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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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Continue swimming and snorkeling off the beautiful white sandy beach where you arrive or just sleep on the grass under the shade or in one of the hammocks. Stay a little longer on the island if you...
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Sports Fishing (Fiji) operates with a 25ft Boat fully equipped with latest technology, Ray Marine systems including GPS, VHF Radio, Fish Finder. Private toilet onboard, equipped with all the latest...
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Taught to cook the "Fijian way", guests will be shown the art of cooking traditional local cuisine, whilst enjoying a fun activity, learning the local food culture and enjoying a special & unique...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Pottery Village This is your only chance to witness how the Fijian ladies demonstrate the making of pottery and sculptor. Pottery Making! This art has seen a renaissance of late, and you will find...
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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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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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Come and experience some of our best adventures! Dive the best of the Northern isles with our Heli Diving and Adventure Tours Learn to SUP/ paddle downriver to the ocean or horse ride along...
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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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We simply show you our protected heritage. Bush walking, bird watching and be part of the journey as we walk you through our rich forest and relay our oral history. It will be an amazing experience...
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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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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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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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