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Fiji is a dream for active travelers who are into diving, snorkeling, swimming, boating, and other watersports. You can also play golf and tennis, or hike into the jungle-clad mountainous interiors of the islands. Kayaking is popular everywhere, and Fiji has river rafting. Good biking can be had along the many roads skirting colorful lagoons. Here's a brief rundown of my favorite active pursuits.

Some travel companies have tours combing several outdoor activities in one trip. For example, Colorado-based the World Outdoors (tel. 800/488-8483; www.theworldoutdoors.com) includes mountain biking, hiking, river rafting, sea kayaking, snorkeling, and sailing in its "Fiji Multi-Sport" tour. Travelwizard (tel. 800/330-8820; www.travelwizard.com) sells diving and surfing packages to Fiji and French Polynesia. Likewise Fiji Adventures tel. 866/755-3453; www.fijiadventures.com) has diving, surfing, river rafting, and windsurfing expeditions to Fiji.

On the Web, Gordon's Guide (www.gordonsguide.com) compiles adventure tours from around the world. It's a good place to search for Fiji-specific adventure trips in a variety of categories.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.