11 February 2014
10 February 2014
The upmarket designed mahogany kitchen is a dream, allowing you to be social with your family and guests while cooking up a storm looking out at the mangrove lined river. Garden views are available from every window and all windows are mahogany louvers.
The doors leading out to the decking are 10mm laminated glass sliding doors. Low maintenance tiles are through out the villa with hard wood timber decking and an internal laundry to your left as you walk out to the double garage with electronic roller doors.
These beautiful waterfront villas sit on 1/4 acre each. The entire plot of land is 1 & 1/4 acres with the two villas and the third soon to be built, including the gorgeous lush landscaped garden. Prime Fiji Real Estate on the water.
9 February 2014
7 February 2014
The best of paradiseSource: Uprising Beach Resort
Friday, February 07, 2014
From the FIJI TIMES
Tripadvisor also ranked Uprising Beach Resort in the top 10 hotels in Fiji offering guests a value for their money and a bargain holiday. It is something that the resort has strived for year after year. "Offering our guests a truly Fijian resort experience and value packed holiday are our primary goal," general manager James Pridgeon said.
Read more here
30 January 2014
US pianist to visit FijiTorika Tokalau
Thursday, January 30, 2014
From the Fiji Times
Pacific Coast Events and Promotions producer Darlene Underwood confirmed Gallagher would perform at two private residences in Pacific Harbour and Suva.
Read more here
24 January 2014
Five free things to see while having fun in fantastic FijiFrom HTR MEDIA
Pacific Harbour Beach
A fringe of coconut trees gives way to a gorgeous, pristine beach with a gentle arc. It’s the perfect place for a swim in placid waters that are as warm as a bath.
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17 January 2014
3 January 2014
THE construction of the multi-million-dollar marina at the Pearl South Pacific Resort and Spa in Pacific Harbour is set to turn the getaway into a world-class tourist resort.
"The $8m marina was designed by Australian-based Marina International, designer of Singapore's Kepple Bay Marina and Dubai's 3km, 800 berth Marina — both first class projects.
"This facility will add considerable value to the resort's investment. It is infrastructure investments like a marina that increase property values, and as a result we have seen an increase in our property value by around 8-10 per cent.
"Building a marina in Fiji is basically a necessity given the resort provides considerable diving, fishing and other water sports as part of its packages."
The Pearl Resort is jointly owned by landowners from the Ok Tedi Mine area, and villagers from the Kutubu oil and gas project area in the Southern Highlands Province. MRDC manages their assets and investments.
Read more HERE
1 November 2013
"Pacific Harbour is a truly unique destination in Fiji. We're home to some of Fiji's most sought after activities, as well as experiences only found here. We don't just call ourselves Fiji's adventure capital, we are Fiji's adventure capital."
The committee said the move to revitalise Pacific Harbour's brand was well-timed and the destination demonstrated significant growth over the past 24 months.
From new and expanding accommodation and dining options, the committee said, new activities, events and infrastructure in the area was on the rise.
16 February 2011
Thursday, February 10, 2011
17 September 2010
Friday, September 17, 2010
FIJI has a sent one of its biggest surfing team this week to take part in the inaugural Melanesian Cup to be held in Noumea, New Caledonia.
The three-day tournament will start tomorrow and end on Monday. Fiji Surfing President John Philip said the team to the Melanesian Cup is the biggest ever to represent the country in an international event.
Philip said the Melanesian Cup would give our surfers good competition and test before next year's Pacific Games.
"The meet with provide much needed top level competition at the venue of the Pacific Games Surfing event exactly twelve months before the games start."
Philip said the team would also be performing their new team challenge dance.
Philip said the challenge dance called Rere Ni Cava was choreographed by Manoa Rasigatale.
"This will also be the first time the dance will be performed in public."
Philip said he expected the team to do well.
"A giant swell is predicted to hit on the weekend and we expect good results from this team which has been training at the world famous Cloudbreak off Nadi," Philip said.
The team: Isao Ishihara - coach; Romeo McKellar - manager. Open men's: Isei Tokovou, Inia Nakalevu, Ratu Aca Raculo Lalabalavu, Paul Chongsue, Tim McBride. Junior under-16: Kalani Muller, Alifereti Kamanalagi; Junior under-18: Sunia Tabuseresere; Women's: Kaye Lepper, Kimberley Bennett.
8 September 2010
They are vital habitats that not only protect the coasts against tsunamis, hurricanes and Sea level change, but directly benefit the adjacent reefs by exporting life-building carbon and above all, by being the nursery areas of countless marine organisms from crustaceans all the way to Sharks. They are also largely overlooked excellent carbon sinks that sequester multiple amounts of carbon when compared to tropical and temperate forests.
