Travel Blogs from Taveuni Island, Fiji

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Rainbow Reef, water slide, vilage visit, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

Rainbow Reef, water slide, vilage visit

A travel blog entry by andreasjahn

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... For lunch we had a burger and fries. After the dive we "sailed" to a very small Polynesian village on Kioa Island (north west of Taveuni). More like an education thing. we looked at their schools and hand crafted goods (we bought a little basket woven ...

Mystery Island, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

Mystery Island

A travel blog entry by erinandpaul07

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... I will probably remember for the rest of my life... how many people can say they were able to do all of that in Fiji?! We returned to the main island around dinner time.  The boat docks in a tourist area, so we ate at the Hard Rock Cafe tonight and ...

300, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

300

A travel blog entry by nikkiviper

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bula from taveuni island in fiji! as the name of this entry suggests, believe it or not folks (how Dell does that sound?!) this is my 300th day away from home.  this time 300 days ago i was sitting in the airport lounge wondering what intrepid ...

Taveuni Island: Feejee Stylee, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

Taveuni Island: Feejee Stylee

A travel blog entry by whichwaynow2011

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... , some nearing cardiac arrest.   Many hours passed (with the TV programs on repeat) and we arrived at the Garden Island of Taveuni. Eager to disembark the ship a.s.a.p we met a driver who took us to a beach where we took a bouncy speedboat to Maqui ...

Bula!, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

Bula!

A travel blog entry by martin.bov

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We arrived back at Nadi airport for our flight to Taveuni, after about 30 minutes of waiting our names were called out and we were asked to make our way to the check in counter. At first we thought it was because our bags might have been over weight but ...

Waterfalls near Levena, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

Waterfalls near Levena

A travel blog entry by andreasjahn

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We did our first dive at 7am at Three Sisters (Matei-Taveuni). My treasure hunting was successful today as I found a functioning dive computer on the seafloor. We did a nice dive through a maybe 8m tunnel. Second dive at 9:30am (The Big Blue). Here we ...

The Garden Island, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

The Garden Island

A travel blog entry by finn_steve

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Beautiful ...

Research, village dance and slidey rocks!, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

Research, village dance and slidey rocks!

A travel blog entry by cbrock

... seem to be missing them. Quite a few patients needing to be flown or sent by ferry over to the district hospital on the other island (not all surviving the journey sadly). The flight apparently costs FJ$4000 a go. But if you’ve gotta go, ...

Waiyevo Hospital, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

Waiyevo Hospital

A travel blog entry by cbrock

... up on blood and test results. Any difficult cases are discussed with Labasa, the regional centre (a bigger hospital on the 2nd biggest island) and patients get sent there by plane if they need surgery, more specialist care. But obviously they have to be ...

Diving, beaching and ‘Lovo’-ing in Fij, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

Diving, beaching and ‘Lovo’-ing in Fij

A travel blog entry by gordonandsarah

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... the plane – a new experience)out over the main island and several reefs to a place we had chosen off Taveuni island. There then followed a small moment of confusion when we realised that we had crossed the International Dateline and were actually ...

Last week, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

Last week

A travel blog entry by cbrock

... ’s houses which was lovely. Then Saturday we went on our little 12 seater propeller plane to the main island viti levu and waved a sad goodbye to Taveuni. One night in smuggler’s cove resort dorm in Nadi (and a few cocktails on the beach) and ...

Goodbye Taveuni, Hello Vanu Levu, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

Goodbye Taveuni, Hello Vanu Levu

A travel blog entry by antandruthybabe

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... our pre-purchased cattle class ferry tickets we boarded the rustic or should that be rusty, MV Suilven, bound for Savusavu on the island of Vanu Levu. A fine vessel, in fact the very same that had brought the doors for the new bungalow at Aroha. Boarding ...

Bumpy Landing at the The Garden Island!, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

Bumpy Landing at the The Garden Island!

A travel blog entry by antandruthybabe

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... it? Anyway, after the briefest security check we boarded our little flying machine for the 90 minute hop North East to Taveuni Island.  We were taken through the usual safety briefing stuff by the steward who then promptly clambered into the ...

Drama At Aroha!, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

Drama At Aroha!

A travel blog entry by antandruthybabe

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... . The sun has just come up (6am Wednesday, 7pm Tuesday for you guys). Today we are taking a small boat across to a deserted island about a mile off-shore from Aroha to do some snorkelling, some nature study and have a picnic. Don’t worry I will be ...

A Busy Few Days, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

A Busy Few Days

A travel blog entry by antandruthybabe

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... it that the colours of the fish and the coral were amazing. On Thursday we decided to tour the whole of Taveuni by car. As you can expect, renting a car in Fiji has its own quirks. First of all the car is rented by the grocery shop, where you ask for ...

