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Fiji's original and the World's First jetboat & village safari,is a half-day, uniquely Fijian adventure into the "Heart and Soul of Fiji", aboard our purpose-built Safari jet boats. Our guests will travel along the majestic Sigatoka River to visit an authentic Fijian village and experience a day in the life of the real ‘kaiviti’ (Fijian). To bring the Safari adventure to life, your driver/guide is assigned to each group and introduces passengers to the rich culture of the Fijian people and shares the history, customs and legends of the area. Sigatoka River Safari began operations in 2006 and quickly established itself as a premier attraction by winning the Best Fiji Experience in 2008 and Best Adventure Tour in 2007 at the annual AON Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards, also winning 6 consecutive TripAdvisor Excellence Awards putting itself into the Hall of Fame as the Number 1 Outdoor Activity in Fiji. In 2017 secured World Travel Award Australasia's Leading Adventure Tour Operator
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Hours Today: 8:45 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Sigatoka, Viti Levu, Fiji
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If you are travelling to fiji Islands its a " MUST DO" excursion with the Amazing Sigatoka River Safari Team. They will take care of you from the beginning till the end. The off Road trip with our amazing driver ACE with the guide EMILIE...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As a family we didn't know what to expect on this tour, Wow what an Amazing experience we had from being entertained by our boat guide Freddy, eating local cooked food, Drinking Kava and Dancing. This Sigatoka River Cruises will be in our family's memories...More

Thank Daniel T
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JayWhyte, Owner at Sigatoka River Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Bula Daniel T Absolutely awesome to receive your comments here on TripAdvisor and to know that you and the family had an "amazing experience" with your new friends in your village. It is always such a treat for us to hear from our friends who...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I went on the River Safari with my Mum and 2 teenage daughters. We were on the smaller boat with Captain Jack and loved the more intimate experience with just a few of us on board. We had great fun stopping along the river to...More

Thank Mandy B
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JayWhyte, Owner at Sigatoka River Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Bula Mandy B Such a great review to receive here on TripAdvisor and to know that you, your mother and teenage daughters had a fantastic time with us. Awesome to read that having your special trip with Cpt Jack on Karua (smaller boat) was well...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was one of our best days in Fiji !!! Our wonderful jet boat captain Finny was excellant. She gave us some great information on village life and historical facts about the area. The people in the village couldn't be more welcoming. Lunch was sensational....More

Thank Sue W
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JayWhyte, Owner at Sigatoka River Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Bula Sue W Awesome to receive your kind words and to learn that the Safari was one of your "best days in Fiji" :) I have passed on your compliments to your Cpt Fini and she was all smiles. She sends you her biggest BULA...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely loved it. The jet boat ride with our captain Fabulous Freddy to the beautiful hospitality at the village we visited. I encourage everyone who can to do the trip. An experience we won't forget.More

Thank Treena R
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JayWhyte, Owner at Sigatoka River Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Bula Treena R On behalf of the whole team and your Cpt Fabulous Freddy we thank you for choosing to share your Fijian holiday with us. We always love hearing from our friends who have visited the "Heart & Soul of Fiji" with us. We...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was a fantastic day and a highlight of my trip to Fiji. Thrilling jet boat rides along beautiful Fijian country side with a very informative and fun guide/captain. Kava ceremony and lunch with the local village was incredible, a memory I’ll have for ever....More

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JayWhyte, Owner at Sigatoka River Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Bula :) We are so happy to learn that the Safari adventure you had with us was a "fantastic day" and was the "highlight" of your Fijian holiday. Knowing that you loved all aspects of the Safari means alot to us and we appreciate you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this safari - the staff were cool - the boats were cool and the villagers so friendly .... was self drove to the start point - so funMore

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JayWhyte, Owner at Sigatoka River Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bula Captivate-Team We are always so happy to hear from our friends who have been on Safari with us and we appreciate you letting us know that you "loved" your Safari adventure. On behalf of the whole SRS team we thank you for choosing to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend recommended the Sigatoka River Safari before we left for Fiji and we are so glad we did. One of our highlights of our trip to Fiji. Our guide was Fabulous Freddie. And fabulous he was!! We made three stops along the river on...More

Thank tarabertovic
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JayWhyte, Owner at Sigatoka River Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bula tarabertovic We are so happy to learn that as a result of a friend's recommendation you visited us during your recent Fijian holiday. Hearing from our friends who have seen the "Heart & Soul of Fiji" with us is such a treat for us....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had fast Freddy as our driver, who was funny and fast! As much fun as the boat ride was the highlight was the Kava ceremony and th dancing with the villagers. Prepare to get very wet on the way back when we did lots...More

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JayWhyte, Owner at Sigatoka River Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bula Dylan P Always a treat for us to receive feedback from our friends who have visited the "Heart & Soul of Fiji" with us and as you quite rightly mentioned the experience in your village is what makes the Safari so special, with the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a half day cave safari and had an awesome day where we were able to see the ‘real’ Fiji. It was a well organised tour and I think we got lucky with Bella and Moses as our tour guides. They were fantastic...More

Thank Tracy B
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JayWhyte, Owner at Sigatoka River Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bula Tracy B Such a treat to receive feedback from our friends who have "taking the road less travelled" with us. Both Moses and Mela Bella were all smiles when i shared your comments with them. They send you a big VINAKA VAKALEVU!! We appreciate...More

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typicalblonde89
23 March 2018|
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Response from JayWhyte | Property representative |
Bula Typicalblonde89 Great to hear from you and happy to advise that the youngest adventurer we have had was 3mths. We would definitely welcome your 7mth old on Safari vinaka Vakalevu
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Julia S
3 March 2018|
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Bula Julia absolutely we do :) no problems at all. we have the morning or afternoon tour options available from the Marriott. Vinaka Vakalevu
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tammyj73
3 February 2018|
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Bula Tammyj73 absolutely possible and we have had other guests do the same thing with no issues in getting back to the port. Please drop us an email safari @ sigatoka river. com We would be delighted to assist you with... More
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