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Culture & Heritage

Culture & Heritage

The inhabitants of modern Fiji are of indigenous Fijian background, as well as of Indian, Chinese and European ancestry. Indigenous culture has shaped the nation and is an active and living part of everyday life for the majority of the happy folk that live here. Our unique blend of cultures can be seen throughout Fiji, and in virtually every aspect of your stay - from the food, festivals, rituals and the arts.
Various crafts give us a unique identity that along with traditional etiquette and local architecture tells a story of our culture and its evolution over time. Historical artefacts and documents that depict this story are preserved and displayed within museums and protected as National Heritage Sites. One such site is the first colonial capital of Fiji, Levuka. The town symbolises a period of influence on the country’s development, deemed so significant to the region, this quaint little port town and her buildings were proudly protected under UNESCO World Heritage listing in 2013. Many more of Fiji’s cultural structures have withstood the test of time to remain an integral symbol of important moments in Fiji’s history. Kava drinking for example, synonymous with life in the South Pacific, is still very much a part of life in Fiji. It is likely that you will be invited to join a kava ceremony during your stay. After the formalities, this is a wonderful way to make new friends and learn a little more about their country. Dig a little deeper and see what you can discover!
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The Namena Marine Reserve, part of the Bua Province encompasses the entiure reef around Namena Island which is located between the two main Fijian Islands of Viti Levu and Vanua Levu. Villagers of...
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The Katchalot boats are rigged for light tackle fishing, bottom bashing and casting and are limited to inshore trips as well as on the outer fringes of the main barrier reef (weather permitting). The...
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From manta rays to mantis shrimp, dolphins to dartfish, voracious sharks to vibrant soft corals, we've found Fiji's ultimate dive sites! Join the luxury vessel NAI'A for world-class live-aboard...
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This guided tour will take you to see the President's Residence and nearby Albert Park (where Kingsford Smith landed his small aircraft on his epic flight from USA to Australia in 1928) as well as...
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The collective initiative of the villagers and Mr. Crocker gave birth to the idea, which is now a blooming Eco Tour attraction business that intends to help sustain their life and enhance greater...
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It really is a fantastic day of fun, culture and real Fiji experiences. It starts with a 35 minute drive into the picturesque Sigatoka Valley for fabulous views of Fiji's famous "Salad bowl" - known...
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Begin your day at the 'Garden of the Sleeping Giant', a haven of two thousand different varieties of orchids - arguably the largest collection of orchids in the South Pacific. Naturally cultivated...
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Great Sights Fiji takes pleasure in connecting many of Fiji's visitors with the unique aspects of Pacific culture and scenery. Great Sights Fiji is a premier sightseeing brand in Fiji and offers a...
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 These are ultimate trekking adventures which starts at Nalesutale village located at the foot of the famous Sleeping Giant Mountain, all the way up Mount ‘Koroyanitu‘. Option 1: 2 Nights...
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This package suits any budget as Awesome Adventures use the 1, 2 and 3 coconut rating system - 1 being more basic, and 3 being more luxurious. See below for available accommodation.   The Full Monty...
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South Sea Cruises is Fiji’s leading maritime operator with a range of award-winning day cruises and resort connections.  Seaspray Day Adventure Explore the beautiful beaches, lagoons and crystal...
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Dolphin Watch is one of the most sought after activity at the Retreat. Dolphin Watch Fiji also caters to active conservation programmes which is proven to be a popular niche segment in Fiji.   Moon...
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Explore Fiji’s wild underwater beauty. The Rainbow Reef is our playground! Nutrient rich currents flowing through the Somosomo Strait make for one of the top dive site in the world; colorful fish...
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The island is surrounded by white powder sandy beaches, palm trees and crystal clear blue waters, making it ideal for swimming, diving, snorkeling or just relaxing. We offer clean well serviced...
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Start your ultimate pre-wedding celebration on our luxury high speed 40-passenger Catamaran while our crew leads you across the Beqa Lagoon to the untapped beautiful island of “YANUCA” where the...
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Venture into Nadi's heartland, through the beautiful Sabeto Valley to the Garden of the Sleeping Giant, housing the largest and most varied orchid collection in Fiji. Then to Viseisei Village, the...
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Aqua Tours Fiji Private trips from Port Denarau.  On arrival at Port Denarau we will pick you up from the Port for your exciting Day Tour to experience the culture of Fiji. You will be picked up from...
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At Blue Lagoon Cruises, we pride ourselves on giving visitors to Fiji the best possible insight into this wonderful pacific island nation. We believe that to experience the true essence of Fiji, you...
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Established in 2007, International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ) has grown to become the world’s leading volunteer travel company providing affordable, safe and responsible volunteer programs in Fiji and in...
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Travel in style, abroad our 63 Foot luxury Sun Sport Sea Ray. Comfort, speed and style, providing a safe and quick journey. Legend 1 travels through rough seas allowing you to arrive at your island...
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