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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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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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Your tour begins when you are picked up from your accommodation for your half-day tour.   You will be taken on a scenic journey, passing through sugarcane belts, villages and local schools before...
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Opulence is suited for game fishing or luxury leisure cruising and she caters for your private dive or surf charter. In survey to carry 18 guests for day cruising, 6 anglers for game fishing charters...
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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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 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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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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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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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...
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The collective initiative of the villagers and Mr. Crocker gave birth to the idea, which is now a blooming Eco Tour attraction business that intends to help sustain their life and enhance greater...
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Our friendly local pod of dolphins love to accompany us as we sail along. You may swim with a huge pod of Mating Manta Rays, discover amazing colourful hard coral gardens and get to know their...
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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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Gorgeous little South Sea Island is one of the treasures of the Mamanuca Islands. Crystal clear waters, coral reefs and thousands of colourful tropical fish surround the tiny island. South Sea...
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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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 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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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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Situated on the Coral Coast 10 minutes from Sigatoka town The Kalevu Cultural Centre is hidden away within the four and a half acre grounds of Gecko’s Resort. The Centre provides a glimpse into the...
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Your transport will pick you from your respective hotel in Nadi and take you to The Mountains of the Sleeping Giant. Along the way, you will pass through sugarcane farms, villagers and local schools...
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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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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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