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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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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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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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The Coastal Biggest Waterfall Tour, visit the home of a village chief/Hall and take part in authentic ceremonies; Hear entertaining tales about local folklore, superstitions and ancient practices of...
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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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 These are ultimate trekking adventures which starts at Nalesutale village located at the foot of the famous Sleeping Giant Mountain, all the way up Mount ‘Koroyanitu‘. Option 1: 2 Nights...
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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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Sacred Islands
Join Captain Cook Cruises for voyages of discovery across turquoise waters to unspoilt islands where the cool shade of swaying palms fan over white sand. Meet Fijians in traditional villages, schools...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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International groups can learn about Fiji's culture, history, issues and environment through lectures at the University of the South Pacific and authentic, 'non-touristy' experiences in the remote,...
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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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