Fiji Tourism, Tourist Attractions

Fiji Tourism

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Fiji is known to be the heart of south pacific and comprises of 333 islands. Pristine beaches, luxury resorts & coral diving make it a perfect holiday destination.

Fiji Tourism – Top 10

Below are the major tourist attractions and reasons why people visit the country.

1. Nadi

Nadi is one of Fiji’s largest cities and comprises of a mix of population between Fijian, Indian and several other foreign settlers. From trips to the Nadi market and jet boat rides to visits to popular tourist spots such as the Garden of the Sleeping Giant, the hot mud pools, the Natdola Beach, the Sri Siva Subramaniya Swami Temple etc. there is a lot to do here in Nadi.

2. Suva

Being the capital of Fiji, Suva is, not so surprisingly, quite a happening city with a stunning skyline. The Suva Municipal Market, Fiji Museum, Colo-I-Suva Forest Park and Municipal Handicraft Centre are some of the most popular spots in the capital city of Suva.

3. Denarau Island

For anyone looking for a getaway from the city life that can also catch up in Fiji, Denarau Island serves as the perfect spot. Being just a twenty minutes’ drive from Nadi International Airport, the island is pretty well connected. Water sports and cruises serve as the main attraction here.

4. Savusavu

Tucked away in the Vanua Levu Island’s southern coast, Savusavu is a little town in Fiji boasting of some great hot springs, steaming grass and beaches. The local market and old fashioned shops also attract a lot of tourists here. This is also a great spot to start adventure cruises.

5. Pacific Harbour

Pacific Harbour is yet another action packed coastal area in Fiji. Pacific Harbour is packed with numerous scenic beaches and also offers loads of inland activity. While the beaches are a great place to just sit back and relax, one can also try some adventure activities such as zip lining, jet skiing, river exploration, scuba diving and so on.

6. Sigatoka

Sigatoka is a popular tourist destination in Fiji offering a wide range of activities. The area has a great golf course at Natadola Bay for sports enthusiasts as well as the Kula Eco Park for nature lovers. With the Natadola beach and various other great waterfalls, there are also many adventure activities to look forward to here.

7. Rotuma

Rotuma consists of an island by the same name as well as surrounding islets and exits as a Fijian dependency. The volcanic islands are great getaway spots providing isolated and tranquil spots. That said, the islands are also well connected to other parts of Fiji.

8. Mamanuca Islands

The Mamanuca Islands in Fiji are best known for the scenic beaches that make for great “postcard picture” moments. Such is the popularity of these islands that the Hollywood flick ‘Cast Away’ was filmed here. With less rain and great weather, Mamanuca makes for a great spot for lovers of the sun, the sand and the surf.

9. Coral Coast

Located between Suva and Sigatoka, Coral Coast, as the name suggest, is a stretch of coral coastline at Fiji’s Viti Levu island. The coast offers a number of fun activities such as a trip to the Natadola beach, zip lining, river exploration and a lot of more fun and adventurous activities. The coastline is also a great spot to kick back and relax with ample facilities available here.

10. Turtle Island

Turtle Island is another name for the Nanuya Levu which is a one if its kind private island. The island is owned by the Yasawa Group and is a great way to get a feel of the true Fijian culture within the confines of a luxury resort. The facilities here include restaurants, beach club, café, spa and lots more.

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