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10 Must-Do Tours in Fiji

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Try These Tours in Fiji!

There’s no better way to make the most of a day in Fiji than joining a tour. You’ll be surprised how much you can pack into a day of exploring with a local guide, where you’ll be ticking items off your bucket list in no time! See the highlights of Nadi, venture to remote villages on river safaris, cruise to idyllic islands and more! We’ll go through some of our favourite must-do tours in Fiji across many different regions in the list below!

1. Nadi Mud Pool Tour

When you arrive in Nadi be sure to check out the highlights on the Mud Pool Tour with Valentine Tours Fiji. You’ll be transported to the Sabeto Foothills to get muddied up at the Sabeto Hot Pools and wander around the beautiful Garden of the Sleeping Giant. The half-day tour includes accommodation pick-up from Nadi and stops, including the Sri Siva Subramaniya Temple, a handicraft market, the Namaka produce market and more. See more tours like this in 10 Best Day Tours in Nadi.

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2. Biausevu Waterfall Tour

For those staying on the Coral Coast, don’t miss the chance to see some of the amazing inland scenery. The Biausevu Waterfall & Village Tour with Excite Tours & Travel picks up travellers from Coral Coast resorts, taking them to a local Fijian village to participate in a kava ceremony. After the welcoming, you’ll visit preschool before indulging in a light traditional lunch. The climax of the tour is a short walk to the Biausevu Waterfall for plenty of photo-ops and swimming. See more things to do on the Coral Coast in 10 Must-Dos on the Coral Coast.

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3. Shark Encounter Tour

Depart from Port Denarau on a day trip excursion with South Sea Cruises on their Shark Encounter Tour. Travel to Kuata Island in the Yasawa Islands where you’ll be kitted up with snorkelling gear for a swim with the sharks. Swim with reef sharks in their natural environment in the reefs of the Yasawas – suitable for all levels of snorkellers. After the experience, you’ll be treated to a lunch at the local resort. See more Yasawa Islands tours in 10 Must-Dos in the Yasawa Islands.

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4. Dolphin Cruise

Fiji’s waters are teeming with amazing marine wildlife, including spinner dolphins. One of the best places to see them is on Viti Levu’s northern coast, the Suncoast. Join Wananavu Beach Resort for a 2h30min boat trip to a special location where it’s common to see pods of up to 40 dolphins! After watching the dolphins, who often interact with the boat, you’ll get the opportunity to snorkel among the colourful outer reefs. See more activities in the area in 10 Must-Dos on the Suncoast.

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5. Tivua Island Cruise

Get out and explore the glorious islands of the Mamancuas for the day on the Tivua Island Cruise with Captain Cook Cruises. All the logistics are made easy with Nadi and Denarau hotel transfers included before you’re whisked away on a tall ship to the island of Tivua. There, you’ll have free time to snorkel, kayak or take the glass-bottom boat to see the array of tropical fish below. What’s more, you’ll never run out of steam with morning tea, afternoon tea, a barbecue lunch and unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks included! See more things to do from Port Denarau in 10 Must-Dos on Denarau Island.

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6. Navua River Tour

Discover the breathtaking tropical landscapes and villages of the Navua River on a jet boat tour in the Pacific Harbour. Trips with Discover Fiji Tours takes adventure-seekers up one of Fiji’s most stunning and accessible rivers, stopping off at one of many waterfalls for a swim. On this tour, you’ll visit a local village to meet the locals, and enjoying a barbecue lunch along the way. On top of that, there’s some inflatable rafting fun going down the river also added in this action-packed itinerary! See more things to do in the area in 10 Must-Dos on the Pacific Harbour & Beqa.

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7. Cloud 9 Day Tour

Discover Fiji’s one and only floating bar on Cloud 9. While almost all resorts in the Mamanuca Islands offer tours to this unique pontoon, tours are also available from the mainland on the Cloud 9 Day Tour. On this tour, all the logistics are sorted for you to have a good time: hotel transfers, boat transport, and a FJ$60 bar tab per person. Once you get there, you’ll be able to indulge in wood-fired pizzas, local and international drinks and use of the water sports equipment and vessels available. Note that Cloud 9 is a credit card-only facility and that use of watersports equipment comes at an extra cost. See more things to do in the Mamanucas in 10 Must-Dos in the Mamanuca Islands.

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8. Off-Road Cave Safari

Discover another side to Fiji on the Off-Road Cave Safari tour! Departing from Sigatoka on the Coral Coast, this tour takes you into the rugged heartland of Viti Levu, stopping by Fijian villages to take part in a kava ceremony and meet the locals. You’ll then delve into the breathtaking Naihehe Cave with impressive limestone formations to be in awe of. Before the homeward journey, you’ll enjoy a barbecue lunch by a refreshing swimming hole.

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9. Taveuni Island Day Tour

Staying on a more remote island of Fiji, like Taveuni? Explore the “Garden Island” with Matangi Private Island Resort. The Taveuni Island Day Tour takes guests from Matangi Island to the main island of Taveuni to see the highlights, such as Bouma Falls, the International Dateline, the Waitavala Waterslide, Wairiki Catholic Church and Naqara town centre. See more activities like this in 10 Must-Dos on Taveuni.

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10. Cultural Discovery ATV Tour

Finally, explore Nadi’s remote rural villages in an epic way, by ATV! Join Go Dirty Tours for their Cultural Discovery Tour of Nadi’s villages, including a visit to a local school. Combine culture and adventure, blasting past Nadi town, seeing the Sri Siva Subramaniya Temple, driving through pine forests and getting awesome views of the Nakala Mountains. The tour is fully guided, including ATV instruction, free tour photos and more. See more tours like this in the 10 Best Village Tours in Fiji.

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Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor in chief and co-founder of Fiji Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in the South Pacific over 10 years ago with nothing but a backpack and a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to explore a paradise such as Fiji. She knows the islands inside-out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience Fiji’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also editor of several other South Pacific travel guides.

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