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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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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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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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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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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Wherever you come from, wherever you may be going, there are very few places that will capture your imagination like Fiji. We have “one stop shops” in all major cities, outlets in all major resorts...
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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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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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Your transport will pick you from your respective hotel(s) in Nadi and take you to The Mountains of the Sleeping Giant. Along the way, you will pass through sugarcane farms, villagers and local...
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Board your air-conditioned coach for a scenic drive along the Queen’s Highway, bound for Nakabuta Pottery Village.  You will pass through villages, pine forest reserves and sugar cane farms.  Along...
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Synergy carries light and medium tackle and has a fishing chair for deep sea trolling. She also carries casting rods for popping and hand line fishing gear and offers very experienced captain and...
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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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Established in 2007, International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ) has grown to become the world’s leading volunteer travel company providing affordable, safe and responsible volunteer programs in Fiji and in...
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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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Step aboard 'Wanaka" our 13m(42') performance sailing catamaran at Port Denarau Marina and glide accross the azure waters to discover the magic of Fiji's underwater world in the Mamanuca Islands....
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Experience the real Fiji with Feejee Experience Fiji is renowned for its stunning beaches, vibrant coral reefs and idyllic tropical islands. What makes Fiji truly unique is its warm friendly people...
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Don't miss this awesome adventure for all ages and group sizes. Whether you're splashing through mud puddles, crossing rivers, or taking in spectacular views - you're going to have a blast.  Rain or...
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We will pick you up from your hotel and transfer to the foothills of the Sleeping Giant Mountain where the Sabeto hot water springs are located. You'll receive a guided tour of the area before you...
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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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IVHQ was established in 2007 and has since grown to become the world’s leading volunteer travel organisation, providing affordable, safe and responsible volunteer programs in Fiji and in over 35...
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Gipsea can host a maximum of 25 passengers for day-trips and sunset cruises. Relax and enjoy sailing the beautiful Mamanuca waters. Our friendly crew has been trained to high standards of safety and...
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