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RE: staying on Namotu Island and Tavarau?« Reply #1 on: October 17 2006 23:10:00 »
namotu and tavarua island have rights all week to namotu left, restaraunts, and cloudbreak, if you stay at other resorts you can surf these breaks on a saturday until midday, after you sign an agreement and pay $10 to the island, other than that.. wilks, mini cloudbreak, and lighthouse rights is your only other option oh and desperations which is shit considering you have traveled all the way to fiji for a decent reef break...rendezvous have nice staff, good food, and its moderatly priced, the boat trips out are what get you $55 a go but you can surf as long as you want there is no pressure on you to come in. Or forget all that and spend $200 on a ticket to indo, gamble your life.. and get the waves of your life?...
Accommodation costs staying on Tavarua« Reply #2 on: November 22 2006 21:11:00 »
RE: staying on Namotu Island and Tavarau?« Reply #3 on: November 22 2006 21:11:00 »
Please provide best budget style places to stay at Tavarau
RE: staying on Namotu Island and Tavarau?« Reply #5 on: November 24 2006 12:11:00 »
What NONE of you whiners understand is what the groups that run Namotu and Tavarua have done for the local people.
Wonga, the head boatman from Namotu, has just been struck by a mysterious illness that has left him paralyzed from the neck down. Scotty, the GM of Namotu, will be flying him to Sydney for the medical help he cannot get in all of Fiji. As a Namotu regular I will sending something down to help with the costs.
The groups who lease the islands do not just pay the locals to work there. They are instead putting the money into the infrastructure, health, and education of the local tribes. I have seen where the boatmen and their families live, it was an honor to be invited to share their home, and they are stoked at what they have been able to accomplish with the help of the “greedy” Americans.
RE: staying on Namotu Island and Tavarau?« Reply #6 on: November 28 2006 04:11:00 »
yes please tell me
RE: staying on Namotu Island and Tavarau?« Reply #7 on: November 28 2006 14:11:00 »
Was there in October and just heard about his condition, and how horrible the hospitals are there,The locals are such great people and i am glad that the native tribes are helped finanially with every persons stay there.
RE: staying on Namotu Island and Tavarau?« Reply #8 on: June 03 2007 18:06:00 »
Was there surf at Namotu in Oct.
RE: staying on Namotu Island and Tavarau?« Reply #9 on: January 22 2008 22:01:00 »
We are flying out injuly for a week a namotu, from so cal. is there a hassle in bringing 3 boards?