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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This half day tour (9am to 1pm) include the following highlights: Viseisei Village – Believed to be the first village to be set up by the first Fijian arrivals around 1500. Viseisei literally means “...
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Come join us to learn about the world of chocolate making, as this tour introduces you to the process of making chocolate at the Vanua Chocolate Factory, Fiji's first open to the public 'bean-to-bar...
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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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Welcome to our award winning PADI 5-Star Dive Centre based at Tokoriki Island Resort.   Rainbow hued coral gardens, towering pinnacles and plunging drop offs—outstanding diving on our doorstep.  ...
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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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The tour kicks of with you beiing picked up from the Port in our air-conditioned vehicle for a private tour of Lautoka City, visiting markets and stopping at major tourist shops. Later, as we head...
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Visit places rich in biodiversity, hear and see endemic birds dart through the forest, gaze at a tree in Fiji’s cloud forest and puzzle over all the life it supports, breath in sweeping views, and...
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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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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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This tour was created to cater for those looking at a more relaxed adventure. Which begins by wondering through tracks that have alongside them over 2000 different species of orchids and varieties of...
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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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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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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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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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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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 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...
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Let’s Go Fishing with Capt John Llanes (40 years’ experience) on Makaira’s  32’custom built USCG approved F/G boat designed for any style of fishing complete with big game tackle,  GPS, fish finder,...
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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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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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