Colo-i-Suva Forest Reserve

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Colo-i-Suva Forest Reserve
IUCN category II (national park)
Colo-i-Suva big waterfall
The biggest waterfall in the park.
Location Viti Levu, Fiji
Nearest city Suva
Coordinates 18°3′50.91″S 178°24′12.98″E / 18.0641417°S 178.4036056°E / -18.0641417; 178.4036056
Area 4.97 km2 (1.92 sq mi)[1]
Established 1952

Colo-I-Suva Forest Park is a nature reserve near Suva, Fiji. It offers hiking trails, swimming, and birdwatching.

History[edit]

Colo-i-Suva rope-swing
The rope-swing and swimming hole are the main reasons why some Suva residents visit the park.

Established in 1872, Colo-i-Suva Forest National Park in Fiji is a two and a half square kilometres of verdant rain-forests renowned for tropical flora and birds. There are about four and a half kilometres of natural trails ploughing through the forests and natural water bodies to swim in.

The Waisila Creek flows through the Colo-i-Suva Forest National Park in Fiji making its way to Waimanu River. It is the water catchment for Nausori and Nasinu creek.

African mahogany, planted in the 1940s and 1950s, stands apart from the older native vegetation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Colo-i-suva forest reserve | Protected Planet". www.protectedplanet.net. Retrieved 28 May 2017.