Things to do in Nadi

Our most recommended things to do in Nadi

Malamala Island: Full-Day Malamala Beach Club and Cruise

1. Malamala Island: Full-Day Malamala Beach Club and Cruise

Cruise to the beautiful Malamala Island and enjoy the beach club. Relax at a fully-stocked resort, enjoy delicious fresh Pacific food with a tropical cocktail, and go snorkeling or stand-up paddling. Hop on a bus and head to Port Denarau. Board a ship and cruise to the stunning Malamala Island. Head into the Malamala Beach Club and enjoy a day of relaxation. Rest in the sun on white beaches and then snorkel in the crystal clear water. When you get hungry, head to the restaurant or bar and enjoy delicious food with a beautiful view of the water. If you prefer, order some snacks to your lounge by the pool. Complete your meal with a glass of imported wine, beer, or handcrafted tropical cocktail. After your relaxing day at the club is finished, return by boat to Port Denarau feeling refreshed.

Fiji: Mamanuca Islands All-Inclusive Sailing Cruise

2. Fiji: Mamanuca Islands All-Inclusive Sailing Cruise

Greet your Fijian hosts for the day and enjoy champagne on arrival as you climb aboard a luxury sail boat. The schooner Whale's Tale is a 100ft long boat, equipped with sails and a turbo-charged main engine which reaches up to 10 knots at cruise speed under windless conditions. Begin the day with a continental breakfast of freshly baked scones, pastries, fresh local fruits, coffee, and tea. Enjoy complimentary beverages during the entire day (both on board the vessel and at Schooler Island. These include beer (Fiji Gold and Fiji Bitter), wine, soda drinks, and the original Fiji bottled water. Enjoy a dining area on the main deck and facilities including a bar and spacious gallery. Relax under the sun on the top deck or choose to sit on chairs in the shade around the vessel and at the front of the boat. Enjoy a sightseeing sailing cruise among some of the nearby and beautiful islands. This cruising experience is not just a direct transfer from Port Denarau to the exclusive Schooner Island. It is a spectacular sightseeing tour of 4 islands in the beautiful Manamuca Islands region. During your stay on the island, share the island day with only those who are on your cruise (no more than 55 passengers). Schooner Island is 100% uninhabited with no guest accommodation so the island is reserved just for you. All snorkel gear will be provided for your underwater exploration. You may choose to add on a special Fijian massage on the island under a traditional hut on the sand or take an underwater motorized scooter tour. Choose to ride the glass bottom boat or join the guided snorkel tour free of charge. Enjoy a special gourmet buffet lunch prepared by your chef and served on your own private island. Make use of the volleyball net in a voluntary competition with the crew.

Tivua Island Full-Day Captain Cook Cruises Excursion

3. Tivua Island Full-Day Captain Cook Cruises Excursion

Set sail by tall ship to idyllic Tivua Island from Nadi on a full-day introduction to cruising the islands of Fiji. Tivua is surrounded by 500 acres of spectacular coral reef, is a sanctuary for turtles during the nesting season, and boasts a ring of white sandy beaches. As you sail on the 2-masted tall ship Ra Marama you can sunbathe on the bowsprit, watch for dolphins playing in the waves below, and enjoy the music and entertainment on board. This historic brigantine, named after a famous 19th-century Fijian war canoe, was built for the Governor General of Fiji in 1957. When you arrive at Tivua Island, you can swim in the tropical waters, explore the island, or simply relax on a pristine sandy beach. If you're feeling energetic, there’s a selection of water activities available, including snorkeling and canoeing. Indulge in a delicious buffet BBQ lunch before sailing back to Nadi. The ship departs daily from Port Denarau, Nadi, at 10:00 AM and return to port at 5:00 PM.

Viti Levu: Mud Pool, Temple, and Sleeping Giant Garden

4. Viti Levu: Mud Pool, Temple, and Sleeping Giant Garden

Begin your day trip at the vibrantly hued Sri Siva Subramaniya Swami Temple, which is the largest Hindu temple in the southern hemisphere. Admire the traditional Davidian architecture and the painted wooden carvings of deities crafted by artists who traveled here from India. Continue your journey and stop at Nadi to visit a local handicrafts shop. Here, you can browse for souvenirs before making your way to the Namaka Market, where errand-running locals peruse colorful stacks of tropical fruits and vegetables. From there, head to the Garden of the Sleeping Giant to stroll through beautifully landscaped trails through lush gardens featuring more than 2,000 different kinds of delicate orchids. Your final stop is at the Sabeto Mud Baths, where you can soak in a mineral-rich mud pool and rinse off in the clear waters of a thermal hot spring. Relax on the ride back to your accommodation. A divine, gratifying, and soul enhancing experience is guaranteed.  Make a stopover at a local primary school to visit the children. Any stationary or donation will be much appreciated. Then visit Fiji's first Fijian Village where the ancestors landed, Viseisei Village. This is a very culturally rich tour that enables you to learn about the village lifestyle and the traditional Fijian culture. 

