The rainy week continued while we were staying at The Warwick on the Coral Coast, so we began to look for alternate activities, other than sunbathing on the beach or snorkelling amongst the coral. We found someone with a car to spare and arranged to drive to Suva.
Near the top northern end of the Yasawa Island chain, several scenes from the famous movie Blue Lagoon were filmed, including a scene in an underwater cave. On the last full day of our Fiji cruise we visited the area.
A highlight of our Captain Cook Yasawa Island Cruise was the snorkelling and scuba diving. As you would imagine of such a pristine out of the way place, the waters are crystal clear and the corals rich and colourful.
After a great afternoon spent on Gunu Beach, we returned to the ship to freshen up before returning for our visit to Gunu Village, where we enjoyed the hospitality of the friendly locals.
Our next stop on our Captain Cook Yasawa Island 4 night cruise was Gunu Beach. Gunu is on the north end of Naviti Island, and was the first beach we visited in the Yasawa island chain. It is also the home of Gunu Village, where we got to meet many of the friendly locals.
After seven straight days of wind and rain, the tropical low finally moved on and the sun came out. Suddenly it was like the last week had never happened and we found ourselves back in the middle of a tropical paradise.I immediately took advantage of the change in conditions and booked a snorkelling tour to the nearby marine reserve, which …
After a solid week of rain, the weather finally broke and the sun was shining brightly the day we embarked on our 4 night Captain Cook Cruise through the Yasawa Islands. We left the Tokatoka hotel around 10am and arrived at Port Denarau with plenty of time to check in for our 1pm departure.
With the poor weather on Fiji's Coral Coast looking to continue, we investigated local activities and came across something that looked fun and would not be affected by the rain.Sigatoka River Safari, part Jet Boat river cruise and part Fijian Village experience seemed to fit the bill exactly, so after booking at our resort, we got up early on a …