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Spice of Life Superfood Tour: Taveuni Island Fiji provided by Gaiatree Sanctuary

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Spice of Life Superfood Tour: Taveuni Island Fiji

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Overview
This is the perfect tour for foodies, or those interested in local produce grown in Fiji. Enjoy a small-group tour to Gaiatree Sanctuary to learn about Taveuni Island tropical fruits, herbs, and spices. Discover behind-the-scenes secrets that you likely wouldn’t uncover otherwise, such as what happens in the nectar lab, and how produce is grown on the farm. A highlight is the delicious farm-to-table lunch from the Fiji Food Forest!
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    Gaiatree Sanctuary
    Stop: 5 hours - Admission included
    Your adventure begins with a short 10 minute truck ride up into the beautiful hills of Fiji's garden island. You will be picked up at the bottom of the Qila Road at 10am. This transfer location is central and easy to find on the small island of Taveuni. You'll arrive to Gaiatree Sanctuary and be presented with cool drinks and a warm welcome into the nectar kitchen. After getting settled and soaking up the ocean views a guided tour of the organic farm and spice gardens will begin. A detailed tour of the gardens can be up to 2 hours including an informative journey into tropical botanicals, fruits and flowers as you travel through exotic pathways. Tours are easily customized to your group’s interests and energy levels. After exploring, join back up at the Nectar Lounge for a relaxed, fresh and delicious lunch service. Unwind in comfort while absorbing the energy of the sanctuary. Enjoy a sip of nectar and share your island stories with new friends. Your day at Gaiatree Sanctuary features a delicious 3 course vegetarian dining experience. Ingredient-driven Fiji cuisine, harvested with love in the morning and served with a healthy array of house made sauces, dressings, juices, smoothies, teas and herbal infusions. The sanctuary is being developed with permaculture principles, to establish a productive natural ecosystem and to work towards energy self sufficiency. Gardens include a developing food forest with over 50 varieties of fruit trees, holistic herbs and super foods including cocoa, acai, vanilla, starfruit, peppercorns and turmeric.
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Highlights
  • Hassle-free tour with a tasty 3-course vegetarian lunch included
  • Enjoy a guided tour that reveals how organic produce is grown
  • Taste delicious samples along the way, including superfoods and nectar
  • No getting lost—transfer from Quila Road bus stand is included
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Duration
5h
Inclusions
  • Guided Tour of the Fiji Food Forest
  • 3-course vegetarian farm to table dining experience
  • Fresh juices, superfood nectars, filtered spring water
  • Nectar kitchen dome, day club lounge with WiFi
  • 4WD transfer from/to the Qila Rd bus stand
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entry/Admission - Gaiatree Sanctuary
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please per-arrange your morning drop off and afternoon pickup at the transit point for the tour - The Qila (Gilla) Road Bus Stop. Pickup is @ 10am sharp and you will require prearranged transport to get home from the same location @ 3:30pm. Transport can be per-arranged with your hotel or local taxis.
  • Garden pathways are of different grades, some areas can be slippery at times. We do our best to ensure safe conditions but please bring suitable footwear for the current conditions. This is a jungle farm – there are dogs, cats, chickens and sometimes mosquitoes too, please bring some natural bug spray if you feel you will need it.
  • During monsoon season, October to April, Taveuni can experience very wet weather. We watch the forecasts carefully and with your safety in mind reserve the right to cancel tours due to weather conditions. This is a rare occurrence and includes a full refund.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Lisa_Frank2014 wrote a review Aug 2019
Adelaide, Australia23 contributions7 helpful votes
Vinaka Matthew and Natasha for a most wonderful experience we have ever encountered on our many foodie events. All the reviews are true and accurate and when you arrive, it is even more so! Natasha and Matthew are truly modern day missionaries with a remarkable vision on
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Ropate K wrote a review Aug 2019
Nadi, Fiji1 contribution
I have been to Taveuni on numerous occasions, and had only ever heard stories and seen photos of Gaiatree from friends and via social media So we were absolutely buzzing when we finally got to go. And even though our curiosity was amped, it didn't prepare us for the overall
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Date of experience: August 2019
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paradisetaveuni wrote a review Jul 2019
Paradise Taveuni53 contributions20 helpful votes
Gaiatree Sanctuary is a great day out when on Taveuni.Take the whole day to disvover the hospitality offered by Matthew and Natasha and their Team. Learn about their organic garden and enjoy the delicious food. The attention to detail, beautiful setting, cleanliness and
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Date of experience: July 2019
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KPK101 wrote a review Jul 2019
5 contributions2 helpful votes
We were greeted by a welcoming and friendly Matthew and after a small car trip up the steep mountain we arrived at the most spectacular Gaiatree Santuary and the effervescent Natasha. After a delicious welcome drink we were taken on a tour of the kitchen garden by the Matthew.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Kelly Y wrote a review May 2019
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Gaiatree is owned, built and ran by the most beautiful couple in Fiji! Not only did Matt and Natasha remember our names (out of a 14 member tour!) But they also remembered we're vegan and would appear from their gorgous smelling kitchen with vegan versions of the very few non
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from GaiatreeFiji, Owner at Spice of Life Superfood Tour: Taveuni Island Fiji
Responded 12 Jun 2019
Vinaka Kelly! We're very grateful that you took the time to share such a vibrant review of your Gaiatree experience with the world. Plant-based foods are a specialty in the Fiji Food Forest and we're always ready to share meals (and recipes) with new friends. Looking forward to your return visit with the whole family! Loloma from Team Gaiatree 🌿
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Highlight!
This place is absolutely amazing! Matt and Natasha are an inspiration. The food is delectable and the whole experie
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6star place...
I cannot imagine, what will happen first. The world will come to an end or someone rates this an unique activity le
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Wow, what an experience!
I was blown away by the Gaiatree Sanctuary tour, the food was delicious, the hosts were amazing, we left feeling so
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Jeff P
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Wow! Highlight of my entire trip to Taveuni
Matthew & Natasha have created something so unique, personal and wonderful. I felt like I was with my friends and t
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samiramourad1
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The best experience in my entire life
Mathew and Natascha ( and the staff) are wonderful hosts. The sanctuary is beautiful, the view is breathtaking, the
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Spice of Life Tour
Magnificent! Everything presented was fresh, delicious , colorful and beautifully presented. I can’t imagine a mo
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Fantastic food and great learning experience
We had a wonderful visit to Gaia Tree Sanctuary. The food was beyond delicious. It was fascinating to learn about t
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Rich P
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Garden of Eden
I had an amazing experience on the property. Every detail was thought of. The property was beautiful. We saw whe
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Jackie A
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So amazing!!
Love this place! The couple who owns and runs this place are such generous people. The place is so tranquil. Defini
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Arianna P
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Amazing
Incredible outing for the group! The grounds and are phenomenal and the farm and garden are to die for! Also the fo
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Jalen F
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Heaven on Earth
If you're on taveuni coming to Gaia tree is a must. The owners and staff are fantastic and the property is absolute
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raglantripper
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Out of this world experience
Perhaps one of the best day trips we have ever done !!! What an amazing experience if you don’t do anything else on
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Mary B
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Remarkable Experience
A big THANK YOU to everyone at Gaia Tree for creating and sharing such an amazing space. If you would like to learn
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Allen B
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Awesome
This is a MUST. I am I meat and potatoes man. I would not have imagined a more enjoyable day eating vegan food. The
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lanat182
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Out of this World! Must do!
What an experience! I still feel speechless after this tour! The team at Gaiatree Sanctuary have created such an am
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