Day 53 - Is it today or yesterday???, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

Day 53 - Is it today or yesterday???

A travel blog entry by scottiebigtrip

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... to the other. We arrived at Lovonivonu and the men on the harbour helped us climb out of the boat. When we arrived at Taveuni we had no taxi or accommodation booked and as we walked up the dusty path we were slightly worried. We finally reached the main ...

Day 54 - Chasing waterfall!!, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

Day 54 - Chasing waterfall!!

A travel blog entry by scottiebigtrip

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... where we are a little place called 'Waiyevo' to a place called 'Bourma'  which is a national park and covers 80% of the island, this is why it's called the 'Garden Island'. The bus was a beautiful ride, that went up and around the North coast. It ...

Taveuni in the Storm, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

Taveuni in the Storm

A travel blog entry by hollyandstewart

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We were told today we had to make the speedboat journey in the storm to Taveuni! Before leaving we had a bun race. Holly got the bun off first and stew ate it first. We made pizza with tuna and tomato as they have no cheese, ...

Divesville, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

Divesville

A travel blog entry by gavin_davies

... village I was picked up from is a monument that signifies where the date line cuts through the island. Obviously the whole island (and the rest of Fiji) operate at +12 GMT but through this line you can theoretically time travel from one day to the next ...

Snorkkelireissulla, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

Snorkkelireissulla

A travel blog entry by arktinen_kettu

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Laura Cousteaun vedenalaiset seikkailut ja matka ravuksi alkoi. Aurinkoa ei tarvitse täällä ottaa se tulee, joten pepussa on komeat rajat, pitääköhän muuttaa snorkkelointitekniikkaa, heh. ...

Family Times in Fiji, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

Family Times in Fiji

A travel blog entry by ronamoon

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... the main airport of Fiji. Suva, the capital is 190km east of Nadi and on the same 'Big Island'. Known as the Garden Island of Fiji, Taveuni has a few small resorts and a few houses you can rent. We rented a house on Matei Point which could accommodate all ...

A Bit of Paradise..., Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

A Bit of Paradise...

A travel blog entry by booloutravels

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... !!! (always spoken with enthusiasm and a big smile!) Welcome to Fiji – everyone's favourite South Pacific country! Taveuni, the fourth largest island, is known as the Garden Island as it is full of lush greenery everywhere you look, colourful and ...

Bouma Waterfalls and Natural Waterslide, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

Bouma Waterfalls and Natural Waterslide

A travel blog entry by hollyandstewart

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Yesterday we arrived at the hostel, which is built over the sea with a balcony surrounding it. Holly woke Tony up by throwing ice cold water on him, but he didn't react for a while so she hid giggling. This morning we went to the Bouma National Heritage ...

LOVO Night!, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

LOVO Night!

A travel blog entry by jaimemanser

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... conversations, music and of course food – very nice night enjoyed by all!  Pass the baby around – of course in Fiji as they love the kids!! Addison ate, danced and almost fell asleep sitting on the mats with Waitei doing her hair!! ...

Hanging out at the Country Club!, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

Hanging out at the Country Club!

A travel blog entry by jaimemanser

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... at the country club we headed back making a quick stop at the 180 degree meridian.  The official International Dateline runs through Taveuni however if you look on a map it actually diverts the island – they had to move it as people were ...

Fiji, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

Fiji

A travel blog entry by neuromon

fabulous diving, although far to get to. flew back to Honolulu with Jean-Michel Cousteau. a few weeks later, i would be in ...

2010 we bid thee a fond farewell..., Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

2010 we bid thee a fond farewell...

A travel blog entry by jaimemanser

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... year should be a good one – beautiful sun shine, ocean waves rolling in on a deep blue and turquoise ocean – loving Fiji!  Could have done without the 2 inch wide spider in the bathroom this morning but we survived as Daddy was quick to ...

Merry Christmas from Fiji!!, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

Merry Christmas from Fiji!!

A travel blog entry by jaimemanser

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... Coffee and Baileys and Mimosas – that part is Schultz Family style!! The original plan involved church at the large Catholic Church on the island for 9am which meant an 8am taxi pick up but Pita found out that they moved the 9am mass to 5 am – ...

Searching for Kayaks..., Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

Searching for Kayaks...

A travel blog entry by jaimemanser

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If anyone on Taveuni or a surrounding island sees two yellow kayaks floating somewhere please let us know….the morning began with a search for the missing kayaks as we are still hoping they will show up somewhere. Pita says we will wait a couple of ...

Toinen saari, Taveuni Island, Fiji travel blog

Toinen saari

A travel blog entry by arktinen_kettu

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Lähdimme isommalta saarelta pois ja löytyi mahtava paikka! Taveuni!! ...

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