Lifou's Vanilla House

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AUD $75.99 / Adult (ages 13 and over)
AUD $49.99 / Child (ages 12 and under)
Lifou, New Caledonia
Easy Activity Level
Minimum age 3 years
2.0 hours
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Taking to the road for this sweet-smelling tour, you’ll pass through Xýpýnýhý and Kumo settlements, peppered with traditional homes and magnificent flowering gardens and palm trees, before making your way to Hnathalo. Your final destination is the Maison de la Vanille or Vanilla House. Here, you’ll learn about the cultivation, preparation and history of this sweet-smelling plant throughout the Loyalty Islands.

Visit the vanilla processing plant, where you can learn about the drying and exporting process of the vanilla beans, before having the opportunity to visit the onsite shop to pick up a memento from your visit. Don’t forget to try a delicious vanilla-flavoured coffee. You can also enjoy a stroll through the plantation and tropical forest to Oni Wael, where you can see a variety of animals including coconut crabs, bats and pigs.