What the formal tea ritual is to the Chinese and Japanese, the ceremony of drinking kava is to the people of Fiji. Enjoyed on both important and social occasions, including when accepting guests or visitors into a village, kava is traditionally accompanied by a ceremonial atmosphere.
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Sigatoka Sand Dunes National Park is an area of great significance as an example of an amazing natural phenomenon with a rich archaeological history. Located west of the town of Sigatoka on the main Fijian island of Viti Levu, the impressive dune system covers an area of 650 hectares.
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An extinct volcano in the northern highlands on the main island of Viti Levu, Mount Tomanivi, formerly Mt Victoria, is the highest peak in Fiji. Standing at 1,323m, ascending to the summit of this mountain is a popular adventure activity for visitors to the Fijian Islands for a stunning view... more »
In contrast to the dense rainforest and wild tropical foliage of the Fijian Islands is the landscaped arboretum of the Garden of the Sleeping Giant. Located outside the city of Nadi on the main island of Viti Levu, these attractive gardens are a showcase of native plants and Fiji's largest... more »
Take a walk on the wild side with the flora and fauna of Fiji's Kula Eco Park. Situated on the Coral Coast of the main island of Viti Levu, the wildlife sanctuary is a showcase of the furry, the feathered, the aquatic and amphibian in the South Pacific.
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Travel back to discover what life was like in the Fiji Islands over 3,700 years ago at the Fiji Museum. Located within the Thurston Gardens botanical site in the city centre of Suva, the museum displays an amazing array of antiquities and artifacts that date back a few millennia as... more »
Variously known as the Sabeto Hot Springs or Sabeto Mud Baths, this activity is one way to immerse yourself into the Fijian way of life! Located halfway between the major cities of Nadi and Lautoka on the main island of Viti Levu, the Fijian mud baths are a must-do holiday... more »
A speck in the Pacific, Nananu-i-Ra, meaning 'dreamland of the west', is a tiny isle just 1.5km off the main Fijian island of Viti Levu. Picture verdant hills, scalloped bays, white sandy shores and dense mangroves fringed by swaying coconut palms and you'll have an image of this pocket-sized paradise.
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