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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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101 Culture & Heritage experiences
Pottery Village This is your only chance to witness how the Fijian ladies demonstrate the making of pottery and sculptor. Pottery Making! This art has seen a renaissance of late, and you will find...
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Continue swimming and snorkeling off the beautiful white sandy beach where you arrive or just sleep on the grass under the shade or in one of the hammocks. Stay a little longer on the island if you...
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Travel the Yasawa Islands and make a difference to the people and communities who call it home. The Vinaka Fiji Volunteer Program aims to improve the provision of basic needs and amenities, often...
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Visit places rich in biodiversity, hear and see endemic birds dart through the forest, gaze at a tree in Fiji’s cloud forest and puzzle over all the life it supports, breath in sweeping views, and...
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Your journey from Sigatoka Town begins with a 10mile excursion in your Off-Road Cave safari mini coach. This short journey inland allows you to see the people of Sigatoka Valley going about their...
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If you have not been to Tova Peak you have not seen the best of Northland Tailevu!  Tova Peak is a great attraction and one of the 'wonders' of Dawasamu for the adventurous at heart. It can be be...
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International groups can learn about Fiji's culture, history, issues and environment through lectures at the University of the South Pacific and authentic, 'non-touristy' experiences in the remote,...
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Synergy carries light and medium tackle and has a fishing chair for deep sea trolling. She also carries casting rods for popping and hand line fishing gear and offers very experienced captain and...
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With over 28 amazing activities such as: Commando Course, High Rope course, Low rope course, Leap of Faith, Flying Fijian, Killer Giant swing, thriller Zipline, Sprawling over acres of greenery, Kila...
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This tour was created to cater for those looking at a more relaxed adventure. Which begins by wondering through tracks that have alongside them over 2000 different species of orchids and varieties of...
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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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Your adventure begins from the coastal town of Sigatoka.  Your Mini-Coach driver will provide you with interesting information about the Sigatoka Valley or as it is otherwise known “The Salad Bowl...
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Rivers Fiji Ltd was established in 1997 to foster the importance of our ecosystem and the environment and also to empower resource owners by giving them a choice to conserve and preserve their...
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Tamarillo Active Travel has been guiding sea-kayaking tours around Fiji's spectacular Kadavu Island group since 1998. Tamarillo is the only specialist guiding company operating in this remote,...
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Come and experience some of our best adventures! Dive the best of the Northern isles with our Heli Diving and Adventure Tours Learn to SUP/ paddle downriver to the ocean or horse ride along...
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They'll have a blast at our complimentary Kids Club Our all-new Kids’ Club, means more fun than ever for the little ones. With a large outdoor play area, plus purpose-built suites for different age...
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Snorkelling Out Front Tours - For our guests that have an insatiable passion for the sea we offer guided snorkel tours that are sure to impress you with our beautiful reef systems in the surrounding...
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Welcome to our award winning PADI 5-Star Dive Centre based at Tokoriki Island Resort.   Rainbow hued coral gardens, towering pinnacles and plunging drop offs—outstanding diving on our doorstep.  ...
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Ideal for short-stay visitors waiting to catch a flight or who do not have much time whilst transiting. From the International Airport and Nadi Hotels this special half day tour introduces you to...
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We will pick you up from your respective hotels then its a 2½ hour drive through Lautoka City, Ba Town and the beautiful valleys and picturesque hillsides and great views to Navala.  At the top of...
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