The Kadavu people call it Cakau Levu, (literally: big reef), while it is more widely-known as the Great Astrolabe Reef. The French explorer Dumont d'Urville named it after his boat the Astrolabe, after nearly wrecking himself upon it in 1827.
Those arriving from colder places may at first find Fiji's heat and humidity a challenge. If so, drink plenty of water and take it easy.
Sunburn, heat exhaustion, and motion-sickness affect sea-kayakers and boat passengers from time to time, and occ…
Kadavu is the main island of Fiji’s southernmost island group. The archipelago includes Ono, Buliya, Yaukuve, Dravuni and numerous smaller islands, most of them uninhabited. They are essentially a cluster of volcanic masses, sheltered from the South …Read more >
Getting to Kadavu Island is easy. Fiji Airways offers direct flights most days between Fiji’s Nadi International Airport and Kadavu Island. The flight time is 50 minutes. Some days there are also flights between Kadavu Island and Fiji’s capital city …Read more >