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What to expect in Fiji

Famed for its rugged landscape of blue lagoons and palm-lined beaches, and eco-activities from mountain climbing and surfing to soft-coral diving and zip-lining, Fiji has it all. The 20th century brought about important economic changes in Fiji as well as the maturation of its political system. Fiji developed a major sugar industry and established productive copra milling, tourism and secondary industries

Where do we operate programs in Fiji

What type of programs can you do in Fiji

VOLUNTEER ABROAD IN FIJI

The World Endeavors Volunteer in Fiji program is located in both Suva and Sigtoka.

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Our Fiji Programs

Shown below are all of our program options for this country. If you can’t find a suitable program then please use the main program finder to continue your search.

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Coral Coast Culture Week Volunteer in Fiji

Culture Week is a great way to get acclimated and get to know other volunteers before starting your project! During this week, we'll introduce you to Fiji's diverse geographical and cultural environment by fostering a deeper understanding of cultural similarities and differences through experiential learning.

Coral Coast Culture Week Volunteer in Fiji

Culture Week is a great way to get acclimated and get to know other volunteers before starting your project! During this week, we’ll introduce you to Fiji’s diverse geographical and cultural environment by fostering a deeper understanding of cultural similarities and differences through experiential learning. Various crafts give Fiji a unique identity that along with traditional etiquette and local architecture tells a story of culture and its evolution over time. You will be invited to join a kava ceremony, visit the Fijian markets, attend a weaving class, learn the Fijian language, take a cooking class, and get to know your fellow volunteers and more about the projects. The week consists o

Every World Endeavors Program Includes

Our international programs are intentionally curated to be comprehensive, and include all that you need to succeed and stay safe abroad.

YOUR PROGRAM

  • Customized to match your interests and goals
  • Year-round program availability and start dates
  • Flexible durations

ACCOMMODATION

  • Variety of options depending on program type – host family, shared apartment/house, student residence
  • Vetted and hand-selected with quality and safety in mind

TEAM OF EXPERTS

  • Dedicated one-on-one advisor
  • Local on-site coordinator

PEACE OF MIND

  • Comprehensive travel medical insurance
  • Mental Health First Aid-certified staff
  • 24/7 emergency travel assistance

PREPARATION AND SUPPORT

  • Airport pickup
  • Pre-arrival and on-site orientation
  • 24/7 local support

RE-ENTRY AND CAREER INTEGRATION

  • Re-entry handbook and support
  • Assistance with resume updates
  • World Endeavors Alumni Network

HEALTH & SAFETY

When you feel safe and respected abroad, you will flourish. World Endeavors participants are transformed through enriching, rewarding and safe experiences around the world. We meticulously monitor travel recommendations and will only facilitate programs where we can ensure our participants’ safety. 

We take key steps to ensure our participants’ well-being, including providing a pre-trip success guide, 24/7 local support, in-country trained staff, pre and post-arrival orientation, comprehensive travel medical insurance, and Mental Health First Aid-certified staff. Please contact us if you have any specific questions or concerns.

WHAT TO DO IN YOUR SPARE TIME IN FIJI

In your spare time in Fiji, there are plenty of enjoyable activities and experiences to pursue. Here are some suggestions:

  • Experience Fijian Culture: Engage with the warm and friendly locals to experience Fijian culture. Participate in traditional ceremonies, enjoy Fijian dance performances, and savor local cuisine.
  • Visit Local Markets: Head to local markets like Suva Municipal Market or Nadi Market to immerse yourself in the Fijian way of life and purchase handicrafts and fresh produce.
  • Explore Underwater Life: Fiji is a diver’s paradise with vibrant coral reefs and abundant marine life. Take part in snorkeling or scuba diving to witness the colorful underwater world.
  • Trek Through Nature: Embark on hiking adventures to explore Fiji’s lush rainforests, waterfalls, and volcanic landscapes. Trails like the Colo-I-Suva Forest Park offer picturesque views.

Recent Testimonials

SydneyIntern in Ireland

I didn't feel like I was an intern - I felt like a member of the staff!

EdenStudy in Spain

Honestly it was the best semester I’ve ever had. I met so many people and learned so many things. I found a new love for a different country. I would definitely recommend World Endeavors to anyone who wants a life-changing experience!

JenniferStudy in Spain

My advisor at World Endeavors was absolutely excellent! Her expertise and delightful people skills were exactly what sealed the deal, making World Endeavors my final decision for study abroad.

GwenStudy in Czech Republic

It was like a reset! I experienced a lot of growth as a person and it made me feel like I have my life together.

BridgetIntern in Czech Republic

I went into it having high expectations and everything was completely fulfilled. I learned a lot - it was amazing.

AliciaStudy in Thailand

I have to say that what I remember, as much as Thailand's delicious colors and flavours, are the people I crossed paths with – the other students who became such good friends, and the local Thais who showed me such kindness. And of course the food. I still dream of the food.

WhitneyIntern in Costa Rica

Absolutely amazing. I learned so many new things I had never learned before and I'm still in touch with my host family.

Fiji FAQs

How Many Islands Are There in Fiji?

Fiji is an archipelago with over 330 islands, although the exact number can vary depending on factors like tides and weather conditions. These islands are located in the South Pacific Ocean and are known for their stunning natural beauty, crystal-clear waters, and vibrant coral reefs. While there are hundreds of islands in Fiji, not all are inhabited or accessible to tourists.

When is the best time to travel to Fiji?

The best time to visit Fiji is during its dry season, from late April to early October when the weather is pleasant and ideal for outdoor activities.

Is Fiji safe to travel?

Fiji is generally considered safe for travelers. It’s a popular tourist destination known for its warm hospitality. However, like any place, there are some safety considerations to remember:
Be cautious of petty theft in crowded areas.
Follow local customs and traditions.
Stay updated on weather conditions, especially during cyclone season.
It’s also wise to refer to the travel advisories from your government before your trip.

Do I need a visa to travel to Fiji?

Visa requirements for Fiji vary by nationality and stay purpose. Many countries have visa-free access for tourism remains up to 4 months. For all World Endeavors programs, our advisors will provide you with detailed requirements and help you to process the right visa for your stay in Fiji.

Is Fiji an expensive place to travel?

Fiji can be relatively expensive for travelers, especially compared to some neighboring countries. Accommodation, dining, and activities can contribute to costs. However, budget options are available, and prices vary based on location, season, and preferences. Planning, researching, opting for local eateries, and considering package deals can help manage expenses while enjoying Fiji’s beauty.

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How to apply

You’ve decided to go abroad – amazing! Applying for your World Endeavors program is easy and stress-free. We can’t wait to get you on your way!

STEP 1
EXPLORE & ASK

Research and compare. If you can’t decide on a program, we can guide you toward the best fit.

STEP 2
SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Fill out our online application form to share all your relevant details with our team.

STEP 3
ENROLL & PREPARE

Receive your official acceptance and enroll. We’ll give you all the info you need to get ready!

STEP 4
START YOUR ADVENTURE!

You’ve researched, planned and saved. Now you’re ready. It’s time to PUT YOURSELF OUT THERE!