Frequently asked Questions
How long does it take to get there from the mainland (Nadi).
You can take the Yasawa Flyer which is a high speed boat - it takes 4.5 hours or travel by Turtle Airways which takes 30 minutes.
Can I learn to Scuba Dive there?
Yes there is a
Is there good Snorkeling?
The corals around the southern end of Tavewa (2 min walk) are absolutely stunning, explore the exotic reefs and the amazing array of fish it's fantastic! Right off the beach ..
Have there been any movies shot in the area?
Blue Lagoon with Brooke Shields was shot just across the bay and it was also the location for the movie Castaway yes, it is that beautiful!
What do I need to bring with me?
As for handy bits and pieces to have, a torch is a must as on the island depending on where you are as the power gets turned off at and bring some spare batteries. Don't forget the insect repellant and sunscreen
If you like snorkeling, we can rent you a set of mask, snorkel and fins for $12.00 with a $20.00 deposit but sometimes it's just best to bring your own.
Are there insects?
Of course there are insects but its
What is the food like?
Otto and Fanny make the best food on the island, leave it all to them and you can enjoy the convenience of having a buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily A comment from our past guest Margot Bender of Australia, who learnt a bit of the Fijian language" Vina Du (means thank you in Fijian) once again Lesu tale mai (means I will be back in Fijain) Love the food, best Cassava Chips and egg plant Fritters...
Where else can I find out about you, do you have any references?
Trip Advisor & Lonely Planet have covered Otto and Fannys for the last 12 years and you can also check out the internet by entering in Otto and Fanny Fiji on any search engine and you will find people who have logged their personal trip information.
Can I get married on the
Yes!. With a little time and preparation we can organize the most romantic wedding of your dreams.
Can I fly to Tavewa?
Turtle Airways is a sea plane and an excellent way to arrive as you get to see all the beautiful islands along the way. It costs $345.00 for a one way flight which you can book through us and payments can be made by credit card or in Fijian currency.
Do the Bures have an en suite?
All the Bures and our dormitory have a shower and toilet inside.
Is there hot water?
We are currently in the process of getting a hot water supply.