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Waisali Rainforest Reserve

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Great rainforest walk

We had a lovely walk in the humid, lush rainforest. The trail is well prepared but you need good... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
N7623SRannas
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Stockholm, Sweden
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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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a 40 minute hike with definitely uneven paths. Wear shoes with treads, or be confident in your normal footing. It is a mix of uphill and downhill as you're making your way in. You'll absolutely need a guide, because the entrance is hidden...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely walk in the humid, lush rainforest. The trail is well prepared but you need good shoes because it can get slippery. The ranger provided very good information on the animals we might encounter but the wildlife did not cooperate this time....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank N7623SRannas
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We were made very welcome by the attendant who explained a little about the Rainforest and then we set off. It is a strenuous hike but it gives you great insight in to the local endemic plants. It is just off the main road between...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

We specifically set out in our hire car to find this place as it was a hot day and we wanted to visit a waterfall. It was about an hour from where we were staying. When we arrived the gates were closed despite the sign...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Emily S
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.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Paradise803162
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

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 21 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

Date of experience: March 2016
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

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank mohammadi365
Reviewed 11 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

Date of experience: May 2016
2  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

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank slobarbwire
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