7 Best Tours In Fiji: Uncover Hidden Gems - Updated 2024

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The turquoise waters of Fiji beckon travellers far and wide to come explore the natural wonders and splendours the islands have to offer. Comprised of 333 distinct, exquisite and exotic islands, Fiji plays host to palm-fringed beaches, endless stretches of white sandy coastline, lush forests and a warm culture. The water alone is teeming with life and is a divers paradise, boasting colourful marine life and technicolour reefs.

On land, be dazzled by the warm smiles of the village people and appreciate life, as you learn about the culture, listen to the eerily beautiful songs from the village women and immerse yourself in the lifestyle of the island’s locals. What better way to experience the grandeur of the Fijian Islands than on a tour?

Travel down the river on a bamboo raft, take in a Kava ceremony or explore some of the region’s traditional cuisine - it’s all waiting for you, here in Fiji! Explore the wonders of Fiji on one of these eight cultural, sensory overloaded and educational tours, and get a front row seat to watch the island slowly unfold, revealing a burst of pulsating energy and charm.

1. South Sea Island day cruise (from USD 107.0)

Tropical vibes activated! This cruise takes you to the picturesque South Sea Island, where you will experience the island lifestyle in this unspoilt Eden. Following a 30-minute cruise from Port Denarau, you will arrive at your paradise destinations and enjoy a myriad of land and water activities.

Dive in and explore the rich, diverse marine life, among multicolour coral reefs, enjoy a barbeque on the beach or kayak out among crystal clear waters. This is just the tip of the iceberg of the sunkissed adventures offered on this tour.

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Full Day South Sea Island Day Cruise

Duration: 7 to 8 hours

389 reviews

2. Fiji combo day tour (from USD 87.0)

Go on an authentic experience when you take advantage of this combo tour, introducing you to the alluring beauty of Fiji’s nature, villages and cuisine. The tour starts with a ride on a motorised boat, down the Navua River, passing through gorges, rainforests and waterfalls as you catch glimpses of the diverse birdlife.

Take a dip in the pristine waters, underneath the cascades of the tallest waterfall, before hopping onto a bamboo raft and floating along to a village. Arrive at the village and learn about the customs and engage in traditional craft projects.

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Fiji: Navua River Canoe, Fijian Village, Magic Waterfall

Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes

411 reviews

3. Navua River village and Kava ceremony tour including lunch (from USD 87.0)

Immerse yourself in village life while soaking in the untouched beauty of Fiji, on this full-day guided tour. Meander down the Navua River on a motorised boat, past picturesque landscapes, mountains and villages. On this tour, you will stop briefly at Namuamua Village, where you will be welcomed by the locals with a kava ceremony and where you will enjoy a traditional Fijian dish. End the tour by frolicking in the emerald green waters, with roaring waterfalls as your backdrop.

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Fiji: Navua River Canoe, Fijian Village, Magic Waterfall

Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes

411 reviews

4. Vuda Lookout, Sabeto Valley and Garden of the Sleeping Giant tour (from USD 282.0)

This one is for the horticulturist. This tour takes you on an escapade through the natural wonders of Fiji. At the Garden of the Sleeping Giant, you’ll get to take in a charming display of Asian orchids and extensive flora species.

You will then proceed to Vuda Lookout, where you will view an unobstructed, 360-degree view of Yasawa Island. Along the way, you will stop at Hindu temples and taste the island, at local markets.

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Garden of the Sleeping Giant, Sabeto Valley, Vuda Lookout Tour

Duration: 4 hours

95 reviews

5. Suva shore excursion: Jewel of Fiji tour (from USD 92.0)

Explore the vibrant culture and eccentric history of Fiji. Cruise up the Navua River and visit a small village, where you will enjoy the songs of the village people and watch the young men perform war dances while the women showcase the traditional folk dance. You will be introduced to village life, as the guide enlightens you on the history and customs of the village people. End the tour with a swim at the Magic Waterfall.

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Suva Shore Excursion: Jewel of Fiji Tour

Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes

89 reviews

6. Seaspray day adventure (from USD 106.0)

How about a slice of paradise with your morning coffee? Jump on a yacht and sail across the turquoise waters of Fiji on this cruise tour. Along the way, you will stop at the uninhabited island of Modriki and explore what seems like endless stretches of white sand and palm-fringed coastline. Afternoon and morning tea are included, as well as a hearty barbeque.

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South Sea Snorkelling

Duration: 6 hours

72 reviews

7. Sigatoka half-day shopping tour from Nadi (from USD 41.0)

Looking for a little piece of the island to take home with you? Sigatoka is teeming with little treasures and authentic craft, just waiting to be explored. On this tour, you’ll get to learn about the history and culture behind many of the crafts while being introduced to the island produce, like tropical fruit, seafood and spices.

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Sigatoka Half-Day Shopping Tour from Nadi

Duration: 4 hours

9 reviews

Adventures come in small packages

The Point (Fiji)
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Jon-Eric Melsæter used under CC BY 2.0

The Fiji islands may be small in size but they compensate for this with their amount of sun-kissed adventures and activities, just waiting to be explored. To experience life in this unspoilt Eden, venture out to Fiji and try out any one of these tours. Better yet, schedule a few, to take in a variety of culture and activities during your holiday, for a well-rounded vacation!

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