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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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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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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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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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Set sail aboard tall ship 'Ra Marama' or 'Fiji One' which departs Port Denarau Marina daily and cruise to Tivua Island - a tropical atoll surrounded by a white sandy beach and 500 acres of colourful...
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Fiji Hideaway Resort and Spa has a free activity and entertainment program with new and exciting activities operating daily that run from morning to night. Professional entertainment is programmed...
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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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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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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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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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Your transport will pick you from your respective hotel(s) in Nadi and it takes approximately an hour to drive to the Coral Coast. First stop is at the Sigatoka Sand Dunes, one of Fijis National...
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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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OUR BOAT Manned by an experienced, happy-go-lucky crew, the Turagalevu is your boat to Paradise Beach. Spanning a spacious 20 metres, it’s a comfortable ride & part of the experience. Enjoy...
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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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We are a dive operation located on Kadavu Island. Offering courses and dive guiding, Totoka also assists many of the resorts on Kadavu Island with their dive needs including instruction and relief...
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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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This package suits any budget as Awesome Adventures use the coconut rating system - 1 being more basic, and 2 being more modern with more amenities. See below for available accommodation.   The Full...
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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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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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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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