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Lawai Pottery Village

Sigatoka Valley Road, Sigatoka, Viti Levu, Fiji
+679 831 9729
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“kava ceremony” (12 reviews)
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Sigatoka Valley Road, Sigatoka, Viti Levu, Fiji
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+679 831 9729
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"cultural experience"
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"demonstration"
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"buying"
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"dancing"
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

This is a local pottery village run by local people. If you buy something at here, all the money goes to the local community. Also, you can watch some performance and dance with local people too.

Thank minimize940314
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

We did a visit to the local school followed by a tour of the pottery village. The school was great and the ladies at the pottery village put on a great show of traditional ceremony and songs. We were asked to ‘donate’ to the villiage...More

Thank Beach756
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

We loved our time in the village. We were shown around the village by one of the villagers who had lived her whole life there. She told us of raising her 6 children in the village and the problems the villagers face today. After having...More

Thank Jodiemac02
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

We arrived at Eva's Beauty Spa and had my hair braided and bought many souvenirs which are already treated so you can take them home. Massages were good too. After that we went to the Lawai Village and watched the women do a ceremony which...More

1  Thank Mandy J
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

The village puts on a small show for tourists, involving a simple pottery demonstration, some singing and dancing, and some kava drinking (which all are encouraged to partake in--three times). The kava isn't very authentic (ie not alcoholic), so even kids can have a taste....More

Thank alittleharsh
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

When we arrived we were the only people there so had a personal tour of the Church and then to the hall to be given the welcome to the Village. We were given a Kava ceremony and then a Bula song. The ladies did a...More

Thank kate227837
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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We went very late in the afternoon and were the only ones there. The women of the village are lovely and they do a wonderful performance of Fijian songs and a kava ceremony, which we loved. What we didn't like was the guilt trip we...More

1  Thank ehagarty
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

While the rest of my group shopped in sigatoka Sam brought me here where I tagged onto a group of strangers and had a pretty fun time.

Thank Yorkiekiwi
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Nice to visit Lawai Village.Pottery making interesting, but quality was average. Take care in buying unglazed...you might not get it back through customs.

Thank D2958URpeter
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Very welcoming and each step was explained so felt comfortable. Got what was expecting with the songs and demonstration. Don't have to buy any pottery but that was part of the reason we went there. All things fired so no problem with customs to fly...More

1  Thank Sue-Ellen J
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