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Top 5 Must-try Adventures in Fiji

Adventure is something you can find everyday in Fiji. With its lush islands, stretch of stunning shorelines, ethereal underwater gardens, and pristine tropical scenery, your endless pursuit of adventure will surely be satiated by it. Fiji’s 332 islands offer a plethora of activities and sights that promise to tickle the fancy of tourists and travellers.

So, if you’re wondering what adrenaline-pumping activities Fiji has in store for you, read on as we list down five of the finest and most exciting activities in Fiji:

1.       Diving

If you’re in for some heart-thumping underwater adventure in Fiji, then why don’t you try diving…with sharks! Although the thought of swimming with the ocean’s most feared creatures may be enough to send you packing your bags, there’s actually no reason to worry. Diving with sharks in Fiji is as fun and safe as the usual underwater explorations; however, the beauty and grand presence of nature’s often misunderstood creature makes it all the more meaningful. A dive at Beqa Island gets you up close and personal with 8 species of sharks: nurse sharks, lemon sharks, silvertip sharks, whitetip reef sharks, blacktip reef sharks, bull sharks, grey reef sharks, and tiger sharks.

2.       Surfing

Ride the crests of the waves at Fiji’s Frigates Passage, the perfect destination for surfing enthusiasts. Frigates is a word-class surfing spot, and a consistent one at that, as it showcases swells and waves all year round. It’s a powerful left-handed reef break that features some of its biggest waves from December until April.

3.       Whitewater Rafting

If you want to take a break from the white sandy beaches of Fiji, enjoying a whitewater rafting adventure in Upper Navua River is an experience you should never miss out on. This excursion will introduce you to Fiji’s hidden yet phenomenal tropical wilderness. While enjoying the rush of the rapids on your inflatable raft, you will be filled with awe as you pass through the home of a variety of flora and fauna, countless waterfalls, and numerous side canyons. There are plenty of Fiji holiday deals that offer this type of activity so make sure you include this in your itinerary.

4.       Terra Trek

Step away from the beach and into the tropical interior of Viti Levu Island by going on a Terra Trek. This is a guided tour that lets you take a peek at the other side of Fiji, its lush and pristine rainforest, lovely waterfalls, and scenic views of the Pacific Ocean and other islands. Terra Trek offers an offroad adventure as you will be able to drive through the forest and enjoy the cascades of the waterfalls after.

5.       Sea Kayaking

Paddle through the waters of Fiji in a kayaking adventure at Beqa Island. Beqa Island is located south of the main island of Viti Levu. Aside from being the home of Fiji’s famous firewalkers, Beqa Island also boasts of its clear and warm waters, mangroves, and secluded coves, perfect for a sea kayaking adventure. As you cruise through the lagoon, you will spot a fruit bat colony and other wildlife. Your guide will also be able to lead you to the Malumu Bay where a mangrove passage and a view of the Islands of Kadavu await, depending on the tides.

There never is a shortage of fun and adventure in Fiji. So if you’re planning to book a trip there, make sure you have all these in your itinerary, and don’t forget to pack your essentials. But if you want to get away from it all, it’s best to find Fiji all inclusive packages that cover all your needs.

Debra Wright blogs about a plethora of topics including things to do in Fiji and other fields. Debra considers Fun in Fiji as one of the leaders in Fiji holiday deals.

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