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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.

FACTS

Events

Airport

• 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

FIJI

Labasa

VANUA LEVU

Emergency – 911, Police – 917 Bua

Modest attire. Do not wear a hat when

Bligh Water

visiting any villages as this is disrespectful

Nabouwalu

to the village chief. TAVUA BAY

Lautoka Nadi

Ba Koroyanitu National Heritage Park

Sri Siva Subramaniya Swami Temple

Sigatoka

Tomanivi (Mt Victoria) 1324 metres

Pacific Navua Harbour

Tavoro Waterfalls

TAVEUNI

KORO

Nayavutoka OVALAU Korovou

Colo-i-Suva Forest Park

CORAL COAST

VATULELE

Rakiraki

VITI LEVU

toka Siga

52

Savusavu

Nausori

Pacific Ocean

GAU

SUVA

N

BEQA

Kadavu Passage

Koro Sea


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