Fiji: Navua River Canoe, Fijian Village, Magic Waterfall

Day Trips & Excursions in Fiji

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from$79.79
4.7 out of 5

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This Jewel Of Fiji combo day tour is the winners of multiple international tourism awards. Navua River eco adventures & Fijian culture is at its best in this activity-packed day tour.
Meet your guide in your hotel lobby between 6:30am and 9:30am and travel to Navua, the adventure capital of Fiji. At Pacific Harbour, hop into a motorised boat for an exhilarating cruise along the Navua River past tiny villages, farm lands, pristine tropical rainforest, deep gorges and canyons, meandering rapids and several waterfalls. You may come across wild river ducks, white and black heron, and other native birds.After cruising for an hour you will come to the Magic Waterfall, Navua's tallest cascade. Enjoy a refreshing swim in the crystal clear pools beneath the falls before climbing aboard a bamboo raft for a smooth, 30-minute ride on the method of transport favored by Fiji's native ancestors. Your next stop is a traditional village, where a Fijian Warrior will escort you to the bure, or village meeting house. Experience some of Fiji's age-old customs and traditions including the performance of a welcome yaqona ceremony where you have the opportunity to try kava, a local drink made from the root of the kava plant. Learn about the history of village, which was established by a lone Englishman named John Humphrey Danford in the early 1800s. After a war dance performed by the young men of the village, perhaps test your own sense of rhythm by joining in with a 'snake dance.' Try your hand at tapa painting on traditional cloth and see women plaiting Fijian mats. Then it is time to unearth your lovo lunch – meat, fish and vegetables such as cassava and wild yams which are wrapped in banana leaves and cooked underground before being served with salads and fruit.After lunch, your driver will return you to your hotel, where the tour ends.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Activities as listed in itinerary
  • Lunch

What’s not included

  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities (optional)

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Excellent value for money
  • Ideal choice for families
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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