How to get to Colo-I-Suva

How to get to Colo-I-Suva

Getting to Colo-I-Suva Rainforest Eco Resort

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1. What is the closest airport to Colo-I-Suva Rainforest Eco Resort? E.g Taxi, Shuttle, Bus, Car, Walking

Nausori (Suva) Airport     

Nausori Town/Nausori (Suva) Airport

2. What is the best form of transport to Colo-I-Suva?

TAXI  

BUS 

3. What other ways can I get to Colo-I-Suva? What are the options?

 From Suva City

 From Pacific Harbour

 From Nadi Town/ Nadi Airport

 Transport Pacific Limited  timetable from Nadi airport to Suva city bus terminal:

 Sunbeam Buses timetable from Nadi Airport to Suva city bus terminal:

 Sunset Express timetable from Nadi Airport to Suva city bus terminal:

Taxi fares from Nadi to Suva

  

Getting to Colo-I-Suva Rainforest Eco Resort

Located -18.0578968730998,   178.45725774765 on Google Maps

 

Colo-i-Suva (pronounced Tholo-ee-Suva) Rainforest Eco Resort, is located right on Princes Road, Colo-i-Suva , opposite the Police Post and next to the fabulous  Colo-I-Suva Forest Park.

Princes Road is the scenic alternative route between Nausori Airport and Suva. Colo-i-Suva Rainforest Eco Resort is approximately 15kms from the airport and 9kms from Suva. Trips to town are easy, either by taxi or local bus ( the bus stops right outside our door) .

Colo-I-Suva Rainforest Eco Resort (Previously known as Raintree lodge) was the first fully designed Ecotourism resort in the Fiji Islands and the only 100% Rainforest resort in the South West Pacific Islands when it opened September 1999.

Colo-i-Suva Rainforest Eco Resort offers a whole range of accommodation choices. And all in an unspoiled rainforest setting brimming with Fiji birdlife fully at ease in its natural habitat.

With Accommodation options ranging from a simple room and shared facilities to a well-appointed Lodge and Queen-size 4-poster, you’ll feel right at home too.  All accommodation is fully serviced daily and every guest has all-day access to an indoor/outdoor lounge, restaurant and bar hub famous for both its chiefly bure design and spectacular views of our tranquil deep-water lake.

 

1. What is the closest airport to Colo-I-Suva Rainforest Eco Resort? E.g Taxi, Shuttle, Bus, Car, Walking 

Nausori (Suva) Airport

Best method:

Taxi - a taxi from the Nausori (Suva) airport would will cost you approx. FJD20.00 to get to our resort (travel time approx. 25min) – taxis are plentiful and there is no waiting time

 

From Nausori Town/Nausori (Suva) Airport

From the Airport to Nausori Town –

  1. Buses generally run only during daylight hours from directly outside the airport to Nausori Town (approx. cost FJD$1.00)

1.1 From Nausori town bus terminal to Colo-i-Suva Rainforest Eco Resort, catch the Tacirua bus, displaying Sawani/Suva on the front, this will cost you FJD2.00 (buses run from +/- 6:15am to 9:30pm )

1.2 A taxi to get to our resort from Nausori town will cost you approx. FJD15.00, a taxi from the Nausori (Suva) airport would will cost you approx. FJD20.00

 

Always insist the meter is turned on and advise the driver you require a receipt at the end of your journey. If the driver tells you there are no meters and/or receipts in Fijian taxis – get another taxi!

 

2. What is the best form of transport to Colo-I-Suva?

TAXI  [ - tip:  (lonely Planet guide to Taxi’s in Fiji)  or ( Fiji Airways taxi guide) ]

  1. a taxi from the Nausori (Suva) airport would will cost you approx. FJD20.00 to get to our resort.
  2. a taxi from the Suva City would will cost you approx. FJD15.00 to $18.00 to get to our resort.

Always insist the meter is turned on and advise the driver you require a receipt at the end of your journey. If the driver tells you there are no meters and/or receipts in Fijian taxis – get another taxi!

BUS  [ - tip:  (lonely Planet guide to Buses in Fiji)  or ( Airports Fiji Bus guide) ]

  1. Buses in Suva City and surrounding suburbs go almost everywhere, an interactive bus time table is available at https://lta.com.fj/bustimetable   .

OVERSEAS travelers who wish to travel via public bus are required to purchase e-ticketing disposable cards which are available at the Vodafone outlet in the arrivals concourse area.

Disposable cards are also available for purchase on public buses.

These e-ticketing disposable cards are available in $2,$5, $10,$20, $50 and $100 denominations. They are recommended for passengers who do not use the public bus on a regular basis

 

3. What other ways can I get to Colo-I-Suva? What are the options? 

3.1 From Suva City

From the bus station catch the Tacirua express bus (white or yellow in colour) which is usually parked at the Flea Market (opposite the bus station). This bus will take you right to the front gate of Colo-i-Suva Rainforest Eco Resort which is opposite the Colo-i-Suva Police Post. The bus fare is $1.95 (express bus $2.00) and journey time varies from 25 -45 minutes.

A taxi fare from Suva City to Colo-I-Suva should cost you no more than FJD$15.00 to $18.00 (make sure you insist the driver puts on his meter!)

