Daily except Sunday & Friday (depends on weather conditions)Duration
Approximately 4 hoursStart time
Start time: To be advised after booking confirmation
Duration: Approximately 4 hours
The local activity operator’s office in Pacific Harbour, in the grounds of the Pearl South Pacific Resort. The office is an immediate right after you enter the gated driveway.
Guests staying at Nadi, Area, Coral Coast, Intercontinental or Suva areas can be picked up from their hotels. Please mention your hotel details at the time of booking and book the appropriate option for the place where you are staying
Alternatively you can book the Pacific Harbour option and arrange your own transport
The tour ends at the starting point.
The journey starts with a relaxed paddle through the tranquil waters of a lush mangrove forest. En route, you may spot some of the local denizens that make this special environment their home. Look out for mud lobsters, herons, harrier hawks, kingfishers, and fruit bats. As the mangrove swamp gives way to the ocean, sandy beaches beckon you to shore for a break and a delicious lunch.
After lunch, point your kayak towards the open sea and paddle across the warm clear waters of Rovodrau Bay. Enjoy glorious views of Beqa and Yanuca Islands in the distance.
Stop at a nearby reef to swim or snorkel among rainbow colored corals and shoals of tropical fish. Continuing on, your route takes you to the white sand beaches and rolling waves of Pacific Harbour and the conclusion of your journey.
There are four options for your Deuba Coastal Sea Kayak Tour, the only variation being the arrangements for getting to and from the local activity operator’s office in Pacific Harbour. The four options are:
• Nadi Area: Hotel pick up & drop-off included
• Coral Coast or Suva: Hotel pick up & drop-off included
• Intercontinental Resort: Hotel pick up & drop-off included
• Pacific Harbour: No hotel pick-up or drop-off. Make your way to the local activity operator’s office in Pacific Harbour, in the grounds of the Pearl South Pacific Resort.
At the start of the tour, you will be driven east to the inland waterway of the Deuba River. Your guides will familiarize you with your two-person kayak and paddle and give you a safety briefing before you venture onto the waterway.
The first leg of your trip takes you through a thriving mangrove forest. Look out for the local wildlife of this unique ecosystem: mud lobsters, herons, harrier hawks, kingfishers, and fruit bats.
When you reach the ocean, you will have the chance to rest on a beautiful sandy beach. Your guides prepare lunch while you enjoy a cold drink, a refreshing swim and relax in the sun.
Lunch will consist of a deli-spread of cold cuts (meats), cheeses, seasonably fresh vegetables, fruits, fresh bread and rolls, assorted cookies and other condiments. Juice and water are also available.
Afterwards, it’s time to set a course for the open sea. Leaving the mainland behind, you’ll paddle the warm, blue waters of Rovodrau Bay with dramatic views of Beqa and Yanuca Islands rising in the distance. Your guides will lead you to a nearby reef, where you can snorkel with a kaleidoscope of tropical fish among the brilliantly colored corals.
Then board your kayak for the last stage of the trip, which takes you back along the coast to Pacific Harbour.
For guests from Pacific Harbour the tour ends at the tour operator’s office. Other guests will be dropped back at their h
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.
The actual sequence of the trip and elements included are subject to tidal fluctuations.
You are advised not to bring cameras or video cams or electronic equipment (unless waterproof) as it could get wet, damp, damaged or lost. Please note that your activity operator will not be responsible for the care or safekeeping of your personal equipment on the sea kayak trip.
Bring any special medications (allergy, etc.) with you. Let your trip leader know if you have any special medical considerations before setting out.
Please give details of medical concerns or dietary restrictions you might have when making your booking.
You should be reasonably strong, fit and able to swim. People with heart trouble and pregnant women should have their physician's approval before taking an adventure trip.
Please be advised that the U.S. Coast Guard approved life jackets are rated to accommodate persons no heavier than 260 pounds and with a chest size no larger than 52 inches
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
All trips practice a ‘Leave No Trace’ environmental and social ethic. All garbage and waste packed in are packed out.
If you feel that your guide(s) have worked hard for you, a small gratuity would be appreciated. You can give the tip to your trip leader or the receptionist in the activity operator’s office. It will be evenly distributed among the guides or per your request
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