Barefoot Manta Island to Denarau Ferry

The Barefoot Manta Island Denarau ferry route connects Drawaqa Island with Fiji. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Awesome Adventures Fiji. The crossing operates up to 14 times each week with sailing durations from around 3 hours.

Barefoot Manta Island Denarau sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

Route and port details

Barefoot Manta Island - Denarau Ferry Operators

  • Awesome Adventures Fiji
    • 14 Sailings Weekly 3 hr
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Barefoot Manta Island Guide

Barefoot Manta Island, known traditionally as Drawaqa Island, lies in the Southern Yasawa Islands of Fiji. This island paradise is surrounded by some of the most spectacular coral gardens in the Fijian isles. The island is encircled by stunning beaches and Sunrise Beach offers the ideal spot to climb into a hammock and watch the beautiful sunrises bounce of the crystalline water of the Pacific Ocean.

The narrow inlet between the island’s Manta Ray Beach and the neighbouring Naviti Island provides a favourite feeding ground for indigenous reef Manta rays. The combination of magnificent marine life and exquisite coral makes this resort a Valhalla for scuba divers and snorkelers. Low tides also offer visitors who want stay above the water’s surface a chance to explore. Visitors can admire coral in the reef shallows, delve into rock pools and take an inquisitive look at the native ecosystem.

The port is situated at the northern tip of Drawaqa Island. There are seven weekly sailings from Barefoot Manta Island to the port of Denarau, a small harbour in the northwest corner of the Fijian mainland with the journey taking three hours. Denarau is the gateway to beautiful islets all along the northwest coast.