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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108 Culture & Heritage experiences
Tamarillo Active Travel has been guiding sea-kayaking tours around Fiji's spectacular Kadavu Island group since 1998. Tamarillo is the only specialist guiding company operating in this remote,...
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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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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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This package suits any budget as Awesome Adventures use the coconut rating system - 1 being more basic, and 2 being more modern with more amenities. See below for available accommodation.   The Full...
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Our office is conveniently located on Denarau Road, right before the bridge to Denarau Island. Our close proximity to the hotels on Denarau and around the Nadi area allows us to provide complimentary...
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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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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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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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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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Welcome to the Home of Hiking
Navilawa Village is the gateway to the Koroyanita National Heritage Park. Set at the end of a gravel road it is only a 20 minute drive from Nadi Airport – and accessible by a normal saloon car. This...
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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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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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Day 1: Arrival, Meet and Greet - Private transfer to Hotel. Upon arrival you will be met and then transferred to your hotel in Denarau for overnight accommodation. You have the rest of the day at...
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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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Why choose us? * Affordable: prices start from FJ$99/person * Packages include: transport, meals, canapés, alcoholic beverages, entertainment. * Unique, customisable, flexible * One stop shop  ...
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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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Friendly guides
Cruise beyond the Yasawa Islands to the world heritage UNESCO listed Levuka on the island of Ovalau in the Lomaiviti group of islands. You’ll have the opportunity to explore this lovely town steeped...
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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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The Park is open daily from 8:00am to 5:00pm. Its Visitor Information Centre is manned by local rangers, who provide an informative introduction to the Park's status and how to traverse its walking...
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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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