We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Funafuti Marine Conservation Area

Features Animals
Save
Review Highlights
Beauty at the end of the world

If you go out of your way, as you will have to to get to Tuvalu, please do not rob yourself of the... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
Balderk
,
Denmark
A wonderful effort considering the fishing piracy that is so prevalent in the Pacific

I was constructing a building for the Tuvaluan Fisheries Dept (Govt) with local labour, as a direct... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
morleymatt
,
Auckland, New Zealand
Read all 16 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good6%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“town council” (2 reviews)
“fish” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Funafuti, Tuvalu
Write a ReviewReviews (16)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"plastic chairs"
in 2 reviews
"town council"
in 2 reviews
"fish"
in 2 reviews
"sea"
in 2 reviews
"beaches"
in 2 reviews
"snorkeling"
in 2 reviews
"boat"
in 3 reviews
"office"
in 2 reviews
"pacific"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 13 February 2018

If you go out of your way, as you will have to to get to Tuvalu, please do not rob yourself of the rare chance to visit this area with islets strung out like pearls on a string. Look out for rays flying beneath your...More

Thank Balderk
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 January 2018

I was constructing a building for the Tuvaluan Fisheries Dept (Govt) with local labour, as a direct means of policing the waters around Tuvalu from pirate fisheries such as Taiwan etc. The marine conservation areas would be better helped if the Govt educated the people...More

Thank morleymatt
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We only came for two days, but it was impossible to organize a reef trip. This needs to be done at the Town Council as there is only one person authorized to go out there, but despite hiking down to the council 4 times, he...More

2  Thank ThreeDugongs
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The sun stays out most of the way, we spot a manta and a few shoals of fish, the sea is like a warm bath and the islands picture perfect little Robinson Crusoe dots. The boatmen spend most of their time in hammocks or sitting...More

Thank Sue R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

The boat is very basic, no life wests and plastic chairs are used. The transfer to the island can be rough, but it's worth it. We went to three spots, a very small island you can walk around in 10 min, a village with a...More

Thank Marna P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Very hard to get to, hard to organised before you get to the Island needs to be promote better i would have like to stay a week not a few hours

Thank Lindsay B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 11 February 2016

I'm going to review this to give you some tips. Ask to visit here on the first day you arrive. If they tell you they don't want to take you, they won't.. they'll blame the weather, they don't want to go in the rain, but...More

1  Thank puck013
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 October 2015

A day trip to the conservation area is a must if you are visiting Funafuti. Boats can be arranged through the City Council or the hotel. One can watch the marine life just from the shore. We saw small sharks and turtles. If you take...More

Thank Sanksee
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 October 2015

We went on a boat trip with 5 tourist who where visiting Funafuti. After negotiating we ended up paying 150 AUD for the trip in total. The trip wasn't organised at all. First we had to wait for two hours before we left, then we...More

Thank Chantal V
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 May 2015

They are analysing beach erosion, water levels and any other climate change reaction to Tuvalu's location.

Thank DublinPJ
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Funafuti Marine Conservation Area staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit