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Fiji Travel Guide

Island hop around Fiji: the perfect way to unwind

Bula, welcome to paradise: palm-fringed beaches, coral-filled ocean, and all the laid-back vibes you can expect from island living. Soak up the warmth and hospitality from the super-friendly locals, explore the villages and volcanic scenery of the mainland (Viti Levu), and truly unwind when you island hop over to the Yasawas and Mamanucas. Kick-back with a fresh coconut in hand, and sand between your toes. 

Fiji islands: where to visit in Fiji

You'd be forgiven for thinking Fiji is all aquamarine waters and golden beaches, but there's far more to this idyllic collection of islands. Munch your way through delicious Fijian cuisine (the curries and seafood are to die for), explore swaying canefields, verdant green highlands and Suva's historical hotspots. Add the rich indigenous culture, the annual ritual of fire-walking at the Mariamma Temple and you've got the spicy taste of Fiji. Bula!
a woman selling colorful arts, crafts and handmade souvenir in a handicrafts stall in Nadi


Looking for things to do in Nadi? Why not pay a visit to Nadi's famous handicraft market where you'll come across a treasure trove of arts, crafts and handmade souvenir stalls which are open daily. Also located west of Nadi is the glittering island of Denarau which is the perfect location for a pampered stay at one of it's eight large resorts.
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Yasawa Islands

The Idylllic Yasawa islands lie just off the mainland of Fiji and offer an amazing diversity of activities. Feel the warm white sand between your toes as you idle away the hours with a cold drink in your hand. Snorkel and dive with the fish and the colourful coral or take part in one of the islands most popular activities and go sailing!
 a group of people lying on hammocks in a sandy beach in Mamanuca Islands

Mamanuca Islands

Primarily a residential area, Chelsea is a great place to (if only briefly) get away from it all. It has an upmarket vibe, partly thanks to its endless galleries and contemporary art scene. It is also home to a seriously foodie market.

Fiji costs

fiji beer


The average cost of a beer in Fiji is $5 (approx $3), but you can get a case for a lot cheaper at the local supermarket - usually around $45 (approx $28).

fijian cuisine


The cost of a meal in Fiji can range from $6-$12 (approx $3.70-$7.40).

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Taxi Ride

Looking to catch a cab? A normal taxi tariff starts at $1.50 (approx 93c) and each additional 1km will cost you $1 (approx 60c).

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Fiji has extremely affordable public transport, with the cost of a one-way ticket costing around $1 on average (approx 60c).

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Hostels in Fiji start from as little as $15 a night (approx $9.30).

fiji hotel


Fiji has a range of accommodation to choose from, including hotels, village stays, hostels and resorts. Prices start from $60 per night (approx $37).

Fiji Holiday Packages

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Feejee Experience Accommodation Packages

The Awesome Pass offers you a hassel-free way to fresstyle your way around the Fiji islands with transfers and accommodation all paid up front. 
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Wanderlands Fiji Tour Package

You’ll be relaxing on beautiful beaches while seeking adventure in this beautiful, paradise destination! Island hopping from Nadi, Central Coast to Yasawa Islands and finishing in Mantaray Island. Join us for surfing, kayaking, paddle boarding, yoga and more! You will even have the special opportunity of visiting a local village! Whether you’re looking for an island escape, adventure or just to kick back and relax. You will experience a selection of Fiji’s best Culture, fun and adventure. Inclusions: 7 nights shared accommodation, all transport during the tour, activities.

How do I get to Fiji?

Fiji has two main airports, one in Suva and the other at Nadi. More than likely, you'll arrive in Nadi as it has the best access to the beach resorts and the Mamanuca and Yasawa Islands. Fiji Airways is the national carrier but plenty of other airlines fly daily from various cities in Australia. Search here for the cheapest flights to Fiji with exclusive fares for students and those under 30

When is the best time to visit Fiji?

Planning Fiji holidays can be tiring stuff...what brand of suntan lotion to take, how many swimsuits to pack - the list of first world problems is endless! Fiji is a year round destination, but you've got to make sure you pick the right time. We recommend the off peak season (March-October) to beat the crowds of families, with Fiji's dry season occuring between May-September.

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