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Address: Naroro, Sigatoka, Viti Levu, Fiji
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+679 652 0818
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Tour this restored ancient fort where you'll learn about pre-colonial Fiji...

Tour this restored ancient fort where you'll learn about pre-colonial Fiji life and enjoy great views from two lookout points.

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National archeological site

Tavuni Hill Fort is a semi restored ancient Fijian fort and is a National Archeological Site. It is about 4 km west from Sigatoka on the top of a hill on a small peninsula - just... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 19, 2016
KarolaRS
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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

overgrown, paths a bit worn out and not always open. But the climb to the top along the old paths is great and some amazing views there. No signage, tracks a bit worn out, view point is rickety verging on dangerous, nothing really explaining what this site is and it is a shame. Could be so much better if the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 537 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Tavuni Hill Fort is a semi restored ancient Fijian fort and is a National Archeological Site. It is about 4 km west from Sigatoka on the top of a hill on a small peninsula - just past Naroro village. It is an option to spend an afternoon and learn some Fijian History.

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Thank KarolaRS
Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

We had hired a taxi driver for the day to take us to the Coral Coast area. We had areas we wanted to see and do, but also asked him for other ideas. He wanted to take us to Tavuni Hill Fort. While there was an entrance fee of FJ$12.00 it was a shame the money is not going into... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful views from the top of the fort and an interesting history however the paths are very poorly kept and some of the wooden structures are falling down. I'd give the viewing platform a miss as it was crooked and the drop underneath is pretty steep if it was to give way.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016

Historical site with an amazing view, but poorly maintained and grass is overgrown. Sad that with a historical site that visitors are allowed to trample all over the mounds, more work on preservation should be carried out.The site platform is dangerous and would not recommend anyone to walk onto it for fear of it collapsing unless they repair it. For... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

Rough track. Not maintained. Most markers didn't show anything really. Great view from the top though. Somewhat interesting but too expensive for what you see.

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1 Thank ChellaBella05
Suvainiskis, Lithuania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit. Is a little run down but still very interesting and a historical treasure of Fiji. Open Monday to Saturday from about 0830 to 1700 depending a little on numbers I get the impression......worth the 5km trip from Sigatoka.

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1 Thank Warren B
Ohio
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2016

This place IS NOT for young children at all! My kids got so bored will on this trip. I think it was fun but dont bring Young children

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1 Thank happysunshine728
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19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

We went out on our own today exploring. We were on the hunt for two places. One is the Tuveni hillfort. This is the place were a Tongan chief settled when he left to come to Fiji in 1800s. The settlement is on a beautiful outcropping of limestone high above the Sigatoka river just north of Sigatoka. There are yavus... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2015

This is a really interesting place to visit. A slice of history of the local area, well signposted and informative. A bonus is a stunning view of the Sigatoka River below.

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