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
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
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.
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.
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.
Picture this… it’s March in 2020 and you arrive to Namotu just as COVID-19 is exploding and the world is turning on its head. As borders close and flights are cancelled you must choose; stay indefinitely or go immediately. Australian surf guide, Ben Wood (42) was in just that predicament. As chaos took over, Namotu’s
The FIJI DMF are a USA-based NGO medical organisation that visits Namotu and the local village of Solevu in the Mamanuca Islands each year. This team of roughly 30 volunteers offer vital dental care to our staff, Solevu village residents and school children, and many other resorts’ staff.
And she’s not alone. Between breakdowns and lockdowns, an army of sourdough bakers and croissant makers have rediscovered their love of cooking and other hobbies this year. Brisa Hennessy is one of them, cooking for the tiny crew on the Island in our commercial kitchen. Yes, Namotu is probably the best place to be right
Summer at Namotu Island, Fiji brings with it a few very special things; generally beautiful weather and traditionally amazing fishing. It falls smack dab in the middle of Western Fiji’s annual yellowfin tuna run and teams up with peak-season giant trevally fishing. An account by Duane “Diego” Mellor, Fish Week host & legendary captain This
What’s new on Namotu? Not much! Mike, Katie and their daughter, surf guide Brisa Hennessy are holding up the fort with a small number of key staff. There’s general maintenance and some minor building but with no guests there’s not a whole lot happening. Ports are closed and travel restricted but there are much worse places to