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Lautoka, Fiji

The city of Lautoka is situated on the northwest coast of the island of Viti Levu. The second-largest city of Fiji, Lautoka serves an important sugar cane-growing district and is the country's leading sugar export port. As a place with a vibrant population and a colourful life, the cultural lifestyle of the people here is worth exploring. The natural wonders of Lautoka, Fiji are just as outstanding. The dancing waves of the sea, the sandy beaches and the waving trees all are there to offer you a refreshing and memorable visit.

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Lautoka, Fiji

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The One Thing You Don't Want to Miss

The Koroyanitu National Heritage Park is located about 10 km southeast of Lautoka and is the ultimate haven for nature lovers. From hiking to picnicking, travellers have the opportunity to experience and enjoy all the scenic and cultural beauty that Fiji has to offer.

Other Fun Things to Do

  • Explore the unspoiled natural setting of the Lautoka Abaca Village, inhabited by the tribes of Fiji. Situated at the base of Mount Koroyanitu, the village also gives visitors a glimpse into the lifestyle and culture of the community.
  • Walk around the Botanical Gardens, home to a large variety of tropical plants. Visit at around noon and you may stumble upon a horticulturist waiting to share a wealth of information about the plants.

Get a Taste of Local Flavour

Behind the business district is the Lautoka Market, home to an exceptional variety of fresh, tropical fruits and vegetables, fish and Indian sweets. Enjoy a meal at one of the area's restaurants, serving a delectable variety of dishes, including Chinese, Indian, Italian, Fijian, European and Korean.

Shopping for Bargains

The streets of Lautoka are dotted with small quaint shops that offer all kinds of wonderful products that would be perfect for souvenirs. Many of the shops are conveniently located in the central city along Vitogo Parade, Naviti Street and Yasawa Street. The Lautoka Market is another place to visit, even if you're not hunting for food items.

Local Currency

The Fijian Dollar (FJD) is the official currency of Fiji. Many shops and restaurants also accept major credit cards, which usually offer you a good exchange rate. When shopping, remember that Value Added Tax is added to most purchases.

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    Before You Visit

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