You’ll snorkel with these amazing sharks in their home. Just crystal clear water between you and them, no cage, no aquarium. It’s the Ultimate Encounter when you snorkel with the Sharks on this day trip out to Barefoot Kuata Island Resort.

About your day trip snorkelling with the sharks…

  • Free pick you up from your Nadi and Denarau hotels
  • You can also pick up this trip if you’re staying at Beachcomber Island or Treasure Island
  • FREE upgrade on the Yasawa Flyer to the air conditioned Captains Lounge
  • For 2 hours you’ll cruise through the Mamanuca Islands and then onto the stunning Yasawas Islands passing cute little islands along the way.
  • You’ll get off at Kuata Island and be wowed by the stunning picture postcard beach, crystal clear blue waters, unusual tall rock plus the warm hospitality of the Fijian people who will meet you on the beach.
  • Enjoy a cooling fresh welcome drink before you head off for your snorkelling trip with the sharks
  • Snorkel gear is provided free of charge
  • After a short 20min boat ride you’ll be at the reef where all the sharks are, you should see them as soon as you jump in the water!
  • You’ll see mostly White Tip Reef Sharks and maybe a Black Tip Reef Shark, both are common in the tropical warm water.
  • Don’t worry there is no chance of being eaten by one of these sharks, they don’t eat humans!
  • If you can’t swim, no problem, you’ll get buoyancy aids to keep you afloat, you’ll still see the sharks!
  • Guides will be in the water with you the entire time
  • You’ll spend about 30mins with the sharks.
  • The coral is not much to look at but there are tons of other very colourful fish swimming around as well on the reef.
  • Back at Barefoot Kuata Island Resort you’ll have lunch from a buffet, vegetarians are catered for as well
  • Time to relax or more snorkelling from the beach
  • Sit by the swimming pool if you prefer
  • Take a free guided walk to the cave if you feel up to some interesting history
  • Drinks are extra at the restaurant bar

The Shark Guarantee…

As Sharks are wild animals we cannot guarantee sightings however we have a 95% + success rate of sighting sharks. In the event that you don’t see any sharks we are happy for you to return for a complimentary “Ultimate Encounter – Snorkel with Sharks” within 3 days of your original cruise.

If poor weather and sea conditions result in the cancellation of the ‘Snorkelling with Sharks experience,’ a substitute snorkelling safari will be provided.

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Available departures

Select your tour date using the calendar below to book this tour.

This tour is repeated every week on multiple days.


Kuata Island

Kuata IslandKuata Island is the first island you’ll come across as soon as you reach the Yasawa group of Islands. Home to Barefoot Kuata Island Resort. Kuata is separated from Wayasewa by a deep, narrow channel and kayaking between the two islands is a great way to spend a calm-water afternoon,  have unusual volcanic rock formations, with Read more

Yasawa Islands

Yasawa IslandsThe remote Yasawa Island Group make up Fiji’s western border.  The group’s statuesque islands are mostly high, grass-covered islands, with brilliant porcelain beaches and water painted in a palette of blues. Rugged, remote and more dramatic than the sugardrop islands of the Mamanucas, the mighty Yasawas were once off-limits to all but those determined to play Read more

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The Facts


  • We only take a small deposit now and you pay the balance due on arrival at the South Sea Cruises check in desk at Port Denarau.
  • No Booking Fees or Credit Card Fees on your deposit with us.
  • If you pay the balance in cash you will avoid the extra credit card charges at check in.
  • Payment is secure, look for the green pad lock in your browner bar.
  • No "Fiji time" here, we're on the computer all day everyday making sure bookings are processed really fast
  • As soon as you book we'll send you an "Order Pending" email to say we have received it. No money is taken yet. We then book your trip (as fast as humanly possible), take the deposit, then send you a second "Order Confirmed" email with all the important details of your trip, pick up times, booking reference number etc. You'll need to print the second email out and bring it with you or be able to show it on a mobile device.
  • Your credit card is stored in our booking systems secure vault and will automatically be deleted 30 days after your tour.
  • We're based right here in Nadi, Fiji


  • If you cancel for any reason within 3 days of departure we are unable to give you a refund PLUS you will have to pay the full balance owing on the order. We will automatically deduct the balance from your credit card.
  • If you cancel before 4 days there will be a cancellation fee of 20% of your deposit.
  • We highly recommend you have travel insurance to cover any possible cancellations.
  • If the tour operator cancelled due to bad weather they will move the tour to another day. If, on that day you couldn't make it due to it being the end of your holiday, we will refund 90% of your deposit.