Surfing Fiji: The Top 10 Things To Do When Surfing In Fiji

Most people come to Namotu Island to surf. Fiji offers some of the world's most challenging and rewarding surf breaks. If you're an experienced surfer, you'll love Cloudbreak, Restaurants and Wilkes Passage. If you're less experienced, you'll likely feel more at ease at Swimming Pools and Desperations.

The moment you arrive on Namotu, you'll discover there's a lot to do in addition to surfing. The resort offers a number of water-based activities you and your family are sure to love. Here are the top 10 things to do when you visit Namotu.

#1 – Surfing

This is the main event on the island. Whether you're a pro or just getting your feet wet, there are endless opportunities and surf spots to enjoy the waves.

#2 – Fishing

Have you ever dreamed of catching a huge marlin, wahoo or Mahi Mahi? Now is your chance. Hop aboard The Duck, our 28” fishing boat, to track down your prey.

#3 – Snorkelling

Shallow waters and gorgeous soft coral reefs make snorkelling a popular activity on Namotu. Don't be surprised if you see a number of brilliantly coloured fish swimming within your reach.

#4 – Kitesurfing

If you're the adventurous type, you'll love kitesurfing in Fiji. Warm water and a tropical climate make for an exhilarating experience. Strong trade winds and the variety of locations allow you to score perfect waves for free riding or protected flat-water options.

#5 – Paddle Boarding

If you've looking for a new surfing experience, work out or just a relaxing flat-water paddle than stand up paddle boarding is something for everyone. It's a great way to relax and enjoy the water no matter what your skill level is!

#6 – Wakeboarding

Wakeboarding is a cross between snowboarding and skiing. It combines the best elements of both. But be prepared for a workout; you'll use a lot of the same muscles you use while surfing. The upside is that you won't have to paddle out to breaks or fear losing your board.

#7 – Canoeing

If you're an avid surfer, you might assume that canoeing is boring. In reality, it's a fantastic way to enjoy the water while getting some exercise. As a bonus, canoeing is a fun social activity you can do with friends.

#8 – Dolphin Watching

If you've never seen a pod of dolphins, you're missing out an a rewarding experience. To that end, the Namotu Island Resort offers dolphin watching excursions. You'll have a chance to observe these intelligent creatures in their natural element. 

#9 – Scuba Diving

Like snorkelling, scuba diving gives you a front-row seat to Fiji's beautiful ocean ecosystem. The difference is that you'll have an opportunity to descend far deeper into the water. You'll not only see soft coral beds and colourful fish, but also fascinating species that seldom swim near the water's surface.

Keep in mind, you must be certified to go scuba diving on Namotu.

#10 – Relaxing

After a fun-filled day spent on the water, you'll definitely want time to relax. That could mean lounging in your villa, sleeping on a hammock or laying on the beach. Whatever your preference, it'll give you a chance to recharge your batteries for another exciting day spent surfing, kiting, fishing and snorkelling.

Now is the perfect time to book your next trip to Namotu Island. Whether you come to surf in Fiji or enjoy the many other water-based activities offered by the resort, you're sure to have a memorable experience.