Living Oceans Education Booking

//Living Oceans Education Booking

Coral Reef and Rainforest Ecology

Join us for a unique course  in one of the world’s safest and most unpoilt environments.


Living Oceans Education July 2018

AUD $3,125


PRICE: HK$18,500. Please note that we must take all payment in Australian dollars: Aus$3125 (this is the equivalent of HK$18,500 – there may be a variation in rates depending on the exchange rate your bank gives you).

EARLY BIRD if booked by Feb 1 2018 :HK$17,000 – Aus$2840. If you are booking the early bird, simply state this on the comments and we will make sure that you are invoiced the correct amount when the balance is due.

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Details of the week

Full course details can be seen at the main webpage: click here.

Quick outline:

Dates: July 19 – 31, 2018

Itinerary: Depart Hong Kong July 19. Arrive Fiji July 20. Course runs July 20 – 30. Depart Fiji July 31, arrive back in Hong Kong August 1.

Location: Daku Resort, Savusavu. Daku Resort is a small, comfortable resort just outside the little town of Savusavu on Fiji’s northern island Vanua Levu.


  • Accommodation at Daku Resort is in shared rooms in the Poolhouse and the Beachhouse.
  • All rooms have ensuite bathrooms
  • Overhead fans
  • Covered decks

Further details at Daku Resort.

When we go to the village, accommodation will be very simple: we will be put up by the village families and will be sharing bathrooms with them.


  • Three meals a day
  • Breakfast: cereal,  toast, fruit, cooked eggs and bacon or sausages with potatoes / beans / dalo.
  • Lunch: chicken wraps, fish in broth, quiche, salads, stir fried rice
  • Dinner: meatballs with pasta, chicken and creamed potaoes, curry, grilled fish, traditional Fijian lovo

When we go to the village, we will eat with them – they always prepare an enticing selection of local vegetables, fish and chicken.

Daily Itinerary


Day 1:    RECOMMENDED FLIGHT BOOKING: 1655 Depart Hong Kong Fiji Airways 392. Arrive Nadi 0705 on Day 2.
Day 2:   Arrive Nadi 0705 am. Connecting flight to Savusavu. Arrive Savusavu by midday. Lunch; settling into rooms.
Afternoon: Greeting and determination of specific needs
Fijian welcome ceremony. Dinner and early bed
Day 3 – 11:   Lectures, discussions, multi media shows, exploration, action, fun, education out of doors in the real world.
Day 12:   7.30 Breakfast. Leave Daku. Return to Nadi: late flight to Singapore and HK.
Day 13:  Arrive 1200pm midday.

Daily details

July 19: Thursday: Day 1
RECOMMENDED FLIGHT BOOKING: Overnight flight from Hong Kong to Nadi. (Dep HK 4.55 pm FJ392 arr Nadi 7.05 am July 20; dep Nadi 2,30pm FJ109 arr Savusavu 3.40.)
July 20: Friday: Day 2
Arrive late afternoon.
Snack, settle in.
5.30 pm: Traditional welcome ceremony.
Welcome to Daku, welcome to the week.
Determination of specific needs
Dinner and early bed
July 21: Saturday : Day 3
7.30 Breakfast
9.00 Kayak to Nawi island: field study on Mangroves and Intertidal life
2.00 Arts, crafts: tapa making demonstration with hands on participation
4.30 Journalling
7.00 Dinner
8:00 After dinner “Cities under the sea” – Murph
July 22: Sunday: Day 4
7.30 Breakfast (Murph and Aubrey go to fish market at 8.30)
9:30 Fish form and function: lecture. Murph.
2.00 Snorkel at Split Rock
4.30 Journaling and preparation of chapter reviews
7.30 Dinner
Free evening

July 23: Monday: Day 5
7.30 Breakfast
9.00 – 4:30 Wailevu village
4.00 Lecture – Ecological footprint
7.00 Dinner
After dinner: Lecture – Sustainable living: Cosmic ecology Murph
June 24 Tuesday: Day 6
7.30 Breakfast
10.00 Visit to Waisele waterfall and jungle walk, followed by mudpool and river. Picnic lunch
Return approx 4.30. Journaling
7.00 Dinner
After dinner : presentation by Estelle
July 25 Wednesday: Day 7
7.30 Breakfast
Vunavesi Village – overnight
July 26: Thursday Day 8
Vunavesi Village
Return to Daku approx. 4.00
7.00 Dinner
July 27 Friday: Day 9
7.30 Breakfast
10.00 Snorkel at Sere ni Ua /Koro Sun lagoon
7.00 Dinner

July 28: Saturday: Day 10
7.30 Breakfast
9.30 Naweni Red Prawns and beach: full day.
7.00 Dinner
July 29: Sunday: Day 11
7.30 Breakfast
Morning in town. Visit market; hot pools.
Trip to Devodara beach to see reef life at low tide.
Swimming in the lagoon.
Picnic lunch.
Return to Daku approx. 4.00.
July 30: Monday: Day 12
7.30 Breakfast
Final day: preparation of final presentations / videos.
Volley ball competition with staff.
Snorkel outside Daku.
Coconut presentation: the tree of life.
Dinner and dance.
July 31: Tuesday : Day 13
7.30 Breakfast
Relax at Daku.
Leave Daku 3.00pm. RECOMMENDED FLIGHT BOOKING: Dep Savusavu 4.10pm FJ110 arr Nadi5.550. dep Nadi FJ 361 arr Singapore 5.10 am; dep Singapore 8.00am CX710 arr HK 12.00pm midday.


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