The Top Places to Visit Near the Pacific Harbour
Take a break from your resort’s pool and cocktails to discover the real Fiji! There are many exciting day trips from the resorts of the Pacific Harbour, from excursions to the capital city to stunning offshore islands. We go through some of the best self-drive day trips from the Pacific Harbour, as well as list guided day tour alternatives, in this ultimate list of the best places to visit near the Pacific Harbour!
Plus, while you’re here, get more trip-planning advice in The Complete Travel Guide to the Pacific Harbour & Beqa.
5 Best Day Tours from the Pacific Harbour
Before we dive into the amazing self-drive day trips from the Pacific Harbour, here are some guided options where all of the transport is included:
- Suva Day Tour with Uniquely Fiji Tours
- Coral Coast Tour with Uniquely Fiji Tours
- Jewel of Fiji Tour with Discover Fiji Tours (available on Viator and Tripadvisor)
- Navua River Tubing Tour with River Tubing Fiji (on Viator or Tripadvisor)
- Beqa Island Excursion with Jetski-Safari Tours.
The Best Day Trip from the Pacific Harbour for Budget Travellers
Travel time by car: 50 mins one way
Relevant tour: Suva Day Tour with Uniquely Fiji Tours
Fiji’s capital is less than an hour’s drive away! Take a day trip to Suva to enjoy the sightseeing of colonial architecture, visit the vibrant Suva Market, eat authentic Indo-Fijian cuisine and check out the Fiji Museum. For those who prefer nature, the Colo-i-Suva Forest Park just outside of the city is a worthy side trip with short waterfall walks and swimming holes.
For more inspiration to drive your day trip, check out the 10 Must-Dos in Suva.
The Best Day Trip from the Pacific Harbour for Families
Travel time by car: 1 hour one way
Relevant tour: Biausevu Village and Waterfall Tour with Uniquely Fiji Tours
This small village along the Coral Coast welcomes visitors from across the world to visit its nearby natural wonder, the Biausevu Waterfall. Either visit independently and pay a local village guide to show you to the waterfall (or ride a horse there) or go with an organised tour to experience additions like a kava ceremony and a preschool tour on school days.
Check out more day trips in the nearby vicinity in the 10 Must-Dos on the Coral Coast.
The Best Day Trip from the Pacific Harbour for Foodies
Travel time by car: 1h20mins one way
Relevant tour: Coral Coast Tour with Uniquely Fiji Tours
The hub of the Coral Coast, Sigatoka sits on the banks of the Sigatoka River bustling with the Sigatoka Market, authentic eateries and shopping opportunities. Surrounding the town are also some of the Coral Coast’s top attractions, from the Kula WILD Adventure Park (on Viator, Tripadvisor and Klook) to the Sigatoka Sand Dunes National Heritage Park.
Discover more day trip ideas in the 10 Must-Dos on the Coral Coast.
Coral Coast Tours with Uniquely Fiji
As you may have noticed, Uniquely Fiji is your go-to tour operator for exploring Fiji’s hotspots from the Pacific Harbour. They offer effortless, exciting and authentic tours to many of our recommended day trip destinations from the Pacific Harbour. Not only do you get to see the sights like the Biausevu Waterfall on their Biausevu Village and Waterfall Tour or the bustling hotspot of Sigatoka town on their Coral Coast Tour, but it’s the places that most visitors miss that are the real highlight. Experiencing the authentic Fijian culture through village and pre-school visits, witnessing local handicrafts and industries and sharing kava with the locals are often the most memorable inclusions. Browse the offering of tours from the Pacific Harbour at uniquelyfijitransfers.com.
The Best Day Trip from the Pacific Harbour for Couples
Travel time by boat: 1 to 3 hours one way
Relevant tour: Jewel of Fiji Tour with Discover Fiji Tours (more info on Viator and Tripadvisor).
Admittedly, this is one where you can’t exactly self-drive this day trip. Nevertheless, joining one of the many river tours up the Navua River is a day trip that everyone must do on the Pacific Harbour. Ways to experience the river include white water rafting, longboat tours, bilibili rafting and river tubing. Most day trips not only include stops at waterfall swimming spots but villages with cultural activities and food included.
Find out more about adventures on the Navua River in The Best Places to Do White Water Rafting in Fiji.
The Best Day Trip from the Pacific Harbour for Luxury Travellers
Travel time by boat: 45mins to 1 hour one way
Relevant tour: Tours to Yanuca Island are no longer operating. We will update this page when a new boat tour to Yanuca Island becomes available.
Viti Levu‘s more popular western side isn’t the only place where you can enjoy island excursions! From the shores of the Pacific Harbour, jump on boat tours to the nearby Yanuca Island where you’ll cross the breathtaking coral displays of the Beqa Lagoon before arriving on its heavenly sandy shores. Through organised tours, you can take part in cultural activities, such as a kava ceremony and coconut husking. Otherwise, enjoy the snorkelling and hiking opportunities.
For more island excursions from the Pacific Harbour, check out the 10 Luxury Experiences on the Pacific Harbour & Beqa.
More Day Trips from the Pacific Harbour
That’s it for the best day trips from the Pacific Harbour. For more experiences in the area, as well as more ways to get around, check out the following guides:
- 10 Best Adventure Activities on the Pacific Harbour
- 5 Best Walks on the Pacific Harbour & Beqa
- Pacific Harbour Transport Guide
Plan more of your trip in Fiji with the following itinerary compilations: The Best Fiji Itineraries for 2 Weeks, The Best Fiji Itineraries for 1 Week, The Best Fiji Itineraries for 5 Days and The Best Fiji Itineraries for a Weekend.