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Hire Catamaran Voyage Norseman 430 Fiji

Voyage - Norseman 430 | 8 people (1996)

With a skipper

From £2,350 per day

Hire Sailboat Jones J46 Nadi

Jones - J46 | 15 people (2000)

With a skipper

From £285 per day

Rent a boat and create unforgettable memories in Fiji

Fiji is a tropical paradise located in the South Pacific Ocean. Made up of over 300 islands, Fiji is known for its crystal-clear waters, white sandy beaches, lush rainforests, and vibrant culture. Visitors can explore the islands, snorkel or dive in the coral reefs, hike through the jungles, or simply relax on the beach with a cocktail in hand. The warm and friendly locals, known as Fijians, add to the welcoming atmosphere of this stunning destination. Whether you're looking for adventure or relaxation, Fiji offers something for everyone. Want to discover more? Book a boat hire in Fiji with Nautal to discover this beautiful archipelago from a different perspective!

How much does it cost to rent a boat in Fiji?

The price for booking a boat rental in Fiji varies depending on several factors. The season can affect the price, with peak season generally being more expensive than the off-season. The duration of the rental is also a factor, with longer rentals typically having a lower daily rate. The type of boat you choose will also impact the price, as does the port or marina where you rent your vessel. Any extras that you may require, such as a skipper, a crew or equipment will add to the overall cost. The average price of a boat hire in Fiji ranges from £293 per day to £2,416 per day.

What is included in the cost?

When booking a yacht charter in Fiji, the cost generally covers the duration of the rental period and includes some basic equipment, such as life jackets, navigation tools, and safety gear. For shorter trips, the rental price often includes fuel costs, while longer rentals may require separate payments for fuel. If you choose to have a skipper or crew on board, their fees are typically included in the rental price. Water sports equipment, such as snorkelling gear or wakeboards, may be available for an additional fee or included in some premium rentals.

What is the price to rent a boat for a day?

  • You can hire a sailboat from £293 per day in high season
  • You can hire a catamaran from £2,416 per day in high season

What season is the best to rent a boat in Fiji?

The best season for a private yacht rental in Fiji is generally during the dry season, which runs from May to October. During this time, the weather is generally mild with less rainfall, which makes for optimal sailing conditions. The seas are usually calm, and there is a pleasant breeze, which makes for an enjoyable sailing experience.

Where to charter a yacht in Fiji?

With over 300 islands, it is no surprise that there are plenty of places to hire a boat in Fiji. The archipelago has many harbours and marinas which are ideal your boat rental. Here are some of our favourites:

  • Port Denarau - located on the western coast of Fiji's main island, Viti Levu. Denarau Marina is one of the largest and most well-equipped harbours in Fiji, offering a variety of services and amenities for yacht charters.
  • Musket Cove Marina - located on Malolo Lailai Island in the Mamanuca Islands. This marina is a popular departure point for yacht charters exploring the Mamanucas and Yasawa Islands.
  • Vuda Marina - located on the western coast of Viti Levu, close to Nadi International Airport. This marina offers a range of services for yacht charters, including fuel, provisioning, and maintenance.
  • Savusavu Marina - located on the island of Vanua Levu, in the northern part of Fiji. This marina is a popular starting point for yacht charters exploring the less visited areas of Fiji, such as the remote northern islands.
  • Port of Lautoka - located on the western coast of Viti Levu, near the city of Lautoka. This is Fiji's largest port and a popular departure point for yacht charters exploring the Yasawa Islands.

Where to sail in Fiji?

Fiji is a sailor's paradise, with crystal-clear waters, tropical islands, and a variety of marine life to discover. One of the best ways to explore Fiji's stunning coastline is through island hopping. This involves sailing from one island to another, taking in the breathtaking scenery and stopping at different beaches and coves along the way.

Viti Levu and Vanua Levu are the two main islands in Fiji and offer a range of sailing experiences. One popular route for your boat hire in Fiji includes sailing from Port Denarau on Viti Levu to the Mamanuca and Yasawa Islands, both of which offer stunning beaches, clear waters, and a laid-back island atmosphere. Some of the most popular destinations in the Mamanucas include Malolo Island, Mana Island, and Castaway Island, all of which offer a range of activities such as snorkelling, diving, and beachcombing.

Vanua Levu, on the other hand, offers a more off-the-beaten-path sailing experience. The island's northern coast is home to a number of remote islands and secluded anchorages, such as the Ringgold Islands and the Natewa Bay area. These areas offer opportunities for snorkelling, fishing, and exploring the unspoiled natural beauty of Fiji.

For those looking for a more adventurous sailing experience, the Lau Islands in Fiji's far eastern reaches offer some of the most remote and untouched islands in the Pacific. This area is only accessible by boat and offers a truly unique and unforgettable experience for sailors.

Other places of interest in Fiji include the stunning Blue Lagoon Beach on Nacula Island, the historic Levuka town on Ovalau Island, and the Rainbow Reef off Taveuni Island, which is considered one of the world's top dive sites.

Renting a boat with or without a skipper?

It is possible to book a boat rental in Fiji with or without a skipper. There are many advantages of booking a yacht charter in Fiji with a skipper. The skipper will be familiar with the local waters, tides, and currents, and will be able to navigate any potential hazards or challenges that may arise. Additionally, having a skipper who is an expert in the destination can provide a more immersive and educational experience, as they can offer insight into the local culture and history of the places you visit. It will also allow you to relax and enjoy your trip more fully, as the skipper will take care of all the technical sailing aspects.

Booking a yacht rental in Fiji without a skipper typically requires the renter to have a valid skipper's license or equivalent certification, as well as a good understanding of sailing and navigation. The renter may also be required to demonstrate their competence in operating the vessel before the rental is approved.

Good to know

Available boats:20 boats available
Popular types of boats:Sailboat, Catamaran, Motorboat
Skipper: £100 per day
Low season cost: £892 per day
High season cost: £1,070 per day
Brands:Barracuda, Lagoon, and more

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