Vanua Levu Travel Guide


Plan Your Vanua Levu Vacation

The heart of the "friendly North" is Fiji's second-largest island (8,992-square km [3,472-square mi]), home to roughly a fifth of the country's population. Characterized by a lack of development relative to other parts of the country, hilly Vanua Levu comprises mainly dense rain forest, small coastal villages, and two disparate coastal towns on its north and south sides. Labasa is a major sugar producer set amid sugarcane fields, while Savusavu is a modest hub of tourism and foreign investment on the coast. Between the two lies one of Fiji's most diverse rain-forest reserves, Waisali. From Savusavu, the fantastically scenic (and jolting) Hibiscus Highway rolls east past resorts and then quiet but welcoming villages.


Vanua Levu Hotels

The boutique resorts of Vanua Levu carry colossal reputations. Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort caters to families with its... read more


Vanua Levu Restaurants

There are few good dining options in Savusavu and even less elsewhere on the island. Fortunately, those that are worthwhile... read more

Things To Do

Things To Do in Vanua Levu

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.


Vanua Levu Experiences

  • Vanua Levu's Top 3

    Dive Namena. The swim-throughs and canyons inhabited by a diverse array of marine life make this pristine barrier reef an... Read more


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