Ziplining in Fiji

Thrilling Rides with Inspiring Views

If you hesitate before stepping off the platform, it's probably not fear, but awe. From the top of the mountain, there are views in all directions, taking in beaches, ocean and surrounding islands. Then it's time, and you launch into space to begin a flight that will carry you across river valleys and through the rainforest's roof. The adventure repeats on line after line as you swoop and soar down the slope, passing through unique forest ecosystems to arrive at yet another platform, where more views await. These are the added elements that make a zipline tour in Fiji more than just a thrill ride.

Highlights

  • Best for: Solos, couples and families, beach lovers, spa afficianados and adventurers
  • Best season to visit: Year round, drier from June-September
  • Weather: Tropical weather patterns rotate between winter from May - Oct and summer from Nov - Apr with common rain showers. Air temperatures can drop to low 70s in the winter and mid to high 80s in summer. Chance of rain and storms increase in Jan and Feb

Fiji Information

Ziplining in Fiji Overview

The Fijian island of Viti Levu is covered in mountains and tropical forests. This steep, verdant terrain creates ideal locations for zipline courses, which take the form of both canopy tours that glide through the upper branches of the forest, and higher-flying routes that soar from peak to peak.

Ziplining in Fiji Tips

Fiji's zipline courses are designed not only to thrill but also to showcase the natural environment. Platforms serve not only as launch points but also viewing stations to take in the flora and fauna of the region. Ask the guides to point out the old-growth Vesi trees, which are used to make the bowls used in native kava ceremonies.

Best Places for Ziplining in Fiji

Hills outside the town Nadi are laced with a web of 16 ziplines. The course, which is three miles, is woven into a spectacular wildness setting of caves, canyons and mountaintops. In the heart of the tropical rainforest near Pacific Harbour, lines run through a private eco-reserve where riders glide high above the forest floor and across the Wainadoi River valley.

What to Pack for Ziplining in Fiji

Wear shoes that won't fall off when you are in the air and relaxed-fitting clothing that won't bunch up and pinch under harness lines. Empty your pockets and leave loose items behind. If you carry a camera, secure it with a wrist lanyard. Bring a light rain jacket, because the mountains may see passing showers.

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Beqa Lagoon Resort

BEQA ISLAND - TWO FREE NIGHTS includes 7 nights Fijian Style Villa accommodations, 5 days of 2-tank reef dives, unlimited shore diving, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, kayaking, hiking treks, snorkeling and paddle boards, Fijian cultural entertainment daily, fun island activities, roundtrip airport transfers, hotel tax and service charges. Valid 11/28-12/28/19 & 1/1-2/8/20.
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From $1,479 per person double diver

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Qamea Resort and Spa

QAMEA ISLAND - 2 FREE NIGHTS + $100 FOOD & BEVERAGE CREDIT + MASSAGE includes 7 nights Beach Front Bure accommodations, 5 days of 2-tank boat dives, complimentary gear rental, breakfast buffet daily, 2-course dinner daily, 1- free 30-minute massage per person (non-transferable), $100 FJD resort credit per person used towards food and beverage, free village visit including rainforest hike, use of kayaks, paddleboards and snorkel gear, including roundtrip airport transfers, hotel tax and service charges. Valid thru 12/31/20.
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From $4,297 per person double diver

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Garden Island Resort

TAVEUNI ISLAND - SPECIAL DIVE PACKAGE includes 7 Nights Ocean View Suite accommodations with balcony, 5 days of 2-tank boat dives, unlimited shore diving during shop hours, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, welcome drink, use of kayaks, roundtrip ground transfers from Matei Airport, hotel tax and service charges. Valid through 1/31/2021 BW 1/31/2020
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From $1,925 per person double diver

