Overview

Bula! A word heard throughout the Fijian islands, meaning many things such as hello, welcome, cheers or good health. Welcome to the Fiji Islands, where Bula is delivered with the warmest of smiles from some of the world’s friendliest people.

Located at the heart of the South Pacific, Fiji’s incredibly blue skies, perfectly swaying palms and soft white sands are a daydream come true. However, there’s more to this island nation than sun-lounging; explore a colourful undersea world, hike over jungle-covered mountains, discover a fascinating culture and visit some of the 333 islands. Whether unwinding in a luxurious resort, sampling the latest extreme sport or discovering classic island delights, Fiji has plenty on offer.

Highlights

There’s more to Fiji than meets the eye, leave the resort and discover more about this tropical paradise.

Meet the locals

Three of the world’s seven species of sea turtle can be found in Fiji, and all nest in the Mamanuca Islands. Visit a local turtle sanctuary between November and March to watch the nurturing of baby sea turtles.

Surf down sand dunes

Located at the mouth of the Sigatoka River, the Sigatoka Sand Dunes National Park extends for several miles along the coast of Viti Levu with dunes reaching heights of 60m. Fiji’s first National Park, this is also an archaeological site where early settlements and remains of Lapita pottery dating back over 3,000 years have been uncovered.

Adventurer’s paradise

Taveuni is an ocean and eco activity wonderland. There are a huge array of activities to choose from, from horse treks through the spectacular landscape to hikes to the top of a dormant volcano and visits to a 200 year old fortified village.

When to visit

Fiji has two seasons - warm and warmer, although that doesn’t mean that it never rains. The temperatures from May to November, the cooler months, typically range from 19°C to 29°C, while from December to April temperatures usually range from 22°C to 33°C.