Tips & Tricks
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Savusavu (Vanua Levu Island) – this is a town in the Fijian Province of Cakaudrove. The town is located on the south coast of Vanua Levu Island – Fiji’s second main island (northwest of Fiji Island) and had a population of 3,372 in the 2007 census. Savusavu is known as “the hidden paradise of Fiji.” […]
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 […]
Tavarua (island) – this is a heart-shaped island resort in Fiji. It has an area of 29 acres. The island is close to the main Fijian island, Viti Levu, and is surrounded by a coral reef. Activities on Tavarua include surfing, sport fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling and kayaking. For surfing enthusiasts, Cloudbreak is just about […]