Tips & Tricks
Sigatoka Sand Dunes — this vast stretch of dunes spans an impressive 650 hectares, forming a magnificent barrier between Viti Levu’s lush interior and the southern Pacific Ocean. Some of the dunes offer incredible views back upon the island’s emerald hills and out towards the deep blue coastline. These sand dunes are now a national […]
Sigatoka River – this river weaves south from the heart of Viti Levu to its Coral Coast, passing through a fertile, lush-green valley. A great way to admire its beauty is by following the river’s gentle course by boat and winding through the numerous vegetable and sugar plantations that line its banks.
Taveuni (island) – this is the third-largest island in Fiji, after Viti Levu (Fiji Island) and Vanua Levu, with a total land area of 434 sq. kilometers. The cigar-shaped island, a massive shield volcano which rises from the floor of the Pacific Ocean, is located 6.5 km. east of Vanua Levu, across the Somosomo Strait. […]
Viti Levu (island) – this is the largest island in the Fijian archipelago, home to more than 70% of the country’s population, as well as the capital city (Suva). With rainforest, peaks, spectacular sand dunes, and waterfalls, it is also an island of outstanding natural beauty.
Yasawa Islands – located northwest of Viti Levu (Fiji Island), these islands were once off-limits to tourism. In more recent times, the Fiji government has opened these island up as minimal impact eco-tourist destinations. For that reason, lodging options are more limited there. While luxury resorts are starting to pop up in these islands, the […]
Thurston Gardens (Cakobau Road, Suva) — originally located near Waimanu Road, a Botanical Garden was first established in Suva back in 1881 by the Colonial Secretary Sir John Bates Thurston, a knowledgeable amateur botanist. In 1913, the Botanic Gardens were moved to their current location and eventually renamed Thurston Gardens in 1976. The drinking fountain […]