the south pacific - fiji
Comprised of 333 islands, Fiji is a tropical oasis offering visitors the chance to kick back, relax and unwind. With its beautiful beaches, stunning marine life and fertile landscapes, Fiji is just ripe for exploration.
• The coloured powders thrown during the Holi Festival are symbolic of cultural unification. Held in Suva each March.
Nadi International Airport is located 9kms from Nadi town centre.
Language Fijian, English and Hindustani are the official languages of Fiji.
Population Currency Banking hours Over 850,000
• In August Suva plays host to Fiji’s oldest charity event, the Hibiscus Festival. Find out who will be crowned ‘Miss Hibiscus’.
• The Nadi Bula Festival in Nadi is held a few weeks before the Hibiscus Festival and celebrations include a parade, live performances and a beauty pageant.
• In September the sugar capital of Fiji, Lautoka, pays homage to its heritage by commemorating at the Sugar Festival.
• Coinciding with the full moon in July and August, the Hindi people of Fiji celebrate valour at the South Indian Fire Walking Festival.
• Each New Year’s, Suma comes alive with its Annual Street Party.
The Fijian Dollar (FJD)
Monday to Thursday 9:30am-3pm, Fridays 9:30am-4pm
Business hours Monday to Friday 8:30am-5pm, (shops also open) Saturdays 8am-3pm
Visa Most countries are visa exempt for up to four months of travel in Fiji.
Departure Tax Emergency numbers Dress Included in the airfare
Emergency – 911, Police – 917 Bua
Modest attire. Do not wear a hat when
visiting any villages as this is disrespectful
to the village chief. TAVUA BAY
Ba Koroyanitu National Heritage Park
Sri Siva Subramaniya Swami Temple
Tomanivi (Mt Victoria) 1324 metres
Pacific Navua Harbour
Nayavutoka OVALAU Korovou
Colo-i-Suva Forest Park