What’s new Fiji Travellers? News for those who explore, cruise and stay

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South Sea Cruises Group introduces South Sea Cats South Sea Cruises Group has introduced South Sea Cats, a new resort transfer and snorkelling adventure service. Operating with purpose-built catamarans, the service will commence in early 2025, offering morning transfers to Tokoriki and Matamanoa Islands and evening transfers to Malolo and Castaway Islands. With eco-friendly outboard […]

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Surprises onboard the Caledonian Sky

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By Prerna Priyanka Captain Cook Cruises has announced the expansion of its luxury expedition offerings, introducing remote Fiji for travellers seeking authentic cultural experiences and activities. Alison Haworth West, Executive Chair for Captain Cook Cruises, is enthusiastic about the new schedules: “We’re trying to offer something uniquely Fijian, authentic, and very much of Fiji, by […]

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Intercontinental Shanghai

Exploring Shanghai’s depths at the Intercontinental Wonderland

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By Andhy Blake As the Brand, Marketing, and PR Executive for Captain Cook Cruises Fiji, I recently had the incredible opportunity to embark on a journey across China as part of the Tourism Fiji ‘Great China Roadshow’. Among the five captivating cities I explored, Shanghai emerged as a true gem, capturing my heart with its […]

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The Rotuma Project

Project Rotuma

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A passion project taking the Rotuman diaspora by storm By Donna Hoerder What started as a passion project for two cousins is creating a flurry of interest for many other Rotumans. Especially the Rotuman diaspora who can relate to the challenges and expense of visiting Rotuma, an island 400 miles northwest of the capital Suva, […]

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Levuka

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Levuka makes a memorable first impression. Arriving by sea,  colourful storefronts and historic buildings are framed by the forested slopes of an extinct volcano rising sharply behind the township. Levuka, as Fiji’s first capital (1874-1882), is a town of many firsts. It is a significant cultural world heritage site under the United Nations Educational, Scientific […]

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Papapapaital Falls, Samoa

Samoa- The garden island

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By Kalinga Seneviratne I arrived in Samoa for a recent long weekend not knowing what to expect. For a start, my flight from Nadi touched down at 1:00am at the Apia international airport. I was surprised to see the immigration officers and other airport staff looking fresh and the taxi stand outside was also a […]

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Maui Bay Jetty

Maui Bay

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Maui Bay on Fiji’s Coral Coast is a popular refuelling stop for both petrol (the TOTAL station is open 24/7) and stomachs on the Nadi-Suva highway. It is known for two landmarks, its spectacular long jetty—site of many amateur photo shoots—and a wall exploding with colourful frangipani and bougainvillea, that shields some of the area’s […]

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Teambuilding exercises at Kila

A place for adventure junkies and nature lovers

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By Sera Tikotikovatu-Sefeti Kila Eco-Adventure Park is a destination that caters for thrill seekers as well as visitors who prefer gentle strolls and immersing themselves in Namosi’s verdant rainforest. The adventure park boasts luscious green vegetation, botanical gardens, mini waterfalls, picnic bures, a thrilling obstacle course, eco-walks, and a zip line. It is owned and […]

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Sigatoka River Safari

Friends and Adventurers

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By Sera Tikotikovatu-Sefeti When Jay Whyte was 13, he befriended a security guard at the Shangri-La Fijian Resort in Sigatoka, who introduced the Australian visitor and his family to an authentic Fijian experience up in the green terrain of Navosa. It was an experience that will forever be etched in his mind and heart. More […]

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Peter Sipeli

Walking the capital

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By Sera Tikotikovatu-Sefeti It was a beautiful morning in the capital, a perfect day for a walk, and I’m heading off to one of Peter Sipeli’s guided walks of Suva. I thought I might be about to relive the tedium of my childhood history lessons, however, the two hours with Sipeli have made me question […]

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Sabre

Sailing on the SABRE

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By Sera Tikotikovatu-Sefeti It is a beautiful Saturday morning; the sun is out, the sea is calm, and we are ready to board the ‘Sabre’. The South Sea Sailing vessel—a 78-foot custom-built catamaran— stands out amongst the rest of the boats at Port Denarau with its beautiful yellow hull. Our captain, Poni, says he has […]

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Labasa temple

Laidback Labasa

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By Sera Tikotikovatu-Sefeti Labasa town was established in 1922 and has a population of approximately 28,000 people. It is called the ‘Friendly North’ with good reason; it is home to one of the warmest, most welcoming people in Fiji. The indigenous people and the history they share with the descendants of indentured labourers are the […]

