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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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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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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Beachcomber is best known for its fun reputation as ‘party-island by night, paradise by day’. And paradise it truly is. Situated in a tranquil marine sanctuary in the beautiful Mamanuca Islands,...
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Coralview Island Resort and Dive Yasawa Lagoon have directly benefited the local primary school, Ratu Meli Memorial School by donating $10 per shark diver for the past 4 years and have now increased...
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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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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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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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South Sea Cruises is Fiji’s leading maritime operator with a range of award-winning day cruises and resort connections.  Seaspray Day Adventure Explore the beautiful beaches, lagoons and crystal...
-17.772759, 177.380879
Sleeping Giant Zip Line Fiji is a 35 acre eco-friendly Adventure Park. The Zips span over 1.3 kilometers with 10 zips ranging from 80 meters to 160 metres, with zipping speeds of up to 60 km/hour!...
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One of our  knowledgeable team members will guide the days tour group through the factory while explaining what cacao is, how it becomes chocolate, why single origin makes a difference and what we...
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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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Your transport will pick you from your respective hotel(s) and take you to the famous Sigatoka Sand Dunes, one of Fijis National Archaeological Heritage Site where you will begin your 30min trek up...
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 Painting glass, tiles, ceramics, tapa , wood, magnetsTie dying 100% cotton to make sulus,wraps,bouses,shirts,scarves,bags,hair bands.Jewellery we design necklaces, bracelets ,earrings,rings , using...
-17.776484, 177.197113
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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Great Taste of Fiji Half-Day Morning Tour - Step back in time on this 4WD safari exploration -  the Great Sights signature tour. This trip starts at the feet of Nadi's famous Mt Batilamu or '...
-17.757500, 177.447998
Nautilus Adventure Tours have professional tour guides and off-road drivers with over 10 years experience. Our cross country tours gives you an authentic Fijian experience as we show you the heart of...
-17.783800, 177.388000
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...
-18.233299, 178.162003
Based at Meigunyah Road, Nadi Back Road the clay products are baked at 1000 degrees in a gas kiln, and can be taken through Customs easily.Products:  Pendants, mosquito coil holders, table numbers,...
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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...
-17.615601, 178.384995
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...
-17.166500, 177.192993

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