We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Tuvalu Women's Handicraft Centre

Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Near the Airport, Funafuti, Tuvalu

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 6 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 1
  • 1
    Very good
  • 3
  • 0
  • 0
Wished I bought the boat carving

Only opened on days the plane comes in or the rare occasion that a cruise ship arrives. Lots of local handicrafts - standard necklaces and things made of shells and feathers. They... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2016
Funafuti, Tuvalu
Add Photo Write a Review

6 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 5: English reviews
Funafuti, Tuvalu
Level Contributor
50 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Only opened on days the plane comes in or the rare occasion that a cruise ship arrives. Lots of local handicrafts - standard necklaces and things made of shells and feathers. They had a boat carving that I wish I bought, but packing it would have been a pain!!!

1 Thank puck013
Raipur, India
Level Contributor
149 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I went to this place and it was worth seeing , u can visit the place only if u can fly from fiji ie nida or suva , there are jiji airlines as well as jet star flights too to reach here , there is another flight started from Port Moresby ie jet star as one of my friend recently... More 

Thank akshaymay2981
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Level Contributor
27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

This is right next to the tiniest international airport I ever visited, Funafuti International Airport. This is a center that women produce and sell handicrafts made out of sea shells and other stuff. Apart from this centre there is no other place to buy any souvenirs in this tiny Pacific Island nation. I bought a necklace which is a good... More 

1 Thank RangaLK
Level Contributor
111 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Located in a small shop right by the airstrip in the center of Funafuti. Local women sit sewing mostly children's clothes, but some other souvenir type stuff as well. Probably the only place to buy anything actually made in Tuvalu.

1 Thank Richard J
Tralee, Ireland
Level Contributor
673 reviews
333 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 394 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2014 via mobile

Worth a brief look Maybe to support the local economy But no fridge magnets sold here or anywhere on Island Mainly necklaces and shells Some t shirts If from Australia or New Zealand be careful as the customs might not let you bring this into that country because it might wreck the economy and destroy all wildlife etc etc !!!!... More 

1 Thank samboDublin

Travellers who viewed Tuvalu Women's Handicraft Centre also viewed

Been to Tuvalu Women's Handicraft Centre? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Tuvalu Women's Handicraft Centre staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?