Summary

The Ministry of Health has confirmed 17 cases of dengue fever in the Macuata district in Vanua Levu. See Health.

The Department of Environment has partially lifted a ban prohibiting the public from fishing and carrying out recreational activities in areas contaminated from a sewage spill. Fishing and swimming is now permitted from the mouth of Rewa River to the Fiji Development Bank foreshore.

The Cunningham River, Vatuwaqa River and Laqere River extending seawards to 500m from the high water mark are still declared as “no fishing and no swimming zones”. Take extra care in these areas.

Cyclone season is from November to April and may result in flooding, landslides and disruption to infrastructure and essential services. See Tropical Cyclones and follow local warnings.

Around 25,000 British nationals visit Fiji every year. Most visits to Fiji are trouble-free.

Take care when visiting isolated locations, especially if you are on your own. There have been serious cases of sexual assaults against foreign women in Fiji. See Crime

There is a low threat from terrorism.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.