Sigatoka is home on the Coral Coast of the Fiji Islands and is only about 1 hour from the Nadi International Airport. The picturesque town is located on the mouth of the Sigatoka River in the magnificent Sigatoka Valley. Sigatoka Fiji is a major farming community and a very important part of the economy of the Fiji Islands. Tourists visit Sigatoka Fiji Islands for various reasons including the beauty of the valley, the spectacular color and variety of Sigatoak flowers, and the most popular sight to see the Sigatoka Sand Dunes. The awesome area allows for many wonderful things to do including river kayaking on the Sigatoka River, a favorite among visitors.
The Sigatoka Sand Dunes is now known as the Sigatoka Sand Dunes National Park, which is home on the mouth of the Sigatoka River just as the town of Sigatoka itself. The dunes cover an area of 650 hectares and invite guests to enjoy the beauty as well as all the fun activities the dunes have to offer. This is the first national park in Fiji and a welcome attraction for visitors from around the world. Along with being a wonderful place to visit, the park has a visitor's center so you can learn about the history of the dunes as well as the ecology of the region.
Another attraction in Sigatoka Fiji is the rare Sigatoka
flowers. There are so many wonderful tropical flowers
dotting the countryside of the Fiji
Islands, however, in this rich fertile valley you
will surely fall in love with all the Sigatoka flowers
that are everywhere. Sigatoka Flowers are some of the
most beautiful and aromatic in the world.
Places of interest around Sigatoka Fiji are of course the Sigatoka Sand Dunes and the beautiful valley known as the breadbasket of Fiji, however, the Sigatoka market is another major attraction offering delectable fruits and vegetables grown locally.
Activities are mingled in with attractions on Sigatoka Fiji Islands and offer so much for the entire family to enjoy such as sea planes, water skiing, snorkeling, boat rides to outer islands, and tours around town with a must see visit to the Hindu temple home at the southern end of Sigatoka. Along with visiting the temples, you will love the tours to orchid gardens, cultural centers, and villages that are nearby Sigatoka Fiji Islands. Sigatoka has many unique shopping experiences at some of the resorts along with quaint shops offering handmade items, supermarkets so you can purchase delectable local cuisine, and of course, pharmacies if you happen to need any type of medication while on vacation. Sigatoka, Fiji may not be the dream spot for expert surfers, but beginners love the beach break rivermouth that gives them plenty of practice before heading off to larger and longer waves.
Sigatoka is the largest town on the Coral Coast with an atmosphere that is unlike other locations throughout the Fiji Islands due to the farming community. There is no better way to learn about the culture and converse with the locals that staying in such a quaint and charming town with all the beauty that you would expect from a tropical valley and friendly locals. If you wish to see the sights around Sigatoka, you will find that taxis are the most common and easiest way; however, the bus system is not half bad. Tours on the other hand, are the only way to see all the attractions and scenic views that this Coral Coast town has to offer.