Places in Taveuni
The local landowners of beautiful eastern Taveuni have rejected logging in favour of ecotourism, under the banner of the Bouma Environmental Tourism Project. Scenes for the 1991 movie Return to the Blue Lagoon were filmed at Bouma National Heritage Park’s Tavoro Waterfalls and at Lavena Beach.
Waiyevo, Somosomo & Around
This isn’t the most beautiful part of Taveuni, but it is a good place to get things done and holds most of the island’s facilities. It’s also politically important – Somosomo is the largest village on Taveuni and headquarters for the Tui Cakau (high chief of Taveuni).
Tips and articles
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