Ovalau, Lomaiviti.... ...the heart of Fiji
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Living in Levuka
- things to do
Take a stroll along the main road of Levuka and you feel
yourself moved back to an other era of time. There are many
sites and buildings of historical interest.
buildings are in typical British Colonial style, such as Sacred
Heart Church and Navoka Methodist Church both built in the
1860s, the museum and the library, the Town Hall built 1898, St.
John's College, Marist Convent School, and the Ovalau Club.
The Cession Site, where the Deed of Cession was signed, Niukaube
Hill (the former location of Ratu Seru Cakobau's court and
parliament house), Bishop's Tomb (where Fiji's first and second
Roman Catholic bishops are entombed), are more places of
Go to the Levuka Community Centre and
get a Levuka brochure, it has a
town map and important info. The staff at the
centre can explain about tours and day trips.
same building is the
it displays an interesting collection of
A good start may be the Historical Walking
Tour offered by the Centre daily. Take a guided tour
with local historian Tabaki Metuisela and hear about the
town's magnificent history.
A Peak Walk
with Noa Vueti aka Nox, takes you up the mountain peak
behind Levuka. Experience fantastic views of the
town and surrounding reef - a great photo opportunity
from the stunning peaks above Levuka town.
Nox can be
contacted via Levuka Homestay.
Tour with Epi The village of Lovoni lies in the
center of the islands volcanic crater and is a lush and fertile
valley. Hear well known tour guide, Epi Bole, recounts this
history and much more on his fascinating Lovoni Village Tour.
Silana Village Tour, experience coastal village
scenery, witness a typical Fijian way of life. Dont miss the
Bure Kalou (temple of spiritual worship), a relict of the past
and hike to the ancestral village in the mountains.
for a day trip. Bobo will show you the farm and the water
slides in the rainforest and provide delicious lunch.
More to do.....
trips to islands
A guide to Levuka and Ovalau
Levuka, Ovalau, Fiji Islands
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