Kabara, Fiji

Kabara island is one of the Fijian Lau group of islands, located approximately 250 km’s from the Fijian capital, Suva. The island is composed mostly of limestone and is surrounded by a continuous emergent barrier and fringing reef. There are four main coastal villages on the island including Naikeleaga, Tokalau, Lomati and Udu.

The islanders are noted for their craftsmanship in the area of wood carving. Vesi wood, which grows natively on Kabara, is the traditional material, but unfortunately deforestation has stripped the island of this resource.

Things to see and do

* Scuba diving & snorkeling
* Sea Kayaking
* Wood carving
* Game & sport fishing

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Fiji dollar (F$)
Language – Fijian & English
Land Area – 32.75 km²
Population – 700 approx
Electricity – 2 angled pins and 1 flat pin centred below Australian style
Time – GMT plus twelve hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 679

Port Location – The port is located at Labeka island.

Transport Links – Kabara island can only be accessed by boat from Lakeba island, one of the main islands of the Southern Lau group.

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