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What is it Like to Visit Fiji?

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Welcome to Fiji’s Islands of Paradise

Crystal clear turquoise waters, soft white sand, swaying palm trees… That’s only a fraction of what Fiji is all about! Many are surprised that once they arrive in this South Pacific nation of 333 islands that there’s a whole lot more to do in Fiji than what meets the eye. There’s something for everyone, such as the active adventurer wanting to explore the rugged island interiors by quad bike to the newly-wed couple seeking an island paradise to simply relax on. Families love Fiji too, thanks to the welcoming locals offering fun and educational kids clubs in many resorts! This video of #FijiNow just about sums up what it is like to visit Fiji.

Why Visit Fiji?

Fiji is one of those few holiday destinations that has something for all types of traveller. If you’re still not sure, then here’s why you should visit Fiji…

The Weather is Sensational

Warm sunny days mixed with a cool sea breeze makes Fiji a comfortable sunny holiday destination. What’s more, temperatures are warm year-round! Seriously, just check out our Weather & Climate section!

Fiji is Relaxing

Fiji definitely knows how to do relaxation with some of the best spa resorts and treatments in the world. Locals will always remind you what “Fiji time” so stresses easily melt away.

Fiji is Full of Adventure

Shark diving, ziplining over rainforest canopies, rafting through towering river valleys, jet boating across the ocean… That’s just a few ways to get an adrenaline rush in Fiji! Get inspired by our 10 Epic Adventure Activities in Fiji.

There are a Ton of Photo Opportunities

Fiji’s islands really do look like your perfect postcard island! There are a few stunning yet surprising sights to see along the way too, such as majestic waterfalls, limestone caves and mighty mountains. See what other travellers have snapped up in our 10 Most Instagrammable Places in Fiji.

The Locals are Super Friendly

Is there such as thing as a frowning Fijian? We don’t think so! From the moment you step off the plane, you are greeted with smiling faces and you’ll hear the greeting “Bula!” everywhere you go. The Fijian culture is super accessible and something you will experience throughout your trip to Fiji. Find out how to dive deeper into this fascinating culture with our guide on How to Have a Real Fiji Cultural Experience.

Get Started With Visiting Fiji…

That’s it for this guide on what it is like to visit Fiji. See what sort of experience you could be getting up to in the 101 Things to Do in Fiji. Plus, get even more tips from The Complete Travel Guide to Fiji. Plus, see our full itinerary compilations for an easy way to plan a trip to Fiji: The Best Fiji Itineraries for 2 WeeksThe Best Fiji Itineraries for 1 WeekThe Best Fiji Itineraries for 5 Days and The Best Fiji Itineraries for a Weekend.


Robin C.

This article was reviewed and published by Robin, the co-founder of Fiji Pocket Guide. He has lived, worked and travelled across 16 different countries before settling in the South Pacific, so he knows a thing or two about planning the perfect trip in this corner of the world. Robin is also the co-founder of several other South Pacific travel guides and is a regular host of webinars with the South Pacific Tourism Organisation.

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