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Vatukarasa Village

Sigatoka, Viti Levu, Fiji
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Ranked #7 of 8 Attractions in Sigatoka
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
Owner description: Historic Fijian Village
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Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
Owner description: Historic Fijian Village
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

A good section of carvings - not overpriced. Rating does not include good (goes from average to very good)

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Avoca Beach, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Loved the village, the village people were so helpful, which made shopping a fun experience. The fresh produce from the markets was so affordable and Yummy! It's a great place to stock up on Alcohol, Snack Food and great Gift wear to choose from.

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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We had a great time, well looked after, they are friendly, lots of smiles we did the Kava thing with the chief at Vatukarasa got to go out on the reef fishing with the local boys and they educated us on the reef life , once back at Vatukarasa village they prepared us lunch with tropical fruits, veges, fish and... More 

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Cessnock, Australia
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

It was great to get to one of the local villages and get to see around and how other people live away from resorts in this idyllic part of the world. everybody made us feel very welcome and we had about 10 local kids shadowing us. also getting to try kava what very worthwhile vinaka

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Suva, Fiji
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

the ideal Fijian village with a lot of friendly people and warm hospitality that will blow you away. And also where the Baravi Handicraft is located where we bought a lot of souvenirs. Just awesome to check out and you wont regret it.

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Forster, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

GO and be amazed - Don't take anything for granted at your home - The villagers are beautiful people and the kids love lollies and small gifts. A must visit - We made a $100fd donation to the church...

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

We did the tour to the Vatukarasa Village and was impressed with the information provided by the tour guide. The tour included a visit to the school and was amazing to see the young kids who were in boarding school. Any donations to the school was appreciated & the kids went into a frenzy to receive the small donations of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Enjoyed the local markets and shopping district Did not enjoyed getting pounced on by the local Indian salespersons when looking at the items for sale, at least the Fijian salespersons gave you time to look at the items and if you had questions they then came over for assistance

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Cairns, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

As a Early Childhood Educator in Australia, I was keen to meet with the local Kindergarten to see the area and take things they needed. I spoke with the reosrt where I was staying before I left Australia and they told me that the Kindergarten needed posters and reading books. I got a collection of clothing for all of the... More 

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Noosaville, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

We visited this beautiful village on the 25/10/12. We chose this village as this was the girls from our resort home. What an overwhelming experience. We went into Sigatoka and bought crayons, pencils, chalk, books etc for their kindy. When we gave them to the teacher Amelia she started to cry which made us all a bit emotional. A young... More 

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