Nearly everyone who visits Fiji comes to Nadi. This bustling multi-cultural town is the main hub for international travellers, and offers great places to eat, drink and shop.
Main Street is the centre of action with plenty of shopping, and the latest Hindi or Fijian music playing from every storefront. With its wide range of quality accommodation and close proximity to Denarau Island and the Mamanucas, Nadi is the ideal place to base yourself during your trip.

History

Nadi Town was established in 1947 as a "Government Station" on the higher grounds of Nadi, and established itself as Fiji’s tourist hub in the 1960s.

Accommodation

There are several affordable hotels along the main road between the airport and downtown, most of which offer complementary shuttles from the airport. However, if you want to see the beach, head to the luxurious resorts of Wailoaloa Beach or Denarau Island.

Activities

There are a huge range of tours and activities in close proximity to Nadi, allowing you to explore the nearby Yasawas and Mamanucas.

For some adventure try scuba diving, snorkelling or hiking, or head to Denarau Island and experience the excellent golf and tennis facilities.

Nadi has a good selection of shops selling clothing, books, jewellery and souvenirs. This is also a good place to stock up on electronic items such as memory cards for digital cameras.

Dining

As a major tourist hub, Nadi offers a wide range of places to eat and drink, no matter your tastes or budget. You’ll find a mix of traditional Fijian, Indian, Chinese and Western dishes, and a vast array of affordable eateries downtown.

Transport

Bus services operate between Nadi and Suva every day, but less frequently on Sundays. These services also continue around the island via Lautoka, Ba and Rakiraki. Cabs and mini-vans run between Nadi and Suva. Scooters can also be rented for the day.