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Volivoli Beach Resort

RAKIRAKI, VITI LEVU - STAY 7 PAY 5 NIGHTS, PAY 10 DIVES GET 12 DIVES SPECIAL includes 7 nights accommodations, 3 days of 2-tank boat dives, 2 days of 3-tank boat diving, unlimited shore diving, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, beach BBQ, coffee, tea and rain water, traditional Meke performance and Fijian Lovo night, free use of kayaks and snorkeling equipment, scheduled resort activities, roundtrip airport transfers, hotel tax and service charges. Valid through 12/21/19 & 1/1/20-12/31/21. Book by 12/21/19.
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From $2,256 per person double diver

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Namale Resort & Spa

SAVUSAVU, VANUA LEVU, FIJI - 27% OFF includes 7 nights Garden Tropical Bure accommodations, 5 days of 2-tank boat dives including Namena Marine Reserve, customizable menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, beverages including alcohol, mini-bar including daily replenishment, free WiFi, use of motorized and non-motorized watersports, bowling, rainforest hikes, roundtrip airport transfers, hotel tax and service charges. Valid through 4/30/20.
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From $4,039 per person double diver

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Jean Michel Cousteau Fiji Islands Resort

SOUTH PACIFIC DIVE & REJUVENATION PACKAGE – TWO FREE NIGHTS includes 6 nights accommodation, choice of three 1-hour spa treatments, scuba dive resort course including 1-tank dive or three 1-tank for 2 certified divers, breakfast, lunch and dinner, non-alcoholic beverages, espresso coffee, specialty tea, free WiFi, most resort activities, 5 off-site scheduled excursions per week, scheduled boat snorkeling trips including equipment, roundtrip airport transfers, hotel tax and service charges. Valid through 3/31/20 (blackouts apply).
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From $2,267 per person double occupancy

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Paradise Taveuni

TAVEUNI ISLAND - 2019 SPECIAL includes 7 nights Oceanfront Vale accommodations, 5 days of 3-tank boat dives, shore diving daily 7 a.m.-5 p.m., 1 free night dive, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, complimentary WiFi, roundtrip airport transfers, hotel tax and service charges. Valid through 12/23/19 & 1/2/20-12/23/20. Book by 12/1/19.
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From FJD4,660 (approx. $2,311 USD) per person double diver

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Koro Sun Resort & Rainforest Spa

SAVUSAVU, VANUA LEVU - DIVE PACKAGE includes 7 nights Garden Bure accommodations, 5 days of 2-tank boat dives, continental breakfast daily, snorkeling, stand up paddle boards, rainforest golf, tennis, volleyball, cultural demonstrations, hand line fishing, guided rainforest trekking, lawn games, bicycles, herbal walk, church service, school visit, Meke cultural dance, pearl presentation, floral arranging, and barefoot golf, free WiFi in common areas, roundtrip airport transfers, hotel tax and service charges. Valid through 3/31/21.
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From FJD3,501 (approx. USD$1,693) per person double diver

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Waidroka Bay Resort

PACIFIC HARBOUR, VITI LEVU - DIVE SPECIAL includes 7 night Panoramic Ocean-View accommodations, 5 days of 3-tank boat dives including shark dive, welcome drink, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily including famous Lovo and Kava, Yanuca Island visit, 10% off on land based activities on non-dive days, roundtrip airport transfers, hotel tax, and service charges. Valid through 3/31/20. Book by 12/31/19.
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From $1,899 per person double diver

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Garden Island Resort

TAVEUNI ISLAND - 7 NIGHT DIVE PACKAGE including Ocean View Suite accommodations, 5 days of 2 tank boat dives, shore diving during regular shop hours, daily cooked breakfast, 2 course lunch, 3 course dinner, afternoon coffee/tea with fresh baked pastry, free use of kayaks and snorkel gear, Sunday church visits, day visits to Historical Catholic mission, International Dateline and breathtaking water pools.
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From $2,150 per person double diver

