Press Release – Outrigger Hotels and Resorts
Outrigger on the Lagoon kids get behind the scenes as a ranger for a day at Kula Eco Park, the environmental showcase of the South Pacific and Fijis only wildlife park.MEDIA RELEASE
AUGUST 19, 2014
RARE WILDLIFE EXPERIENCE FOR FIJI’S KULA PARK RANGERS
Outrigger on the Lagoon kids get behind the scenes as a ranger for a day at Kula Eco Park, the environmental showcase of the South Pacific and Fiji’s only wildlife park.
Outrigger on the Lagoon . Fiji encourages guests aged 7 to 12 years to be Kula Park Rangers for a rare, hands-on experience with the island wildlife.
Cost is FJ$120 (approx NZD$76) which includes two way transport, lunch and drinks, a Kula Park Ranger Uniform shirt, digital photographs and 20 per cent government taxes.
Rangers help out in the Diet Centre where they make special food for the soft coral and tropical fish display and prepare diets and hand feed bird species such as the Kula Collared Lories. They also help give health checks to some of Fiji’s rarest iguanas and hand-feed baby animals such as lambs, goats (kids), peacock and quail chicks.
Kula Eco Park Rangers leave their mark in Fiji by planting a tree whose fruit is part of the diet of the many wild coloured Fruit Doves that visit the park.
All Ranger activities are supervised by senior staff members at all times.
A self guided tour of the park is also available for FJ$30 for adults (approx NZD$19) and FJ$15 for children up to 11 years with a family pass for two adults and two children FJ$80 (approx NZD$51).
Families booking before September 30 can stay at Outrigger on the Lagoon. Fiji for seven nights and only pay for four.
The seven night package starts from FJD$1680 (NZD$1071) for up to two adults and two children in a Superior Resort View room, from FJD$2359 (NZD$1503) in a Deluxe Ocean View room and from FJD$2961 (NZD$1888) in a free-standing Plantation Bure.
Valid for stays from October 7, 2014 to March 31, 2015 (with the exclusion of December 24 to January 7), the package includes children’s meals and four days of complimentary child minding provided by the resort’s dedicated Meimei nanny service.
Bookings are subject to availability and can be made direct via : http://www.outrigger.com/fijifamily7
Accommodation is subject to availability. *NZD rates may alter slightly due to currency fluctuations.
About Outrigger Enterprises Group
Outrigger Enterprises Group is one of the largest and fastest growing privately-held leisure lodging, retail and hospitality companies operating in the Asia-Pacific, Oceania and Indian Ocean regions. As part of its unique hospitality offering, the values-based company extends exceptional hospitality and authentic cultural experiences, incorporating local traditions and customs into the guest experience at each of its properties worldwide. Guided by more than 67 years of family leadership, Outrigger runs a highly-successful, multi-branded portfolio of hotels, condominiums and vacation resort properties, including Outrigger® Resorts, OHANA® Hotels and Resorts, Embassy Suites®, Holiday Inn®, Best Western®, Wyndham Vacation Ownership® and Hilton Grand VacationsTM. Currently, Outrigger operates and/or has under development 44 properties with approximately 11,000 rooms located in Hawaii; Australia; Guam; Fiji; Thailand; Mauritius, Vietnam; and Hainan Island, China. For on-line information, log on at http://www.outrigger.com/about-us#tab-outrigger-enterprises-group and http://www.outrigger.com/.