Ultimate Mamanuca Islands Fiji Guide

It’s hard to describe the sheer beauty of the Mamanuca Islands, but if you imagine a tropical paradise, then this Fijian archipelago could be closer to that image than anywhere else in the world.

It’s a great place to visit, and to inspire your trip, here’s our guide to exploring the Mamanuca Islands in Fiji.


This group of islands is located off the northwest coast of Viti Levu, Fiji’s main island.

Location of the Mamanuca Islands

A Brief History of the Mamanuca Islands

The islands themselves are mostly volcanic, being situated in a seismic part of the Pacific. They were formed thousands of years ago by volcanic activity.

Where to Stay in the Mamanuca Islands

The Mamanuca Islands have a great range of hotels and resorts to stay at, and most of these will easily help you to arrange transportation there and day trips too.

Budget Needs for the Mamanuca Islands

Backpacking Budget: $200 FJD per day will get you a dorm bed, island hopping pass, and hostel meals. It does not include activities or any meal plans.

Best Beaches in the Mamanuca Islands

Vomo Beach (Vomo Island): Not only is it stunning, but you can hike and snorkel some beautiful reefs at this beach.

Best Places to Dive in the Mamanuca Islands

Castaway Island: Fantastic soft coral and pinnacle diving at a site called the Three Brommies.

Enjoy the Beaches

Every island and every resort has a wonderful stretch of white sand, but some of the best beaches can be found on Beachcomber Island, Malolo Island and Treasure Island.

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