Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the Vuda Lookout, Sabeto Valley and Garden of the Sleeping Giant Tour. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.
If you only have a half of a day in Fiji, this is the tour to take. It is owned by Rosie and she graciously has guests to her house to enjoy spectacular views of the main island. The staff is loyal and very knowledgable and very well treated/respected by the owners. We saw amazing things and would recommend this to anyone in Nadi for a day:
Beautiful scenery, great tour guides and we saw all the part of Nadi/the mainland that we wanted to
Very personal; and relaxed tour - Thoroughly recommend this one..
The bus drivers and touring guides are very friendly and we were well looked after.
This was a great comprehensive tour around the area. The garden was stunning.
Was an early start, first to be collected then called into a number of resorts to collect more travellers. Finally off to the Garden of the Sleeping Giant, wow, the orchids (native) were spectacular and all in flower. Decided to look after mine and try to get a show like theirs. The off to visit the villagers of the first landing and meet the the ladies of the community who were selling their trinkits. The tour of the Sabeto village was wondeful, full of very interesting infomation and the opportunity to take many pics (provided the guide could be in some of them). Told us that nearly every important person in Fiji has come from this village, he sang beautifully in the church and explained the seating arrangements. The off to the Vida Lookout. The views are spectacular and a must see. This is a 360 degree viewing and thank you to the lady for providing the most delightful fruit platters and juice. Leaving Vuda we travelled onto the markets where our guide took us through and explainded the Kava plant and many other vegetables which the Fijian people use and how it is cooked. Make sure you book this tour, Rose Tours made the day exceptional and nothing was a trouble, nothing was boring - just a wonderful day.
This trip was very good. Vuda Lookout was very scenic. They served as with several kinds of tropical fruits in her garden. It was very refreshing after a hot day.The orchid garden was beautiful with nearly 2000 species of orchids. I like orchids. I really enjoyed it. Our guide also took us to the vegetable and fish market in Nadi.
I highly recommended it.
Good price value, beautiful scenery and very nice staff. I had a lovely day.
This is a beautiful view and garden and the people operating the tour were so very kind. Our plane was late arriving and the tour waited on us and also stored our luggage. We were also served fresh fruit on the tour which served as our lunch since we arrived late and didn't get lunch on the plane.
Great tour, Bobby our tour guide was great and full of information and happy to help and take pictures. Totally recommend this tour to get an insight into Fiji culture and history. Really glad we took the time to do this tour before going out to the island for the rest of our holiday. We were away for the whole 5 hours, could have spent longer at the Gardens though but overall great..
It was just the two of us and the driver. Our driver was knowledgeable and told us a lot about the country and people. The sights were great and we left with a great understanding of the country and its people.
Nice opportunity to tour a historical Fijian village and see the surrounding areas from a high vantage point. The weather was nice, which allowed us to enjoy the splendid inland and coastal views, and the pleasant walk through the orchid garden.
Great tour! Nice visit to gardens and refreshing drink, could have stayed longer. Fantastic time at the First Landing village and finish off at the beautiful lookout. The tour host was very friendly, informative and made us feel part of the 'family'. Only thing is website says goes for 5 hours but it's actually more like 3. Highly recommended for half day tour of Nadi.
Tour was amazing. Tour guide was knowledgeable and very friendly.. Loved the place
Beautiful gardens, informative tour guides and superb views and hospitality at the lookout
We did this tour the second day that we were in Fiji. It was a great way to introduce us to the Fijian Culture and see the island. We were a little bit uncertain as to how we would be picked up, but we spoke to the Rosy Holiday tour desk at the Wyndam and they set up all of our pick ups and it was a breeze to catch our shuttle. To our surprise, there were only 4 people total on the tour, so it was a very personal trip. Our tour guide Bobby was so nice and helpful, and all of the people were very welcoming and pleasant. There was more to this trip than I expected. We first stopped at a local Market where we saw all the local produce and a Fijian man made us fresh Kava to try for our first time. Then we proceeded to drive for about 20 minutes to the Garden of the Sleeping Giant for a quick tour and juice. The tour guide was great; she knew all of the names of the plants. There were a lot of flowers and great pictures, but the tour was a bit shorter than I felt it should be. After we finished at the Garden, we made our way to the village. This was my least favorite part of the tour. While it was nice to see the village and how the locals live, it felt forced and we felt pressured to look at every table at the shops. We were shown around the village, hearing stories of the village's history. There were stories of Cannibalism, Missionaries, and information on local customs and traditions. We saw the church in town as well. In total, we spent about an hour and a half in the village, though I felt it really only needed about 15 minutes. After this, we went to the Vuda lookout, which was about 20 minutes to get to. This was a great view. There was fresh fruit prepared for us that was so delicious. Afterwards, we went to the Hindu temple where took a quick tour and heard about the Hindu religion. This was the end of the tour and we were then returned to our hotels. Overall I had a great time and would recommend this tour as a great way to start your time in Fiji!
We had a wonderful time and Rosie Holidays were happy to re-arrange the tour date and pick up to suit our departure. The time spent at each stop was sufficient and the guide was cheerful and informative.