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Waidroka Bay Resort

PACIFIC HARBOUR, VITI LEVU - 7-NIGHT FIJI RAFTING PACKAGE includes 7 night Panoramic Ocean-View accommodations, continental breakfast daily, one Middle Navua River Kayaking tour hiking to a waterfall and swing, paddle past jungles and villages including picnic lunch, one Upper Navua River Rapids tour with a big drop at Moce Falls, paddle past waterfalls around every bend including picnic lunch and ending in the village of Wainadiro, free WiFi, roundtrip airport transfers, hotel tax, and service charges. Valid through 3/31/20.
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From $1,241 per person double occupancy

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Volivoli Beach Resort

SUN COAST TO HIGHLANDS - 7-NIGHT ADVENTURE AND HIKING PACKAGE includes 4 nights Ocean View accommodations at Volivoli Beach Resort, welcome drink, free use of kayaks and snorkeling equipment, scheduled resort activities, airport transfer, 3 nights community hall lodging with mattress, flush toilet and cold shower, breakfast, lunch and dinner, hiking on 2 days up to 21 kilometers in length, hotel tax and service charges.
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From $1,110 per person double occupancy

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Namale Resort & Spa

SAVUSAVU, VANUA LEVU - BUILD YOUR OWN PACKAGE includes 7 nights choice of accommodations, customizable menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, beverages including alcohol, mini-bar including daily replenishment, kava drinking ceremonies, use of motorized and non-motorized watersports, roundtrip airport transfers, hotel tax, and service charges. Options to add-on Spa Packages, Snorkeling Tours (included in rate) and Cultural Tours (included in rate).
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From $3,318 per person double occupancy

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Koro Sun Resort & Rainforest Spa

SAVUSAVU, VANUA LEVU - BUILD YOUR OWN PACKAGE includes 7 nights Garden Bure accommodations, snorkeling, stand up paddle boards, rainforest golf, tennis, volleyball, cultural demonstrations, hand line fishing, guided rainforest trekking, lawn games, bicycles, herbal walk, church service, school visit, Meke cultural dance, pearl presentation, floral arranging, and barefoot golf, free WiFi in common areas, roundtrip airport transfers, hotel taxvand service charges. Options to add-on Adventure Package including Waterfall Expedition, Kayak Tour and One Hour Massage, Rainforest Spa Package including One hour Massage, Body Wrap and One Hour Facial.
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From $1,406 per person double occupancy

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Lalati Resort and Spa

BEQA ISLAND - 7-NIGHT ADVENTURE PACKAGE includes 7 nights Oceanfront Villa accommodations, welcome green cocktail, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, green spa treatment banana leaf dilo cream wrap, Bat Island kayak excursion, boat snorkeling safari, 2-3 sites, approx 2.5 hours, waterfall trek and village encounter, $100 FJD spa credit, roundtrip boat transfers, hotel tax and service charges. Valid through 3/31/20. Book by 12/31/19.
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From $1,625 per person double occupancy

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Lalati Resort and Spa

BEQA ISLAND - 7-NIGHT SPA PACKAGE includes 7 nights Oceanfront Villa accommodations, welcome green cocktail, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, green spa treatment banana leaf dilo cream wrap, Island Bliss (scalp massage, deep hair treatment, 40 min mini facial), banana leaf fruit wrap or sugar/coconut scrub, followed by a 1 hr massage, one 1-hour specialty massage treatment, roundtrip boat transfers, hotel tax and service charges. Valid through 3/31/20. Book by 12/31/19.
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From $1,750 per person double occupancy

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Waidroka Bay Resort

PACIFIC HARBOUR, VITI LEVU - ULTIMATE DIVE PACKAGE includes 7 night oceanview accommodations, 5 days of 3-tank boat dives including shark dive, welcome drink, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily including famous Lovo and Kava, Yanuca Island visit, 10% off on land based activities on non-dive days, roundtrip airport transfers, hotel tax and service charges.
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From $1,899 per person double diver

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Paradise Taveuni

TAVEUNI ISLAND - 7-NIGHT DIVE PACKAGE includes 7 nights Paradise room accommodations, 5 days of unlimited dive package, daily shore dives 7 a.m.-5 p.m., free night dive, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, roundtrip airport transfers, hotel tax and service charges.
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From FJD4,659 (approx. $2,274 USD) per person double diver

