Agritourism Operator: Tusavaka Marango

Business Name: Taloa Coffee Tour, Nasi Tuan

Email: tusa@nasituan.org

Location: Lenakel, North Tanna, TAFEA Province

Business Description: We offer accommodation and cultural tour and sightseeing in the island. The cost Accommodation and Tours. Price before COVID-19 is 2,500VT per head for single bungalow and 4,000 per adult for double bungalows. This is without meals. After COVID-19 price is the same but with meals. We source the foods we serve to our guests mostly from our gardens, wild harvest fish and prawns from the river, and get fish and lobster and other seafoods from the sea. We also hunt for coconut crabs and will birds and flying foxes and serve these as authentic and exotic meals. We provide a variety of tours which included, cultural tours to the villages and forests and introduce to visitors our water music performances, visit the volcano and the biggest lake in Vanuatu which is located on our island. After the pandemic we work in our coconut plantations to make copra to help maintain our bungalow. We continue to do gardening and have small livestock to sustain our livelihood. We have a valid Tourism Permit, Business Licence but we do not have a VFSC certificate for our business name.