Tourism in Fiji

Topics: Fiji, Suva, Viti Levu Pages: 4 (1407 words) Published: April 27, 2008
The next place I will visit is the Fiji Islands

Fiji is located in the southwest Pacific, south of the Equator. It is an archipelago that consists of 322 islands, 106 of them are inhabited and the rest are natural reserves. Viti Levu is the main Island and it consists of two main cities: Suva and Nadi. Suva, Suva is Fiji’s capital and Nadi is home of the international airport. Viti Levu is home to most of the Fijian population. The second largest island is Vanua Levu and the third largest is Taveuni. Fiji has two seasons, the rainy and the dry season. The rainy season is from November to April. During those months it is also the tropical or hurricane season, but they are rarely affecting the island, the last one was in 1993. The dry season is from May to October. Fiji’s climate is South Seas tropical climate. According to (n/d), “The best months to visit are June to October. Temperatures range from maximum of 72 degrees to 96 degrees. Humidity can be high but the trade winds bring year long cooling breezes late afternoon and early evening” (p. 1). The weather in Fiji is hot and humid, but because of all the water activities and sports, I will be refreshed and getting a nice tan. My motivation to travel to Fiji falls into Plog’s motivation model. Fiji offers me an adventure. Anything can happen during my stay. Fiji to me is an island full of mysteries. I feel that if I have everything planned I won’t see the island the right way. I fall into the Allocentric group for this destination. Another thing that attracts me the most about Fiji are the white sand beaches and its extensive water activities. I grew up in the coast of my country and have always been exposed to islands and water sports. Fiji is known for been one the most wonderful places for scuba diving and snorkeling as well a vast natural resources. I am PADI licensed diver and while taking some of my courses my colleagues always talked about the wonderful experiences they had in...
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