a tender boat to and from the island itself so thr pram was a pain to get on and off the tender then up the sand.

The buffet lunch was great quality with plenty of quantity so no one was left hungry. The plate size was generous so none of us felt the need for seconds. The bar was also well stocked with the included drinks.

We hired the waterfront bure for the day which was perfect as somewhere for the kids to have a nap and all of us to have a private toilet & shower. It was also good to have somewhere out of the sun to store our things and reapply sunscreen.

The performance after lunch was well worth it and the team were great with some photos afterwards, they asked for donations but did not press and it didn't feel required.

The island is a coral island so reef shoes are advisable. We didn't have them and survived but certainly would have been more comfortable with them.

Some of our group did the scuba and loved it. I also enjoyed the snorkelling and found the anchored, floating pipe a few meters out from shore a good way point for not strong swimmers. We floated there for ages with the 9 year old who was excited to see all the fish just past his fingertips.

The ladies on the souvenirs tables were all lovely, one got us some mats and beanbags to make the kids comfortable in the shade and helped take a group picture which we appreciated.

The boat home was running behind as the first boat that arrived was full. It qould have been nice to have a little more information as we waited on the beach but this was a small issue overall.

We would absolutely do this trip again!

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