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Never been to Fiji, Have no idea on anything..

Im going to Fiji in 4 weeks, Where staying 3 mins from Nadi. I was wondering what shopping is lke there, cheap?? Is it like Bali and Thialand, cheap remakes, dvd's, wallets etc? Also i was wondering with hair extensions, do they do them there, and how much roughly. I have never been oversea's scared but excited, can i drink there water? Only there for 5 days, how much spending money roughly would i need?? Thank you.

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1. Re: Never been to Fiji, Have no idea on anything..


Fiji is nothing like Bali or Thailand it isn’t known as shopping destination it dosn’t have bars and clubs on every corner the markets in Nadi are food and local handy craft markets more than selling cheap knockoffs

The Water is safe to drink and as for spending money depends on where you are staying and what you want to do you can book drinks and food to your room at your resort and most resorts have entertainment of a night so you don’t have to go out much at night most people that go to Fiji go to relax and enjoy Fiji time


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2. Re: Never been to Fiji, Have no idea on anything..

As daveis said Fiji is not like Bali and people don't go to Fiji for a shopping holiday. About the only thing that you will buy are some souvenirs.

Water is safe to drink, but if you want bottled water I would suggest buying it duty free when you arrive, much cheaper.

Here are a few things to see and do around Nadi:

Garden of the Sleeping Giant: Located about half and hour from Nadi, The Garden of Sleeping Giant was started in 1977 by the late Raymond Burr, star of Perry Mason and Ironside. It was originally started to house his orchid collection and now has the largest collection in Fiji.

Hot Mud Pools: The hot mud pools are located a few hundred meters from the Garden of the Sleeping Giant. This is a bit of an adventure as these pools are dug right into the ground. It's totally natural, there are no restaurants, no concrete pathway, no infrastructures except for a shower/toilet.

Sri Siva Subramaniya Swami Temple: The Sri Siva Subramaniya temple is a Hindu temple in Nadi. It is at the southern end of the main road through Nadi. It is the largest Hindu temple in the Southern hemisphere.

Nadi Markets: Located one block south of Nadi Main Street, the Nadi Market offers a wide variety of fruit, vegetables and other produce. One whole section of the market, about thirty stalls, is devoted to just one product: kava

Jet Boat Ride: Jet Fiji offers exciting 30 minute jet boat rides on the Nadi River and through mangrove swamps. The rides begin in Port Denarau.

Natadola Beach: Fiji’s most beautiful beach, Natadola, is located 36 km south of Nadi.

Island Visit: This is a must. Best snorkelling is found in the islands. South Sea Cruises runs heaps of day trips. Check out there website: http://www.ssc.com.fj/

Beerwalk :)

(25 days to go!!)

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