Though diminutive in size, spanning just 26 square miles, Garove holds a grand presence among the Vitu Island group. Known alternatively as the Witu Islands, these verdant isles are a testament to nature's bounty. The fertile volcanic soil nurtures abundant cocoa and copra plantations, offering sustenance and livelihood to the island dwellers.
Garove is a geological marvel; it is not a mere atoll but a submerged volcano rising dramatically from the ocean's depths. The volcanic peaks that break the water's surface are reminders of the island's fiery origins. Late 19th-century eruptions triggered seismic activity and tsunamis, leaving an indelible mark on local villages.
Today, Garove offers an intriguing blend of natural splendor, rich agricultural heritage, and a fascinating past. It's not just an island; it's a destination that invites you to delve into the rhythms of nature, the fruits of the earth, and the echoes of history.
INCLUDED SHORE EXCURSIONS
Guided Island Tour
Engage in a cultural exchange during a visit to a local village. Here, you can witness firsthand the traditions and lifestyle shaped by the island's unique geography and history.
Snorkeling & Scuba Diving
Plunge into the clear waters for snorkeling and scuba diving expeditions. Discover the underwater wonders that lie beneath the island's volcanic peaks and perhaps gain a new perspective on Garove's submerged treasures.
*Experiences are subject to change.