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Labasa

Travel Guide Oceania Melanesia Fiji Vanua Levu Labasa

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Introduction

Labasa is the largest city on the Fiji island of Vanua Levu and has about 25,000 inhabitants.

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Weather

Labasa enjoys a mild tropical climate with year-round temperatures around 25 °C with a generally high humidity. Average highs range from around 26 °C in July and August to around 30 °C from Decembert to April. Lows are between 20 °C and 23 °C. May to October is the dry season and the weather is slightly cooler and less rainfall and humidity make it a good time of the year to visit. From December to April, the city gets a lot of rain!

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Getting There

By Plane

Fiji Airways (Pacific Sun) provides flights to Labasa from Suva and Nadi.

By Boat

  • Grace Ferry operates a bus/boat trip from Taveuni to Savusavu and Labasa ($20).
  • Patterson Brothers Shipping travels on the Lautoka - Ellington Wharf - Nabouwalu - Labasa route twice a week ($60). It starts with a bus ride (3.5 hours) from Lautoka, then a trip on the Ashika ferry (almost 4 hours) and a trip on another bus to Labasa (4 hours). Buses depart from outside the Lautoka office at 4:00am on Friday and Monday, and from Labasa at 6:00am on Sunday and Wednesday.
  • On the Suva - Natovi - Nabouwalu - Labasa route, Patterson Brothers Shipping travels ($45 one way) on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday ($45 one way). It starts with a bus ride (1.5 hours) from Suva, a ferry trip (4.5 hours) and another bus to Labasa (4 hours). Buses depart the Suva office at 4.30am.

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Sleep

PropertyAddressTypePopularity
Palmlea Farms LodgeP O Box 2394HOTEL-

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