Area: Around 6 miles from the Capital City of Fiji, Suva, along the
main thoroughfare between Suva and the next town of Nausori but with
a convenient entry from a side road. Places to visit include Orchid
Island, Harbour Cruise, local bars, restaurants, Suva Municipal
Market, Suva Handicraft Centre.
Activities: Suva City, the capital of Fiji, is a cosmopolitan city
with distinct colonial and Pacific Islands vibe.
A number of landmarks include Parliament House, Government
Buildings, Government House (where the Head of State resides),
Borron House which is used by visiting dignitaries and guests of
Government, Colo-i-Suva Forest Park and Nature Reserve, The Fiji
Museum, The Botanical Gardens, Fiji Sports Complexes (including The
National Aquatic Centre, The National Stadium, The National
Gymnasium, and The National Fitness Centre), The University of the
South Pacific and many colonial-era buildings.
Other nearby attractions include caves at Kalabu Village and Orchid
Island with wildlife and thatched buildings. Pacific Harbour, which
has beautiful white sandy beaches, the (Fijian) Arts Village and
some other attractions, is an hour or so drive away. Weekly "out-and-
about" activities programs for expatriates and tourists in Suva
provided. For tours, you can make the necessary enquiries and
bookings at any of the major hotels in Suva.
The nearest international airport is located at Nausori, which has
direct flight connections to selected cities in Australia and New
Zealand. Flight connections from other countries are through Fiji's
main international airport at Nadi, which is a 3 to 4 hour drive to
Travel from the home to Suva is around Fijian Dollars 6.00 to 6.50
by taxi, one-way, or less than 1.00 Fijian Dollar by bus. Bus
routes/stops around 100 meters nearby. Shopping centers and some
restaurants located nearby travel to which from home by taxi would
be around Fijian Dollars 3.20 to 3.50 return.
See my blog to get more information
on what is happening in and around Suva.