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Waisali Rainforest Reserve

#10 of 16 things to do in Savusavu Features Animals
Savusavu, Vanua Levu, Fiji
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Amazing views

A must see when on Vanua Levu. The sights and the surroundings are amazing. If on a hot day going... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2017
Raffles.dk
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Greater London, United Kingdom
Rain, few birds, lush flora

This rainforest definitely lives up to its name. Thus, despite the well-graded paths, I'd strongly... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2016
GlobalGypsy_13
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San Diego, California
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26 Dec 2016
“Rain, few birds, lush flora”
9 Jan 2017
“Amazing views”
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Savusavu, Vanua Levu, Fiji
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

A must see when on Vanua Levu. The sights and the surroundings are amazing. If on a hot day going here will help you cool slightly.

Thank Raffles.dk
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This rainforest definitely lives up to its name. Thus, despite the well-graded paths, I'd strongly recommend being in shape for hiking and using local guides who are nimble but not necessarily talkative. Despite the signage that suggests abundant birds, our large group with a late...More

Thank GlobalGypsy_13
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Wen there with expectations of seeing bird life and rainforest. It was stated that it was a moderate walk. Not so there were several elderly that were unable to sustain the trek, it was a long walk down the side of a very steep hill...More

Thank equez58
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We did this on our last day in Savusavu. You have to call the phone number on the sign so the caretaker/villager who was on a plantation a few minutes away can guide you in (we went & picked him up & later dropped him...More

1  Thank Mohammad I
Reviewed 10 June 2016

I had arranged a taxi to take me there at 8:30 a.m. as I hoped to see some birds. While I did see a few birds - not as many as I had hoped - the walk itself is beautiful and quite worth it. (I...More

1  Thank ekela
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Well, worth the vist. This area really gives you the experience of being in a tropical rainforest. Be sure to put menthol or eucalyptus oil mixed with coconut oil to ward off hummingbird sized mosquitos! Don't bother with commercial stuff such as OFF. Bring lots...More

Thank slobarbwire
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

We ventured out to the reserve by bus. It looked appealing but unfortunately it was closed (during scheduled opening hours) and the two phone numbers provided did not connect. Unless you have a car it may not be worth the time consuming journey out there...More

2  Thank Quetzacoatl
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Low key and interesting this walk is definitely worth taking if you are in the Savusavu area. High in the hill but only 1/2 hour form Savusavu it does have a range of tropical species and gives you a good indication of the local forest...More

2  Thank BulaVista
Reviewed 1 June 2015

I liked he walk down to the pools with small waterfalls. It was serene, and a nice place to rest. Along the way, there was a lovely view of Savusavu Bay.

1  Thank reneev67
Reviewed 26 November 2014

Great friendly host - easy path (albeit a steep step or 2), extremely worthwhile to do and only about 15 minutes drive from Savusavu town!

1  Thank Ronni679
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