Jet Boat Tour up the Sigatoka River, tour a real Fijian Village & Kava Ceremony
On this half day tour you'll experience an exhilarating jet boat tour deep up into the Sigatoka valley. In addition, your day out will include a traditional kava ceremony to welcome you into the village. Then it's off to meet real Fijian's on a village tour plus other things to do. The morning tour is suitable for cruise ship visitors as the tour returns well within time before ship departure in the afternoon.
After being picked up from your hotel or cruise ship port you'll driven to Sigatoka town, then up into the Sigatoka valley where your jet boat tour starts. Along the way your tour guide will keep you informed with interesting facts about the valley, known as "The Salad Bowl of Fiji". As you jet up river you'll pass local Fijian's going about their daily chores. The scenery along the riverbank is awesome.
Fijian Village Tour & Kava Ceremony
On arriving at your Fijian village you will be greeted by your friendly guide who will welcome you like long lost family and explain the many things to do around the village. Your local village guide will walk you to the community hall or big bure to present your “sevusevu” or kava with a designated tour chief who receives the first bowl of kava.
Once the ceremony is over, you are now welcome to walk through the village. You will be shown around and meeting real Fijian's going about their daily business, seeing first hand real village life. From there you will join the village in a Fijian lunch prepared by the women, including wonderful fresh tropical fruit grown in the farm nearby. The jet boat and village tour is all about giving you a truly Fijian experience.
In addition you'll experience traditional Fijian dancing and singing. The farewell song of Isa Lei will be sung to you leaving wonderful memories of your village tour that will last a life time.
In conclusion, this jet boat & village day tour is rated number 4 in our top 20 best things to do in Fiji.