Suva is Fiji's capital city. Suva is also one of the largest cities in South Pacific. Suva city is located on the South East coast of Viti Levu Island. Suva experiences rainfall almost throughout the year. The best time to visit Suva is from May to October when it is drier. You may also opt to visit from December to April when Suva celebrates most of its festivals though it is usually rainy. While in Suva you can visit the Suva Municipal Market, Fiji Museum, Albert Park, Mariamma Temple, Suva Forest park, and the Parliament of Fiji.
Suva Travelers' Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Can I purchase a ticket for my child to travel alone?
A. You can purchase a ticket for a minor between five to seventeen years. Children under five years are not allowed to travel alone on most airlines.The child should have a valid passport, birth certificate, parental authorization to travel and details of the adult who pick the minor at the destination airport. In addition to the ticket fee, you will also be charged a ticket service fee for an unaccompanied minor.
Q. As a senior, am I eligible for a ticket discount?
A. Most airlines offer ticket discounts to elders (from 55-65 years). Some airlines offer a discount of about 8% of the base ticket fare. You will also have to provide a valid ID showing your date of birth. Failure to which, you will be charged the prevailing ticket fares. We will indicate and display all ticket discounts available at all times.
Q. What are the popular attractions in Suva?
A. Suva is famous for its outdoor activities, museums, historical sites, and cultural attractions. The Fiji Museum is one of the most frequented attraction sites. It has an exceptional archeological collection dating back to more than three thousand years ago. Colo-i-Suva Forest Reserve is another popular place that is known for its lush rainforest with tropical plants, unique species of birds and reptiles, and hiking trails. Orchid Island, a site twenty minutes from Suva city center, is a hub of artifacts, photos, and documents that tell the history of Suva. Suva Flea Market is a must visit for souvenirs and handmade artifacts.
Q. What is the weather like in Suva?
A. Suva experiences a warm tropical climate with temperatures varying from 31°C (88°F) to 26°C (79°F). The dry season is from March to November, and rainy season from December to April. July to September is the best time to visit Suva when the weather is dry and warm.
Flight Routes to Suva
The busiest international air routes to Suva are from Port Vila, Auckland, Sydney, Apia, and Funafuti. The busiest domestic air route to Suva is Nadi to Suva. These air routes to Suva are serviced by Fiji Airways, Air Vanuatu, and Northern air airlines.