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Volivoli Beach Resort

RAKIRAKI, VITI LEVU - DIVE PACKAGE includes 7 nights Ocean View Room accommodations, 10 boat dives, unlimited shore diving starting from arrival to last scheduled boat dive, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, free use of kayaks, other complimentary activities, roundtrip Nadi airport transfers and taxes.
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From $2,310 per person double diver

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Lalati Resort and Spa

BEQA ISLAND - DIVE PACKAGE includes 7 nights Villa accommodations, 5 days 2-tank boat dives including 2-tank Great Shark Encounter with Aqua Trek, unlimited shore diving during shop hours, welcome divers cocktail hour, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, group lagoon cruise, Fijian cultural night, excursion to Fijian village, 15-minute foot massage, free WiFi, roundtrip land and water transfer and taxes.
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From FJD$3500 (aprox. $1,757 USD) per person double diver

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Beqa Lagoon Resort

BEQA ISLAND - VACATION PACKAGE includes 7 nights Deluxe Fijian Villa accommodations, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, unlimited use of kayaks, paddle boards, snorkeling equipment, medicinal nature hike, afternoon story and history sessions, mat weaving and preperations, cultural entertainment, roundtrip airport transfers, hotel tax and service charges.
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From $1,299 per person double occupancy

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Matava Eco Resort

KADAVU ISLAND - BUILD YOUR OWN PACKAGE includes 7 nights Oceanview Traditional Bure accommodations, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, traditional Lovo Feast and Kava ceremony, complimentary use of snorkel gear, roundtrip airport transfers, hotel tax and service charges. Options to add-on Waterfall Trek, Guided Ocean Kayak Trip, Snorkel Tour and Signature Matava Bobo Treatment.
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From $1,232 per person double occupancy

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Matava Eco Resort

KADAVU ISLAND - DIVE PACKAGE includes 7 nights Oceanview Traditional Bure, 5 days 2-tank morning dives, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily including tea and coffee, complimentary snorkel gear, roundtrip airport transfers, hotel tax and service charges
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From FJD 3500 (approx $1,736 USD) per person double diver

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Naia

LIVEABOARD - 7-NIGHT ITINERARY includes 7 nights accommodations, diving as scheduled, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily including beverages and wine with dinner, roundtrip airport transfers.
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From $4,078 per person double diver

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Beqa Lagoon Resort

BEQA ISLAND - DIVE PACKAGE includes 7 nights Fijian style villa accommodations, 5 days of 2-tank boat dives, unlimited shore diving, 3 gourmet meals a daily, kayaking, hiking, Fijan culture/entertainment, roundtrip airport transfers, and hotel tax.
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The Pearl South Pacific

PACIFIC HARBOUR - The Pearl Resort, an elegant, sun-drenched resort within the sublime environs of Pacific Harbour between Suva and Nadi. Come and leave the frenzied world far behind. Set by the beach and surrounded by lush tropical landscapes, The Pearl Resort is an idyllic escape where chic accommodation, exquisite cuisine and as much – or as little – adventure and relaxation required await you.
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Waidroka Bay Resort

PACIFIC HARBOUR, VITI LEVU - Waidroka Bay Resort is a private boutique dive adventure resort in an ideal location with suberb amenities and staff. It has an onsite PADI dive center with a fleet of four dive boats offering adventure and discovery to famous Fijian sites.
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Garden Island Resort

TAVEUNI ISLAND - Award-winning Garden Island Resort is renowned for the professional and friendly dive operation, ocean front rooms with breath taking views, wonderful staff and gorgeous lush tropical surroundings located on Taveuni, Fiji.
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Paradise Taveuni

TAVEUNI ISLAND - Paradise Taveuni is an oceanfront property nestled amongst lush tropical gardens with Rainforest Mountain as a backdrop. With only 10 Fijian Bures you are assured personalized service.
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Matava Eco Resort

