Suva Tours for Cruise Ship Passengers
Fiji’s capital is a main stop for many cruise ships voyaging the South Pacific. For passengers, this unique port of call opens up an array of experiences, from Fijian farm and foodie tours, river adventure rides and city sightseeing. Check out some of the top shore excursions from Suva in this list of tours departing from Suva Wharf.
1. Jewel of Fiji Tour
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and start discovering the “real Fiji” on the Jewel of Fiji Tour with Discover Fiji Tours. After being picked up from port, you’ll be whisked away to the Pacific Harbour, home to the Navu River. From there, you’ll take a longboat journey up the river to visit a local village for a traditional Fijian lunch, swim in a series of natural pools created by majestic waterfalls and experience floating down the river on a traditional bilibili raft. Check out more experiences on the Pacific Harbour here.
2. Nature & Waterfall Tour
Just a short drive from Suva, the Colo-i-Suva Forest Park is a stunning piece of tropical paradise with waterfalls and natural swimming pools. One way to experience it from Suva Wharf is on the Nature & Waterfall Tour with Kay Services Tour. The private tour takes you on various short walking trails to learn more about Fiji’s flora and fauna through your knowledgeable guide. You’ll have time to take a dip in the forest pools if you wish and have plenty of photo opportunities with the forest’s waterfalls.
3. Waimakere Forest Farm Tour
Immerse in the culture of Fiji on the Waimakere Forest Farm Tour with Rosie Holidays. Just a 15-minute drive from Suva, you’ll be transported to Fiji’s rural Waimakere Forest Farm where you’ll enjoy a guided tour to learn about the local plants. You’ll take part in cultural activities like mat-weaving and coconut husking before getting to try a range of organic medicinal juices sourced from the farm. You’ll enjoy a light lunch of farm-to-table refreshments and drinks, as well as have plenty of photo opportunities from the farm’s stunning hilltop views. Check out more experiences like this in the 9 Things to Do in Suva for Foodies.
4. Suva City Sightseeing Tour
Swap the stress of sorting out logistics for getting around Suva with this easy-going Suva City Sightseeing Tour with Hot Fiji Tours. This 6-hour private tour takes you from Suva Wharf to visit all of the main highlights of Fiji’s capital, including the Botanical Gardens, the Grand Pacific Hotel, President’s Residence and any other sights that you have on your list, as this tour can be custom-made for you. Check out some of the Suva highlights you might want to include in the 10 Things to Do in Suva.
5. Rewa River Eco Adventure
Another offering from Discover Fiji Tours, the Rewa River Eco Adventure gets you exploring a less-visited river in Fiji on a longboat river trip. After passing villages and farms, you’ll arrive at a local village where you’ll stop for a Fijian-style lunch and learn about the Fijian way of life including about herbal medicines, kava, tropical crops and more. The experience is suitable for all ages with lifejackets for adults, children and infants on the boat.