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Coral Coast Tour with Market Visit & Pottery Demonstration

By Valentine Travel
Price was undefined, price is now NZ$135
Free cancellation available
6h 30m
Printed Voucher
Instant confirmation
Selective hotel pickup
Multiple languages
Cleanliness and safety

Highlights

  • Chance to discover the Coral Coast with a local in the know

  • Scenic drive through Sigatoka with a local market visit

  • Impressive architecture of Sigatoka's Hare Krishna Temple

  • Insight into traditional methods for crafting pottery

  • Opportunity to partake in a customary kava ceremony

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided tour of the Coral Coast

  • What's included

    Admission fees

  • What's included

    Drinks, bottled water and snacks

  • What's included

    Roundtrip transport to and from your Nadi or Denarau hotel

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English

  • What's excluded

    Lunch

Cleaning and safety practices

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  • Contactless tickets
  • Vehicles and venues disinfected
  • Social distancing

Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 4 and younger are complimentary.

  • Children aged 12 and younger must be accompanied by a paying adult.

  • Please notify the tour operator in advance if you will be accompanied by a child requiring a car seat.

  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place

  • Hotel pick-up is available from most centrally located Nadi and Denarau hotels. Please arrange pick-up from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel foyer 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.

What you can expect

Discover the real Fiji on a half-day exploration of the Coral Coast. Bargain like a local at the market in Sigatoka, learn about traditional methods for crafting Fijian pottery, and take part in a customary kava ceremony .

After you're picked up from your hotel, cruise past the island's southern beaches as you make your way along the Coral Coast. Cut inland at the Sigatoka River to reach the town of the same name, cruising through the village on your way to the bustling local market. Check out colourful heaps of tropical produce and seasonal fruit, and then continue on to the Lawai Pottery Village.

The villagers greet you with a traditional kava ceremony, pounding the kava root to make an earthy liquid and then sharing the drink as a sign of welcome. After the ceremony, watch the locals at work crafting pottery from the silty clay of the riverbed. Learn how local plants like eucalyptus resin are used to glaze and decorate these traditional. wares. Before you head back to your hotel, check out Sigatoka's massive Hare Krishna temple, which sits perched on a hilltop overlooking the river below.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travellers

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Hand sanitiser provided

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Location

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Activity Location

  • Coral Coast

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Hotel Pickup
  • Nadi Western Division
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Sigatoka
  • Sigatoka
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Denarau Island Western Division
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