From Denarau: Half Day South Sea Island Cruise & BBQ Lunch

5. From Denarau: Half Day South Sea Island Cruise & BBQ Lunch

Spend the morning snorkeling, kayaking, or relaxing on the beach during a half-day cruise from Denarau to South Sea Island. Enjoy a BBQ lunch accompanied by local beer, wine, or soft drinks and watch a Fijian Meke performance. Receive a warm welcome from the crew as you step ashore on South Sea Island. Try snorkeling, kayaking, or just lazing on the beach. This is one of the few islands where there is still good access to the sea at low tide, and there’s a swimming pool available for your use as well. Enjoy a ride beneath the waves in a semi-submersible vessel to explore the coral reefs and see the vibrant tropical fish in the marine sanctuary surrounding the island. Savor a delicious barbecue and salad lunch along with local beer, house wine, and soft drinks. End the experience in the afternoon with a return trip to Denarau.

Captain Cook Cruises Sunset Dinner Cruise in Fiji

6. Captain Cook Cruises Sunset Dinner Cruise in Fiji

This 3-hour Fijian dinner cruise aboard the luxurious twin-deck sailing catamaran Fini One takes you on a scenic sail past idyllic tropical islands, all set aglow by the setting sun. As you glide into the sunset, enjoy a BBQ dinner accompanied by fresh salads. For a real treat, choose the lobster upgrade to savor the essential taste of the Pacific: a whole local lobster chargrilled and served on the half shell with accompanying seasonal vegetables. Dinner is accompanied by tea and coffee, or feel free to treat yourself and order drinks from the onboard bar service (not included). After dinner, sit back and enjoy traditional Fijian entertainment, including a cultural show featuring talented local singers and musicians. As the horizon turns from sunset pink to deep blue twilight, watch the stars light up the sky and reflect on the water, the perfect way to end your evening cruise around Fiji’s picturesque Pacific islands.

Nadi Zip Line & Cave Tour

7. Nadi Zip Line & Cave Tour

Enjoy an adventurous tour suited for all ages where you cannot only explore Nadi's nature from the 16 giant ziplines but also explore the limestone cave. Enjoy breathtaking views and create lasting memories on your adventure in Fiji.  Begin your zipline adventure at the upper part of the mountain where you will be surrounded by the abundant old growth of the big hardwood Vesi trees. Used in making bowls for native kava ceremonies, with most of the Vesi trees having been cut down, this makes the Nadi tour quite a unique experience. You will then use the ziplines and transition to the lower section of the mountain, filled with rain trees and of course, the caves are an exotic ecosystem unlike any other.  You will get to experience an unprecedented adventure of 5km of ziplines woven into a truly spectacular wildness setting of caves, canyons, and mountaintops. Soaring higher, faster and longer than ever before these 16 giant ziplines offer, jaw-dropping speeds, breathtaking ocean views with the added adventure of limestone cave exploration. On this tour, you’ll experience three different ecosystems.

Fiji: South Sea Island Tour with Cruise, Snorkel & BBQ Lunch

8. Fiji: South Sea Island Tour with Cruise, Snorkel & BBQ Lunch

You’ll receive a warm welcome from the Fijian crew as you step ashore on South Sea Island. The most difficult part of this full-day excursion is choosing what to do first! Snorkeling, kayaking, or just lazing on the beach can easily fill the morning hours. This is one of the few islands where there is still good access to the sea at low tide, and there’s a swimming pool available for your use as well. Enjoy a ride beneath the waves in a semi-submersible vessel to explore the coral reefs and see the magnificent tropical fish in the marine sanctuary that surrounds the island. A tasty barbecue and salad lunch is included and so are local beer, house wine, and soft drinks as well! The fun continues in the afternoon until it’s time for the return to Denarau.

Viti Levu: River Tubing in Fiji

9. Viti Levu: River Tubing in Fiji

This trip is a good way for you to explore and see more of Fiji. After being picked up from your hotel you will be transferred to Navua where you will board a boat and travel upriver into the Namosi Highlands to witness the beauty of the Fijian interior passing through meandering rapids, passing cascading waterfalls, tropical rainforest, and deep gorge. Enjoy a remote Fijian village and witness life away from the cares of modern living. Go on a walk through the jungle and a plantation then enjoy a swim under a waterfall before eating lunch on the riverside. After lunch, have fun tubing downriver and riding through gentle rapids scattered along the river.

Natadola Beach and Lawai Pottery Village Day Tour

10. Natadola Beach and Lawai Pottery Village Day Tour

You’ll be picked up at your hotel in the morning and begin your 6.5-hour tour with a ride through Nadi and on to Veisabasaba village. At the village the locals will greet you with a customary kava ceremony. Sip this relaxing brew and then spend some time exploring the village itself, watching the villagers perform traditional songs and dances and learning about daily life in the islands. From there you’ll continue on to Natadola Beach, a postcard-perfect swathe of pristine white sand lapped by shimmering turquoise waters. Enjoy some free time at the beach, lounge in the shade of rustling palm trees, or go for a swim. Have lunch at a beach resort, and If you'd like, you can check out other beach activities like horseback riding, snorkeling and massage before you head back to your hotel.

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What people are saying about Nadi

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 121 reviews

Absolutely loved this trip. It's the second time I've been to Malamala. The transfers were on time, friendly and everything ran really smoothly. This is a great day out with lots of variety if you enjoy kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and the most amazing snorkelling straight off the beach. I love that you can also relax by the pool, enjoy a drink and delicious food options. Highly recommend this day out.

The trip was great fun and the hosts were excellent. The singing and coconut leaf weaving were amongst my favourite parts.

An amazing experience. The guides were wonderful and very funny. Full of energy

Highly recommended :) we had such a good time that we booked it again

Very enjoyable cruise friendly fun staff and great food.