Kite Boarding & Kite Surfing in Fiji

The area is renowned for consistent Trade Winds throughout September – November and offers a multitude of reef breaks ideal for both surfing and kiting. From surfing peeling reef breaks and exploring the rainforest to long downwinders and trips up and down the coast intermediate and advanced kitesurfers will love the size and diversity of this natural playground.

Matanivusi Beach Eco Resort, the world’s first STOKE Certified “sustainable resort” is nestled in a slice of rainforest along this stunning stretch of coastline, fringed by white sand, beautiful reef and turquoise waters. Its untouched beauty has been retained and enhanced with small bures tucked in amongst the forest so you feel close to nature. Situated on the Coral Coast, the south-eastern (windward) side of Fiji's main island Viti Levu, Matanivusi is a 2 hour scenic drive through the most spectacular part of the island from Nadi International Airport.


Matanivusi offers world-class kitesurfing downwinders, surf-kiting, flat-water kiting, surfing and stand up paddling. Each day is a different adventure on the water. Epic downwinders and reef breaks including Frigates and Fijian Pipe surround the area and cater to a varying levels of experience although please note we do not cater to beginners. We have no kiting gear available. You must bring everything you need. We will provide the boats and knowledgeable staff to assist you, even with a safety boat to track your kiting expeditions and assist in launching and recovery.

From surfing peeling reef breaks and exploring the rainforest to long downwinders and trips up and down the coast. Intermediate and advanced kitesurfers will love the size and diversity of this natural playground. 


When the Trade Winds blow they typically blow all day in this part of Fiji. September to November are the best months for wind. Like most tropical locations, the waves are greatly affected by tide, wind direction, swell height and wind strength. 

"Matanivusi has got to be one of the world's best locations for downwinders. The water colour, waves, wind and service at Matanivusi is second-to-none and I can't wait to get back there." — Ben Wilson (

Yes, it is compulsory. You will need a plan that covers medical emergencies and transport, trip cancellation, travel changes, loss of property and luggage. We recommend a comprehensive cover to ensure you're protected.
September - November, but the trade winds can blow anytime and are historically become consistent from August.
Any time! There is usually always a southern ocean swell hitting our small island - it’s just more consistently bigger in winter.
Wireless internet is available in the main building area only.
Around 26 degrees Celcius (78.8 degrees Fahrenheit).
Yes and No, but a long sleeve wetsuit vest or spring suit can be handy sometimes for wind chill.
It can be any strength, but normal trades are about 15-20knots and we mostly ride on 8m - 12m kites.
Yes there are plenty of nice flat water spots.
Depending on swell size there is any type of that you want, long and hollow, or short and fun.
Yes, we can cater to a range of dietary requirements, from vegan to gluten free. Just let us know prior to travel.
It's a good idea as it's shallow on the reef.
Yes – we have a range of sizes & accessories for purchase.
There is a gift shop with basic toiletries.
Most definitely, the resort is ‘child friendly’. The rooms are screened so there’s no problem with mosquitoes. We have cots and single beds. A king size bed, cot and single bed fit comfortably into each room. We also have a pool and other activities so the children have lots to do. Babysitters can also easily be arranged.
Yes. We also have cots, a high chair and baby bath at the Resort.
Yes…there’s lots to do for everyone outside of kiting/surfing. You can learn more about Fiji and its culture by taking a visit to our nearby village where you can visit the kindergarten, interact with families and purchase crafts made by the women’s group. If she is tired of relaxing by the pool, perhaps she would like to go for a guided snorkel, SUP or kayak or visit the waterfall or one of many other activities either around or outside the resort. Of course we have a day spa where she can get pampered with a massage, wrap, and pedicure/manicure.