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Solo trip to Fiji... Best way to go about it??

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Solo trip to Fiji... Best way to go about it??

Looking to go to Fiji within the next month for a couple of weeks.. Looking into a few options but need some advice as i am on a tight budget...

To go a on a pre booked tour for weeks? All inclusive (pretty much) OR

To go with the flow and book everything as i go, accommodation and my boats to all the islands etc..

For all those who have done it I would love to know how you did it, whether it was cheap, worth the money, enjoyable etc....


I'm early 20's and looking to relax for 2 weeks but with ab it of fun and activity too

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1. Re: Solo trip to Fiji... Best way to go about it??


The contributors on the Fiji Forum may have some advice and information. I see they have lots of articles and links in that forums Top Questions section too (all down the right side of the Fiji Forum) -


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2. Re: Solo trip to Fiji... Best way to go about it??

I agree with Avanti. Also you can do a search of the Fiji Forum using the little serch box directly above the threads. Put in Solo Trip Report and see what comes up. this is a good way to get ideas that others have already tried.

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3. Re: Solo trip to Fiji... Best way to go about it??

I maybe able to help - to experience the clear blue water and white sand you need to get off the mainland and over to an island. If you choose to stay on the mainland, it adds up the $$ to keep taking day trips to an island.

Have a look at the Awesome Adventures package on the Yasawa Flyer and look at the ticket that lets you hop on and off at different Islands i.e., Mantaray, Botaira, Barefoot etc. Another option would be Octopus Resort on Waya Island, gets a lot of solo travellers and has different levels of accomodation.

If you choose to stay on the mainland, the area of Martintar (about 10 mins from Nadi airport) would be your best bet. Lots of young ones stay in the hotels there.

Hope this helps with your planning.

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4. Re: Solo trip to Fiji... Best way to go about it??

I found the harassment in Nandi really uncomfortable when I went off from my husband for a short walk in town so when I returned to Fiji solo a year or so later, I flew directly form the International airport to one of the islands without stopping in the town at all. The islands have different characters and different price points, so if you search for resorts at your price you should turn up the places and the islands that are likely to have people your age.

I found there were lots of options for visiting different islands by boat.

I would book places to stay in advance because it gives you more financial control. Playing it by ear on the islands, IMHO, is likely to result in paying much more than you had in mind. It isn't like Thailand where there are a huge number of options and other towns near by.

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