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Growing Cocoa - Organic Chocolate

Freshwater Plantation is the source for Vanuatu's Organic Aore Island Chocolate by award winning Aelan Chocolate. Cocoa has been growing on Aore Island since the early days of French plantations. Come and sample some of the many flavoured chocolates made include kava chocolate.


Aore Island Bat Cave

The Bat Cave on Aore Island is located on Freshwater Plantation just a short walk from the Plantation House and Restaurant. The cave comprises part of the Plantation Ramble guided tour which operates every day at 10am. It is home to a protected species of micro bats native to Vanuatu.


Plantation Tour

Join our informative guides as they take you through a unique interpretive experience of growing, fermenting and drying cocoa ready to be made into chocolate. The tour takes includes the Bat Cave and finished just in time for a delicious lunch at the Plantation House Restaurant.


Plantation House Restaurant

Freshwater's acclaimed restaurant offers a variety of local and international dishes freshly prepared from the local and farm produce. A fully licensed bar serves ice cold Tusker and imported beers and a range of excellent wines as well as exotic cocktails.


Swim and Snorkel

Bring your bathing and dive or snorkeling gear and enjoy the pristime azure waters off  Freshwater's Black Wharf. The reef abounds with colourful coral and fish life. A swim platform is provided for relaxing in the balmy tropical sunshine.



Freshwater Plantation provides some exclusive accommodations, including your own private beach fare with kayaks and swim platform. Suitable for couples looking for a very special private retreat. Not available through booking engines - ENQUIRE HERE.

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