Always insist the meter is turned on and advise the driver you require a receipt at the end of your journey. If the driver tells you there are no meters and/or receipts in Fijian taxis – get another taxi!

 

3.2 From Pacific Harbour

There is an express bus service to Suva bus station with three bus tops in Pacific Harbour:

  1. Pearl Resort
  2. Uprising Resort
  3. Arts village along the Queens highway.

The journey time is approx. 45 - 65 minutes and the bus fare is between FJD $5.00 -$6.00.

Taxi Fare from Pacific Harbour Colo-I-Suva is approx. FJD $50.00  to $60.00

 **Many taxi drivers will want to charge you more, get a different taxi or negotiate the price down, if they do not have a meter, be assured you will pay too much

Always insist the meter is turned on and advise the driver you require a receipt at the end of your journey. If the driver tells you there are no meters and/or receipts in Fijian taxis – get another taxi (better still – take the vehicle rego/licence  number and record all details and advise us when you arrive  and we will report the driver)

3.3 From Nadi Town/ Nadi Airport

Transportation from Nadi town or Nadi airport is available by Express Bus services.

Please note we do not take any responsibility for changes in timetable or cancelled services.

Transport Pacific Limited  timetable from Nadi airport to Suva city bus terminal:

 

NADI AIRPORT

NADI TOWN

SIGATOKA

SIGATOKA

PACIFIC HABOUR

NAVUA

SUVA

 

 

DEPART

ARRIVE

DEPART

 

DEPART

ARRIVE

Express Daily

7.00am

7.20am

8.30am

8.45am

10.15am

10.35am

11.20am

Express Daily

7.25am

7.50am

9.00am

9.10am

11.00am

11.20am

12.05pm

Stage Daily

7.55am

8.25am

9.55am

10.10am

12.00pm

12.30pm

1.25pm

Express Daily

 

9.00am

10.10am

10.25am

11.55am

12.15pm

1.00pm

Stage Daily

8.55am

9.25am

11.25am

11.40am

1.30pm

2.00pm

2.55pm

Stage Daily

9.55am

10.25am

11.55am

12.10pm

2.00pm

2.30pm

3.25pm

Express Daily

12.40pm

1.00pm

2.10pm

2.25pm

3.55pm

4.15pm

5.00pm

Stage Daily

1.30pm

2.00pm

3.30pm

3.45pm

5.35pm

6.00pm

6.55pm

stage Sat/Sun

4.10pm

4.35pm

6.05pm

6.20pm

8.10pm

8.35pm

9.30pm

Express Daily

4.20pm

4.40pm

5.50pm

6.00pm

7.30pm

7.50pm

8.35pm

Stage Mon/Fri

4.55pm

5.20pm

6.50pm

7.05pm

8.55pm

9.25pm

10.20pm

Express Fri

5.30pm

5.50pm

7.00pm

7.15pm

8.45pm

9.05pm

9.50pm

Express Daily

6.00pm

6.20pm

7.30pm

7.45pm

9.15pm

9.35pm

10.20pm

Express Fri

6.30pm

6.50pm

8.00pm

8.10pm

9.40pm

10.00pm

1045pm 


The fare from Nadi Airport to Suva will cost you from FJD$16.45 up to $25.00

Contact information:

  • Nadi Branch: (679) 670 0044 /Suva Branch: (679) 3304366

Sunbeam Buses timetable from Nadi Airport to Suva city bus terminal:

 

NADI AIRPORT

NADI

SIGATOKA

PACIFIC HABOUR

SUVA

EXPRESS

9.00AM

9.30AM

10.50AM

12.35PM

1.30PM

EXPRESS

10.40AM

11.00AM

12.20PM

1.50PM

2.55PM

EXPRESS

11.40AM

12.00PM

1.20PM

2.05PM

3.50PM

EXPRESS

1.10PM

1.35PM

3.00PM

4.55PM

5.40PM

EXPRESS

2.45PM

3.05PM

4.15PM

6.00PM

7.00pm

 

The fare from Nadi Airport to Suva will cost you approx. FJD $17.80

Contact Information:

  • Nadi Airport : 9344411 /Suva : 3382122

Sunset Express timetable from Nadi Airport to Suva city bus terminal:

 

NADI AIRPORT

NADI

SIGATOKA

PACIFIC HABOUR

SUVA

EXPRESS

4.00am

4.15am

5.20am

6.30am

7.30am

EXPRESS

6.30am

7.10am

8.35am

10.00am

11.am

EXPRESS

10.00am

10.30am

11.45am

1.05pm

2.05pm

EXPRESS

3.45pm

4.10pm

5.20pm

6.40pm

7.40pm

EXPRESS

7.30pm

8.00pm

9.10pm

10.25pm

11.25pm

 

The fare from Nadi Airport to Suva will cost you FJD $15.50

Contact Information:

  • Mobile : 8685611 /Suva : 3100277

Taxi fares from Nadi to Suva

Fares vary greatly in cost and are rarely under FJD$200.00 but may cost between FJD$ 100.00 and FJD$250.00 depending on the taxi and their circumstances, it pays to compare prices and ‘shop around’.