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Waitavala Natural Rock Waterslide in Fiji

This natural waterslide in the tropics is a great fun

The most exciting and adorable entertainment in a tropical habitat is this natural waterslide located on Taveuni Island. It's long, exhilarating, and one of the fastest in the world. 50 meters of waterslide brings lots of joy and fun for both kids and adult adventure lovers. Ride it all the way from the top of the falls to the small pool at the end. Enjoy the thrill but be careful! It's preferable that you wear some shorts and T-shirts rather than swimsuits in order not to scratch yourself. Also, it would be not bad if you wore some shoes to prevent your feet from any possible injuries.

As to the season, it depends—some people complain it's too challenging after rainfalls, while others, on the contrary, argue it's hardly possible to actually slide when there's not enough water in the gorge. Thus, we recommend to choose the dry season (May to October) but go right after the rain when there's a plenty of water. However, the activity is actually available all year round.

Practical info

What are some precautions someone should take before sliding down Waitavala Rock Waterslide in Fiji?

To ensure safe sliding on Waitavala Natural Rock Waterslide, shorts and t-shirts should be worn, along with proper water shoes to avoid injuries. Check the water levels since it can be challenging after heavy rainfalls. Sliders should be careful and keep their hands and feet inside the slide at all times to prevent accidents. Show more

Is it recommended to wear a swimsuit while sliding down the natural rock waterslide?

It's not advisable to wear swimsuits while sliding because the rocks are rough, leading to scratches and injuries. Instead, t-shirts and shorts are better to wear. Make sure to wear appropriate water shoes to avoid slips or other water-related injuries. Show more

Is Waitavala Natural Rock Waterslide accessible for those with limited mobility?

Being situated in the forest makes Waitavala Natural Rock Waterslide hard to reach for people with disabilities or limited mobility. The path to the site is rocky and unsuitable for wheelchairs, so it's not ideal for those who face difficulty walking or climbing. Show more

What is the best time to visit Waitavala Natural Rock Waterslide?

It's best to visit Waitavala Natural Rock Waterslide between May and October, during the dry season. However, it's vital to keep an eye on the water level because it may be too shallow in this season. It's better to go after rainfall when water levels are sufficient for safe sliding. Show more

What else can someone do while visiting Taveuni Island apart from the natural waterslide?

Numerous activities can be enjoyed on Taveuni Island besides Waitavala Natural Rock Waterslide. You can explore the beautiful Bouma National Heritage Park, appreciate the Tavoro Waterfalls, snorkel in clear waters or hike around the island. The island also offers bird watching and diving for nature lovers to enjoy. Show more

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