Top things to do

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…
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…
Mountain in Waiyevo, Somosomo & Around

Des Voeux Peak

At 1195m, this is the island’s second-highest mountain. On a clear day the views from the peak are fantastic: it’s possible to see Lake Tagimaucia and the Lau Group. Birdwatching is great every day. Allow three to f…
Landmark in Waiyevo, Somosomo & Around

International Dateline

Though Fiji adheres to the single time convention, the International Dateline cuts straight through Taveuni, offering visitors a great photo-op and the chance to jump from one day to the next. Take the road uphill f…