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Amazing waterfalls and forests

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We offer a number of exciting sightseeing and adventure day trips to nearby locations including the island of Taveuni – the third largest island in the Fiji archipelago fondly nicknamed “The Garden Island” because of its lush landscape. All prices will be set at the time of booking and our staff will be happy to make arrangements for you.

Day Tours to Taveuni

A full day trip visiting the main attractions on Taveuni: the Catholic mission, the 180 meridian (DateLine),  Bouma Waterfalls,  Lavena Coastal walk,  Ceva Pearls, a local village.  Complimentary picnic lunch is supplied and one of our staff will go along with you. Day trip cost: US$110.00pp ( up to 2 people). A discount is offered once we have more than two people wishing to go.US$95.00pp  ( 2 +) Entry fee: FJ$36pp – paid directly to the Village for Bouma and FJ$45pp for Lavena Coastal walk.

Entry fees, and a donation to the Village for their cultural entertainment is also not included in the pricing above.

The 180 degree Meridian

The international date line

The 180 degree Meridian line cuts through the island of Taveuni. A great photo opportunity to experience. Every new  day begins on the Island of Taveuni!

Waitavala Water Slide

Waitavala water slide is a natural waterslide located in a picturesque and secluded rainforest setting

The Wairiki Mission

The lovely old Catholic mission at Wairiki. The mission is set into the hillside and
overlooks the site where Taveuni warriors turned back thousands of Tongans in a
battle which was fought in canoes just off the beach. This battle was of historical
significance as it was the first place in where the Tongans were defeated. The
warriors then celebrated by cooking the Tongans in a lovo and eating them with
breadfruit.

Guests are welcome to attend Mass on Sunday mornings. Sunday Mass is at 07.00am, 09.00am and 11.00am. The singing is magnificent!

Bouma Waterfall

Bouma Falls is one of the most beautiful spots on Taveuni.  Located in Tavoro National Park, it is a perfect half or full day trip. The Bouma Falls are actually three waterfalls; the first is an easy ten minute walk from the main road. The area around the first waterfall has picnic tables, benches and a changing room. The waterfall is approximately 60 feet in height and falls into a large pool where one can go swimming. About 100 feet high and perhaps more dramatic a second waterfall takes about forty minutes to reach along a trail which has steps, handrails and benches for rest stops. You cross a stream about fifteen feet wide (you can pull along the heavy rope that runs over the stream). The stream is shallow, but recent heavy rains can make the crossing harder. The walk to the third and final waterfall takes about thirty minutes more along a dirt trail which can get muddy. This waterfall is only about 25 feet high but the beauty is in the remoteness of the area and the perfect stillness – a wonderful place to meditate! Price for this trip depends on the length of the stay and number of participants.

Lavena Coastal Walk

This trip can be done in combination with the Bouma Falls trip or on its own. Past Bouma Falls you travel to Lavena, one of the most picturesque villages on the island. Lavena also has one of the most beautiful beaches of Taveuni, this is the location of the ‘Return to Blue Lagoon’. White sand and crystal clear water make this an ideal spot for swimming, snorkeling and picnicking. A good track takes you from Lavena Village along the coast.

Civa Pearl Farm Tour

Mondays – Thursday at 2pm the opportunity to see how Pearls are grown in the Ocean.  Also they have amazing Pearls for sale. Must take snorkelling gear. Entry fee: FJ$35pp paid directly to the Farm.

Gaiatree Sanctuary

This is the perfect tour for foodies, or those interested in local produce grown in Fiji. Enjoy a small-group tour to Gaiatree Sanctuary to learn about Taveuni Island tropical fruits, herbs, and spices. Discover behind-the-scenes secrets that you likely wouldn’t uncover otherwise, such as what happens in the nectar lab, and how produce is grown on the farm. A highlight is the delicious farm-to-table lunch from the Fiji Food Forest!

Korolevu Private Island Picnic

We can offer this excursion as a complementary activity if our boat is going over to Taveuni and returning. We will pack a picnic lunch, some kayaks, snorkelling gear and the staff will even try and catch a fish or two to cook over an open fire!  Picnic cost: US$36.00pp . If you wish to do this a private excursion there is a charge of $50 for the boat.

Snorkelling the Rainbow Reef

Boat trips to Rainbow Reef: 3 – 4 hours in open boat US$40.00pp .  Boat trips to Rainbow Reef: 3 – 4 hours in ‘Sau Diver’ US$47.00pp . We do not allow snorkelers and divers on one boat; for safety purposes we will always have a second boat to take care of the snorkelers. Refreshments supplied.

Visits to snorkel with the Manta Rays incur additional cost. There is no guarantee that you will in fact see the Mantas. US$75.00pp

Village Tours

We offer visits to the island of Kioa. The basket weaving and other handicrafts done by the women of Kioa have long been sought out by visitors to our area. This is a very unique village – the whole island is owned by the people of Tuvalu. Please respect village traditions by dressing appropriately and respecting traditions of the locals.  Our other nearby village is inhabited by indigenous Fijians; here you may also experience a Kava ceremony.  Cost $36pp and the Village also requires a fee .
Please bring school items should you wish to give a gift to the village.

On the Day Trip Excursions to Taveuni we stop at a local village to visit the school and meet local families

Trawling

We offer Trawling including all the gear. A maximum of two people on the open boat and up to four on the Sau Diver.
Open Boat trawling is US $95.00/ hour, Sau Diver is US$120.00/hour.

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