Matacawa levu-Fiji

Matacawa levu is located in the Yasawa group of islands, which lie in a chain just off the northwest coast of Viti Levu, Fiji. The island chain begins about 40 kilometers northwest of Lautoka and stretch for approximately 80 kilometers.

Matacawa levu is one of the largest of the 20 islands in the group and is the only island in the Yasawa's to boast two beaches facing north and east. They are both beautiful and border lovely coral reefs where you can snorkel and explore.

On Matacawa Levu Island you can experience night diving with the locals or during the day, fishing for skipjack tuna in a local boat. A highlight is a roast pig or goat ashore on a deserted beach, where the villagers join in around a camp fire with guitars and a kava bowl. Hiking and reef exploration are other attractions on the island.

Things to see and do

* Water sports
* Beach activities
* Snorkeling off the beach
* Island exploration
* Village tour

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Fiji dollar (F$)
Language – Fijian & English
Population – 2000 approx
Electricity – 2 angled pins and 1 flat pin centred below Australian style
Time – GMT plus twelve hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 679

Port Location – The port is located at Matacawa levu village.

Transport Links - The Yasawas are accessed daily from Port Denarau and Lautoka by fast catamaran and resort water taxis; or seaplane and helicopter from Nadi. Out of Nadi, only one service runs daily through Mamanuca and to the top of the Yasawa Group.

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