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We are delighted to welcome you to Paradise Courses.

Once you’ve decided which course you want to book, just click onto that course page (all of them are set out below) : each one has it’s own individual booking form.

If you are just asking for more information, just use the much shorter CONTACT US form and we’ll get straight back to you.

In order to secure your booking, a non-refundable deposit of $400 per person is required.  If there is more than one person on your form, please allow for their deposit as well as yours when you authorise the payment. Our full terms and conditions can be seen here.

At the moment we just ask for a $400 deposit. As soon as we have reached the required minimum numbers we will confirm the course and you can go ahead and purchase your flights. Your deposit is fully refundable if the course does not happen. (We ask you to wait for us to confirm the course because, depending on what class of flight you book, airlines will normally only issue a credit or sometimes no refund at all.)

PLEASE NOTE that all our payments are processed through Flightbiz, Cremorne and if you choose to pay by credit card, your credit card statement will show Flightbiz Cremorne next to your remittance.


By category


Collage workshop with Gina : July 28 – Aug 4

COURSE CONFIRMED. Award winning Tasmanian artist Gina brings her unique approach to Fiji for a collage workshop. Collecting images, playing with the original intent, she explores the beauty, humour and mystery in people and their surroundings. It is inherently a poetic process forming new connections between disparate items taken out of context. Specific exercises help you discover your own story to express, in your own way without fear. A sense of fun, quirky outcomes and sharing is encouraged.

  • Tony White watercolour week in Fiji

Watercolours: Simple Strong and Striking with Tony White Nov 2 – 9, 2019

SPECIAL OFFER: Book both Tony White and Annette Raff the following week Nov 9 - 16, and get a 15% discount ($585 on twin shared rooms).

This workshop is designed to take the edge off of the often-daunting, maddening world of Watercolour Painting. Simply focusing on tone, composition and above all, FUN, we’ll be producing simple, strong and striking scenes featuring the surrounding landscape and seascape as well as some prepared exercises.


Yoga Works 200 Hour Destination Training July 7 – Aug 2, 2019

Join Alicia Cheung and Oliver Reinsch on a trip of a lifetime to Fiji. Immerse yourself in a yoga training and become a part of the island lifestyle with snorkeling, SUP, authentic Fijian outdoor meals and breathtaking ocean views! Meeting over the course of 25 days, each day will include practice, instruction and discussion in a peaceful yogic setting.

  • Carol Knaap yoga retreat in Fiji

Yoga retreat with Carol Knaap: August 17 – 24 2019

COURSE CONFIRMED. The retreat provides an escape from everyday life, allowing you to return refreshed, relaxed and renewed. With twice-daily practices the outcomes of your practice are amplified. You can attend as many or as few sessions as you wish. There will also be plenty of free time to relax, absorb and reflect.

Therapeutic hatha yoga – kids go free – with Liz Bennett, August 24 – 31 2019

KIDS GO FREE. Bringing together a well- tuned knowledge of the body through physiotherapy and hatha yoga, Liz teaches in a diverse and deeply insightful style that encourages you to explore your body and discover your strength and stability through breath and body awareness with movement. During this retreat you will develop skills in your nervous system to feel and integrate your body, breath and mind; to move with more ease, and to nurture your lightness and power as you walk through life.

Music and singing

A choral workshop With Rachel Hore 16 – 23 November 2019

Rachel’s Choral workshop in Fiji is a joyous week in a beautiful location: a feast of workshops wrapped up in a holiday in Fiji. In the mornings, everyone comes together to learn and practice songs in 3 and 4 part harmony, singing from Rachel’s collection of contemporary Australian, gospel and world music songs.

Diving and snorkeling

  • Snorkeling and Diving Courses in Fiji

Fiji Dive Package – great combination of sites

The Northern isles of Fiji make for a rich cultural experience different from the rest of Fiji. Combining this with world class diving Daku Resort and Paradise Taveuni have come together to offer a combo package for the adventurous traveler willing to go off the beaten track.

  • Snorkelling with the sergeant majors at Split Rock

Guided snorkeling with marine biology lectures

The reefs around Vanua Levu provide some of the most rewarding snorkelling in the world - a chance to see the famous soft corals of Fiji, swim amongst clouds of sergeant majors, anthias, damsel fish and jack fish, and see sharks, rays and turtles.


Other adventures – Oxbridge Alumni forum; Birdwatching

  • Fiji Cycle Tours

Fiji cycle tour August 2018 and August 2019

A trip run by Escape Adventures, a small dynamic New Zealand company with destinations all over the world. The Fiji Islands 9 day cycle tour is a fascinating journey through rural Fiji, encountering lush rain forests, mountains, beaches and the unsurpassed hospitality of Fijian villages.

Oxbridge Alumni Forum in Fiji August 31 – September 5

A gathering of Oxbridge alumni from all around the world – USA, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Fiji for our fourth long weekend Fiji forum. It’s a it’s a rare opportunity to hear people with a lifetime’s experience in their field lay out some parts of their knowledge. It makes for a rich cross-referencing of thoughts and ideas in much the same way as we once did in the JCR or in late night discussions in our own rooms at college.

Birdwatching in Fiji : Flexible Course Dates

Birdwatching in Fiji offers the opportunity to see a number of tropical birds in their natural habitat. Our island, Vanua Levu, is home to a large number of birds, including the rare silktail which is found in the eastern end of the island.

Contact Us

Phone: (+61) (02) 8094 1613