KADAVU ISLAND - Matava - Fiji's Premier Eco Adventure is located on the secluded and magnificent island of Kadavu and bordered by the Great Astrolabe Reef. Matava is a small and intimate getaway designed to blend with its natural environment with accommodations traditional to Fiji. Thatched Fijian bures are nestled in the rainforest, accommodate up to 22 guests and offer privacy, comfort and superb ocean views.
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Jean Michel Cousteau Fiji Islands Resort

Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort is an award-winning luxurious island vacation destination in the South Pacific. Guests will experience a truly astounding resort experience — concentrating on rest and relaxation, authentic gastronomy and culture, and discovering the nature and the local environment. A assortment of unique interactive activities and inspiring experiences make this the perfect getaway for everyone with a sense of adventure and the yearning to experience one of the most beautiful places on the planet.
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Lalati Resort and Spa

BEQA ISLAND - Power down, unplug, kick off your shoes and let yourself go. No roads, no cars, no sounds but the water on the shore, the gentle tradewinds in your hair. Lalati Resort and Spa offers guests a choice from 16 individually designed villas, suites and cottages. Three are scattered about a lush hillside, and 13 are nestled amongst tropical gardens at ocean level. Distinctively Fijian in nature, with a relaxed tropical style, the private accommodations bring the outdoors in, capturing the beauty of Malumu Bay and Beqa Island. Each room offers total privacy in a rustic style of elegance.
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Beqa Lagoon Resort

BEQA ISLAND - Dive into the exciting depths of Beqa lagoon with pristine reefs and famous shark encounters. Feel the warmth lounging poolside or unwind with a massage at the beachfront LALI Spa.
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Namale Resort & Spa

SAVUSAVU, VANUA LEVU - Namale puts typical all-inclusive dining in Fiji to rest in favor of sophisticated, elegant, five-star Fiji cuisine inspired by the rich flavors and traditions of the islands. Serving up daily rotating full service breakfasts, three-course lunches, and five-course dinners, our world-class culinary staff sources the freshest ingredients from our very own organic farm and local seafood markets. Enjoy fantastic meals in our two gorgeous open-air restaurants with ocean views, in private quarters, or at romantic locations throughout the resort, such as next to a waterfall or in a candlelit sea cave on the beach. All meals and snacks are included in your stay, as well as all beverages and alcohol, from fresh fruit juices and Fiji water to premium liquor, beer, wine, and spirits. Treat your tastebuds to the unique flavors of Fiji cuisine and the same high standard of quality Namale dedicates to every aspect of your stay.
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Volivoli Beach Resort

RAKIRAKI, VITI LEVU - Located on the north end of Viti Levu directly on the Bligh Water, Volivoli Beach Resort is a family owned and managed resort with a variety of stylish and comfortable accommodations. All rooms are air-conditioned and offer ocean views. Ra Divers is located on site and offers daily dive excursions to sites in Bligh Water and Vatu-I-Ra passage, as well as kayaks and snorkeling gear.
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Wananavu Beach Resort

RAKIRAKI, VITI LEVU - "Wananavu” means “perfect” in Fijian and Wananavu Beach Resort certainly aspires to be just that. Legendary dive sites crammed with sensational soft corals, critters and swarms of tropical fish are the big attraction for divers to this very popular dive resort.
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Koro Sun Resort & Rainforest Spa

SAVUSAVU, VANUA LEVU - This resort’s unspoiled northern location offers the genuine warmth and friendliness of the Fijian people. Koro Sun offers a truly native experience, dedicated to adventure, rejuvenation, and romance.
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Qamea Resort and Spa

QAMEA ISLAND - This boutique property caters to a maximum of 34 adults with only seventeen luxuriously appointed and air-conditioned beachfront bures, nestled among swaying coconut palms and verdant tropical gardens. The entire resort fronts onto a private white sand beach over a kilometer in length and is known as the most spectacular in Fiji's northern island group.
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Liveaboards

