Adventure Tours and Taxi Fares from Aroha Taveuni
We have listed below a number of tours and adventures you can go on during your stay on Taveuni.
- Aroha Taveuni does not take any commission for any tours, excursions, diving or fishing packages; The quoted prices are paid directly to the villagers, taxi drivers, guides, operators, etc concerned
- ALL PRICES ARE QUOTED IN FIJIAN DOLLARS AND ARE TAX INCLUSIVE.
- Prices are subject to change without notice.
- ALL TOURS ARE WEATHER DEPENDENT
- Vehicle hire, equipment hire and boat hire available on request.
The Blowhole at the Southern end of the island is quite spectacular to watch when in action. To compliment this tour combine it with a half day tour of Bobby’s farm, tour No 3, to take in fish feeding, snorkeling and bird watching.Cost
Return taxi fare $100.00
Combine with half-day tour No.3 : $40 per person
Horse trekking with Meli offers you a half day or full day trek. The half day trek takes you into the mountain volcano craters for outstanding views, or along the shoreline if you wish.Cost
The full day tour takes you right up into the mountain region of the volcanic craters, check out the local farmers cropping in the craters. From this area you get views of both sides of the island, where people flocked to for the millennium to see the first sunrise in the world. Fresh local fruit picked for your enjoyment on the way.
Half-day: $50 per person
Full-day: $100 per person
Return Taxi fare $70.00
Na Bogi Ono Farms (Bobby’s Farm)
This is an education tour of nature like nowhere else in the world. Bobby is renowned for his knowledge of the traditional herbal medicines, local flora, and bird life. He has been practicing conservation on his farm for the past 33 years, and will soon be fully organic. The combination of lush tropical forest, unique birds, tropical fruits, Fijian Medicinal Plants, and the natural tropical aquarium of the marine reserve makes Na Bogi Ono Farms a unique experience in Taveuni
(a) Full day tour 8am – 4pm includes fish feeding snorkeling, bird watching, tropical fruit farm, rain forest trekking, bush craft and traditional Fijian medicinal plants, is lunch inclusive. $80.00 per person
(b) Half day Tour 8am – 11am includes fish feeding, snorkeling, and bird watching, recommended to do with tour No1. $40.00 per person.
Return taxi fare $70.00
Soqulu Golf and Country Club
Soqulu Gold of Country Club offers to visitors a beautiful 9 hole, par three course hugging the coastline; very pretty. Club hire and green fees apply. At the Clubhouse you can get brilliant wood fired pizzas.
Taxi fare one way $6.00
Holy Cross Church
Not an adventure tour but well worth the five minute walk on a Sunday morning to listen to the beautiful singing of the local villagers.
Des Voux Peak
The ultimate in 4WD adventure. Take a 4WD taxi to the top of Fiji’s third highest mountain and be amazed with the outstanding views. The drive to the peak is approximately one hour. To make this a truly memorable full day out, for serious hikers, tramp into the newly discovered Lake Aselemo, this beautiful lake was discovered last year by two men from Tavuki Village, it is a 2.5hr hike each way through tropical rainforest with the most outstanding views of virgin bush, an amazing gorge to be seen to be believed and abundant with birdlife.
This is one of Taveuni’s best kept secrets. If you are fortunate enough to do this hike in October, November or December you will witness the blooming of the famous Tagimaucia flower, this flower is unique to Taveuni.
Guides x 2 minimum $40.00 each.
Entry through Tavuki Village $10.00 per person, includes refreshing local herbal lemon tea and snacks with villagers, and cultural experience on return trek. Maximum 8 people.
Return taxi fare : $120.
Koro Levu snorkeling at beautiful uninhabited Koro Levu is a must do, pretend you are living your dream on this deserted island in paradise.
$25.00 per person boat transfer
Meridian Date Line
Meridian Date Line is within walking distance from Aroha Taveuni, but, you can choose to take a taxi and include No. 9 tour. The only place in Fiji to have one foot in yesterday and one in today.