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Lapita Conference

Lapita conference in Suva this week

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By Sera Tikotikovatu-Sefeti Fiji is this week hosting the 10th International Lapita Conference, an event that brings together experts in the field of archaeology from the Pacific and beyond. The Lapita conference occurs every three to four years. This year it is being held at the University of the South Pacific and will end with […]

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Ring Gold Divers

Life under water

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A family affair Words: Ariela Zibiah Photos: Lisa Kingsberry As an indigenous woman who has clocked considerable hours diving in some of the most breathtaking locations around Fiji, the emotions I felt while being kitted up and taken out to a slice of the magnificent Vatu-i-Ra passage by a local, family-owned and run dive operator […]

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Fiji Museum

Bringing down the walls

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The Fiji Museum reopens By Samantha Magick For more than two years, the Fiji Museum’s doors were closed to the public. Now, with the opening of its flagship exhibition, Voyages: Stories of an Ocean People, we can see what the team has been busy working on. It’s a place transformed. “The necessity to change the […]

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Malamala Island Resort

Paradise found

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A day at Malamala Island By Ben Wheeler “Welcome to Paradise!” our sunny Fijian guide beams through the speaker system as our catamaran arrives at the picture perfect Malamala Island Resort. It’s a bold claim, but then Fiji has a habit of living up to this regularly-served slice of marketing jargon, astounding visitors with its […]

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Pacific Harbour Beach

Navua, Deuba and Pacific Harbour

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By Kite Pareti The Navua-Deuba/Pacific Harbour area is an hour’s drive from Suva and Sigatoka. It has a thriving community of nearly 20,000 residents and is home to veteran soccer legend Patrick Wise and rugby star Waisea Nayacalevu.  It is a place of pilgrimage for many local families and friends looking for a welcoming beachside […]

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Rafting the upper Navua

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Words: Samantha Magick Photo: Zoomfiji It was not my most dignified moment. Instead of ‘leaning in’, I leaned back, and quickly found myself waist deep in the rapids of the Navua river. Fortunately, nothing was hurt except my pride. And our guide was very quick to haul me back into our raft, pulling me up […]

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Sabeto mud pools

Sabeto: Meditative mud

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By Sera Tikotikovatu-Sefeti The Sabeto hotspring and mudpool is a place of rejuvenation for both mind and body. Located midway between Nadi and Lautoka, it can be reached by driving along the Queens Road, and turning off where you see a sign for the Garden of the Sleeping Giant. Continue just past the Garden and look […]

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Nausori water taxi

Nausori: History on the river

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By Sera Tikotikovatu-Sefeti Nausori was declared a town in 1931 but is rich in a history that started well before that time. It is the site of Fiji’s first sugar refining company, a place of remembrance for the people who died aboard the Syria and those who came to the rescue of passengers, and the […]

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Morris Hedstrom building in Levuka, Ovalau, Fiji

Levuka Community Centre: A tale of old times

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By Leila Parina It’s Wednesday afternoon in the old capital of Fiji, and I am waiting for the clock to strike 2 before I can prepare to depart for the next boat to Suva. I have been in Levuka for less than 24 hours and I am already in awe of its rich history, old […]

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Suva Thurston Gardens

A student’s guide to Suva

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By Leila Parina Fiji is a well-renowned tourist destination filled with clear blue waters, white sandy beaches, amazing culinary delights, a rich culture, and the friendliest smiles from the local citizens. All these make it an exceptional destination for studying. With the school year kicking off, the country has welcomed many students from across the […]

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Namosi ecolodge aerial

Finding tranquility, awe and adventure

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By Ariela Zibiah. Photos: Zoomfiji The Namosi Eco Retreat, nestled in a remote part of Fiji, is a get-away in all senses of the word. The sky feels bigger, the milky way appears to be at arm’s length, the air is crisp, and you are completely off grid, creating a feeling of being cocooned in […]

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Mt Korobaba peak overlooking Suva and Lami

Mt Korobaba: A view worth the climb

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By Angus Delaney A lot of travel in Fiji is focused on relaxing by the beach in a hammock, but if you’re up for something a little more challenging, Mt Korobaba is perfect for you. Located just on the outskirts of Lami, Mt Korobaba is a short but tough hike, which offers panoramic views of […]

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