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Spice of Life Superfood Tour: Taveuni Island Fiji provided by Gaiatree Sanctuary

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Spice of Life Superfood Tour: Taveuni Island Fiji

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Overview
This is the perfect tour for foodies, or those interested in local produce grown in Fiji. Enjoy a small-group tour to Gaiatree Sanctuary to learn about Taveuni Island tropical fruits, herbs, and spices. Discover behind-the-scenes secrets that you likely wouldn’t uncover otherwise, such as what happens in the nectar lab, and how produce is grown on the farm. A highlight is the delicious farm-to-table lunch from the Fiji Food Forest!
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    Gaiatree Sanctuary
    Stop: 5 hours - Admission included
    Your adventure begins with a short 10 minute truck ride up into the beautiful hills of Fiji's garden island. You will be picked up at the bottom of the Qila Road at 10am. This transfer location is central and easy to find on the small island of Taveuni. You'll arrive to Gaiatree Sanctuary and be presented with cool drinks and a warm welcome into the nectar kitchen. After getting settled and soaking up the ocean views a guided tour of the organic farm and spice gardens will begin. A detailed tour of the gardens can be up to 2 hours including an informative journey into tropical botanicals, fruits and flowers as you travel through exotic pathways. Tours are easily customized to your group’s interests and energy levels. After exploring, join back up at the Nectar Lounge for a relaxed, fresh and delicious lunch service. Unwind in comfort while absorbing the energy of the sanctuary. Enjoy a sip of nectar and share your island stories with new friends. Your day at Gaiatree Sanctuary features a delicious 3 course vegetarian dining experience. Ingredient-driven Fiji cuisine, harvested with love in the morning and served with a healthy array of house made sauces, dressings, juices, smoothies, teas and herbal infusions. The sanctuary is being developed with permaculture principles, to establish a productive natural ecosystem and to work towards energy self sufficiency. Gardens include a developing food forest with over 50 varieties of fruit trees, holistic herbs and super foods including cocoa, acai, vanilla, starfruit, peppercorns and turmeric.
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Highlights
  • Hassle-free tour with a tasty 3-course vegetarian lunch included
  • Enjoy a guided tour that reveals how organic produce is grown
  • Taste delicious samples along the way, including superfoods and nectar
  • No getting lost—transfer from Quila Road bus stand is included
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Duration
5h
Inclusions
  • Guided Tour of the Fiji Food Forest
  • 3-course vegetarian farm to table dining experience
  • Fresh juices, superfood nectars, filtered spring water
  • Nectar kitchen dome, day club lounge with WiFi
  • 4WD transfer from/to the Qila Rd bus stand
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entry/Admission - Gaiatree Sanctuary
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please per-arrange your morning drop off and afternoon pickup at the transit point for the tour - The Qila (Gilla) Road Bus Stop. Pickup is @ 10am sharp and you will require prearranged transport to get home from the same location @ 3:30pm. Transport can be per-arranged with your hotel or local taxis.
  • Garden pathways are of different grades, some areas can be slippery at times. We do our best to ensure safe conditions but please bring suitable footwear for the current conditions. This is a jungle farm – there are dogs, cats, chickens and sometimes mosquitoes too, please bring some natural bug spray if you feel you will need it.
  • During monsoon season, October to April, Taveuni can experience very wet weather. We watch the forecasts carefully and with your safety in mind reserve the right to cancel tours due to weather conditions. This is a rare occurrence and includes a full refund.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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kirsty_gilfo wrote a review Mar. 2018
Sydney, Australia40 contributions3 helpful votes
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You know those experiences that stick in your mind forever because they were so good and such a memorable moment you’ll be telling all your friend’s, family and anyone that will listen, for years to come? That’s Gaiatree. Natasha, Matthew and the team are so welcoming from the
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Response from GaiatreeFiji, Owner at Spice of Life Superfood Tour: Taveuni Island Fiji
Responded Apr. 9, 2018
Vinaka Kirsty, Thank you for making it all the way to Taveuni and for sharing a beautiful day in the food forest with us. The most special moments of this journey are filled with the amazing people we get to meet from around the world. It was a great pleasure to create a healthy feast and share the abundance with such a power-packed table of dynamic women. You know where to find us... for any superfood coconut cravings ;) Loloma from the whole Gaiatree Team!
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Marcie Eloise J wrote a review Feb. 2018
Austin, Texas12 contributions2 helpful votes
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There really aren't words to describe the incredible experience you will have at Gaiatree. I HIGHLY recommend it and wish I could have spent more time there, soaking in the good vibes, beautiful views and enjoying the best food and company Taveuni has to offer! Seriously, I
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Date of experience: January 2018
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Response from GaiatreeFiji, Owner at Spice of Life Superfood Tour: Taveuni Island Fiji
Responded Apr. 8, 2018
Vinaka Marcie, Thank you so much for joining us for this spice filled adventure, your visit was a truly memorable. It was a great pleasure to share our first ever Spice of Life "Sunset" Tour, it was undeniably meant to be! Looking forward to your return to Taveuni :) Loloma from the whole Gaiatree Team!
