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Freshwater Plantation

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Open Now: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Great restaurant

We went for lunch and they had a buffet meal. Great value for 2,500vt included desserts. Many... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
evrisamting
Eat the Food, Drink the wine & DO THE TOURS!

Klaus and Maria have done amazing things here at this very special and unique spot on the beautiful... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
luluAustralia
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The only cave and plantation experience in northern Vanuatu. Short boat trip from Santo Island to Aore Island. Explore the bat cave and easy walking trails, as well as goats, ducks, chickens everywhere. Stay 2 hours or all day. Budget priced and...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Guest pick up location: San Michel Landing, Santo Island, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I popped over for an afternoon by myself one Sunday and really enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere. Love music, delicious food at the buffet and both the hosts are lovely, making a point each to come and speak with me individually. The grounds are quite nice...More

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Maria R, Owner at Freshwater Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review. Will be a great help to future travellers, especially younger guests.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went for lunch and they had a buffet meal. Great value for 2,500vt included desserts. Many different items to choose. Next we will tackle the bat cave

Thank evrisamting
Maria R, Owner at Freshwater Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review.

Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Klaus and Maria have done amazing things here at this very special and unique spot on the beautiful Aore Island. We've visited several times and enjoyed every minute of this oasis of rolling lawns, majestic trees and gardens. We enjoyed amazing lunches and yes we...More

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Maria R, Owner at Freshwater Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Hi Lucy, Always a delight to have you & Mark visit. Great to see you back again. Love your passion for life, Santo and Freshwater Plantation:-)

Reviewed 17 September 2018

We didn't take any tours & were the only people having lunch, but the service was good, the food tasty, lovely grounds & friendly owners. Nice place to visit for a half day out.

Thank BPato
Maria R, Owner at Freshwater Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review. We appreciate it.

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our your and lunch at freshwater plantation. Our guide Stanley was really lovely and informative. Definitely recommend having a look at fresh water plantation while in Santo. The food is devine also!

Thank kirstynsimonsen
Maria R, Owner at Freshwater Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thanks for your great review ! Appreciated.

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

What an amazing trip we have had today to Freshwater Plantation; Aore Island. From being collected from Santo by boat, to the welcome we received at Freshwater, and the tour and lunch; everything was 5 star. The staff catered to our individual requirements. My husband...More

Thank janice172
Maria R, Owner at Freshwater Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thanks Janice. We will show your lovely comments to the staff. They will be thrilled !

Reviewed 1 August 2018

My friend and I did the plantation ramble and had a really lovely day! Learned a lot about the uses of native plants, explored the bat cave and climbed up to an amazing viewing platform, and made many other fun pit stops on our tour....More

Thank Georgia C
Maria R, Owner at Freshwater Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thanks for your visit !

Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

From the very outset, this has been a great Vanuatu activity. I contacted the owners on Facebook the night before and got a prompt, friendly and helpful set of replies. Book or enquire in advance. We cycled from Aore Resort (about 20 minutes) and arrived...More

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Maria R, Owner at Freshwater Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Thank you so much for your review Craig. A great help to future travellers.

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Today a group of us visited Freshwater Plantation on Aore island and enjoyed amazing hospitality and a tour of the property. The tour included caves with miniature bats and a climb to get fabulous views over to Santo. It finished with chocolate balls to die...More

Thank JPDork
Maria R, Owner at Freshwater Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review! We appreciate it. Yes, we are thrilled to offer accommodation now.

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Had a great tour of bat cave and plantation. Stanley was a very informative and passionate guide. A must do. Great value. Thanks to the staff for finding our camera

Thank loubelou1212
Maria R, Owner at Freshwater Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Thank for your review. Stanley just beamed when told your comment about him. We are grateful to our staff for their honesty in finding and reporting your lost camera.

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GetawayKat
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Hi, yes we accept credit cards, A$ or Vatu
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