Most holidays to Fiji begin by flying into Nadi International Airport on the western side of Viti Levu, Fiji's main island. Flights to Fiji take approximately 3 to 4 hours from Australia's east coast and are serviced by a number of trusted airlines. Airfares with Virgin Australia and Fiji Airways include all taxes and a 23kg checked baggage allowance per person. There are two international airports in Fiji however the main airport servicing tourist traffic is located in Nadi. Upon arriving at the airport there are a number of ground transport options to transit to your hotel or resort including taxis, shuttle services, pre-arranged transfers and passenger ferries to the outer islands.
Virgin Australia, Fiji Airways and Air New Zealand all offer direct flights departing Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Auckland daily.
Virgin Australia: Direct flights operate out of Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne with connecting flights available from most major cities in Australia. Flying time from Sydney is approximately 4 hours and from Brisbane is 3 hours and 30 minutes.
Fiji Airways: Depart from Sydney and Brisbane direct to Nadi daily and from Melbourne five days per week. Flying time from Melbourne is approximately 4 hours and 45 minutes.
Air New Zealand: Only a 3 hour direct flight from Auckland, connecting flights are also available from all major cities in Australia.
Taxi and shuttle transfers are available from the airport however it is recommended that you pre-arrange you transfers. Private transfers are faster but more expensive, while coach transfers are more affordable and see more of the sights along a shared route. Getting around Fiji is easy and transfers to Denarau take approximately 20 minutes while the Coral Coast is 2 hours' drive. To get all the way to Fiji's capital Suva will take around 3 and a half hours by road. The Port Denarau Marina is the gateway to the outer islands, with daily ferry and water taxi services available throughout the day.
Fiji has two main international airports, with one located in Nadi and the other in Nausori. The Nadi International Airport is the main tourist gateway and is located on the western side of the main island of Viti Levu. However out of all of the Fiji airports, it's unlikely you'll ever need any other than Nadi International Airport. There are also 13 smaller airports situated on the outer islands, however these are generally more frequented by locals, business travellers and private air travel operators.