Kadavu Islands Fiji Experiences

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Things to do in the Kadavu Islands

The Kadavu Islands are a haven for nature lovers.

Located roughly 100km / 62miles south of Viti Levu, Kadavu is Fiji’s fourth largest island. This irregularly shaped island has few roads so when you arrive at Vunisea airfield all transportation thereafter is by boat.

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The island’s deeply indented bays, fringed by coral reefs and mangrove forest provide habitat to a host of birds including the endemic Kadavu musk parrot.

Forest openings reveal lizards basking on rocks, and butterflies spiralling skyward in a lazy dance.

There are great waterfalls on the southern side of Kadavu Island in Kadavu village.

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The Great Astrolabe Reef

The Great Astrolabe Reef, one of the largest continuous reefs in the world, wraps from the northeast to the southern side of Kadavu Island, and is renowned as one of the best dive sites in the world.

Here you’ll discover the reef’s spectacle of colours, diversity of marine life and wondrous coral gardens and structures.

The more adventurous traveller need only venture a little further to encounter turtles, swim with manta rays and admire the majesty of whales, during the season.

North Astrolabe Lagoon

The North Astrolabe Lagoon offers close proximity to some excellent diving.

This barrier reef is the perfect example of Fiji’s amazing soft corals and your likely to see large pelagic species, schooling barracudas and turtles. Hosting many dive sites, the reef is one of the places where manta ray encounters are common. Divers can explore numerous channels and passages while viewing pristine coral formations teeming with tropical fish.

There is about 25 nm of open water from NE Beqa to Usbourne Passage before you enter into the lee of the Kadavu reefs and the entrance into the North Astrolable Lagoon.


Having maintained its strong cultural values the general population leads fairly subsistent lifestyles in sleepy coastal villages dwarfed by mountainous jungles and waterfalls plummeting from the hilltops.

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Best Luxury Resort in the Kadavu Islands Fiji


Kokomo is a private island on the edge of the celestial Kadava Island Group encircled by the Great Astrolabe Reef.

A whole new level of exclusive luxury is yours at Kokomo Fiji.  It’s an exclusive, five-star resort where everything is taken care of from the moment you set foot on this island paradise.

Privacy is paramount, the service superior and you are the priority.

From your spectacular seaplane arrival,  an island of adventures and sea of activities awaits you. Everything you need and more is at your fingertips at Kokomo Private Island Resort.

The resort’s luxury suites are designed for privacy, comfort and relaxation.  Choose from the beachfront luxury residence, one of the four luxury hilltop residences, elevated amidst tropical rainforest with striking views of the lagoon, or opt for one of the 21 exclusive beachfront Villas – all with a private infinity pool. Featuring sustainable design and traditional Fijian nuances, the Kokomo Private Island accommodation is alive with both opulence and character.

Kokomo is the consummate luxury Fiji resort.

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Planning a luxury Fiji vacation holiday?

With extensive experience building unique and wonderful Fiji holiday experiences, the team at Five Vacations have first-hand knowledge of the magnificent Fiji Islands and all that it offers.

Five Vacations Fiji has been designed to embrace the need for travel advice at the high-end, luxury level.   Led by a team of passionate and dedicated Fiji travel advisors, our team have all personally visited the luxury resorts featured by 5 Vacations Fiji.  We are accredited Fiji Matai Specialists, meaning we have knowledge and expertise that you can trust.

We believe that your Fiji luxury holiday should never be packaged up as a deal.  Luxury should be built from this first-hand experience.  Luxury should be recommended, tailored.  It should be bespoke.

Five Vacations guests will benefit from this knowledge, dedication and passion.  Additionally, there are a number of unique benefits when booking your  Luxury holiday with Five Vacations  – upgrades when available, VIP fast-tracking through immigration at Nadi Airport, Luxury vehicle transfers and more.

Your experience with Five Vacations will be more than just a trip.  It will be a luxury vacation tailored to your every need.  You will want to experience more than five vacations with Five Vacations Fiji.

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