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.

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105 Culture & Heritage experiences
Gipsea can host a maximum of 25 passengers for day-trips and sunset cruises. Relax and enjoy sailing the beautiful Mamanuca waters. Our friendly crew has been trained to high standards of safety and...
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MV Reef Endeavour
Join Captain Cook Cruises for voyages of discovery.  Meet friendly, welcoming Fijians in traditional villages, explore their culture and swim in warm crystal clear water over coral reefs teaming with...
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Welcome to the Home of Hiking
Navilawa Village is the gateway to the Koroyanita National Heritage Park. Set at the end of a gravel road it is only a 20 minute drive from Nadi Airport – and accessible by a normal saloon car. This...
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Journey south-west on a fun-filled adventure full day tour with your group. Pass through Nadi Town where you will catch a short glimpse of the largest Hindu temple in the Southern Hemisphere; 'Sri...
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Vanuabalavu
From our private island of Tivua we voyage to Makogai Island, in the Lomaiviti group. Snorkel over giant clam gardens in this turtle sanctuary, you may even see a turtle, and be visited by the local...
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Wherever you come from, wherever you may be going, there are very few places that will capture your imagination like Fiji. We have “one stop shops” in all major cities, outlets in all major resorts...
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 Global Vision International (GVI) was formed in 1998 to provide support and services to international charities, non-profits and governmental agencies. Through our international network in over...
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Cultural - About 3000 years ago, a group of highly mobile ocean-going foragers arrived in Fiji from the west bringing with them a distinctive pottery tradition called Lapita. The art of pottery...
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Head north-west of your accommodation into the valley of Sleeping Giant Mountains and marvel at the scenic vistas of the valley. You will pass by sugarcane farms, settlements, temple and schools...
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Starlight Tours is 100% locally based in Namau Road, Ba. The operation is located 12km outside of Ba Town on your way to the picturesque Navala Village. The drive inland is fascinating and...
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Experience the real Fiji with Feejee Experience Fiji is renowned for its stunning beaches, vibrant coral reefs and idyllic tropical islands. What makes Fiji truly unique is its warm friendly people...
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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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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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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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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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We have designed a package that has everything an adventure seeker could ever want: – Exhilarating Jet Boat ride up the majestic Navua river past villages and farms to the Magic Waterfalls –...
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Our Day, Night and Combo tours are full of surprise, adventure, great food and amazing entertainment. Packed with cultural and educational activities that you and the family will love.See fire...
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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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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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Our first stop is the Fiji Museum on the edge of the city for a peek at Fiji's colourful history.  The Museum houses archaeological artefacts spanning 3500 years from the era of the Lapita people,...
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