Take a day trip to explore the beautiful private island, Tivua, with Captain Cook Cruises, being entertained by the friendly staff playing live Fijian tunes en route. Tours depart Denarau Marina aboard the tall ship Ra Marama or luxurious catamaran Fiji One at 10am, or the more leisurely 11.30am. Upon arrival, take part in a traditional welcoming kava ceremony and then spend the day embarking on a range of activities. Or simply relax in a beanbag or in a hammock on the white sandy beach while the kids play. Escorted by a marine biologist, view the colourful underwater world on a guided snorkelling trip over amazing reefs and clam gardens, or stay dry and see the sea life from a glass bottom boat. Go kayaking or stand-up paddleboarding around the island, play volleyball, or join a guided herbal medicine nature walk.
A complimentary Captain Kids’ Club is available for 90 minutes during the day, with activities such as treasure hunts, sandcastle building and sports. Guests will enjoy a tropical buffet lunch including fish, chicken, sausages, salads and fruit before a coconut husking demonstration, basket weaving, afternoon tea and more music and entertainment on the return journey.
Captain Cook also offers a range of three to 11-night cruises throughout the Fijian islands in which families can visit remote villages and schools, attend a church service and partake in a traditional sevusevu ceremony, meke and lovo feast. During the school holidays, the ship is often filled with families so kids find they have other children to play with.