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All but a few beachfront resorts have canoes, kayaks, small sailboats, sailboards, and other toys for their guests' amusement. Since most of these properties sit beside lagoons, using these craft is not only fun, it's relatively safe.

Sea kayaking is popular among Fiji's many small islands. Tamarillo Tropical Expeditions (tel. 877/682-5433 in the U.S., 4/2399 855 in New Zealand; www.tamarillo.co.nz) has guided 5- to 9-day kayak expeditions along the shore of Kadavu island.

Fiji has rivers long enough and swift enough for white-water rafting. The best is the Navua River on Viti Levu, which starts in the mountainous interior and flows swiftly down to a flat delta on the island's south coast. Local companies offer trips using traditional bilibilis (bamboo rafts) on the lower, slow-flowing section of the river. The outstanding Rivers Fiji (tel. 800/446-2411; www.riversfiji.com) uses inflatable rafts for white-water trips up in the highlands.

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.