Our focus at Matava is eco-tourism. We promote the natural environment, both marine and terrestrial and have adopted programmes to avoid damaging our environment. These include conservation awareness, and waste management (recycling) programmes at the resort and with local villages.
Dining at Matava involves an imaginative blend of local and international cuisine. meals are served in our restuarant “The Terrace” on the front of our Main Bure, one of Fiji’s largest traditional structures where guests gather from around the world for papaya salad, mango chicken, coconut curries and sashimi while sharing conversation and friendship. Continue Reading …
Welcome to Fiji Bird Watching
Welcome to Fiji Bird Watching, our website dedicated to the birds and avifauna of the Fiji Islands.
27 species are found nowhere else in the world (endemic), such as the fabulous Golden and Orange Doves (Bune or Bunako), three species of Shining-Parrots (Kaka), and the widespread Collared Lory (Kula).
Birding on Kadavu
Natural forests of varying quality today cover c.44% of the land area of Fiji with a further 7% covered by softwood and hardwood plantations (D. Watling in litt. 1995). On most islands nearly all accessible forest has either been logged or is committed to logging concessions (A. Lees in litt. 1993), and Taveuni is the only island with extensive relatively undisturbed forest.Continue Reading …