#01 Navala Village
Fiji’s most picturesque village, set deep in the highlands of Viti Levu and home to over two hundred traditional handcrafted bures.
Traditional houses of Navala village, Viti Levu island, Fiji © Don Mammoser/Shutterstock
Sipping an ice-cold beer overlooking this stunning bay at sunset is hard to beat.
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#03 Fiji-Indian culture
Fiji’s Hindu temples come alive throughout the year with vibrant festivals, the most spectacular being at Nadi’s colourful Sri Siva Subrahmanya Swami Temple.
With vibrant coral reefs found off almost every beach, Fiji is a fantastic place to slip on a pair of fins and dive in.
#05 Island-hopping the Mamanucas and Yasawa islands
Sample relaxed backpacker resorts or treat yourself to a luxury cruise.
#06 River rafting
Head deep into the mystical Namosi Highlands on a whitewater rafting trip.
#07 Meke dance night
The classic Fijian night out – traditional dancing accompanied by a feast of roast pig cooked in an underground oven.
Paddle your way around the islands, stopping at fishing villages and camping under the stars.
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Fiji’s most beguiling town, a colonial museum piece full of stories and colourful locals.
#10 Fiji Museum
Killing stones, cannibal forks and the half-eaten shoe of the unfortunate Rev Thomas Baker are a few of the more gruesome exhibits at Fiji’s best museum.
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#11 Hiking, Waya Island
Circumnavigate beautiful Waya Island and hike to the summit for stunning views.
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A slice of real Fiji – the bustling markets sell every imaginable type of exotic fruit, vegetable and seafood.
#13 Spending a night in a village
Get to know the locals over a nightly brew of yaqona in one of Fiji’s many rural villages.
#14 Diving with sharks
Encounter mean-looking bull sharks and the odd tiger shark at this open-water, shark-feeding dive off Beqa Island.
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This huge tract of protected rainforest on the beautiful island of Taveuni is home to native birdlife, including parrots and the pretty orange dove.
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