Mago Island

Mago Island is a volcanic island, owned by the famous actor Mel Gibson, and also one of the largest private islands in the South Pacific. Its area is an incredible 5436 acres (2200ha), length / width about 5.5km by 5.5km. There are three small islands in the southwest, one of…

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Vatuvara Island

Vatuvara Island or Vatu Vara Island is an island below Yacata and Kaibu (I wrote about them here https://tropicalislands.net/yacata-and-kaibu-islands/ ) about 16.5km. Its area is about 1000 acres (405ha), length / width about 2.2km by 2.3km. Its height is 305m, the highest in the Lau Group. Its top is flat…

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Yacata and Kaibu Islands

Yacata and Kaibu Islands. I put these two islands together because they are next to each other, surrounded by a common reef that protects them along with a few other smaller islands inside. They are located about 33km to the left of Kanacea Island https://tropicalislands.net/kanacea-island/ . Yacata island is about 4.3…

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Kanacea Island

Kanacea Island is 13.5km left of Vanu Balavu. It is an impressive volcanic island of an incredible 3085 acres (1248ha), round in shape, with a diagonal of 4.5 km. It has 7 hills, height 259m, several streams of drinking volcanic water, white sandy beaches, coral reefs that surround it, a…

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Adavaci Island

Adavaci Island is also part of Vanu Balavu, and only a kilometer and something from the Bay of the Islands (actually it is always visible from the air when they paint the Bay of the Islands) so it is in a strategic position. Its area is 102 acres (41ha), length…

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Bay of Islands

The Bay of Islands in Fiji is a bay of small islands of coral origin. It is located on Vanua Balava Island, in the northwest. These are islands that protrude from the water, and look like broken islands, similar to the famous islands in Palau that are under UNESCO, or…

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Vanua Balavu

Vanua Balavu is the main island of the Northern Lau Group. It is a volcanic island with coral islands around and a coral reef surrounding it. The area is 57km2. Highest height 283m. Population of about 1200 people located in 17 villages, with Lomaloma being the main village with about…

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Lau Islands (and cyclone devastation)

The Lau Islands (Lau Group, the Eastern Group, the Eastern Archipelago) is a group of islands lying on the east side of Fiji, literally halfway between the main islands of Viti Levu and Tonga. There are about sixty islands, of which only a third are inhabited. The area is 487km2…

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Ringgold Isles

Ringgold Isles is an archipelago, an outer group of Vanua Levu. The closest island to famous Lacala https://tropicalislands.net/laucala-island/ is the island of Tovuka, about 21 km north. The group is uninhabited, except for Qelelevu Island where people live in the small Naluta village, and Yanuca Island where 60-80 inhabitants live. In…

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Matangi Island

Matangi Island is an island in Fiji, which belongs to the Vanua Levu archipelago. It is located 4km northwest of famous Laucala Island https://tropicalislands.net/laucala-island/ . Its area is 240 acres (94 ha), and it is specific in that it has the shape of a horseshoe! Inside the horseshoe is a bay…

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