Cottage is located at
is a landmark in Ovalau's history. The cliff was targetet in 1849
by Captain Erskine of the HMS Havannah to impress the Fijian
Chiefs with the power his ship’s cannon.
was shot at again in 1874 by the naval guns of the H.M.S. Pearl
under Commodore Goodenough during the anexiation ceremony of Fiji
to become part of the British Empire.
The scars in the rock
face are still visible.
was designated a historic town in 1989 by the National
Trust of Fiji. It has been inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site
in 2013 for its significants as a historical port town and having
been the first permanent european settlement
in the south pacific islands.
was Fiji's firts capital from 1874 until 1883 when the capital
a lush tropical volcanic island of about 100 square kilometres
surrounded by large coral reefs. Today the population is
approximately 3000 and it is still the administrative, educational
and agricultural centre of the Lomaiviti group.
and Ovalau are still of the main tourist track, but its a
destination to experience the real Fiji. Even it appears to be a
place off 100 years ago, all important infrastructure is found in
Supermarkets, grocery stores, bakeries, hardware &
clubs, café and restaurants, churches,
museum and library, post office, document and freight couriers,
internet access, banks, customs & immigration and a new
Accommodations, tours and activities, daily
ferry and flight services.
Location on Google
weather is a
coastal tropical maritime climate with no extreme temperature
The summer from November till April is warm and
humid with calm and sunny days often with short but heavy
afternoon or night showers. The warmest and calmest is
February/March with Temperatures are around 30 Celsius.
from May til October bring dryer south east trade winds that
can cause the evenings to be cool and windy. August usually is the
coldest month temperatures can drop just under 20 Celsius on
Road and Sea
Express Bus trip along the Coral Coast, takes about 3.5 hours and
cost is 16 Fiji Dollars. There are two major bus companies:
Sunbeam Express www.sunbeamfiji.com
Pacific Transport www.pacifictransport.com.fj
to Levuka, by
Patterson Brothers Shipping a bus and ferry service.
departs Suva Main bus Station at 1 PM (find Paterson Bus opposite
the Flea Market). The bus takes about 2 houres to Natovi Landing,
gets onto the ferry for a 60 min crossing, then another ouround
the island to Levuka.
and ticket office at Epsworth House, Nina Street, Suva,
331 5644 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
. FJ$ 35 one way
Taxi from Levuka town to Oniviro is F$
Air Services flights to Levuka
Monday to Saturday, departing Nausori (Suva) Airport at 8.00 AM
for a 12 minute flight
Return flight to Nausori at 8.40am.
Bookings online or by phone +679 9958162. FJ$80.00 one way
more information contact:
(+679) 344 0166
Cottage, PO Levuka, Fiji Islands