At Volivoli you’ll find some of Fiji’s most affordable beachside accommodation without having to compromise on quality. Ra Divers, our fully certified SSI & PADI Dive operation, offers great value dive packages for beginners and experienced divers. Divers will find a variety of marine life and fascinating shipwrecks nearby, just waiting to be explored. Sample Fijian culture at our traditional dancing performances and take part in a Kava ceremony.
Owing to Christmas Island’s location on the edge of the Java Trench, the island drops off into the ocean depths in excess of 3,000m. With many spectacular Drop Off dive sites including Rhoda Wall, The Leap and the amazing views of Perpendicular Wall, may include such sights as lion fish, moray eels, manta rays, reef sharks, hammerheads, enormous tuna, various coral species and turtles, depending on the location, and the season.
Christmas Island is World Heritage-listed for its fresh water mangrove swamp and its amazing 35 endemic species of animals. Bird watching and private bird tours are a common interest for many visitors, with many different types of nature walks and adventure tours to choose from. No wonder Christmas Island is known as the Galapagos of the Indian Ocean and a Natural Wonder of the World.
In the north of Fiji, Taveuni is where you will find the Somosomo Strait, with world-famous spots such as The Great White Wall and Rainbow Reef. Named the ‘Garden Island’ due to the colourful profusion of tropical plants and flowers, Taveuni is surrounded by waters as rich as its topside flora, making it Fiji’s unofficial diving capital.
Once known chiefly for its raucous backpacker scene, the pretty town of Vang Vieng is now coming into its own as a haven for rest and recreation. This satisfying escape exposes visitors to the full array of attractions in the local vicinity.
Highlights of the tour include Tham Chang Cave and a Lao cookery class at Vang Vieng Organic Farm.
Lissenung Island Resort is a 20-minute boat ride from Kavieng, New Ireland Province. The resort, which was started in early 1996, is all there is on the island. More than 40 dive sites are available for diving enthusiasts – from walls, drift dives, coral gardens and wrecks for muck diving; from pygmy seahorse to silvertip sharks and eagle rays – all just a 15-45 minutes by boat from the resort. Water temperature is never less than 28° Celsius.
The Mani Rimdu Festival is one of the most fascinating Himalayan Buddhist festivals observed every year at the Tengboche Monastery just south of Mount Everest.
This year’s departure dates of Oct 30 – Nov 11, 2018, allows an invigorating trek in the Everest area as well.
The EBC Trek is high on the bucket list for many trekkers. The trail weaves along the foot of many Himalayan giants and the views of Mt Everest and many other 7000/8000 meter peaks are just unforgettable.
Above Namche Bazaar the trail enters a stunning high-altitude landscape. The walk to Everest Base Camp (5364m) from Gorakhshep should not be missed. The trail leads over Khumbu Glacier & Nuptse (7861 m) is so close you can almost touch it.
This 10D9N Uma Bhutan Himalayan adventure, the longest offered, allows you to totally immerse yourself in this Himalayan Kingdom. From the gravity-defying Tiger’s Nest monastery to the Temple of the Divine Madman, this comprehensive itinerary combines spectacular drives, unique nature walks and fascinating cultural visits. There are also opportunities for adventure with the option to include whitewater rafting and hiking.
This short 4-day sojourn allows you to catch a glimpse of the Kingdom of Bhutan and the many surprises this beautiful Himalayan country has to offer.
Visit centuries-old dzongs and monuments including the Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest) Monastery. Catch a glimpse as to why Bhutan is considered one of the happiest places on earth.
This 4-day package introduces you to the ancient Buddhist land of Bhutan. Based at Uma Paro, our experienced local guides lead us for two and a half days on walks through the Paro Valley, incorporating four defining attractions: the Taktsang ‘Tiger’s Nest’ Monastery, the National Museum, Drukgyel Dzong and a visit to the ancient temple of Kyichu Lhakhang.
This 7D6N Uma Bhutan Himalaya Explorer luxury trip takes us to the heart of the ethereal kingdom. From the gravity-defying Tiger’s Nest monastery to the temple of the Divine Madman, this trip combines spectacular drives, unique nature walks, and fascinating monastery visits. We will spend 4 nights at Uma Paro and 2 nights at Uma Punakha.
This 10-day journey crosses through some of the high passes of Dochula, Pelela and Yotongla before descending into the broad valleys of Bumthang. Central Bumthang is known for its buckwheat and apple products with various significant monasteries. It is also known for various pilgrimage sites for the locals and ideal to explore Buddhism.
This 5-night tour is well-suited for those looking to explore Fiji’s adventurous side. The Sigatoka Off-Road Safari offers you a half-day Fijian adventure that will take you along the road less travelled, seeing more of the beauty of Fiji’s interior and learning more about the cannibalism history of Fiji’s largest cave system, the Naihehe Cave. There is also a full-day tour visiting Suva, the capital of Fiji.
“Award-winning Garden Island Resort is only a short flight from Nadi International Airport, a tranquil hideaway with panoramic ocean views, breathtaking sunsets, world-class diving and a bevvy of recreational pursuits.
Award-winning Garden Island Resort offers world class diving and a bevy of recreational pursuits. Renowned for their professional PADI dive operation, friendly staff and breathtaking sunsets, it’s your home away from home.”
Located on the slopes of Mount Trafalgar with stunning views of the fjords below, the Tufi Dive Resort is a lovely resort offering accommodation in comfortable bungalows traditionally constructed from local bush materials and decorated with superb tribal carvings and artifacts. Though diving is the main activity, other options include hiking, birdwatching and village visits.