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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Fiji Game Fishing on the Coral Coast at it’s very best.   Welcome to premier gamefishing charter “Fish’n’Trips” based on the scenic Coral Coast/Fiji’s main Island Viti Levu. Our Priority is for your...
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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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Based at Meigunyah Road, Nadi Back Road the clay products are baked at 1000 degrees in a gas kiln, and can be taken through Customs easily.Products:  Pendants, mosquito coil holders, table numbers,...
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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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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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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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Our Day, Night and Combo tours are full of surprise, adventure, great food and amazing entertainment. Packed with cultural and educational activities that you and the family will love.See fire...
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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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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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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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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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Ideal for short-stay visitors waiting to catch a flight or who do not have much time whilst transiting. From the International Airport and Nadi Hotels this special half day tour introduces you to...
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NOURISHED ADVENTURE A unique Taveuni Island experience! Taste the adventure as you enjoy fresh tropical delicacies while soaking up the stunning ocean views & exploring the hilltops of Fiji’s...
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