Fiji’s history is massive. During archaeological digging, there were many interesting things found. Most of these things belonged to the ancient times of Fiji’s existence such as remaining’s of cannibalism practice and informative things related to the 2ndWorld War. Today, many of the places have turned into historical sites for the locals and other travelers. These are some of the sites you must visit while staying in Fiji.
- Sigatoka Sand Dunes National Park –This is the only national park in Fiji that is spread across 650 hectares. The park has areas consisting of pottery shards of around 2600 years old. You will also find the old human remains where the area still remains to be large for burying humans after their death.
- Wakaya Island –Chieftan’s Leap is a very popular ancient site located on this island. During the year 1830’s, Wakayan Chief along with his 22 subordinates jumped to their deaths due to the attack from a neighboring village. Today, Wakaya Spa and Club runs the island consisting of tours for travelers to the site Chieftan’s Leap.
- Momi Bay Gun Site – During the 2nd World War, New Zealand troops helped Fiji by installing 2 6-inch guns to fight against the Japanese on this very site. Today, it remains a tourist site that lets you learn more about Fiji’s role during the war. The views of the beautiful Mamanuca Islands can also be witnessed from this site.
- Vatulele Island – If you wish to visit archaeological sites, then visiting is island is the one. The site also has caves consisting of paintings and drawings of the earlier days. There are guided tours for guests staying at the island’s resort.
Luxury islands of Fiji indeed have many historical sites that deserve to be visited.