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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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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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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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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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Situated on the Coral Coast 10 minutes from Sigatoka town The Kalevu Cultural Centre is hidden away within the four and a half acre grounds of Gecko’s Resort. The Centre provides a glimpse into the...
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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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We have designed a package that has everything an adventure seeker could ever want: – Exhilarating Jet Boat ride up the majestic Navua river past villages and farms to the Magic Waterfalls –...
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The collective initiative of the villagers and Mr. Crocker gave birth to the idea, which is now a blooming Eco Tour attraction business that intends to help sustain their life and enhance greater...
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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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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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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 journey from Sigatoka Town begins with a 10mile excursion in your Off-Road Cave safari mini coach. This short journey inland allows you to see the people of Sigatoka Valley going about their...
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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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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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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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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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The Namena Marine Reserve, part of the Bua Province encompasses the entiure reef around Namena Island which is located between the two main Fijian Islands of Viti Levu and Vanua Levu. Villagers of...
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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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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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The Katchalot boats are rigged for light tackle fishing, bottom bashing and casting and are limited to inshore trips as well as on the outer fringes of the main barrier reef (weather permitting). The...
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