Galoa Island, Fiji
Galoa Island is a tiny remote island in the northern region of the Fijian islands. It is located in the South Pacific ocean, just off the north coast of Vanua Levu and is part of the Kadavu group of islands.
When visitors arrive at Galoa there is a very simple traditional Kava ceremony in the community hall to welcome guests. Afterwards visitors are taken around the village of Galoa and introduced to villagers, shown the school, the gardens and the Churches. This tour includes the beautiful and sometimes rugged coastline bordering Galoa. During the tour you will pass the famous and historic Galoa burial ground and see some magnificient beaches.
Things to see and do
* Shark feeding
* Shell collecting
* Octopus catching
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Fiji dollar (F$)
Language – Fijian & English
Population – 200 approx
Electricity – 2 angled pins and 1 flat pin centred below Australian style
Time – GMT plus twelve hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 679
Port Location – The port is located at Pacific Harbor on Viti Levu.
Transport Links – Galoa island is accessible by boat from either the Nadi or Suva side of Vitu Levu. The boat departs from Lekutu and takes approximately 30 minutes.