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Address: Sigatoka, Viti Levu, Fiji
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Historic Fijian Village

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Interesting Little Village

My father visited the village 45 years before and I returned as the next generation with copies of photos he took. The elders in the village were very excited to see the old... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2016
TheStropp
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Capricorn Coast, QLD
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Capricorn Coast, QLD
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

My father visited the village 45 years before and I returned as the next generation with copies of photos he took. The elders in the village were very excited to see the old photos, most people in them had passed away, while others saw themselves as young children. I think this gave the visit a very personal touch for me... More 

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Thank TheStropp
Launceston, Australia
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94 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Love the kindergarten children singing. Great to see their way of life. The church and chiefs house etc. Give s good donation if visiting to go to the village people.

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Thank ChellaBella05
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

We were given a tour here when we stayed at the nearby Intercontinental resort with Tiki who worked at the resort. It was a lovely couple of hours having a look around and meeting the villagers, the Chief, the pigs and seeing the homes. It was a very, very hot day (take your water if you go) but nevertheless enjoyed... More 

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Thank Love-Having-Fun
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

Upon learning that most Fijian villages don’t own a car while we were holidaying in Fiji, my wife decided to pick up a lady who was hitch-hiking to Sigatoka. ‘Paula’ invited our family to her village and two days later we walked into Vatukarasa. Unfortunately, Paula was at work in the plantations and we were introduced to her children and... More 

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Thank Rowingboat
Wodonga, Australia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

Made a quick trip to Vatukarasa to visit Tima and the children at the kindergarten. Tima is an amazingly welcoming woman who runs a beautiful little school. The children were full of smiles and song and loved having visitors. We also bought souvenirs and body products from the Baravi store on Queens Road. Great prices and products and friendly staff.

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Thank Laura H
Redding, California
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50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

We had read several good things about the Baravi market, in this little village, several miles past Sigatoka. The village was quaint, but the shopping left a lot to be desired.

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Thank Elaine K
Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

The locals and their children were all so friendly and welcoming. Guided tour of the village with Gary Cooper and his gorgeous family. Loved this experience so much. Great souvenir shop across the road from the village, reasonably priced.

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Thank Cindy N
Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The locals from this village were heartfelt, open and very generous. We made great friendships with these locals.

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Thank JohnT61
Tauranga, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 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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