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Getting Here

Nacula Island is located in the Yasawa Island chain which is the sunniest and driest part of Fiji, enjoying tropical warmth and ideal ocean temperatures all year round.  Oarsman’s Bay Lodge is a 30 minute helicopter flight from Nadi Airport or 4.5 hours via catamaran from Port Denarau Marina, Nadi.

PLEASE NOTE: Air and sea transfers are always subject to change. In the event of inclement weather, the carrier reserves the right to offer alternate or to cancel service for safety reasons. The transfers that have been confirmed to you are based on regular transfers. If transfers are cancelled, we will work with guests to arrange for alternative transfer options.

Flights

Fiji Airways, which is part of Oneworld Connect, has direct flights from Los Angeles, San Francisco, Vancouver and Singapore to Nadi. There are also nonstop flights from various Australian and New Zealand cities.

Ferry

The below options are available to transfer you to and from Oarsman’s Bay Lodge. Please advise your international flight details so that we can book your transfers to the island for you. We can also arrange inter-island transfers within the Yasawa Island group.

Tavewa Seabus

Tavewa Seabus

Tavewa Seabus is a 56-passenger fully licensed catamaran departing at 8:00am daily from Lautoka Kings Jetty and reaches the Yasawas in just under three hours. The trips are round trips and return to Lautoka Kings Jetty by 3.30 pm. They offer shuttle transfers either from or to your hotel/destination. Lautoka is 40 minutes from Nadi.

South Sea Cruises

South Sea Cruises

South Sea Cruises is a 250-passenger fully licensed catamaran departing 8:45am daily from Denarau Marina and arriving at Oarsman’s Bay Lodge 1:30pm. FJ 219 per person one way or FJ 269 per person one way Captain’s Lounge. Captain’s Lounge includes reserved seating, complimentary snacks and beverages in air-conditioned comfort. The trips are round trips and return to Denarau Marina by 5:45pm. You will board a tender boat to and from the catamaran to Oarsman’s Bay Lodge.

Island Hoppers Fiji

Island Hoppers Fiji

Island Hoppers Fiji provides fast Helicopter transfers from Nadi Airport. Flight time is 20-30 minutes each way. Luggage allowance 15kg per person (excess charges will apply). Weather and daylight hours permitting. FJ 850 per person one way FJ 1700 per person return. Minimum two persons travelling.

Departure times may change at anytime which is outside of the resort’s control.

Getting to Oarsman's Bay Lodge

Can you assist in booking our transfers to Oarsman’s?

Getting to Oarsman’s Bay Lodge is an adventure in itself.  Our friendly reservations team can organize everything for you.  All we need is your flight details and preferred method of travel i.e., by air, by boat, or an air/boat combination.

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What time does the boat leave from Port Denarau and how frequently?

South Sea Cruises is a 250-passenger fully licensed catamaran departing daily 8:45am daily from Denarau Marina. Oarsman’s Bay Lodge is the last stop arriving at 1pm.

What is the cost of the Ferry from Port Denarau to Oarsman’s?

Price is FJ200 per person one way, or FJ260 per person one way for the Captain’s VIP Lounge which includes complimentary snacks, soft drinks, beer, wine, free Wi-Fi, and reserved seating in air-conditioned comfort.

What time does the Ferry reach Port Denarau?

The trip is a right-about trip and returns to Denarau Marina by 5:45pm.

Are there other transport options available to Oarsmans Bay Lodge Resort?

Island Hoppers Fiji provides fast Helicopter transfers from Nadi Airport. Flight time is 20-30 minutes each way. The luggage allowance is 15kg per person (excess charges will apply). Weather and daylight hours permitting. Minimum two persons traveling.

Helicopter transfers are on a shared basis – private charter rates are available on request. Departure times may change at any time which is outside of the resort’s control.

This helicopter is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, a breathtaking way to view the majestic coral reef systems that along the Yasawa islands.