5 Reasons Families Love Fiji Holidays

20 June 2015

Fiji is an ideal family holiday location where parents can immerse the whole family in a tropical island experience, yet also carve out some quality time for themselves. In Fiji, kids are not only welcome but kept entertained from the moment they arrive, with countless family-friendly resorts specialising in kids’ clubs, child-minding services and day trips for children of all ages.

So here are our top five reasons why you should book Fiji for your next family holiday!

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Affordable Accommodation

Spoiling yourself in 5-star family-friendly resorts has never been more achievable thanks to Fiji’s affordable nature. Most resorts provide a kids’ club program offering myriad daily activities, which range from water sports to adventure trips and craft afternoons.

No matter your price range or the various interests of your children, each resort has an array of amenities and programs on offer to keep the young ones entertained while parents embrace some hard-earned down-time.

Pristine Islands

Nestled in the heart of the South Pacific, Fiji is home to 333 tropical islands.

 Fijian cuisine is not to be missed (image: Getty)

With countless unspoiled white-sand beaches, coral reefs and lagoons, there is no shortage of outdoor water-based activities. With the help of island staff, you can pack up the children for an incredible day of snorkelling, or simply head to the beach for a swim and enjoy various sand sports, such as beach volleyball and soccer.


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Welcoming Culture

When holidaying in Fiji, it’s a great idea to visit some traditional Fijian villages and mingle with the locals. Steeped in tradition, Fijians are some of the friendliest people in the world and are eager to welcome you into their villages and homes.

 Fiji's villages are a store of knowledge (image: Getty)

Make sure you are dressed modestly and respect local customs. Spending time in a Fijian family and learning a little bit about their way of life is sure to add a unique element to your holiday.

Family Fun

There are countless ways to have fun in Fiji as a family. You can pack up the kids for a day of white-water rafting and sea kayaking, hire surfboards and learn how to surf from a world-class instructor or charter a private yacht to go island-hopping.

You can snorkel among colourful coral reefs or otherwise head straight to the outrageously fun Big Bula Inflatable Water Park.

Tasty Cuisine

Traditional Fijian cuisine is a delicious mix of fresh tropical ingredients and seafood. Bursting with flavour, it’s sure to tantalise the tastebuds of children and adults alike.

The fresh fish, prawn, lobster and crayfish on offer make for a seafood delight, while Indian and Chinese influences make the cuisine deeply aromatic, tasty and colourful.


Visit your local Flight Centre or call 131 600 for more advice and the latest deals on travelling to Fiji.


Donna Kramer

Donna Kramer is a passionate traveller and a mother of four which means she can often be found hitting the road, plane, train or boat with her large family in tow as she explores another destination to fuel her passion and travel writing profession. Whilst she loves long walks on the beach, she’d swap them for a gin and a laugh with friends any day of the week.