Endless Adventures in Fiji
This exotic country in the Pacific Ocean is certainly captivating. There is something about it. Beyond the physical beauty. Beyond the allure of being on a small island in the middle of the South Pacific.
Its beauty is undeniable. So it’s no wonder the archipelago of more than 300 islands is one very desirable getaway destinations in the world.
The natural allure of Fiji isn’t the only reason to visit though. There are endless adventures in the country. This is why so many come back time and time again.
Here are some of the best things to do, see and experience in Fiji…
Sunbathe on the Coral Coast
This magnificent coral coast is one of the most charming beaches you could visit while in Fiji. The beach has some of the softest, whitest sand and of course, crystal blue waters. Aside from happily bumming in the sand, you can take the Ecotrax around to enjoy some of the island’s wilderness and coastline.
Visit the Yasawas
The Yasawas is composed of 20 islands that feature abundant greenery, volcanoes, blue lagoons, and much more. There’s so much to do that you could spend days on the Yasawas. You can go hiking, meet manta rays, check out the beaches, or take a seaplane. Love the water? Try diving in the majestic caves, made of limestone, and discover the myths and legends of each.
Partake in Water Activities in the Mamanucas
With nearly 20 islands, the Mamanucas is home to some of the most stunning scenery in Fiji. Being among the volcanic archipelago, you’ll notice travelers partaking in a ton of different water activities. Snorkeling and surfing are perhaps the most popular among them all. Along with scuba diving, kayaking and standup paddleboarding. One of the most popular activities in this area is to spend a day at Cloud 9, a two-level floating paradise surrounded by turquoise blue water and picturesque views.
Enjoy the Coral Reefs of Taveuni
As the country’s third-largest island and the place that visitors come to see the most diverse coral reefs including the Rainbow Reef. After snorkeling the reefs, take the Vidawa Rainforest Trail and visit the National Heritage Park (there is a small fee to enter but it’s worth it). In addition, you can hike to a waterfall and take an adventurous slide down Waitavala Water Slide.
Check Out a Firewalking Ceremony
Throughout Fiji, you will see native Beqa men partaking in firewalking ceremonies. It’s truly amazing to watch them walk across the scalding hot stones without getting burned! The story of Firewalking begins in Fiji around 500 years ago.
Stroll through the Fiji Museum
Spanning over 3,700 years, this museum tells of the history behind Fiji. You’ll see everything from Indian artwork to shell jewelry throughout this spectacular overview of the Fijian culture. It's very fascinating to learn about the diverse culture and heritage that makes the Islands of Fiji what they are today.
Hang out for a Bit at Port Denarau Marina
This port features a huge, 32,800-square-foot Retail and Commerce Centre filled with restaurants and shopping. You can even take advantage of the 18-hole golf course or enjoy a little time on a jetboat before leaving the port. Oh, and don’t forget to purchase any of the necessary travel essentials you forgot to pack!
Relax in the Garden of the Sleeping Giant
Situated in the foothills of the Nausori Highlands, the Garden of the Sleeping Giant is one amazing place to explore in Fiji. With an assortment of vividly colored orchids, you could walk through this garden completely enthralled with its beauty for hours.
Take the Mud Pool Tour
Ready for a mud bath? As dirty as that sounds, it has been said that mud bathing has age-defying effects as well as healing properties. You just might want to try out the therapeutic natural thermal mud spa.
Kula Wild Adventure Park
As Fiji’s biggest family theme park, you can’t miss out on this exciting adventure especially if you brought along the little ones. Carefully handle and examine various exotic species including feeding the sea turtles, take a ride on the Splash Mountain Jungle Water Slide, or go gliding on the canopy flier.
Sri Siva Subramaniya Swami Temple
This Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Murugan is extremely vibrant and colorful. With delicate architectural details and magnificent ornate carvings, you must come to visit this historic structure.
As you can see, there are endless adventures to experience in the stunning country of Fiji. With too many options to list, a vacation to Fiji can literally be whatever you want to be. From relaxation and pampering, to active and adventurous. Maybe a combination of both is the perfect fit for you.
So... what are you waiting for? Start planning your trip to the archipelago islands so that you can fill your itinerary with some exciting activities, customized to your personality.
Want to read more? Be sure to check out my blog 6 Reasons to Visit the Islands of Fiji.
Also, Fiji Island Hopping and Fiji Sample Itinerary