A tropical island experience in one of the windier spots in Fiji, perfect for intermediates for building skills and enjoy warm trade winds.

Safari Lodge is on the windward side of the island, with easy access to launch. Reefs are stunning, but need consideration 2 hrs after high water. Optimal booking for a stay here would be high water around midday – however it’s not a show-stopper. Alternative beginner options available if strong winds on the windward shore, however currently no tuition available. 

All transfers can be arranged from Nadi  Airport or Suva. Then a boat transfer over to the island. Communal eating and social area to share stories with other watersports users. (Other accomodation options on other side of the islands)

Downwinders can be arranged. No hire gear available, be completely self sufficient – including repair kit if required.

Fun wind waves to play on around reefs but no significant swell as it is on the inner reef.

If you luck out with non windy days there are kayaks, SUPs and snorkel gear to explore to pristine turquoise waters & plus Sandy beaches, hammocks and daily stunning sunsets.

Its worth noting the island was hit by a Cat 5 Cyclone in recent years and the impact of Covid restrictions means being patient with ´Fiji-time’ and availability of resources will let you enjoy the pace and ambience 

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  • Distance from waters edge to safe foiling depth.: 5-10m
  • Anything else we should know?:If your a complete beginner, options under Nananu-I-Cake with boat support - talk to Safari Lodge Manager for options. Occasionally snorkellers diving for Sea-cucumbers are out in the bay a long way from the shore & turtles to watch out for.
  • Rider level:Beginner, Intermediate
  • Shore Description:Beach
  • Best wind direction: E, SE
  • Best Tides:High, All tides
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  • Best swell conditions:0-2ft, 2-4ft
  • Best time of year: Jun - Aug, Sep - Nov
  • Comments::Coral Reefs - not an issue 2 hrs either side of high water. At low water swim foil over the reef 50 m from shore
  • Rigging Area:Grass, Sand
  • Entering the Water: Beach
  • Average Wind: 8-12kts, 10-15kts, 15-20kts, 20-30kts
  • Best area or direction to ride:All around the Bay. Out towards One Tree Point to the west the swell / waves improve
  • Alternative landing locations:Downwind area onto beach. No rescue cover
  • Other likely on-water activities to watch for: Sailing

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