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lenleigh wrote a review Jan. 2018
denver101 contributions50 helpful votes
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My husband and I visited Taveuni in November to dive the Rainbow Reef. Other than diving there is not a huge amount of things to do on Taveuni so after coming across Gaia Tree online, I decided we’d take one day off diving to experience it. You do need to make reservations, I
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Date of experience: November 2017
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Response from GaiatreeFiji, Owner at Spice of Life Superfood Tour: Taveuni Island Fiji
Responded Apr. 8, 2018
Wow wow wow - Thank you @lenleigh! Our vision of creating a tasty organic adventure on the "Garden Island" of Fiji is a love story... love for Taveuni, the farm, the flavours and the island's healthy future. We have been dedicated to sharing this story in the most authentic way possible with guests from around the world, and your words delight and inspire us in return. Thank you for taking the time to share your Gaiatree experience and we look forward to seeing you back on Taveuni one day soon. Loloma from the whole Gaiatree Team!
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Annah P wrote a review Jan. 2018
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The Gaiatree Sanctuary owned and run by Canadian couple Natasha and Matthew hosted our hungry 😋 appetites. The amazing Gaiatree Sanctuary team cook and produce fresh produce grown in their organic farm, the first part of the tour Matt and Natasha introduced everyone and
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Date of experience: December 2017
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Response from GaiatreeFiji, Owner at Spice of Life Superfood Tour: Taveuni Island Fiji
Responded Jun. 25, 2018
Bula Annah, Thank you for taking the time to share your Gaiatree experience with the world. Beautifully composed review and an inspiration for us to continue planting, fermenting and tossing together fresh garden delights. Lolomas from the Garden Island!
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Lexi wrote a review Jan. 2018
Vancouver, Canada26 contributions15 helpful votes
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Through their food, knowledge and genuine hospitality, owners Matt & Natasha demonstrate their creative drive towards self-sustainabiliy and innovation by opening their home to those lucky enough to visit Gaiatree Organic Sanctuary. My family and I were visiting Fiji for the
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Date of experience: December 2017
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Response from GaiatreeFiji, Owner at Spice of Life Superfood Tour: Taveuni Island Fiji
Responded Jan. 12, 2018
Bula LexiK91! We are so grateful for your time and consideration to share such a vibrant review of your Gaiatree experience with the world. The whole team read your words together and it filled the dome with big smiles all the way around :) Thank you on behalf of the entire team, we are at your service any time you are ready for another mojito ;) Hoping to see you all again next year. Vinaka!
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Highlight!
This place is absolutely amazing! Matt and Natasha are an inspiration. The food is delectable and the whole experie
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6star place...
I cannot imagine, what will happen first. The world will come to an end or someone rates this an unique activity le
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mary r
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Wow, what an experience!
I was blown away by the Gaiatree Sanctuary tour, the food was delicious, the hosts were amazing, we left feeling so
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Jeff P
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Wow! Highlight of my entire trip to Taveuni
Matthew & Natasha have created something so unique, personal and wonderful. I felt like I was with my friends and t
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samiramourad1
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The best experience in my entire life
Mathew and Natascha ( and the staff) are wonderful hosts. The sanctuary is beautiful, the view is breathtaking, the
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Spice of Life Tour
Magnificent! Everything presented was fresh, delicious , colorful and beautifully presented. I can’t imagine a mo
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Fantastic food and great learning experience
We had a wonderful visit to Gaia Tree Sanctuary. The food was beyond delicious. It was fascinating to learn about t
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Rich P
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Garden of Eden
I had an amazing experience on the property. Every detail was thought of. The property was beautiful. We saw whe
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Jackie A
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So amazing!!
Love this place! The couple who owns and runs this place are such generous people. The place is so tranquil. Defini
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Arianna P
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Amazing
Incredible outing for the group! The grounds and are phenomenal and the farm and garden are to die for! Also the fo
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Jalen F
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Heaven on Earth
If you're on taveuni coming to Gaia tree is a must. The owners and staff are fantastic and the property is absolute
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raglantripper
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Out of this world experience
Perhaps one of the best day trips we have ever done !!! What an amazing experience if you don’t do anything else on
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Mary B
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Remarkable Experience
A big THANK YOU to everyone at Gaia Tree for creating and sharing such an amazing space. If you would like to learn
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Allen B
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Awesome
This is a MUST. I am I meat and potatoes man. I would not have imagined a more enjoyable day eating vegan food. The
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lanat182
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Out of this World! Must do!
What an experience! I still feel speechless after this tour! The team at Gaiatree Sanctuary have created such an am
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  • Duration: 5h
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