Fijian Homestead & History

4 hours | Lautoka | L A 1 - 2 2 5
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Points of Interest

  • South Sea Orchid Garden
  • Sabeto Village
  • Nadi Marketplace
Includes snack, Moderate activity

Description

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

Cultural highlights and a garden of blooming flowers await your discovery on this lovely half-day adventure. Settle into your comfortable motorcoach and enjoy a scenic drive through sugarcane fields and swaying coconut palms en route to the South Sea Orchid Garden. Arrive at this private property and enjoy a welcome morning cup of tea served in these magical surroundings. Here, you'll find the one of the largest collections of orchids in Fiji in addition to antiques, photographs and memorabilia dating back to when the owners' family emigrated from Scotland to the island during colonial times. Continue on to Nadi, where the lively marketplace is the perfect spot to find colorful souvenirs. The next stop is the traditional Sabeto village, where you're greeted with a kava ceremony followed by a cultural performance with colorful costumes. The singing of the national farewell song marks the end of this wonderful adventure. Return to port.

Special Notes:

There are a few steps to be negotiated at the South Sea Orchid Garden. Moderate walking over stepping stones and uneven ground is also involved. Not advisable for guests with mobility limitations. Ladies are required to wear knee-length clothing or longer. Men and women must remove their hats before entering the village. Village visits are closed for tours on Sundays, Good Friday and if there has been a death in the village.Tour does not operate on Sundays. This option is available to guests who are returning to the ship.

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.