Visit Fiji’s Koroyanitu National Heritage Park. There are so many wonderful places to see in Fiji. On the western side of Viti Levu, Lautoka may be the second largest city on Fiji’s largest island, but don’t just stay in town. To help plan a perfect adventure escape, scroll down through slides featuring some of our favorite moments during a visit we made to the village of Abaca and Koroyanitu National Park in Fiji. Click on any photo below to enlarge it with captions full of useful information to help guide your next “visit Fiji” exploration. To read a detailed story about our visit to Koroyanitu and Abaca, Discover hidden paradise in Fiji’s Koroyanitu park, Abaca village. If snorkeling is more your thing, then click here to enjoy a peek at some of the colors and wonders to see along the magical coral reefs of Fiji. Or perhaps gardens are more to your liking? Then click here to read Fiji’s Garden of the Sleeping Giant: Orchids forever!
A Koroyanitu National Heritage Park slides
Garden of the Sleeping Giant
|Garden of the Sleeping Giant, Fiji Islands, Wailoko Raod, Nadi, Fiji|
While we will admit to being fans of visiting botanical gardens anywhere in the world, Fiji’s Garden of the Sleeping Giant is one that is truly special. Yes, really. Even non-flower lovers and non-botanical garden enthusiasts – and there was one among us – should put this on their Fiji list.
Abaca serves as the Koroyanitu National Park headquarters on the Lautoka side and is a small village set in the middle of practically nowhere in a tropical and somewhat primeval forest wilderness framed by a backdrop of dark green and brown lava-formed mountains from which ribbons of cascading water tumble down into spectacular swimming holes. In typical “Fiji time” manner, the tiny shack of an office may not be staffed, but somebody will saunter over soon enough to sell you a map, tickets, guides or whatever you want. You may even get a visit from shy but curious village kids.
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