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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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Navala Authentic Village Tour Picturesque Navala village is situated on the banks of the Ba river against the stunning backdrop of the Ba highlands. A trip to this lovely village is a trip back...
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We simply show you our protected heritage. Bush walking, bird watching and be part of the journey as we walk you through our rich forest and relay our oral history. It will be an amazing experience...
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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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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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Qamea Resort & Spa is an intimate boutique resort catering to maximum of 34 adults, with only 17 luxuriously appointed and air conditioned bures nestled among swaying coconut palms and verdant...
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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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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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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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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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IVHQ was established in 2007 and has since grown to become the world’s leading volunteer travel organisation, providing affordable, safe and responsible volunteer programs in Fiji and in over 35...
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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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The Coastal Biggest Waterfall Tour, visit the home of a village chief/Hall and take part in authentic ceremonies; Hear entertaining tales about local folklore, superstitions and ancient practices of...
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Your tour begins when you are picked up from your accommodation for your half-day tour.   You will be taken on a scenic journey, passing through sugarcane belts, villages and local schools before...
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Fiji Eco Tours is a 100% Fiji owned business in Nadi, located at Lot 13 ATS Subdivision, Votualevu. We aim to provide our customers with the best Fijian eco experiences available.  As such, we...
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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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Our friendly local pod of dolphins love to accompany us as we sail along. You may swim with a huge pod of Mating Manta Rays, discover amazing colourful hard coral gardens and get to know their...
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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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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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Begin your day with a Motorised long Boat ride up the Navua River to the Fijian Village for Welcome Kava Ceremony, Village Sightseeing, Lunch & Entertainment. Continue up the Navua River to the...
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Don't miss this awesome adventure for all ages and group sizes. Whether you're splashing through mud puddles, crossing rivers, or taking in spectacular views - you're going to have a blast.  Rain or...
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