Founding Members

Founding Members

The initiative of the Society’s work was first developed by the following resort and tour operators, who showing their increasing concerns, realised that they should underwrite the works of the Society through donations and further support.

Founding members of the Society include:

Beachcomber Island Resort
The native name is Etai Island, which is also surrounded by a marine reserve that is managed by the resort and the nearby  Treasure Island Resort. This little island paradise offers so much for so little. Known as  the ‘Party Island’ of Fiji, ‘Beachcomber’ performs consistently day in and year out. Fantastic island feasts, a huge range of water sports, scuba diving, nightly live music and entertainment and the friendliest people on the planet, makes ‘Beachcomber’… So easy to get to, but so very hard to leave!
Castaway Island, Fiji
Situated on Qalito Island, Fiji’s most popular 4 star island resort has guests returning year after year to experience the magic that is “Castaway”. This private island’s 174 acres are covered with lush tropical vegetation, surrounded by white sand beaches and encircled by vibrant coral reefs. Castaway is reminiscent of a Fijian village, nestled amongst lush tropical gardens with individual thatched roof “bure” accommodation and is the heart and soul of the Fiji Islands. Green Globe 21 benchmarked.
Island Hoppers (Pacific Aviation)
It’s hard to beat the thrill of flying in a helicopter over Fiji’s many beautiful islands. Island Hoppers fleet of quiet modern helicopters offer fast, convenient  and scenic transfers to the Mamanuca Island resorts from various mainland bases.
Mana Island Resort
Just 32km from Nadi International Airport, is the largest gem in the cluster of jewels that nestle in the sunset of the Mamanuca Group of beckoning tropical islands. At once a sanctuary and playground, magical Mana offers blissful reverie to those who seek intimate peace and quiet or spirited adventure for thrill seekers. So whether you choose to be active or simply idle, expect plenty of spellbinding moments at every turn.
Matamanoa Island Resort
A small, intimate, private boutique Fiji island resort  situated in the beautiful Mamanuca Islands 30 kilometres west of Nadi International Airport. The Island boasts a volcanic cone jutting out of the turquoise/aqua blue waters of this unspoilt area of the Fiji Islands. Clad with dense bush and palm trees, the brilliance of the vegetation contrasts magnificently with the white curved sandy beach and pristine coral reefs.
Malolo Island Resort
Malolo is an intimate resort offering true Fijian hospitality and is designed to provide a totally relaxing experience. At Malolo, you can fill your day with activities or simply unwind and do nothing at all. Malolo is a paradise of luxury and seclusion, pristine white coral sand beaches, panoramic views, azure seas and wonderful facilities.
Namotu Island Resort
Namotu Island is a four-hectare private and exclusive island with a position unmatched in the Fijian archipelagos. It is the last atoll to the south on a chain of reef known as the Mamaucas and is 5 miles off the west coast of the main island, Viti Levu. Our closest islands are Tavarua and Malolo, or Plantation Island. Both are visible from Namotu. Namotu Island caters for all levels in water sports – from beginners to the extreme water sports person – and excel in providing you with a more personalised experience.
Navini Island Resort
Navini Island’s best-loved feature, along with its white sandy beaches surrounded by crystal clear waters, and a marine reserve that has been as is for the past 18 years, is its Fijian people. The greatest pleasure of Navini’s 36 island staff (who outnumber guests), is your enjoyment of the happiest, most relaxed holiday possible.
Pacific Island Seaplanes
Established in January 2000, Pacific Island Air Limited (trading as Pacific Island Seaplanes) primarily provides guest transfers to/from most upmarket off-shore resorts Fiji-wide such as in the Mamanucas. Pacific island Seaplanes operate a small fleet of two amphibious beaver seaplanes, turbine single otter amphibious seaplane  and two Britten Norman Islander aircraft. Their operations are on charter basis during daylight hours. From time-to-time they carry out medical evacuations for the Ministry of Health mainly from remote islands that are inaccessible by conventional wheeled aircraft (to/from airstrips).
Sea Fiji
SeaFiji operates a private boat transfer service to the Mamanuca Group and lower Yasawa Group. We also specialise in game fishing, dolphin watching, secluded snorkelling and custom-made cruises to suit all your needs. New powerful boats, well maintained and complying with all safety and insurance requirements, together with our skilled and friendly crew, will ensure you the most comfortable and enjoyable experience through the wonderful waters of Western Fiji Islands.
Sonaisali Island Resort
Sonaisali Island Resort Fiji is situated on a small 105-acre private island just 2-minutes by boat from the mainland and 30-minutes from the International Airport. With hotel rooms and duplex bungalows in a spacious garden setting, Sonaisali offers good privacy yet with easy access to explore both the Nadi Area as well as the pristine reefs and beaches of the nearby Mamanuca islands for sightseeing, gamefishing and scuba diving. Recommended for couples who like sightseeing and activities.
South Sea Cruises
South Sea Cruises operates large, luxury catamarans offering scheduled departures six times per day from Port Denarau and transferring to most Mamanuca Island Resorts. We also offer an extensive range of award winning Full Day and Half Day Cruises within the Mamanuca and Yasawa group of islands.
Sun Air
Sun Air has been an integral part of Fiji’s tourism industry for more than 20 years, servicing the needs of many markets, including visitors to 5-star luxury, family, budget and special interest Resorts, corporate and business traveller’s and those visiting friends and relatives. There are more than 330 Islands in the Fiji group, and nearly an equal number of places those visitors can stay.
Subsurface Diving
Subsurface Fiji is a PADI 5-Star IDC dive centre operating from 14 resorts in the Mamanuca Islands. Winner of the Fiji Excellence in Tourism Award for Diving and a Project AWARE ECO Operator, Subsurface is a true advocate for the protection of the coral reefs and places emphasis on education for environmentally responsible diving.
Tavarua Island Resort
Tavarua Island is approximately 29 acres in area, depending on the tide, and is surrounded by an elaborate coral reef. It is approximately a 30-minute boat ride from the Fijian main island of Viti Levu, and is situated on the south-western edge of Fiji’s vast barrier reef system.
Treasure Island Resort
The resort itself sits on an island known as Elevuka. Elevuka and Etai both share a marine reserve. Treasure has been involved with turtle head-starting programme for the past four years. Treasure Island is a 3 1/2 star holiday resort Island that prides itself on being Eco-friendly. It is a Green Globe 21 affiliated destination with a commitment to the endangered Hawksbill Turtle recovery programme, Giant-Clam nursery, and Coral-bed Farm conservation programmes.
Turtle Air
Beach to Beach….the only way to fly. Turtle Airways is the exclusive seaplane charter for Turtle Island guests, offering guests with quick and easy transfers between Nadi and all of Fiji’s coastal resorts plus charters and tours around the island.
Wadigi Island Resort
Picture yourself on your own private island as the only guests, or share this lifetime experience with your family and invited friends. Wadigi Island is a unique and unforgettable 5 star destination. Discreetly hidden in the Mamanuca Islands just 10 minutes by helicopter from Nadi International Airport, Wadigi Island combines luxury accommodation, gourmet dining, pristine beaches and absolute privacy.