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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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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This half day tour (9am to 1pm) include the following highlights: Viseisei Village – Believed to be the first village to be set up by the first Fijian arrivals around 1500. Viseisei literally means “...
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With over 28 amazing activities such as: Commando Course, High Rope course, Low rope course, Leap of Faith, Flying Fijian, Killer Giant swing, thriller Zipline, Sprawling over acres of greenery, Kila...
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Great Taste of Fiji Half-Day Morning Tour - Step back in time on this 4WD safari exploration -  the Great Sights signature tour. This trip starts at the feet of Nadi's famous Mt Batilamu or '...
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Initially the cruise ships would dock in the Capital of Fiji; Suva. In the last four years ATS Pacific has actively promoted additional ports in Fiji in order to spread the tourism dollar through out...
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Come join us to learn about the world of chocolate making, as this tour introduces you to the process of making chocolate at the Vanua Chocolate Factory, Fiji's first open to the public 'bean-to-bar...
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Go Dirty Tours Fiji
Whether you're splashing through mud puddles, crossing rivers, or taking in spectacular views - you're going to have a blast.  Rain or shine, Go Dirty Tours are a must-do activity while in Fiji!...
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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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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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At Blue Lagoon Cruises, we pride ourselves on giving visitors to Fiji the best possible insight into this wonderful pacific island nation. We believe that to experience the true essence of Fiji, you...
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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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Travel in style, abroad our 63 Foot luxury Sun Sport Sea Ray. Comfort, speed and style, providing a safe and quick journey. Legend 1 travels through rough seas allowing you to arrive at your island...
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This package suits any budget as Awesome Adventures use the 1, 2 and 3 coconut rating system - 1 being more basic, and 3 being more luxurious. See below for available accommodation.   The Full Monty...
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One of our  knowledgeable team members will guide the days tour group through the factory while explaining what cacao is, how it becomes chocolate, why single origin makes a difference and what we...
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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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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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We are a dive operation located on Kadavu Island. Offering courses and dive guiding, Totoka also assists many of the resorts on Kadavu Island with their dive needs including instruction and relief...
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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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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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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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