Top Choice Forest in Suva

Colo-i-Suva Forest Park

Colo-i-Suva (pronounced tholo-ee-soo-va) is a 2.5-sq-km oasis of lush rainforest teeming with tropical plants and vivid and melodic bird life. The 6.5km of walking trails navigate clear natural pools and gorgeous vi…
Top Choice Museum in Suva

Fiji Museum

This museum offers a great journey into Fiji’s historical and cultural and evolution. To enjoy the exhibits in chronological order, start with the displays behind the ticket counter and work your way around clockwis…
Outdoors in Suva

Albert Park

Charles Kingsford Smith was the first aviator to cross the Pacific, flying in his little Fokker trimotor, The Southern Cross, from California to Australia. The longest leg of the flight was the 34-hour trip from Haw…
Church in Suva

Holy Trinity Cathedral

This cathedral, with its unique boat-shaped interior, interesting Fijian tapestries and wood-beamed ceiling, is a peaceful retreat. The gigantic tree in front of the church is a showcase of Pacific plants, with cact…
Hindu Site in Suva

Mariamma Temple

The South Indian fire-walking festival is held here during July or August. Of all Fiji's cultural rituals, the extraordinary art of fire walking is perhaps the most impressive. Watching men display the poise of a le…
Landmark in Suva

Parliament of Fiji

Opened in June 1992, the parliament complex must be one of the world’s most striking political hubs. It was designed in the post-1987 atmosphere. The aim of maintaining indigenous Fijian values is apparent through t…
Church in Suva

Roman Catholic Cathedral

This 1902 cathedral is built from sandstone imported from Sydney and is one of Suva’s most prominent landmarks.
Gardens in Suva

Thurston Gardens

After visiting the museum, ponder on your new found knowledge with a wander through these compact but beautiful gardens ( M032A). The dense conglomeration of native flora and surrounding lawns are less manicured and…
University in Suva

University of the South Pacific

While not necessarily a must-see from a tourist’s perspective, this is the foremost provider of tertiary education to the island nations of the Pacific region. The USP’s main Laucala Campus offers some fascinating p…
Market in Suva

Suva Municipal Market

It’s the beating heart of Suva and a great place to spend an hour or so poking around with a camera. The boys with barrows own the lanes and they aren’t afraid to mow down a few tourists to deliver their cassava on …