10 Best Resorts in Fiji with Glass-Bottom Boats© Captain Cook Cruises
10 Best Resorts in Fiji with Glass-Bottom Boats

10 Best Resorts in Fiji with Glass-Bottom Boats

© Captain Cook Cruises

Stay at a Resort with a Glass-Bottom Boat in Fiji

More often than not, the activities available at a resort makes the holiday. If glass-bottom boating is your jam, then this list of the best resorts in Fiji with glass-bottom boats will be the most helpful article on the internet right now! Glass-bottom boat excursions allow tour-goers to see the underwater world clearly without having to get in the water, which is ideal for children, non-swimmers and those with mobility issues. So scroll down our list of resorts with glass-bottom boat tours in Fiji and you’re sure to find a resort to suit your style and budget.

Did you know there are glass-bottom boats on Captain Cook Cruises too? Check out Viator, Tripadvisor or The Guide to Cruises Around Fiji for more information. Now onto the resorts with glass-bottom boat tours!

1. Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort

As well as one of the best resorts for scuba diving, snorkelling and learning more about the incredible underwater world of Fiji, Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort is also a fantastic resort for glass-bottom boat tours. Marvel at the underwater world of Savusavu Bay in Vanua Levu on the resort’s complimentary glass-bottom boat tour. In between ocean adventures, stay in one of 25 well-appointed bures (bungalows) and villas with Fijian decor and layouts for couples and families.

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10 Best Resorts in Fiji with Glass-Bottom Boats© Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort

2. Castaway Island Resort

Family holidays, couples’ getaways, solo timeouts, weddings and group vacations: it’s all covered at the Castaway Island Resort. The four-star resort situated on its own private island in the Mamanuca Islands is packed with activities, including the free-of-charge glass-bottom boat tours to explore the island’s surrounding marine reserve. For more resorts like this, check out the 10 Best Family Resorts in Fiji.

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10 Best Resorts in Fiji with Glass-Bottom Boats© Castaway Island Resort

3. Beachcomber Island Resort

Beachcomber Island Resort is set on a staple picture-perfect island in the Mamanuca Islands, with a lush palm centre lined by white sandy beaches and turquoise waters. What’s more, the resort has its very own glass-bottom boat where you can feed the fish and turtles from. The island, which is popular with day-trippers, also has its own affordable accommodation, ranging from mixed and female dorms to private lodges. See more resorts like this in the 10 Best Budget Resorts in Fiji.

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10 Best Resorts in Fiji with Glass-Bottom Boats© Beachcomber Island Resort

4. Fiji Hideaway Resort & Spa

This mid-range resort on the Coral Coast of Viti Levu is just pure fun! Days at Fiji Hideaway Resort & Spa are spent relaxing at their Spa Village, scuba diving, surfing, letting the kids loose at the Hermit Crab Kids’ Club, immersing in the Fijian culture of the Sekoula Village and, of course, heading out on a glass-bottom boat excursion! When the sun goes down, the resort has a jam-packed itinerary of entertainment with Fijian shows, quizzes and beach bonfires. As for rooms, enjoy spacious and airy bures for families, as well as luxurious beachfront bures for couples in a quieter corner of the resort.

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10 Best Resorts in Fiji with Glass-Bottom Boats© Fiji Hideaway Resort & Spa

5. The Naviti Resort

A four-star accommodation on the Coral Coast, The Naviti Resort has plenty to offer on top of their glass-bottom boat tours. Make use of the Naviti Spa, the kids’ club, delectable cuisine at their three restaurants and a fabulous selection of activities within the resort. There is a range of rooms available from the simple Ocean-View rooms to luxurious Studio Villas to spacious One-Bedroom Villas.

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10 Best Resorts in Fiji with Glass-Bottom Boats© The Naviti Resort

6. Nanuya Island Resort

Sitting adjacent to the Yasawa Islands’ famous Blue Lagoon, Nanuya Island Resort offers an alternative way to enjoy this popular snorkelling spot with their glass-bottom boat tours. Also while you’re here, indulge in fine cuisine, enjoy guided walks around the island, cultural performances, scuba diving, snorkelling and so much more. Accommodation comes in a range of bure styles, including a bure in the treetops.

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10 Best Resorts in Fiji with Glass-Bottom Boats© Nanuya Island Resort

7. Turtle Island Fiji

Welcome to the five-star private island of Turtle Island Fiji, also on the edge of the Blue Lagoon in the Yasawa Islands. Escape from any modern-day worries and transport yourself to paradise at one of the private island’s 14 villas surrounded by lush tropical gardens. The resort offers all your Fiji bucket list experiences, as well as glass-bottom boating on the Blue Lagoon. See more resorts like this in the 10 Best Luxury Resorts in Fiji.

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10 Best Resorts in Fiji with Glass-Bottom Boats© Turtle Island Fiji

8. Tokoriki Island Resort

Glass-bottom boat tours aren’t just for kids, or at least that’s what we think is the statement of the adults-only Tokoriki Island Resort, which has its very own glass-bottom boat to enjoy. As well as glass-bottom boat excursions in the Mamanuca Islands, guests have a whole menu of experiences including island spa treatments, a private island picnic, scuba diving, snorkelling and lounging by the pool. Stay in one of their classic Fijian bures with contemporary features including a unique outdoor shower surrounded by tropical gardens. See more resorts like Tokoriki in the 10 Best Adult-Only Resorts in Fiji.

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10 Best Resorts in Fiji with Glass-Bottom Boats© Tokoriki Island Resort

9. Boathouse Nanuya

Not only is Boathouse Nanuya a boaty’s paradise with its anchorage and conveniences, such as a sports bar, ATM, WiFi, convenience store and spa, but it has a couple of “boats” of its own, including a glass-bottom boat. Of course, glass-bottom boat tours are available, as well as affordable private twin/double rooms and dorm rooms. Find this accommodation in the Yasawa Islands.

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10 Best Resorts in Fiji with Glass-Bottom Boats© Boathouse Nanuya

10. Matamanoa Island Resort

Finally, escape to the romantic adults-only getaway of Matamanoa Island Resort and enjoy its extensive activity offering including a snorkelling trip on a glass-bottom boat. The volcanic island with tropical forest spills into the coral-clad waters protected by a marine reserve, also making Matamanoa one of the 10 Best Snorkelling Resorts in Fiji.

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10 Best Resorts in Fiji with Glass-Bottom Boats© Matamanoa Island Resort


Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor in chief and co-founder of Fiji Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in the South Pacific over 10 years ago with nothing but a backpack and a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to explore a paradise such as Fiji. She knows the islands inside-out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience Fiji’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also editor of several other South Pacific travel guides.

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