This is a unique holiday aboard a 140ft ship with a maximum of only 24 guests. It is designed for active travellers looking to get off the beaten path & truly experience Fiji, not just a resort’s view of Fiji. The expedition combines tropical adventure & a chance to immerse you in the culture of Fiji. During your adventure you will kayak, mountain bike, hike through rainforests & waterfalls, snorkel pristine, vibrant reefs, scuba dive in a number of world-class dive sites, visit local villages, & more!
The A/S Tui Tai is a magnificent 140-foot sailing schooner based in Savusavu, Fiji. In the Fijian language, “Tui Tai” means “chief from another place.” The small group focus of the Adventure Cruise means that guests are welcomed with the warmth and respect traditionally given to a chief from another village. In a sense, each guest is a “Tui Tai”.
IMPORTANT! Tui Tai has been has been recently purchased by Savasi Island Resort, and is at present moment being rebuilt/upgraded into a 5-room, upmarket accommodation (previously 12 cabins).
The Tui Tai will no longer sail – it is moored at Savasi Island and will be a permanent ‘floating accommodation’ addition to our resort. Guests will have full access to our facilities, including dive shop, restaurant, bar, and range of activities and local tours.
Adventure Cruises For Everyone:
The Tui Tai Adventure Cruise is a unique holiday designed for active travellers looking to get off the beaten path and truly experience Fiji, not just a resort’s view of Fiji. The expedition combines tropical adventure and a chance to immerse you in the culture of Fiji. During your adventure you will kayak, mountain bike, hike through rainforests and waterfalls, snorkel pristine, vibrant reefs, scuba dive in a number of world-class dive sites, visit local villages, and more!
A large aft deck provides ample space for lounging while sailing, as well as a dining table for all meals. A shade cloth covers the deck. The lounge area inside includes table seating areas and a full bar operated by the hostess. Upstairs is the massage parlor where you can enjoy a massage after an active day. Guests are invited to tour the bridge area upstairs and watch the Captain and officers navigate the ship.
All meals are designed and prepared by the onboard Chef. Local markets supply many of the fruits, vegetables, spices and fish. The menu is a wonderful combination of traditional Fijian recipes and ingredients and a blend of international cuisine. If you have any special dietary requirements (vegetarian, food allergies, etc…) please notify one of the crew and they will ensure each meal has plenty of options for you.
Adventure Gear: The ship is equipped with Perception kayaks, Kona mountain bikes, Scubapro dive & snorkel gear, and compressor.
Staff of 16 Fijian officers, sailors, guides and hospitality staff ensure the safety and enjoyment of each guest. Each member of staff is proud to share their islands with you and provide interpretive guiding and evening storytelling about the history and legends of Fiji.
Child minimum age is 14 years except on certain cruises classed as ‘Family Expeditions’ where the minimum child age is 8 years.
All cabins and staterooms on board the Tui Tai are air-conditioned for your comfort with private bathroom and showers and the best shampoos & soaps, as well as 800-count Egyptian Cotton Sateen sheets. Towel and linen service is provided daily.
GRAND STATEROOMS (2)
Relax in a spacious and luxurious stateroom, with its own living room and doors that open out onto the bridge deck. The Grand Staterooms offer complete privacy with its own bathroom, air conditioning, and queen-size bed. Large windows and floor to ceiling glass windows offer exquisite views. They also feature a personal entertainment system, flat screen LCD/TV, DVD/CD player & Sony Playstation.
Relax in a beautiful stateroom made from local hardwoods and traditional furnishings. The Stateroom offers complete privacy with its own bathroom, air conditioning, and queen-size bed. Floor to ceiling glass windows offer premium views. These rooms also feature a personal entertainment system, flat screen LCD/TV, DVD/CD player & Sony Playstation.
EXPEDITION CABINS (8)
Each Expedition Cabin offers a double bed that sleeps two, adjustable air-conditioning and private facilities ensuite. Expedition Cabins all have a Pullman (pull down) bunk for twin sharing or a third guest. Observation window and door window offer views of the sea.
Complimentary bottle of champagne. In addition, you will be taken to a private beach and served your dinner there, just the two of you, or you can have one of the crew to serenade you. A local village “Meke” will honour honeymoon guests who book the luxury cabin.
* Complimentary bottle of champagne
* Complimentary Pure Fiji gift package
* Complimentary foot soak & massage treatment
* Private dinner served on a secluded beach (optional serenade)
Parents deserve Staterooms We suggest that if you are traveling as a family, that you upgrade to a Stateroom. Parents want a bit of extra luxury, space and comfort. Upgrade to a Stateroom and enjoy the personal entertainment centre (plasma-like LCD/TV Screen, DVD player and iPod docking station), queen-size bed, panoramic views from floor-to-ceiling glass doors. Or go all the way and take the Grand Stateroom! Email us now for more details. Child minimum age is 14 years except on certain cruises classed as ‘Family Expeditions’ where the minimum child age is 8 years.
5-night Adventure Cruise
5-night Adventure Cruise meets Monday in Savusavu (boarding time is 10.30am or 4.30pm), and ends Saturday in Taveuni. There is also a 2nd option to start your 5 night cruise on Wednesday from Taveuni (boarding 10.30am or 4.30pm), ending on Monday in Savusavu.
This 140ft luxury adventure class motor-sailing schooner can hold 24 passengers in total comfort.
The service is tailored to your needs: Your professional crew will take care of all the details so you can relax. You’ll fill out a charter preference sheet before you leave and your personal chef will plan each meal based on your specific requests. Your Captain and Cruise Directors are also your personal guides to your chosen island destinations and knows where to find the most secluded beaches, the quietest anchorages or the liveliest village entertainment. Email us now for more details.