Whales and Dolphins

Awesome Dolphins in Kadavu, Fiji

From June through to October, Humpack whales migrate North from their summer Antarctic grounds to winter in the South Pacific.

Many Humpacks head for the waters around Tonga though a distinct population heads for Fiji to breed and calf.

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Birds and Birdwatching – Kadavu Island, Fiji

Kadavu honeyeater, xanthotis provocator

Matava Resort is remote, isolated and only accessible by boat. All 4 Kadavu endemic birds can be seen around the Resort or by a short walk through the bush. Continue Reading …

Flora and Fauna around Matava Resort

Guests at Matava have the opportunity to see native flora and fauna,  dolphins, turtles, hump back whales during their annual migration north (Jul – Oct), incredible varieties of soft and hard corals, dozens of species of birds, butterflies and as well as tropical fish, mantas and ocean critters. Continue Reading …

The Great Fiji Butterfly Fish Count

Double saddled butterfly

The Great Fiji Butterfly Fish Count in November 2010 is a great opportunity for Matava guests to get involved in celebrating and recording an aspect of Fiji’s amazing coral reef biodiversity, show we all care about the world’s delicate coral reef systems, and have fun, by taking part in a week-long hunt for the Great Fiji Butterflyfish.

Click here to find out more about our Great Fiji Butterflyfish Count Package to the Fiji Islands today and see all the mantas and pristine tropical reefs on Mad Fish Dive Centre’s dive boats on the Great Astrolabe Reef on Kadavu! Continue Reading …

Matava organises Fiji to be the first COUNTRY to fully participate in the Shark Free Marina Initiative

Shark-Free Marina Initiative

Matava – Fiji’s Premier Eco Adventure Resort and Bite Me Gamefishing Charters take the leading role in the world with a major shark conservation initiative in the gamefishing community.

The International Shark-Free Marina Initiative works with marinas, boaters and fishermen to develop policy designed to protect a vital component of the oceans health, our sharks. Continue Reading …