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Naia

Since 1993, Nai'a has been the flagship liveaboard in the South Pacific. The professional crew is famous as one of the friendliest and most competent in the business, and the diving has attracted most of the world's leading underwater photographers and filmmakers. The Nai'a carries up to 18 passengers in 9 staterooms, catered to by 13 crew on 7 and 10-night itineraries to Fiji's top dive sites. These trips fill quickly so contact us for current availability or information on 10-night departures.
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Passport and/or Visa Requirements

A valid passport is required for entry into Fiji that must be valid for 6 months beyond your date of entry into the country. A return or onward ticket is also required. No visa is required for stays under 4 months. Your passport must have at least 1 blank page for entry stamp. Read about Fiji's entry and exit requirements here. Fiji has a departure tax of 200 FJD that should be included in your international ticket.

Immunizations

There are no immunizations required to enter Fiji. It is always recommended that you consult the CDC Website or check with your doctor for recommended vaccines.

Culture and Customs

Fijians take pride in being known as the friendliest people in the world. The welcoming and easy-going attitude that permeates their island culture invite visitors to venture beyond resorts and discover a traditional way of life that values relationships, traditions and inclusion. It's not uncommon for Fijians to strike up a conversation with total strangers, and take a genuine interest in those they meet. This spirit of hospitality can be found at Lovo feasts, where foods cooked in open pits are shared in a communal fashion. Fiji's most iconic cultural tradition is the yaqona or kava ceremony. The sharing of this mildly narcotic drink, which is made from the ground root of the kava plant, creates a sense of relation and wellbeing rather than impairment. When visiting a village, it is customary to bring a gift of kava root, and the drinking of a cup is followed by a cry of Bula! Traditions remain, but Fiji is not stuck in the past, and the well-developed tourism industry offers the expected range of water sports, spa services and land-based activities. There are a number of golf courses on the major islands, and tour companies provide a range of adventures from horseback rides, cycle tours and zip lines to off-road safaris and even whitewater rafting in streams that plunge from mountainous interiors.

Electricity, Phone and Internet Access

The electrical current in Fiji is 240 volts AC 50 Hz. Fiji has three flat pin power outlets identical to Australia and New Zealand. Leading hotels and resorts offer universal outlets for 240v or 110v shavers, hair dryers, etc. A converter is recommended with a transformer to convert 240V to 110V. Some hotels offer universal outlets for either voltage appliances or adapters but to be guaranteed no problems it may be best to bring your own adapter.

The country code for the Fiji islands is 679. Direct dialing is available to and from Fiji. Check with your cell phone provider for international plans or voice, data and text. Many hotels offer WiFi.

Water Quality

Many hotels have purified water. If in doubt, bottled water is available for purchase.

Language & Currency

Fiji has three official languages: Fijian, English and Hindi (a Fijian form of Hindi spoken by the Indian population which is different than Hindi spoken in India). There are also many Fijian dialects which are spoken by the indigenous Fijians (Bauan is the most common).

The currency is the Fijian dollar (FJD). For the current exchange rate click here. Major credit cards are welcomed by hotels, restaurants, shops, rental car agencies, cruises and travel agents. Currency may be exchanged at the airport upon arrival or from ATMs located at banks.

Time

Fiji observes Fiji Time (FJD) which is 12 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (+12GMT). Local time in Fiji is 12 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time from March 1 to October 31. Fiji does observe Daylight Savings Time which is recognized as Fiji Summer Time (FJST) between November and February at which time it is 13 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (+13 GMT). Although the 180° meridian passes through Taveuni, all of Fiji is west of the international dateline, so it's one day ahead of the United States.

Location, Size and Population

Fiji is an island nation in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Vanuatu, west of Tonga and south of Tuvalu. The country occupies an archipelago of about 330 islands, scattered across 200,000 square miles of ocean, of which 100 are permanently inhabited. The two major island, Viti Levu and Vanua Levu, account for approximately 85% of the total population. Fiji offers lagoons, rainforests, pine forests, mountains and over 1,000 miles of white sand beaches.

Fiji's population is 897,000 (2016).