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Sightseeing in Kadavu Island - what to see. Complete travel guide

Kadavu Kadavu is a picturesque Polynesian island and the fourth biggest Fijian Island. Most of its territory is occupied by thick rainforests. Everywhere, you can see green hills and mountain slopes, white beaches and comfortable fishing villages. Kadavu will impress those who want to take a break from the civilization, see exotic plants and dwellers of rainforests, scuba dive, and admire the beauty of the underwater world.
Exotic fruit and fried fruit of bread tree, exquisite seafood dishes and special refreshing beverages - these are the main features of the national cuisine on Kadavu Island. Food traditions … Open
Travelers can take exciting trips to the most beautiful sites on the islands. When walking through the tropics, you can see not only exotic plants, but also the dwellers of these lands: big red parrots, small songbirds, butterflies, and unusual insects. You can diversify your walks through tropical thickets with boat trips. Try to take a water taxi floating along the coastline and choose the most beautiful beach here.
Those who dream of relaxing in absolute silence should travel to one of the small islands that are a few minutes by car from Kadavu. If you want to learn more about the islanders’ way of living, visit any village located near the coastline. Here, you can also buy memorable gifts, for example, extraordinary items made by the natives of unusual handy materials. Copyright
Over thousands of years, the culture and traditions of Kadavu have become multifaceted. The first settlers came to the island over 3.5 thousand years ago. They were skilled hunters and … Open
Kadavu will definitely impress fans of active holidays. Every beach provides excellent conditions for water sports. The most popular diving sites here are Astrolabe, Namalata, Solo and Tavuki Reefs. There are also diving sites for newcomers who can even attend one of the local diving schools. As for sea dwellers, lucky divers can see sea turtles and a blue marlin here. The main dwellers of these waters are different colorful fish and shells.
Island Beach, Kadavu Despite the developed infrastructure, the island has managed to preserve its pristine beauty. Only 25% of its territory has been explored. The rest is the same as the nature has created. Kadavu is the cleanest Fijian island. This is a true paradise, full of harmony and beauty.
Kadavu Island will impress those travelers who prefer vacationing far from big noisy cities. Its main peculiarity is wonderful nature. On the island, there are excellent conditions for … Open
The acquaintance with the natives’ culture and traditions will be really exciting. The local people are very friendly to foreign guests and are glad to tell them about their way of living. Dance performances called “meke” are very popular with travelers. In any village, you can visit traditional workshops and buy unique gifts from local craftsmen.
Leaving Kadavu island - multimedia virtual tour in description Food traditions of the island deserve special attention too. Here, you can taste exotic seafood and fruit. Like hundreds of years ago, the locals bake many popular dishes right in the mud. Tourists are offered to watch the cooking process and evaluate the unique taste of dishes deserving the highest praise.
1. Not the entire territory is suitable for walking. Tourists can explore rainforests only with a guide. One of the most difficult routes is the ascent of Mount Nambukelevu surrounded by … Open
For many travelers, fried fruit of bread tree are really exotic but this dish is quite typical and everyday for the locals. The core of the national cuisine is seafood that is usually fried. Before being fried, fish and other seafood are marinated in fruit juice, which makes their taste very special.
The method of cooking fish and vegetables in muds is called “lovo”. To watch this cooking process, it is enough to visit one of the local villages. This extraordinary way of cooking lets products keep nutrients and natural gustatory qualities. The national cuisine of Kadavu is one of the most useful in the world. Almost all local restaurants have their own vegetable gardens. Fruit and vegetables of the local production are used for cooking different dishes.
On Kadavu Island, there is a wide choice of excellent resort hotels. All of them are located near the coast and very charming. One of the most popular and most available hotels is Waisalima. … Open
Nature admirers can take interesting sightseeing tours here. About 70% of the island is covered with rainforests. There are very interesting hiking routes in the submontane area of Nambukelevu. The top of its mountain is the highest point on the island. You can see the most beautiful natural places when walking along the surroundings of Kadavu Koru. There are several beautiful waterfalls hidden by the thickets of exotic volcanoes. There are lush tropical gardens at the coast. A lot of upscale hotels, spa and sports centers have been recently opened on Kadavu Island.
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♥   National Park 'Sigatoka Sand dunes' , 119.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Kadavu Island from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Cloud 9 Bar

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The Cloud 9 water bar can also be rented for private parties, which is actively used by wealthy travelers. The bar has been perfectly equipped. Its spacious wooden terraces are furnished with soft furniture in a beach style, and are also equipped with designer outboard chairs. At a time, Cloud 9 can accommodate up to a hundred guests, the number of leisure activities available to holidaymakers increases every year. So, lovers of extreme sports will have an opportunity to water-ski or parachute for a boat. The Cloud 9 Bar is an ideal place to relax in an exclusive environment. … Read further
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