Viti Levu is the largest island of Fiji located west of the Koro Sea in the South Pacific. The island encompasses 10,429 square kilometres and the capital city of Suva, which houses a large majority of Fiji’s population. It is split by a range of prominent mountains inset with a concentration of inactive volcanoes and covered in lush river valleys that attribute to its agricultural wealth and resultantly prevalent tourism industry.
The island is rich in natural wonder and boasts many popular recreation areas and geologic formations including pristine Natadola Beach, Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool and Kula Eco Park, which presents an exclusive display of local wildlife and hands-on activities, as well as an exciting zip line. Other tourist interests include visiting the historic sites of Navala Village and Tavuni Hill Fort, a National Archeological Site. Water sports, spas, shopping and dining opportunities round off the palate of allure’s offered by Viti Levu.
Major forms of transit around the island include the popular Buda bus, which routes from Denarau Island, the Yasawa Flyer Ferry and a multitude of land and water buses. There is also a concentration of taxis and tour vans, and the island is served by the major Nadi International Airport. There is an additional international airport at Nausori.
The city of Lautoka is the second largest port of entry on the island and recognised as the hub of tourism as well as an agricultural hotspot. The area is covered by expansive sugar lands resulting in a healthy production of sugar, pineapples, rice and tobacco.