Communities complete revamped guide training course

Eighteen guides from three of our partner villages undertook our revamped guide training course in April. We deliver this tailored course every two years, with a first aid refresher course in the intervening year. In a change for 2019, we decided to take the course out of the village and...

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We’re going plastic free!

We’ve always tried to minimise our use of single-use plastics, and worked to recycle those that we do. But, this is not enough. So in 2019, Talanoa Treks is going single-use plastic free! Our first target is our guests and guides use of plastic bottles. Hiking in a tropical country...

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Talanoa Treks: tourism awards finalist

Talanoa Treks was proud to be a finalist at the ANZ Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards in the Visitor Attraction and Activity category. Being short-listed was testimony to all the hard work put in by the communities that we work in partnership to give guests a unique insight into a...

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A closer look at wild walking…

We’ve often puzzled as to why our hikes leave people a little bit more tired than they’re expecting. We’re in the tropics, so it’s often a bit hotter and more humid than hikers are used to, and the tracks we walk on aren’t constructed pathways, but often old village routes...

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New kitchen facilities in Naga!

We love the food that the ladies in Naga village prepare for guests. Almost entirely sourced from the gardens surrounding the village, and always delicious. And now, Naga has new kitchen facilities and a shared social space for the ladies to come together to cook, which, like so much else...

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