Nukubati Private Island, Great Sea Reef

Nukubati Private Island Great Sea Reef is perfect for those who are after a bit of relaxing, adventure and discovering. This Fiji accommodation has a range of activities and experiences to offer its guests including surfing, diving, snorkelling and fishing trips. Nukubati Private Island is where luxury meets the eco friendly, a range of organic foods are grown on the island for guests to enjoy. The island is secluded and only allows a small number of guests on the island at any one time, so if you are after somewhere quiet, somewhere to experience the Fijian culture then Nukubati is the perfect choice.

There are just 7 rooms available on the island all located close to the beach and surrounded with tropical gardens and coconuts, the rooms are spacious and modern, perfect for a relaxing Fiji island holiday. There are no telephones or TV's in the suites or bures so even more reason to relax and enjoy the beautiful Fijian Islands. The Great Sea Reef is just a boat trip away from the island, the reef is the third largest in the world and ever so popular for divers and those who wish to snorkel.


Nukubati Private Island has Beachfront Suites and Bures designed for couples that are lined by tropical gardens and located just a few steps from the beach.

All Rooms Feature

  • Verandah
  • Lounge room
  • Tea & Coffee making facilities
  • Mini Bar
  • Lounge Chairs
  • Writing desk
  • Dressing Table
  • Double Vanity
  • Hair Dryer

Beachfront Suite: Located along the shoreline and surrounded by tropical gardens.

Honeymoon Beachfront Bure: Overlooks the beach, each bure is free standing with a private rear patio.


Nukubati is famous for its food. Seafood is Nukubatis speciality, freshly caught off the resort, with tropical fruits and vegetables organically grown on the islands gardens. Cooking style is Fijian, featuring traditional South Pacific recipes using all local ingredients, herbs and spices. However individual dietary requirements, such as vegetarian or no seafood meals are catered for.

All meals, morning and afternoon teas, and beverages (including wines and other alcoholic drinks) are complimentary. Meals can be taken in the Pavilion, on the beach, in your room or at any other romantic spot on the island you wish. Meal times are flexible.

Nukubati has an extensive wine cellar stocking premium Australian and New Zealand wines. There are two bars, one in the Pavilion and the other on the front lawn, and a bar service to all parts of the island!

The Pavilion: The Pavilion is the hub of island life. This is where you can spend long lazy hours, out of the tropical heat, just enjoying the old world atmosphere of Nukubati. It is where people gather to eat, drink, socialise or simply sit and enjoy. There is a dining area where you can eat alone, or share a meal with other guests. The choice is yours.


  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Massage Services
  • Free WiFi
  • Library
  • Tennis Court


The following activities are free of charge:

  • Stand Up Paddleboards
  • Kayaks
  • Glass bottom boats
  • Walks

The following activities are available at a charge:

  • Sailing
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Snorkelling
  • Surfing


Scuba is Nukubati's premier activity. Just a half hour boat ride takes you to The Great Sea Reef, the third longest barrier reef in the world. The Great Sea Reef has 74% of the known coral species and 80% of the known coral reef fishes in recorded Fiji. Nukubati is the only resort in Fiji with access to this vast underwater treasure. Remote, pristine and untouched, this enormous reef with miles of hard and soft corals, is being explored by guests of Nukubati Island. Manta rays, turtles, dolphins and whales parade among uncountable numbers of fish life, with a myriad of Nudibranchs, gastropods and crustaceans displaying around the corals.

Nukubati is renowned for first class service and that service extends to our diving. Each couple or dive group have their own boat and dive guide. All dive gear is provided by the resort and is top of the range Apollo brand with both metric and imperial dive computers.

Day Spa

Massage: may be taken in the Massage Bure, in the comfort of your own bure, or on the beach.


A wedding at Nukubati is truly an unforgettable experience. Weddings are usually held at sunset on the beach or any one of a number or romantic locations on the island. Two Fijian warriors escort the bride to the groom; you also have the option of being transported by a Fijian wedding raft decorated with flowers. The warriors gently sail you to your waiting groom.

Getting There

There are a few ways of getting to Nukubati Private Island, the most popular of which is a flight from Nadi International Airport to Labasa Airport, followed by a 1 hour 4WD transfer to Nukubati jetty for a 5 minute speedboat trip to the island. The land transfer is included in your room price.

You may also choose to fly from Nadi International Airport to Savusavu with an additional transfer to Nukubati or to charter a sea plane direct from Nadi International Airport to Nukubati Island however these are at an additional cost.

Additional Information

Children: are charged at the child rate
Check In: Depends on arrival time
Check Out: Depends on departure time
Address: Nukubati Island, off the North Coast of Vanua Levu, Fiji

Location Map


Photo Gallery

Nukubati Island
Nukubati aerial
Beachfront Bure interior
Beachfront Suite interior
bure verandah
Nukubati beachfront
bure lounge
Island Pavillion
pepper lobster
Beach Massage