Enjoy the scenic drive to a vanilla plantation located on the main island of Vava’u. View the vanilla plants and learn the process of the change from vanilla plant to vanilla bean. At Ano Beach experience a taste of island life, where there will be a kava ceremony demonstration, tapa cloth making, weaving, ‘umu (Tongan traditional underground oven) and Tongan traditional dancing. Head from the village down to the warm clear waters and the lovely sandy beach of the Tongan Beach Resort to enjoy swimming and snorkelling amongst the coral formations and some light entertainment.
During the day, you will have the opportunity to spot a variety of sea birds, fruit bats swallows as well as stunning island scenery. You may be lucky enough to also spot a Tongan owl.
Tropical fruits with a glass of seasonal drink are provided. Please bring along an additional bottled water with you.
Local buses are used for transportation. These buses are very basic and have neither air-conditioning nor microphones
Snorkelling equipment is not provided.
To make your day as enjoyable as possible, please ensure that you wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, a hat, SPF30+ or higher factor sunscreen and bottled water.