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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105 Culture & Heritage experiences
Qamea Resort & Spa is an intimate boutique resort catering to maximum of 34 adults, with only 17 luxuriously appointed and air conditioned bures nestled among swaying coconut palms and verdant...
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Explore Fiji’s wild underwater beauty. The Rainbow Reef is our playground! Nutrient rich currents flowing through the Somosomo Strait make for one of the top dive site in the world; colorful fish...
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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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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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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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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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The island is surrounded by white powder sandy beaches, palm trees and crystal clear blue waters, making it ideal for swimming, diving, snorkeling or just relaxing. We offer clean well serviced...
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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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Abaca Lodge & Recreational Park, Abaca Trekknig Area in Lautoka has something for everyone, in additiona to its wonderful treks including barbecue  facilities, swimming holes, a 12-bed lodge and...
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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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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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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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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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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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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...
-17.772699, 177.380997
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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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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If you have not been to Tova Peak you have not seen the best of Northland Tailevu!  Tova Peak is a great attraction and one of the 'wonders' of Dawasamu for the adventurous at heart. It can be be...
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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 this mystic village known as ‘ABACA‘ the  home of the Gods (Koroyanitu Mountain range...
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They'll have a blast at our complimentary Kids Club Our all-new Kids’ Club, means more fun than ever for the little ones. With a large outdoor play area, plus purpose-built suites for different age...
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