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Wildcrafted Traveller

Fiji

Local Surfari Adventure

Travelling from surf to surf on the main island, Viti Levu, you will experience village home stays, tropical dune camping and a funky bohemian style local lodge while having fun with locals and tourists on the waves. A unique experience for those who want to see traditional Fiji.
From: £685
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Key Activities Include:
  • All levels of surfing welcome

  • Village homestay and local activities

  • Dune camping

  • Reef conservation

  • Reef kayaking

"Warm water, no crowds and constant light-hearted laughter fill the air. Whatever level you happen to be you're welcome and encouraged to have fun and play on these wonderful waves."
Kirsty Barnby, Founder April 15, 2016
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Where we will take you

Route Map

Airport
Landmarks Visited On This Trip
Brief Itinerary
  • 2 nights in a local homestay
  • 2 nights dune camping
  • 3 nights in a locally run, bohemian surf lodge
  • 7 days of surfing with an experienced local guide and teacher
Taste Of The Island

A variety of freshly made western and local dishes such as:
Spaghetti
Pizza 
Soup
Roast chicken
Kocoda (marinated fish in lemon juice served with diced tomatoes, onions and coconut milk)
Ika vaka loco (fish cooked in coconut milk)
Lovo (traditional earth oven)
Vegetarian options available

Prices And Availability
  • Start Date
    Price
    Availability
  • 05/09/2016
    £685
    Available
  • 03/10/2016
    £685
    Available
  • 31/10/2016
    £685
    Available
  • 28/11/2016
    £685
    Available
  • 26/12/2016
    £685
    Available
  • 23/01/2017
    £685
    Available
  • 20/02/2017
    £685
    Available
  • 20/03/2017
    £685
    Available
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Included/Excluded
Included:
  • Reef snorkelling
  • Village welcome ceremony, Sevusevu
  • Surfboard hire
  • Ancient dune walking
  • A guided Jungle and beach walk to a waterfall
  • A taster workshop on coral gardening to help preserve the reef
  • Volunteering on locally run coral reef projects including a reef check and coral gardening together with associated training and materials
  • All accommodation in homestay, camping and local lodge
  • All meals
  • All transport between surfing locations
  • Airport collection
  • Your visit includes one Fijian island
Excluded:
  • Accommodation on Sunday night prior to starting on Monday
  • All optional Activities
  • Transport back to the airport at the end of your stay
Accommodation Details

We hand pick our partner villages to provide a unique village homestay. You will have your own private, comfortable room in a family house within the village. You will share a toilet and eat with the family, usually on the floor in the traditional style.

Camping is in a tent provided and located within ancient dunes.

The bohemian style surf lodge is nestles amongst palms on the beach. You will sleep in a mixed, six bed dorm unless you request to upgrade to a private bure.

Activities
  • A guided Jungle and beach walk to a waterfall
  • Ancient dune walking
  • Surfing
Detailed Itinerary

Monday Day 1

Your guide and teacher will collect you from the airport and take you to the first of three surfing locations along the Coral Coast. Your village homestay is a rare chance to absorb the traditional way of life here on the islands.  He will tell you all about the local customs and village rules so you feel comfortable before hand. Take you first surf lesson or guided tour.

Tuesday Day 2

Tide dependant surf lesson or guided tour followed by village activities.

Wednesday Day 3

This morning you’ll travel  about an hour along the coast to a tiny local campsite which nestles in the ancient dunes. You’ll surf on the high tide on a beach break.

Thursday Day 4

Today you’ll surf on the high tide on the same beach break. A dune walk to where you get the chance to learn about the flora and fauna of the local environment and hear some local story telling.

Friday Day 5

This morning you’ll head up the coast to a bohemian style surf lodge. You’ll surf on high tide and if you have any energy left, you can take a kayak out to the reef or go for a local reef snorkel. Optional activities are also available on low tide.

Saturday Day 6

You’ll surf on high tide then spend a few hours on the locally guided jungle walk. Your guide will then give you a basic lesson on how to plant coral for conservation purposes. Also known as ‘coral gardening’.

Sunday Day 7

Check out is at 10am but feel free to use facilities all day. Your final surf will be on high tide as usual. You can take the kayak out or absorb ‘Fiji Time’ on the beach.

Helpful Information

Thank You for Going Green in Fiji – REMEMBER 10% OF PROCEEDS GO BACK TO COMMUNITY PROJECTS OF YOUR CHOICE.

We advise arriving on Saturday or Sunday to acclimatize before the trip starts on Monday.

Surfing is tide and weather dependent. We will do our best to find the best spots and when we can, provide an alternative activity is surf is not possible.

In the lodge there are upgrades to private garden bures available on request. Please let us know in advance.

Please bring your own reusable water bottle to help reduce waste on the islands.

Details of your resort/lodge names and full itinerary will be sent to you once your booking is confirmed with 20% deposit.