The Rough Guide to Fiji

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Practical travel guide to Fiji featuring points-of-interest structured lists of all sights and off-the-beaten-track treasures, with detailed colour-coded maps, practical details about what to see and to do in Fiji. The Rough Guide to Fiji also includes details on how to get there and around, pre-departure information, as well as top time-saving tips, like a visual list of things not to miss in Fiji, expert author picks and itineraries to help you plan your trip.

The Rough Guide to Fiji covers: Nadi and around, the Mamanucas and Yasawa Islands, rural Viti Levu, Suva and around, Beqa, Vatulele and Kadavu, Lomaiviti and Lau, Vanua Levu and Taveuni.

Inside this travel guide you'll find:


Experiences for every kind of trip to Fiji, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Labasa to family activities in child-friendly places, like Navala Village or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Bouma National Heritage Park.


Essential pre-departure information including Fiji entry requirements, getting around, health information, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, shopping, tips for travellers with disabilities and more.


Carefully planned routes covering the best of Fiji give a taste of the richness and diversity of the destination, and have been created for different time frames or types of trip.


Clear structure within each sightseeing chapter includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options.


Tips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for snorkelling, scuba diving, whitewater-rafting or wildlife-spotting.


Rough Guides' rundown of Nadi, Viti Levu, Lautoka, Beqa's best sights and top experiences helps to make the most of each trip to Fiji, even in a short time.


Written by Rough Guides' expert authors with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, to help to find the best places in Fiji, matching different needs.


Comprehensive 'Contexts' chapter features fascinating insights into Fiji, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary.


Features inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Sri Siva Subramaniya Swami Temple and the spectacular Somosomo Strait.


Practical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in Taveuni Island, Suva and many more locations in Fiji, reduce need to go online.


With helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780241280706
Series: Rough Guides Main Series
Publication Date: 11/1/2017
Pages: 304
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm


This title is a part of Rough Guides Main Series

Practical travel guides series covering countries, cities and regions, with detailed factual travel tips, perfect for independent, long-stay, backpacking and budget-conscious travellers seeking comprehensive travel information and off-the-beaten track experiences

  • Extensive practical travel information including getting there, getting around, climate information, safety tips, accommodation explanations, food & drink advice and shopping essentials 

  • Curated author picks with destination highlights at the beginning of each guide

  • Ready-made itineraries covering every corner of the destination

  • Colour-coded places chapters with detailed coverage of places and sights, presented in a points-of-interest structure 

  • Extensive recommendations for accommodation, restaurants, shops and leisure activities for all budgets

  • Colour-coded detailed maps with marked-up key sights 

  • Insights on history and nature highlights  

  • Easy to use, newspaper-style layout

  • All guides published from January 2021 are printed on paper from responsible sources verified to meet FSC’s strict environmental and social standards

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Format: 129 x 198mm

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5.0 out of 5, 2 global ratings

Amazon Customer

Great Value & Quality

Reviewed on August 02, 2019
Paperback | Verified

Great for our planed trip - excellent detail and information in an easy to use format

Amazon Customer

A readable and interesting guide

Reviewed on November 06, 2017
Paperback | Verified

This 304-page book - the 3rd printed edition of November 2017 - is an interesting and readable (the two are not always found together) guide to the South Pacific archipelago of Fiji.

Unlike many guides, this is not a glossy booklet dotted with colourful photographs to make it look superficially attractive, but a (literally) rough guide in terms of comparative paper finishes, but well-designed and presented, with readable text, useful maps, and (well-chosen) photographs only where space allows. The excellent design and layout means that you don’t need unnecessary spot illustrations to break up column after column of small-printed data.

P004: Introduction (Where to go, when to go, what to see etc.)
P022: Basics (travel, transport, accommodation, eating & drinking, and other important stuff for visitors – “travel essentials”, culture and etiquette, travelling with children, health, etc.)

The Guide (with mini-listings contained within each section)
P048: Nadi & around
P072: The Mamanucas & Yasawa Islands
P102: Rural Viti Levu
P132: Suva & around
P150: Beqa, Vatuele, & Kadavu
P164: Lomaiviti & Lau
P184: Vanua Levu & Taveuni

P216: Contexts (history & articles on local culture)
P241: Language
P246: Index

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