Taveuni’s Natural Waterslide
Taveuni’s Natural Waterslide is a short taxi ride past the Meridian Dateline, well worth going to watch the local children ‘surfing’ down the waterslide. Have a go yourself with caution, take insect repellent, the mosquitoes are hungry all day long.
$10.00 return included with No. 8 tour
Lake Tagimaucia Hike from Naqara
This is a hike to what is locally known as the ‘Big Lake”, it takes you directly up the mountain through tropical forest and great views. It is approximately 2 hour hike each way. Once again great scenery.
Taxi fare to Naqara $6.00
Matei Area Tour
(a) Visit the Black Pearl Farm to view some of Fijis famous black pearls for sale. Make arrangements to go snorkeling around the pearl farm to witness how the pearls grow and develop, and check out the beautiful tropical fish at the same time.
(b) Depending on time of day, stop for lunch at one of several locations to choose from, prior bookings required before departure.
(c) If afternoon tour, call at ‘Audrey’s’ to sample her fantastic cakes and coffee.
$10.00 per person.
(d) Stop at Tramontos Bar and Restaurant for a cool beverage or snack and take in the fabulous views from the balconies.
Return taxi fare $50.00 ½ day Drop off at any single destination in Matei area will be $25.00 one way
Airport to Aroha Taveuni
20 minute drive
Taxi fare $25.00
Waitabu Marine Park
Waitabu Marine Park is within Bouma National Heritage Park. It was established in 1998, the first of its kind in Taveuni. Amazing snorkeling tours with guides, equipment provided. The coral re-growth and hundreds of fish species and marine life is a must do whilst on Taveuni. There are two tours to choose from :
(a) Cultural Experience Tour : “Bilibili” Ride (traditional raft), guided snorkeling tour, tea and refreshments, local musicians, minimum 2 persons.
$50.00 per person
(b) Backpackers Tour Outboard boat transfer, Guided snorkeling tour, snorkeling equipment. Minimum 2 persons.
$30.00 per person.
Taxi $120.00 Return half-day.
This tour can be combined with tour No 15, taxi fare $150.00 full day.
Vidawa Rainforest Hike & Bird Watching
Vidawa Rainforest Hike & Bird Watching is also within Bouma National Heritage Park. This hike is all about learning ‘local history’ from the guides as taught to them by their forefathers. This is a full day trek, you will be taken deep into the old forests, past ancient village sites, stunning views of the island and it boasts some of the best bird watching areas in Taveuni. The full day hike includes, knowledgeable guides, lunch, swim at Tavoro Falls.
$40 per person
Taxi $120 return.
Tavoro Waterfalls also within in the Bouma National Heritage Park, the whole hike takes approximately 3 hours, the tracks are clearly defined so no guides are necessary. The first waterfall is an easy 10 minute flat walk, Grannies can do this one easily, this is the most photographed and most famous of all the waterfalls in Taveuni. The second and third waterfalls are of an increasing difficulty, recommended for the able bodied. Once again the panoramic views are well worth the extra effort.
Entry fee to Park $ 12 per person
Taxi $120.00 return half-day.
This tour can be combined with tour No 13 for taxi fare of $150 full day.
Lavena Coastal Walk
(a)This also is part of Bouma National Heritage park, Lavena is situated at the end of the road, literally. The coastal walk is mostly flat so everyone can walk it with relative ease. At the end, is the treat of swimming in the beautiful double waterfall. Approximately 1 hour walk each way.
Entry fee to walk $12.00 per person.
(b) OR, you can kayak along the remote coastline and enjoy a picnic lunch on the way, and return to Lavena along the Coastal Walk after a refreshing swim at the double waterfall, to make this a great combination trip. This includes twin seat kayaks, lunch, guided tour.
$40 per person.
(c) OR, you can pre-book the outboard boat to take you down the whole coastline where you, nearly, get all the way to the Blowhole at the Southern end. You get to view all the fantastic waterfalls Taveuni has to offer cascading into the ocean from great heights.
Boat hire $200.
Boat trip to triple waterfalls: $130
Boat trip to first waterfall at end of track: $110