Fiji

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Additional Information
Capital Suva
Currency
Timezone Australia/Sydney
Total States 15
Airport City Nadi Airport, Nausori Airport, Moala, Matei Airport, Vunisea Airport
Ruling Type Government
Offical Languages Fijian, English, Hindi,
National Animal Iguana
Food Kokoda, Rourou, Lovo
Seasons Autumn  : Mar - Jun
Summer : Dec - Mar
Winter     : Jun - Sep
Sprint      : Sep - Dec


Destination



1 ) Denarau Island
Popular - Island     Location - Denarau Island, -Rotuma, -Fiji

Denarau Island is a small private island in the Republic of the Fiji Island, west of the main island of Viti Levu. The 2.55 km2 island is attached to the mainland via a short causeway and is located 5 km north west of the town Nadi and 10 km west of Nadi International Airport.


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Activity



1 ) Mamanuca Islands
Activity Category - Attraction

Due to their proximity to Nadi, the Mamanuca Islands are popular day trip destinations for guests staying on the mainland as many can be explored in a day trip. Malolo Island is the largest island in the group and the Mamanuca islands include Malolo Lai Lai, Qalito, Tivua, Treasure, Beachcomber, Bounty, Navini, Mana, Navini and Vomo to name but a few.

Between the Mamanuca and Yasawa Islands lie the Sacred Islands celebrated as the birth place of Fiji.


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2 ) Navua River Village and Kava Ceremony
Activity Category - River

Take a leisurely boat trip up the Navua River, passing traditional villages and through untouched beauty of waterfalls and gorges, join in a Kava ceremony, enjoy a Fijian lunch and swim in the fresh mountain water on this full-day tour.

Enjoy an amazing boat trip to the Nayua River and be the part of very famous Kava Ceremony during this motor boat trip you will come across several beautiful forest-clad hills, riverside traditional villages, waterfalls and amazing landscapes with magical touch. Be the part of Fijian ‘Kava ceremony’ and enjoy a delicious Fijian lunch with tropical fruits. Don’t forget to swim in fresh mountain water.

 


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3 ) Vanua Levu Tours
Activity Category - Attraction

Fiji's second largest island, Vanua Levu, is certainly one of the nation's most beautiful locales. Pristine coral reefs, thick green jungle, powder white beaches and calm blue waters aren't all it's got to offer, however. Thanks to the beautiful natural environment, there's so much to do here.


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4 ) Taveuni
Activity Category - Attraction

Taveuni, the Garden Island of Fiji and Matangi, Qamea and the southeastern corner of Vanua Levu islands, are pure beauty and adventure. Recognized as the jewels of Fiji, the Islands are a welcoming paradise for resident and visitor alike.


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5 ) Vuda Lookout
Activity Category - Attraction

Travel through the beautiful Sabeto Valley to the Gardens of the Sleeping Giant, where you will discover the largest orchid collection in Fiji. Enjoy a 360 degree view of the island from Vuda Lookout, and enjoy a tropical fruit juice and seasonal fruits from the orchard as you relax in a Fijian Bure.


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6 ) Garden of the Sleeping Giant
Activity Duration - 9am–5pm     Activity Category - National Park

The Garden of the Sleeping Giant is located in the foothills of the Nausori Highlands. The highlight here is the garden's collection of vibrant orchids. Once part of a private collection owned by the Canadian TV actor Raymond Burr, the orchids have thrived in Fiji's tropical climate. Another must-do is the "jungle walk," which wanders past a lily pond and through a native rainforest.


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Festival

1 ) Festival of the Friendly North

Festival Month - September

This beautiful festival is a celebration of culture and history in Labasa, the largest town on the Vanua Levu island. Dominated by Indo-Fijian people, it is mainly an agricultural town. The Friendly North Festival here is a charitable event, and one of the most significant festivals in Fiji, especially for this part of the island. It was started some forty odd years back and the proceeds of the festival go to one or the other cause in the town of Labasa. This year in 2018, the festival raised money to gather better health services in the town. It even holds a beauty pageant where local beauties compete for the title. A way to promote tourism in the island, this beautiful festival has people of Labasa come out in the streets and the famous Subrail Park.


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2 ) Diwali

Festival Month - October

A huge Indian population in the island has established Diwali as one of the main festivals celebrated here. The festival of lights, Diwali, is traditionally celebrated by lighting diyas in South East Asian countries like India. In Fiji, however, the festival is accompanied by light-shows, a lot of firecrackers as well as parties and fun. All the locals of the island including the Christian and other communities come together to celebrate the festival as it is one of the major national festivals here.


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3 ) Fiji International Jazz & Blues Festival

Festival Month - May

What could say jazz and blues better than the calm, cool, and breezy shores of an island like Fiji? Every year in May, the island plays host to some of the biggest names in the field of jazz and blues from different countries like UK, France, USA, Australia and so on. One of the most beautiful festivals in Fiji, this three days long celebration brings local as well as international players and aficionados of jazz together to keep this beautiful genre of music alive. This international festival is surely one of the best times to visit Port Denarau as the celebrations and ambiance are simply otherworldly.


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