Coral Coast: 10 Free and Cheap Things to Do [Best Guide]

Try Kayaking

Plenty of free things to do on the Coral Coast will leave you occupied throughout your holidays in Fiji. We bet these activities won’t let you get bored for a moment. Most of the free activities fit in your holiday budget and these do not out a burden on your wallet. Get stress free and relieve yourself a bit from the expensive leisurely activities like the spas, scuba diving, fine dining, and golf.

Discover the top free and cheap things to do on the Coral Coast:

1. Learn to Dive for Free!

Yes! That’s true that you get to learn dive lessons for free at budgeted resorts like the Mango Bay Resort and Crusoe’s Retreat. These resorts offer complimentary dive lessons to their guests in their resort pool. Now, that could be one of the best free activities to do on the Coral Coast. Learning to dive is a must if you wish to explore the water sports activities in Fiji. Isn’t that you are here for?

Learn to Dive for Free
Learn to Dive for Free

2. Be a Part of the Kava Ceremony for Free!

No charges to enter in the most popular Kava ceremony of Fiji. Get a chance to understand the cultural, tradition, and food habits of Fijians while tasting the traditional Kava drink with the chief of Fijian village in the Coral Coast. The people of Fiji as so warm and friendly that they make you feel like their part of family. Keep reading further to know more about the other free things to do on the Coral Coast.

Be a Part of the Kava Ceremony for Free
Be a Part of the Kava Ceremony for Free

3. Practice Crafts and Cook in Fijian Style:

Have you ever thought of making your own Fijian Souvenir? This is the time to do so and that too at no extra effort and cost! Get free opportunities to learn Fijian arts, crafts, and cooking Fijian food at some of the complimentary lessons conducted at resorts like The Beachhouse, Crusoe’s Retreat, and The Mango Bay Resort. It is fun to experience such activities especially with kids in the group. They love the idea of spending quality time with you practicing their style of activities.

Practice Crafts and Cook in Fijian Style
Practice Crafts and Cook in Fijian Style

4. Walk on the Sand Dunes National Park:   

The 2 hour charge to explore and walk trials at the Sand Dunes National Park is just FJ$10! Get an opportunity to trace beautiful varieties of birds, experience nature, and travel through some amazing archaeological sites. You will find plentiful of tourists accompanying you in the walk. There are more budget activities on the Coral Coast to mention ahead.

Walk on the Sand Dunes National Park
Walk on the Sand Dunes National Park

5. Shop in Sigatoka:

Shopaholics can spend an entire day exploring the different shops, tasting some amazing stuff at variety of eateries, and talk to the locals of Fiji. The market should be on the list of travelers if you wanna know the people and talk friendly to them. Pick some gifts for your friends and family back home at amazing deals if you know to bargain with them well. Learn further about the other cheap things to do on the Coral Coast.

Shop in Sigatoka
Shop in Sigatoka

6. Get Wet in the Biausevu Waterfall:

The stunning waterfall will leave you stunned with its pure and clean waters. If you cannot afford to book a hotel with a private pool, it is wise to make this waterfall all yours for free! Take a taxi to the Biausevu village where the locals will guide you further to reach the giant Biausevu waterfall. There is nothing as exciting as taking a shower in the natural waterfall. Know more about cheap things to do on the Coral Coast.

Biausevu Waterfall
Biausevu Waterfall

7. Try Kayaking:

Kayaking is the highlight of any water sports activity. Explore the fresh clean waters and enjoy Kayaking with your partner on a double kayak boat. Some resorts offer free kayaks on hire and guide you the best places where you can paddle to. Keep reading further as we are yet to end on the budget activities on the Coral Coast.

Try Kayaking
Try Kayaking

8. Experience Snorkeling!

You cannot stay away from exploring the colorful and magical marine life under waters. It’s a blessing to feed the underwater creatures with all the snorkeling equipment. Plenty of resorts offer you free snorkeling equipment and have amazing access to the lagoon for you to explore this activity with ease and comfort. What could be other best free activities to do on the Coral Coast than snorkeling?

Experience Snorkeling
Experience Snorkeling

9. Enjoy Beach Sports:

One of the best excuses to make new friends and be friendly to the locals in Fiji is by asking them to join in the beach sports. Various budgeted resorts offer amazing outdoor beach games like coconut bowling, crab racing, pool table, volleyball, table tennis, badminton, and more… Some resorts like The BeachHouse also offers free daily yoga sessions with the guests to offer them great health and peace of mind.

Enjoy Beach Sports
Enjoy Beach Sports

10. Try the Reasonable Eateries:

If the idea of fine and luxury dining doesn’t fit your budgeted holiday plans, don’t be disappointed. You have some of the finest eateries in Fiji that make compromise on the rates but no compromise on the food! From mouthwatering Fijian Curies to lip smacking Chinese dishes and delicious Fijian-style seafood, you have everything to die for. Check out our article on the 10 Best Things to Do for Food Lovers if you wish to know more about the places serving you such stuff.

Try the Reasonable Eateries
Try the Reasonable Eateries

Hope you liked knowing about these free and cheap things to do on the Coral Coast and are all set to leave your resort’s doorstep and explore Fiji in real!

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Article first published on April 20, 2020.