Join us as we take you back in time into Fiji’s rich history; embrace the Heritage and Fijian culture with a Visit to Fiji’s Natural Sand Dunes, Village visit, traditional and age-old art of pottery making and tapa printing.

 

Our Heritage – Sigatoka Sand Dunes a natural and cultural heritage site that was established in 1989 to protect a unique oceanic landscape of Natural and cultural importance. Spanning around 650 hectares, the dune system has formed over millennia due to hinterland erosion and the formation of coastal sand dunes.  What’s even more impressive is the height of some of these dunes – between 20 to 50 metres in height and up to one kilometer wide. It remains one of Fiji’s most iconic treasures and its educational and recreational value continues to attract thousands of visitors a year. The walk through park includes stunning panoramic views, beach walk and a native forest walk where you meet up with “tree-huggers”.

 

 

Our Cultural and Tradition  –  Enrich your Fiji experience with a village visit to Nakabuta Village and learn the art of pottery making and tapa printing. Art of pottery making has persisted in the Fiji Islands, you will enjoy a demonstration on how these beautiful works of art are created. Discover the age old traditional art form of tapa printing with natural earth pigments. Made from the inner bark of especially cultivated paper mulberry trees, Masi making is a very lengthy process of soaking and beating the bark to form a richly textured cloth. The bark cloth is then either smoked, dyed or printed with the use of natural pigments. Fijian tapa, is very diverse with a variety of print applications including stenciling, rubbing and free hand painting.

Rate Includes

Return hotel transfers, All Entry Fees, English Speaking Guide,  1 hour walk at the Sand Dunes, Village Visit, Kava Ceremony, Fijian Lunch and Pottery Making Demonstration and Tapa Printing

Minimum Requirement

6 full paying adults.

Conditions

Pacific Destinations reserves the right to alter prices, times, itineraries or arrange alternative transportation and service. Pacific Destinations is not responsible for the disruption to tours due bad or unusual weather conditions and compensation is not payable if weather conditions force cancellation or amendment to the tour.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received outside 48 hours from scheduled departure time – no cancellation fees; cancellations within 48 hours or no shows will incur 100% cancellation fees because of the logistics involved on preparing for this tour. . Cancellations must be received in writing and confirmation of cancellation must be received in writing from our reservations team for booking to be deemed cancelled.

Days of Operation

Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday

Tour Times

10am to 3pm

Notes for Clients

Bring along a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, sarong, camera and small amount of cash for optional purchases. Proper footwear is recommended. When visiting a Fijian village specific cultural protocols need to be observed. Your guide will advise you of these protocols prior to entering the village. It is recommended that you wear clothing that covers your shoulders and knees when entering the village. The Sand Dunes: Be prepared to walk  – wear a hat, sunscreen, closed solid shoes, cool clothes, drinking water , sunglasses. May not be conducive for kids under the age of 10 years.

 

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