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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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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Dolphins symbolize the patron saint of love and have been viewed as magical and "Man’s Best Friend in the Sea" for millennia by humans. They’re one of the only animals that appear to play, joyfully...
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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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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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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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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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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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Capturing a family’s happiness and love brings me great joy and I often find the camera disappears to leave space for spontaneity.  I grew up surrounded by art because my dad is art critic and my...
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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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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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 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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Day 1: Arrival, Meet and Greet - Private transfer to Hotel. Upon arrival you will be met and then transferred to your hotel in Denarau for overnight accommodation. You have the rest of the day at...
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Sacred Islands
Join Captain Cook Cruises for voyages of discovery across turquoise waters to unspoilt islands where the cool shade of swaying palms fan over white sand. Meet Fijians in traditional villages, schools...
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Step aboard 'Wanaka" our 13m(42') performance sailing catamaran at Port Denarau Marina and glide accross the azure waters to discover the magic of Fiji's underwater world in the Mamanuca Islands....
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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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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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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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The Sabeto hot water springs are one of Fiji's hidden jewels. It provides a rare opportunity to indulge in a therapeutic natural thermal mud spa. The therapeutic mud pool of Sabeto is the ideal...
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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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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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