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Taveuni — Best of Fiji in a Nutshell

The Garden Island of Fiji
Taveuni is worth the hop for it's unspoiled natural beauty. The 45 minute flight over from the main island is a magnificent journey into 'peteisi', Fijian meaning paradise. Taveuni is a super lush, green island. Untouched rugged coastlines with healthy coral reef life. Rich growth of exotic flora and fauna, and glorious waterfalls. We are a multi-cultural community that truly lives in harmony with the natural environment. » Map of our location

Taveuni has the fourth [4th] largest rainforest in the world. The volcanic soil, rainfall and southeasterly winds makes this island one of Fiji's most fertile areas. The island is roughly 26 m/42 km long and 10 m/16 km wide. Des Voeux Peak is Taveuni's second highest peak, and is a bird lovers haven. Mt. Uluigalau is typically hugged by clouds, and is one of Fiji's highest summits reaching a maximum height of 4,072 ft/1,241 m.


" Great spot, as a diving and place to stay you canít do better. Fantastic peace. Great people. Gracias! "
— Chilean

Things to Do
Lots of leisure & adventure activities in Taveuni. Guided cultural & bird watching tours of the island — spot the rare Fijian orange dove or silktail. Scuba diving. Kayaking. Horse-riding. Snorkelling. Rainforest walks. Golfing. Bike riding on the coast & down dirt roads. Tour the pretty Waitabu Marine Park. Coconut tree climbing. 'BiliBili' — Fijian raft riding. See 3 immense waterfalls at Boume. Fishing. Bath in a near-by spring. Learn how pacific black pearls are cultivated at a local farm. Fijian 'meke', dance. Go island hopping. All can be arranged. No worries.

  Summer
Nov - Mar
Winter
Jun - Sept
Taveuni Happenings — Beginning of Mango, Guava, Avacado season
— Ending of pear season
— Flowering of endemic Tagimaucia national flower
— Big juicy queen & regular pineapples season
— Nation-wide week long Hibiscus Festival (Aug/Sept)
— Big fish game
— Nesting Kula parrots & fantails

Fijian Village Tour
Learn about village life, the jungle, and Fijian farming techniques from a dynamic naturalist local who enjoys fielding your questions. Tour our local friendly villages. Take a dip in the pure springs of Naselsele. Hear the waterfalls roar. Visit our landscaped garden. Snorkel about the 'Somo Somo' Straits, Fijian meaning 'good waters'.


" What an amazing island! Wow I canít stop smiling. " — Yukon

Waitabu Marine Park Tour
Tour Description: Waitabu Marine Park is a reef conservation success story. Visitors experience excellent snorkelling to see the transformation made to the marine life since the establishment of the park in 1998. Trained guides will snorkel with the tour and will point out and explain interesting sites. The half-day (5 hour Fijian time) trip should NOT be missed during your visit to Taveuni.

Note this trip is subject to weather & tides. If the sea conditions are unsuitable the trip will be cancelled or postponed.

Costs
— FD $50 pp
— Trip suitable for visitors aged 12 years and over

Cost includes:
— Snorkelling equipment
— 'Bilibili', Fijian raft ride
— Local guides with intimate understanding of the natural area
— Morning or afternoon tea & village refreshments, prepared by the women of the Waitabu Village

What to Bring:
— Sandals or running shoes for the lunch
— Swimwear & cameras
— Water bottle & sunscreen
— Hat & sunglasses (please do not wear in the village)
— T-shirt & sulu (modest dress required in the village)


" Vinaka for a beautiful stay. Very chilled & exactly what we were after. " — Fijian

Vidawa Rainforest Hike
An exhilarating full day trip into Bouma National Heritage Park.

Hike Description: The Vidawa Rainforest Trek is a full day excursion into the Bouma National Heritage Park. A great trip for people who like a bit of adventure.
Walk includes:
— Historic fortified village site
— Great views over the coast & outer islands
— Some of the best rainforest in all of Fiji with lots of birds & other wildlife
— Tales of the traditional use of forest plants
— A swim at Tavoro (Bouma) Waterfalls — a 'cool' way to end the trip

Costs
— FD $60 pp
— FD $40 children 12-17
— Pay by cash at the Tavoro Waterfalls Vistor Centre

Cost of Hike includes:
— Knowledgeable Fijian guides
— Fruit Juice, lunch & afternoon tea

What to Bring:
— Running shoes or walking boots
— Swimwear & cameras
— Water bottle


Legendary Somo Somo Straits
Spectacular diverse coral reef life, and plenty of water activities. Hop to uninhabited islands bustling with birds.

One of the best dive sites in the world, with warm water year round & great vis. Ask us for more details about special opportunites to scuba dive with an exclusive Fijian crew, snorkel, go bay or boat fishing, or do nothing on one of our stunning local beaches.


" Tyrone and his crew are the best! His years of experience really show on the dives. They took great care of us and we didnít have to lift a finger we just enjoyed our time to the fullest. We canít wait to return. Vinaka. " — Russian

Bookings & Enquiries
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Taveuni River

 

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Bouma National Heritage Park

 

Fijian Kids by Ocean

 

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Somo Somo Straits

 
 
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