Beqa Adventure Divers are one of Fiji’s premier ecotourism operators and have decided to make a contribution. This is a privately funded project that combines the advantages of planting Mangroves with the advantages of offsetting one’s carbon footprint.
BAD has decided to run such a project. See blog post
19 August 2010
11 August 2010
Rivers Fiji has been running this trip for 12 years after negotiating leases on a narrow strip of land along the river from local landowners. Having stopped the logging that threatened to decimate much of the rainforest in this area, the initiative has won the company several awards, including a Highly Commended in last year's Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards.
Getting to the river involves a 6am start, a bumpy two-hour drive up a logging track and a 30-minute hike through the jungle. All day, Moses and his fellow guides entertain us with anecdotes about their childhood and the colourful characters they've met in this line of work.
After stopping on a sandy beach for a buffet-style lunch, we make our way to Massage Waterfall where we take it in turns to be pummelled by a torrent of water cascading from the rocks high above.
After an early start and four hours of paddling, almost everyone falls asleep on the bus on the way back to a town that has become known as the adventure capital of Fiji – Pacific Harbour. This is the “other” side of Fiji, the place to come if you want to interact with the locals and gain access to a wide range of adventure activities. I'm staying at Uprising Beach Resort, a laid-back property that looks out over one of Fiji's finest beaches. Offering a range of accommodation from a backpacker-style bunkhouse to spacious, self-contained beachfront bures, it's the ideal base from which to explore the region. People flock here for the range of adventure activities on offer: white-water rafting, shark diving, horseriding, jetskiing, surfing, sailing, golf, game fishing, hiking, kite boarding and ziplining. I spoke to a guy who has dived all over the world and he said the shark dive here was the best he's done. No cage, just you sitting on the ocean floor while 5m tiger sharks slowly circle above. Gulp.
The following morning I try my hand at ziplining. Zip Fiji has built a 1km course comprising eight lines that range from 15 to 220m. What's impressive is that the platforms are suspended from the trees, not bolted into them, and the pathways for the lines were cleared by gently pulling the trees apart, not cutting them down.
After a quick safety briefing I'm flying Tarzan-style at 60 km/h through a lush canopy of towering rainforest. The whole experience takes about an hour and during a short hike between two of the lines, our guide Kitty points out some of the plants that the locals still use in their traditional medicines.
Pacific Harbour's Arts Village offers an entertaining tour that includes a canoe ride through ancient Fiji, a look around a chief's house and a show by the renowned Beqa firewalkers who walk barefoot across white-hot coals and perform a series of war dances. It's a reminder that as recently as 100 years ago, Fijian tribes would kill and eat their enemies. Now that's one adventure activity I'm happy to pass on.
19 July 2010
by Samuela LoanakadavuSunday, July 18, 2010
12 July 2010
11 July 2010
8 July 2010
Timoci Vula - Fiji TimesThursday, July 08, 2010
Thursday, July 08, 2010
Fiji will be represented by five local teams in the South Pacific Youth Hobie Challenge
THE Fiji Hobie Class Racing Association will use this month's South Pacific Youth Hobie Challenge as part of its development program for local sailors to represent Fiji to future regional and international competitions.
The build-up starts with the inaugural South Pacific Hobie Youth Challenge in Suva on July 24-25.
Five local youth teams are currently being trained to represent the country in this competition.
The teams consist of youths from settlements in Jittu Estate in Raiwaqa and Kalekana in Lami.
The association says the teams are being groomed for top level competition and the 2011 Pacific Games.
The teams will compete against other Pacific island countries.
The Fiji Sailing Association intends to make the youth challenge an annual event and to be attended by most South Pacific countries.
Following the youth challenge will be the Air Pacific South Pacific Championships.
A training program will also be organised during the youth challenge whereby experienced sailors like Graham Southwick will share their knowledge of the sport.
3 July 2010
Hobie Fleet 252, Fiji has now extended their South Pacific Championships and Suzuki Fiji Hobie Challenge to now include South Pacific Hobie Youth Challenge and 2010 Worlds Training. New for 2010 is an inaugural annual Youth Team Challenge in Fiji on July 24 and 25, upon request by some South Pacific countries.
The event will be preceded and followed by three days of afternoon training sessions with some pretty impressive sailors, Grahame Southwick and Aaron Worrall amongst others, who will be here for Worlds training immediately prior to our events (mornings are reserved for school work) - how lucky are these kids!
Hobie Fleet 252 is planning to make this an annual event that coincides with Australasian school holidays going forward so we look forward to welcoming some Australian youth teams here in the very near future.
Event website click here
International Hobie Class Association website http://www.hobieclass.com/