Top things to do in Vanua Levu & Taveuni

Top Choice International in Savusavu & Around

Surf and Turf

This is the poshest restaurant in town, though you wouldn't know it from its dilapidated entrance. It has a beautiful deck overlooking the water, great wine list and lobster on the menu, yet it's as laid back as Sav…
Top Choice Modern American in Matei

Restaurant Tramonto

If you’re in the market for a pizza the size of a small child, Tramonto won’t disappoint – they’re huge, delicious and mightily topped. The gasp-inducing sunset views are equally scrumptious; get there early to secu…
Waterfall in Bouma National Heritage Park

Tavoro Waterfalls

Framed by thick, ridiculously green jungle, these three waterfalls (also known as the Bouma Falls) epitomise the 'Garden Island' epithet Taveuni is famous for. The first waterfall (24m) has a change area, picnic tab…
Historic Site in Labasa

Wasavula Ceremonial Site

This site has a cryptic – and cannibalistic – history. At the entrance, there's a sacred monolith that villagers believe grew from the ground; behind is a cemetery and the area that was used during cannibalistic cer…
Waterfall in Waiyevo, Somosomo & Around

Waitavala Water Slide

Wahooo! This awesome natural slide is a ton of fun. Slide down on your bum or attempt it standing up, like the local kids. Either way, you’ll end up in a small pool at the bottom. Don't start your slide from the ver…
Temple in Around Labasa

Naag Mandir Temple

The sacred 3m-high Cobra Rock is housed inside the vibrant Naag Mandir Temple. It's draped with flower-and-tinsel garlands, and offerings are placed at its base; locals believe the rock can cure the sick and the inf…
Village in Vanua Levu

Nukubolu

Deep in the mountains north of Savusavu, reachable by 4WD, lie the ruins of Nukubolu, an ancient Fijian village whose stone foundations, terraces and thermal pools are in surprisingly good condition. The setting is …
National Park in Bouma National Heritage Park

Bouma National Heritage Park

This national park protects over 80% of Taveuni's total area, covering about 150 sq km (57 sq mi) of rainforest and coastal forest. The park includes the three Tavoro Waterfalls near the falls' visitor centre, each …
Lake in Waiyevo, Somosomo & Around

Lake Tagimaucia

Lake Tagimaucia is in an old volcanic crater in the mountains above Somosomo. Masses of vegetation float on the lake (823m above sea level), and the national flower, the rare tagimaucia (an epiphytic plant), grows o…
Nature Reserve in North & East of Savusavu

Waisali Rainforest Reserve

Nestled in the mountains north of Savusavu, this 120-ha reserve is home to thousands of birds, flowers, trees and plants, some of which are used in local traditional medicines. There's a pleasant 30-minute walk dens…