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About Fiji – Regional Information

Before you say Bula, learn more about Fiji!

If you think about Fiji and picture an island oasis, you’d be spot on. Picture hammocks swaying in the breeze between two coconut trees, friendly, vibrant local culture and people, interesting villages and wild jungle that ends where bright beach begins. Fiji is set in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean, less than 4 hours flight east of Brisbane and Sydney. It is made up of more than 330 islands and is surrounded by Vanuatu and New Caledonia to the west, Samoa and Tonga to the east and New Zealand to the south. Each of Fiji’s islands boast an incredible landscape. Lush tropical and pine vegetation is spread across the interior lands and white sandy beaches wrap around the coasts. Pristine blue-green waters house vibrant soft coral reefs and there are deep drop-offs, perfect for diving and fishing. Only just over 100 of the nation’s islands are permanently inhabited Its major islands of Viti Levu and Vanua Levu hold most of the country’s populace of nearly 900,000 people.

Fiji’s northern island boasts some of the world’s most well-preserved rainforests. Islands such as Vanua Levu, Qamea, Taveuni, and Laucala hold over 164 species of wildlife, many of which can only be found in Fiji.

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Suva
  • International Airport: Nadi International Airport
  • Language: English (Fijian and Hindustani also widely spoken)
  • Currency: Fijian Dollar (FJD)

Fiji FAQ – A guide to everything you need to know before you go to Fiji!

Fiji Currency – Learn all about Fiji’s currency the Fiji Dollar (FJ$) here.

Fiji Transport – How do you get to where you need to go when you land in Fiji? Here is a guide to all you need to know on hotel transfers, inter-island ferries and domestic flights.

Getting to Fiji – Fiji is in located in the South Pacific, a short 3-4 hours from Australia’s east coast. Our guide on getting to Fiji

Geography of Fiji – dense tropical rainforest, deserted islands, coral reefs and rugged coastlines, your guide to the geography of Fiji.

Fiji’s Culture & ReligionTraditional Fijian culture has evolved with the introduction of Indian, Chinese and European culture over the last few hundred years, Our guide to all of Fiji’s Culture and Religion.

Languages of Fiji – brush up on your Fijian here and learn a few words to converse with the locals! Don’t worry, nearly all Fijians are proficient in English!

Fiji Airports – Fiji has 2 major international airports and 13 smaller domestic airports. Find out where you will commence your Fijian holiday.

Fiji Car Rental – Enjoy the flexibility to explore Fiji at your own pace and time. Our guide to Fiji’s car rental companies and locations.

Fiji Travel Insurance – Travelling to Fiji, travel insurance should be an essential. It covers the cost of illness, accidents and delays. Save yourself the stress and purchase your travel insurance here.

Arts & Crafts of Fiji – Fiji is a culture renowned for woven baskets, mats, carved wooden figures and other cultural trinkets. Learn all about Fiji’s arts & crafts!

Food & Alcohol in Fiji – Traditional Fiji food is the ultimate comfort food, passed down from generation to generation.

Fiji’s Plugs & Sockets – Do you need an adapter? Our guide to Fiji’s voltage, electrical plugs and sockets.

History of Fiji – Fiji’s first settlers arrived some 3500 years ago and European explorers coming in the last few hundred years, Fiji has a rich and colourful history!

Best Time to Visit FijiDon’t know when to visit Fiji? Low Season or High Season and everything in between, Our guide to the different times of the year to visit Fiji!

Fiji Weather – Our comprehensive guide to the weather throughout the year in Fiji!

Fiji’s Location MapDon’t know the difference between Denarau and The Yasawas? A complete map for all the regions of Fiji.

Fiji Islands Region Information – A comprehensive guide for all the different regions of Fiji.

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