Ovalau is the principal island and seat of local government of the Lomaiviti Islands in Fiji.

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Epi's tours

Epi comes from Lovoni, the village in the middle of the crater that makes up Ovalau. Married to an English woman, he has been taking people on tours to Lovoni for around 16 years. The tours vary depending on the weather and what you want to see or do, but includes a traditional Fijian lunch using local produce, and a tour of the village and the surrounding countryside. Epi's tours can be booked through your accommodation on Ovalau (by phone or email), or Ovalau Watersports.

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Levuka Homestay

Levuka Homestay is run by a laid-back Australian couple, John and Marilyn. There are four rooms, three with a double bed, and one with a double and single bed. Each room is on a separate level and has its own verandah. The rooms have polished floors, ceiling fan, refrigerator, en suite bath, outside veranda, and private entrance. A very full breakfast is included.

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Bobo's Farm

A family home in the middle of the rain forest. The owner will take you to the beach, sandbanks, nearby islands, snorkelling, spear fishing and has an extensive knowledge of the surrounding flora and fauna. The journey to Bobo's Farm can take a bit as it's literally on the other side of the island, but is well worth doing.

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Royal Hotel

The oldest hotel still standing in Fiji, this hotel has plenty of character and authentic old furniture and decorations throughout. Each room is different, and is good for the budget traveler.

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Ovalau Holiday Resort

Simple basic seaside bungalows reached by taxi or carrier from Levuka, Price for whole cottages (sleeps 4) start at around FJD90.

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Silana Village Backpackers and Cottages

Arovudi, reached by taxi or carrier from Levuka, Tentsites dorm and cottages available near white coral sand beach.

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The village of Lovoni lies in the center of the islands volcanic crater and is a lush and fertile valley.

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Sights here include white coral sand beach, local village life, village green, church and temple.

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Leleuvia Island

A beautiful coral cay about a 45 minute boat ride from Levuka.

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Source: wikivoyage