The hub of the Fijian Archipelago, Viti Levu covers an area of 4,011 square miles (10,388 square km) and is home to three quarters of Fiji’s population of 858,038 people. The people of Viti Levu mostly live around the island’s coasts at the capital Suva or around tourist areas like Nadi and agriculture areas like Lautoka which has tracts of sugar cane plantations.
Viti Levu is a volcanic island with a rugged and lush profile that is covered with thick forests fed by river valleys. The highest peak of the island is Mount Tomanivi which rises 4,344ft (1,324m). The island is divided by a mountain range and this makes climate vary on either side. The west is typically drier while the east tends to see heavy rainfall.
Many often pass through Viti Levu when visiting Fiji but the island has much to offer for the traveler, and especially for the avid scuba diver. Viti Levu has beautiful coral reef to explore, marine megafauna to see and other activities like hiking and surfing to entice travelers.
Head out to explore the beautiful island on hiking trips, adventure vehicles or river safari. For non-divers, there are many snorkeling trips available and also sailing. For thrill-seekers, go surfing or even sky diving or just relax in beautiful resorts and take in the island life.
Fly to Nadi International Airport on airlines like Air New Zealand, Fiji Airways, Air Niugini, Virgin Australia, and Jetstar. There are many direct flights from cities like Auckland, Los Angeles, Gold Coast, Honolulu, Seoul and others to choose from.
Note - Travel to any destination may be adversely affected by conditions including (but not limited) to security, entry and exit requirements, health conditions, local laws and culture, natural disasters and climate. Regardless of your destination, check your local travel advisory board or department for travel advice about that location when planning your trip and again shortly before you leave.