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Fiji

Swaying coconut trees, sandy beaches and clear blue waters, Fiji with almost 350 islands is a paradise on earth. Fiji is a Mecca for all dreamers, luxury lovers, adventure entusiasts, fun lovers, lovers, divers, backpackers, families, naturalists and anyone else who is looking for a very special tropical experience of a lifetime.

With 333 islands ,Fiji is a beautiful Island destination that lies in the South Pacific.Set in the tropical South Pacific, Fiji is a tropical island paradise. White sandy beaches, swaying coconuts and palm trees, pristine clear blue oceans will appeal to the most discerning traveler.The high end resorts on this Island provide top end luxury and is a treat for sea and beach lovers.

Destination Information

  • Location
  • Time Zone
  • Capital
  • Total Islands
  • Major Industries
  • Currency
  • Electricity
  • Banking Hours
  • Visa Requirements
  • Population
  • : 18°00'S 179°00'E
  • : UTC +12 hrs
  • : Suva
  • : 333
  • : Tourism and fishing
  • : Fijian Dollar
  • : 240 AC
  • : 9:30am to 3:00pm Monday to Thursday and to 4:00pm on Friday
  • : Visa not required for stay of less than 4 months
  • : 800,000

Location & Geograpy

Fiji is a group of 333 islands and another 500 small islets.The Archipalego lies in the South Pacific, lying about 4,450 km southwest of Honolulu and 1,770 km north of New Zealand.Among these islands, about 106 are inhabited. Viti Levu, the largest island, covers about 57 % of the nation's land area, is home to the capital Suva, and most other major towns including Lautoka Ba, Nasinu, and Nadi Almost 68% of the total population of Fiji lives on this island. Vanua Levu, 64 km to the north of Viti Levu, covers 30 % of the land area though is home to 15 % of the population. The main towns are Labasa and Savusavu.

Weather

Fiji is blessed with a tropical climate with a more or less constant weather pattern.The best season to visit Fiji is winters, between May and November.The weather is comfortably warm but less humid than the summers. The hotter season in January, February is usually no more than 3 to 4 degrees hotter than the cool season of July and August.

Trade Winds in Fiji mostly come from the south east. These winds are usually light to moderate with stronger winds more common in the May to November period. Fiji also has a cyclone season during its rainy season from November to April with can cause high winds.

Activities :

Diving

Shore dive, night dive, resort dive, wreck dive or cave dive – Every thing is possible in Fiji. Do it yourself or take a professionals instructor.Fiji is renowned as “The Soft Coral Capital of the World” and is also home to the “Great Astrolabe Reef”. With over 4000 square miles of coral reef, Fiji offers unparalleled marine biodiversity which are a true delight for divers

Crusing

The islands are a wonderland for cruise lovers.From private yachts to luxury cruise liner, Fiji can be fabulously explored through its waters.

Sustainble Eco Tourism

Fiji is promoting ‘Sustainable’ eco-tourism to balance its delicate and astounding marine life. Experience a stay in one of the many eco-resorts. Trek, swim or birdwatch in theNational Parks and Reserves.

Night Life

Nadi has built a formidable reputation in Fiji as a party place .Ed’s Bar, a popular watering hole for both locals and tourists along the Queen’s road at Martintar.The Bounty Bar & Restaurant also along the Queen’s Road at Martintar offers live music on weekends. Suva also has good night out options.