Orchid Island is the perfect example of a combined effort of nature of man and nature. It is a natural river formation which has been transformed into a truly splendid tourist attraction. As you enter the island, you will see the beautiful pagan temple called Bure Kalou. It rises to an admirable height of 50 ft and presents a commendable view. Not only is this place famous for its colorful flora, but also for its culture and handicrafts because of which many refer to Orchid Island as 'Mini Fiji'. Visit the famous Fijian Cultural center from where you can take a ride in a dugout canoe that will take through Fijian villages where you can see local people making bark cloth and basket weaving. This also makes it a good place to shop for local handicrafts.