Savusavu is a city located in the Fijian Province of Cakaudrove. It lies on the south coast of the island of Vanua Levu and in 2007 had a population of 3,370. Savusavu is famous as "the hidden paradise of Fiji."
Savusavu can be reached by plane for just an hour from Nadi or by ferry for approximately 12 hours from Suva or Lautoka. It is famous for its hot springs, situated opposite the Hot Springs Hotel, though at low tide visitors can see the steam from a wealth of smaller outlets along the foreshore. During late 19th century the hot springs for a period of 2 months turned into 12-18-meter tall geysers.
A major landmark in Savusavu is the old Copra Shed Marina, created in the 19th century. Renovated by Savusavu resident and geologist Geoff Taylor, it currently houses Savusavu Yacht Club, as well as Pacific Sun reservations offices, Fiji Air offices, a travel agency, chandlery shop, geologist's office, gift shop, two rental apartments. There are moorings for yachts.
Savusavu was originally founded as a trading centre for beche-de-mer, copra and sandalwood, and is the site of major copra mill. today tourism is growing in importance, due to yachting and SCUBA diving facilities.
Savusavu hosts several resorts, some of which feature interesting specialities. Jean Michel Cousteau Resort is among the few 5-star resorts to offer a kids' camp; Namale Resort hosts seminars in Tony Robbins Life Mastery programme; Daku Resort runs programmes of learning holidays in singing, art, yoga, birdwatching and snorkelling throughout the year. The birdwatching tours visit the rare silktail that is only found in Vanua Levu Island, in a habitat about 90 minutes from Savusavu.
Another significant landmark is Savarekareka Mission, ten kilometres north of Savusavu. The chapel, built around 1870, the first Roman Catholic mission on Vanua Levu, is still functioning.
Highlights: Sacred island, Spectacular coral
The Savusavu cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Savusavu, Vanua Levu Island.
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Port Savusavu cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Savusavu, Vanua Levu Island. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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