A lot of people think surfing in Fiji is all about performance shapes, big barrels and even bigger egos. Think again. Longboarding is so much fun on the surf breaks around Namotu Island! Namotu and its surrounding surf breaks are known around the world in many circles; from competitors on the WSL and big wave
Christmas Day Unwrapped: what you missed at Cloudbreak this year
Christmas week on Namotu is always a celebration but this year it was extra special; our first Christmas back after a very frustrating couple of years. We woke early, before dawn and took a boat to Cloudbreak, nervously expecting something good but not sure how big. For a while there was no-one there but our
Namotu is Open! What you need to know about coming to Fiji post-COVID-19
Fiji’s Open! From December 1st international tourists will be welcomed back to Fiji without quarantine. But what does that mean for your trip to Namotu?
COVID-19 in Fiji: How You Can Help Fijian Families
It’s been 15 months since flights to Fiji stopped and the tourism industry dried up. Jobs were lost and families struggled but at least there was no COVID-19 in the community. People returned to village life and things were going ok, despite the country losing 40% of its GDP almost overnight. Then, in April, the
Want Surf and Foil Lessons? You Need A Kite Week
Ben Wilson answers the top 10 most asked questions about his signature Kite Weeks. Questions like, “am I good enough to kite in Fiji?”; “I’m not a great surfer but I’d love to try. Will there be waves for me?” and “my partner doesn’t kite, what can they do?”
Namotu Fishing Guides Host Brand New TV Show
Namotu fishing guides, Ben Wilson and Dyllon Schulz are hosting their own Australian TV show, “Reel Destinations”. These two characters have spent a lot of time fishing together in Fiji but they do it all back home in Australia too. Reel Destinations follows their fishing adventures around Queensland’s Fraser Coast and beyond. Many of our
Brisa Hennessy’s Surf Movie, Fiji Perspective
RipCurl has just dropped a new doco on our very own Brisa Hennessy and her time on Namotu last year. When the 2020 WSL Tour was cancelled, Brisa and her parents, Mike & Katie, went straight to Fiji. They ended up spending nearly a year managing Namotu, acting as caretakers, handling renovations, cleaning up after
Ben Wilson Kitesurfing at Cloudbreak, April 2021
For over 20 years our General Manager, Ben Wilson has been kiting around Namotu after first learning the sport in its early days. Ben went on to have a career in kiting and has been running Kite Weeks on Namotu for over 8 years. During that time he’s been on the cover of plenty of magazines. His latest is on iKsurf Mag.
The Green Challenge: Transforming Namotu Into a Sustainable Surf Resort
We are just a small island with a big, blue playground. And it’s our goal to ensure we our slice of paradise clean and healthy, not just for the pleasure of our guests but for the local Fijian community and the incredible array of creatures that live among it.
Isolate on Private Island Paradise in Fiji
If you ever imagined being stranded in tropical paradise, this is your chance to live it. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity exists to spend two weeks (or more) on Namotu Island with just you and your chosen friends and family.