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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Starlight Tours is 100% locally based in Namau Road, Ba. The operation is located 12km outside of Ba Town on your way to the picturesque Navala Village. The drive inland is fascinating and...
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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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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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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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Explore the Lautoka Fresh fruit and veg market and get a rundown on what the locals eat and how they cook. Not open on a Sunday. In Lautoka you can also visit the fish market next to the wharf. Not...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Nautilus Adventure Tours have professional tour guides and off-road drivers with over 10 years experience. Our cross country tours gives you an authentic Fijian experience as we show you the heart of...
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