Our Boats

Our vessels are designed and built in New Zealand and Australia to the highest marine standards. Featuring comfortable seating, large covered passenger cabins, specially fitted boarding ramps ideal for beach drop-offs, GPS satellite & Radar navigation, VHF radio communications and full safety equipment. These vessels are designed with your comfort and safety in mind and are by far the best water taxis available in Fiji. This, coupled with professional and skilled crew has positioned Mamanuca Express as Fiji’s premier water taxi operator.

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Fast 33 Passenger Water Taxi
A purpose built 11.3m Naiad designed and built in New Zealand to the highest maritime standards. Naiads are known as the 4 wheel drives of the sea and this vessel is a perfect example of the abilities of these vessels. With a large 33 seat capacity and cruise speed of 30 knots ‘MAXI’ is the fastest, safest and best way to travel by sea. Featuring comfortable marine seats, large passenger cabin and a bow boarding ramp ideal for beach drop offs, this vessel is designed with you comfort and safety in mind.


Design: Naiad 11.3 RIB.
Builder: NZ.
Construction: Alloy RIB.
Year: Dec 2006.
LOA: 11.3M.
Beam: 4.0M.
Draft: .600M.
Engine: 2 Yamaha 250hp 4 stroke.
Speed: Cruise 30 knots, max 40 knots.
Navigation: Compass, GPS, radar, sounder.
Capacity: Survey approval for up to 33 passengers.


Fast Water Taxi
Boasting a pedigree GEMINI hull from South Africa, this military proven and certified new build vessel has been custom fitted through New Zealand agents and boat makers ‘Assault Boats’. A rugged and beautifully appointed 8.9 meter rib, the ASSAULT has been purposely designed and outfitted to cater for the discerning private water taxi charter market. With great attention to comfort, speed, sea keeping and safety, the ASSAULT is by far the best suited vessel for private rapid transfers of passengers to their island resorts.


Design: Gemini Marine South Africa / Assault Boats NZ.
Length: 8.9m.
Draft: 350m.
Beam: 3.6m.
Engine Model: Yamaha 4 Stroke.
Engine No: Two.
Horsepower: 150hp.
Speed: Cruise 32 Knots, max 42 Knots.
Hull: GRP.
Deck: GRP.
Super Structure: GRP.
Registration: Coastal trading- in shore.
Safety/Capacity: Survey approval up to 12 passengers.