Tag: community

Celebrating Mr Roko as Fiji’s Tourism Cultural Champion

What an honour to be recognised amongst Fiji’s very best at the 2023 Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards. We are so thrilled to have been nominated in two categories, receiving bronze in the Specialised Tour Service category,  while the night’s highlight undoubtedly belonged to our very own Mr Roko, who...

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Updates from the trail

What a year 2020 was. We went from a packed trek schedule with lots of exciting hikes booked in, to having plenty of time on our hands to focus on the domestic market, finding support for our partner communities, scoping new trails, and even a bit of trail running. While...

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A special person’s special birthday

Many visitors who have travelled to Nubutautau over the years would have met Vilitati Rokovesa, or as he’s affectionately known, Mr Roko. It’s hard to believe when you see him out on the trail or on his farm, but he recently celebrated his 60th birthday, and sets an example for...

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We want to get hiking again, but we want to do it right

Fiji has many beautiful hidden places and we’ve been incredibly privileged to work with communities in the interior to make some of these places a bit more accessible to visitors through hiking. This has involved a lot of talanoa with each community, and it is vital that we, our guests,...

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Guide training with the Ministry of Forestry

We had a great couple of days facilitating guide training with the Forestry team at Colo-i-Suva last week. Right now that feels like a lifetime ago. We adapted our community guide training package to fit the needs of the Forest Parks and Nature Reserves department within the Ministry of Forestry....

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