Makaira Eco Tours

Come on an Eco Tour to explore one of the best ways to expose you to the magnificent Taveuni coast line and the beautiful outer islands is by boat. We have handpicked below the very best outer island excursions. The waterways around Taveuni are some of the most beautiful in the world.

Lavena Coast

When you journey towards Lavena and the nearby coastline expect to see thundering waterfalls falling straight into the ocean. The lush rainforest meets the sea and is an awe inspiring sight. You will feel like you have travelled back in time.

It is not uncommon to see pods of dolphins, whales and other marine life such as turtles, manta rays and flying fish during these trips. We definitely encourage you to take at least one of these trips during your stay.

Matangi, Qamea, Laucala (Red Bull)

These three outer islands, Qamea, Matangi and Laucala are a short scenic trip out of the east of Taveuni. Your boat captain will take you on a cruise to visit Horseshoe Bay, Long Beach and the famous Laucala. Island. During your cruise your boat captain will tell you stories of local legends and point out the plentiful marine life to you such as dolphins and turtles.


These are a group of islands and is one of the best things you can do when you visit Taveuni. This is a full day trip with a picnic included. You will be able to snorkel or just sunbathe on the beach. The clear waters mean you have excellent visibility so will be able to see the underwater sea life in great detail.

There are many different island trips to choose from and the boat captain will be delighted to advise you on the best option for your excursion.