Trip Details

The introduction week is a great way to embrace Fiji ,where you will get familiar with the culture and people of Fiji. During this week we will explain the do’s and don’ts regarding safety and transport.
Various crafts give Fiji a unique identity that along with traditional etiquette and local architecture tells a story of culture and its evolution over time. You will be invited to join a kava ceremony during your stay. After the formalities, this is a wonderful way to make new friends and learn a little more about the country. Dig a little deeper and see what you can discover! Visit the Fijian markets, attend a weaving class, go on a tour in the sports stadium, learn Fijian language and cooking, and get to know you about your projects.

Trip Itinerary

You will spend your week learning more about the culture and people of Fiji through lessons, cultural immersion and a variety of tours, market visits and cooking classes. This week is an excellent opportunity to understand the country better, as well as getting to know your upcoming project placement.

Throughout the week we will:

Have an introduction session regarding the culture and people of Fiji, including sessions on safety, transport, and do’s and don’ts of the country and trip.

We will take a Suva City and Market Tour, including visiting the Sacred Heart Cathedral church, Suva Port, Suva Cinema, Fish market, Fresh market, Swimming pool, Shopping center, Souvenir shop and the Fiji Immigration Office.

Attend a weaving class where you will learn about traditional Fijian weaving, and get to try your hand at this traditional handicraft.

Visit My Suva Park, Fiji Sports Stadium and a tour of Damodar City Center.

Attend a class where you will learn some of the Fijian language and delicious class in Fijian cooking.

Take a picnic and swim at the waterfall near our favourite picnic spot.

Experience the traditional Fijian welcome ceremony, known as a “Kava Ceremony.”

Visit your project placement sites and get to know the projects you will be working on.

Trip Accommodation

Trip Country Info

Fiji

Gap year travel in Fiji is great – it is a stunning place and we have a fabulous choice of programs available for adventurous types looking for a real gap year experience.  Our gap year holidays in Fiji include road trips, village experiences, conservation work, construction projects and much more.  Fiji is situated about 1,960 miles from Sydney, Australia in the Pacific Ocean, Fiji consists of 332 islands of which only about 110 are inhabited. The two largest are Viti Levu (4,109 square miles) and Vanua Levu (2,242 square miles). Fiji’s most impressive geographical asset is actually underwater – its hugely diverse range of soft coral with over 5000 varieties.

With a population of less than one million, Fiji has a complex culture with influences from Melanesia, Polynesia, India and Europe which all add to the unique atmosphere you will enjoy during your gap year.

A friendly Fijian welcome and broad smiles await you in this tropical paradise of beautiful beaches, blue lagoons and swaying palm trees when you take the plunge and book your gap year travel to Fiji. Renowned for stunning sunsets, breathtaking waterfalls, awesome surf, and pristine rain forests Fiji enjoys a typical tropical climate with maximum summer temperatures averaging 88°F (31°C).  If you are looking for a gap year holiday in Fiji, turtle or fish conservation work, looking to volunteer in Fiji, do some sports coaching or other work & travel in Fiji check out our latest adventures below or get in touch for more information.

Participant Criteria & Requirements

Standard Requirements

No requirements have been provided.

Additional Requirements

No requirements have been provided.

What's included

  • 24/7 support in case of emergencies
  • Accommodation
  • Airport Pick up
  • English speaking coordinator
  • Meals
  • Orientation

What's not included

  • Airport drop off
  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Vaccination
  • Visa