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Lawai Pottery Village: Tours & Tickets

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Sigatoka Valley Road, Sigatoka, Viti Levu, Fiji
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Reviewed June 25, 2019 via mobile

So some reviews say you can buy the same items in Denarau cheaper but they are made in China. Hello made in China is not authentic and the locals don’t get the money. We found it very eye opening and we had a seven year...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank GarryHardaker
Reviewed May 29, 2019 via mobile

The village is close to Singatoka so it’s easily accessible. We went on a tour of the village and learnt some facts about it. We were then brought into the hall and had a Kava ceremony. They show you how they make the pottery and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 23, 2019

After being greeted by a male guide, my mother and I were shown around the village where it was greatly reiterated that donations were accepted. Following this, we were invited to a ‘community hall’ for a welcoming ritual which involved singing and a kava ceremony....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

We visited Lawai independently (not with a tour) - even though we were not expected the village women were very welcoming and quickly rallied to give us a demonstration of the pottery making. Be prepared to give a donation as they charge no entry fee....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 143cathyt
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Found the village people very welcoming. We sang, we had kava, we danced and then had the opportunity to purchase pottery.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank V6936ICroberts
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

I read reviews today and my experience was the same as the last person who gave it a terrible review. Also they’re a bit sexist. I understand that’s their culture but as the single Mum who worked really beeping hard to take her children there,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KCandC0
Reviewed May 18, 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.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank minimize940314
Reviewed November 7, 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

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed March 10, 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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Jodiemac02
Reviewed February 16, 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

Date of experience: February 2017
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No it is not open on sundays - only from monday to saturday
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debw209
March 29, 2015|
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there is no cover charge if you come into the village on your own; if you come as part of a resort or hotel tour be expected to pay
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