La vanille joyeuse

Happy Vanilla Tour

Botanical in Lifou
  • Visit to a vanilla plantation, sale of vanilla beans and handicrafts.

  • The cultivation of vanilla was introduced to Lifou in 1860 by the English reverend Samuel McFarlane, who brought some plants from Madagascar on his ship. Nowadays, more than 120 producers and a large number of planters supply a 100 % natural vanilla: Lifou's "brown gold". The Mu tribe, in the south of the island, received the first vanilla plants, and, at the same time, the first missionaries. With great enthusiasm, Lues will tell you all about the history of Lifou's vanilla and reveal the...
    The cultivation of vanilla was introduced to Lifou in 1860 by the English reverend Samuel McFarlane, who brought some plants from Madagascar on his ship. Nowadays, more than 120 producers and a large number of planters supply a 100 % natural vanilla: Lifou's "brown gold". The Mu tribe, in the south of the island, received the first vanilla plants, and, at the same time, the first missionaries. With great enthusiasm, Lues will tell you all about the history of Lifou's vanilla and reveal the secrets of its cultivation.
  • Environment
    • Village centre
  • Spoken languages
    • French
  • Groups (Max capacity)
    • 2  Person (s) mini
    • 10  Maximum number of people
  • Activities
    • Minimum age (in years) :  7
    • Maximum age (in years) :  77
Rates
Payment methods
  • Check
  • Cash
  • Rates
    Guided tour of the vanilla plantation: 1 000 XPF
Openings
  • From January 1, 2024
    until March 31, 2024
  • All year
  • From January 1, 2025
    until March 31, 2025
  • Monday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sunday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. only
  • Monday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sunday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. only
  • Monday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sunday
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. only
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