Tanna Adventures – Rachel’s Restaurant

Splendid Views.
Unique Highlands Location.
Plat du Jour Meals.
Caters for up to sixteen (16) guests.

Tanna-Adventures | Rachel's Restaurant.

Rachel's Plat du Jour meals regularly feature in compliments received by Tanna-Adventures.

Outlook from Rachel's Restaurant.


Outlook Features.


Rachel's Restaurant is located at centrally on Rachel and Esso's property and lies at the heart of their tour operation. Located under a substantial Banyan tree, the restaurant is surrounded by Rachel's garden providing a colourful setting when in flower and includes a flat lawn that spreads out from the front, inviting guests to view the impressive landscapes.

To the South, directly in front, visitors are able to take in bush covered hills, valleys and striking ridge-lines that include the remarkable Mt Yasur Volcano. This is complemented by unfolding horizons to the east that include colourful dawn displays and expansive coastal views. The facility itself is located in a rural setting with Esso's Kastom village nearby and local subsistence farming and bush living provide a distinctively Ni-Vanuatu backdrop.

Rachel's Restaurant - Exterior.


Exterior Features.


Rachel's Restaurant is a substantial building that retains a tropical flavour with its split bamboo cladding and tin roof. Low lying to blend in with its surroundings, double doors open in front and combined with a bank of louvred windows maximises the view that extends in front.

Rachel's Restaurant - Interior.


Interior Features.


In the centre of the restaurant is a foundational trunk that has significant symbolic meaning to the Kapum family, and functions in the building as a major structural support to the roof. The walls are lined with hardwood boarding, blending with the diagonally laid bamboo along the top half. The combination with the leaf ceiling and exposed roof framing presents a tropical ambience to the interior.

Possessing four tables, each catering for four diners, allows the restaurant to serve up to sixteen (16) guests, although extra tables can be brought in as needed. Ample room is available around the central trunk to set a variety of table configurations.

Rachel's Restaurant - Cuisine.


Rachel's Cuisine.


Rachel's meals are constantly complimented on by guests, and meals are always "Plat du Jour" to make use of fresh seasonal produce. Featured around fish, chicken or beef, the dishes are a fusion of island and western cuisine making full use of the communities horticultural garden. Amy's garden also provides a wide variety of organic vegetables for a number of resorts on the island, with the rich volcanic soils of the highlands region ensuring produce that is full of flavour.

Traditional foods are not forgotten, and while most dishes on Tanna are served with rice, Rachel will include tastings of yams, taro, and banana cooked different ways if guests would like to taste. Traditional staples are provided from Rachel's kastom garden, along with kumala, bush greens, herbs and spices. Rachel can also be persuaded to make the simple, but notable Tannese meals such as Tanna-soup.

Rachel's Restaurant - Bathroom Facilities.


Bathroom Features.


Rachel's Restaurant has bathroom facilities a stones throw away. The bathroom consists of a separate toilet and shower room, with the shower possessing gas hot water. When sufficient sun is available, a solar hot water system is also utilised.

Rachels's Restaurant Details.


Meal PricesLunchDinner
Per Person
(Adult or Child)
AUD 190AUD 290
Details of Restaurant.

Daily Menu.

  • All meals are prepared on a "plat du jour" basis.

  • A Vegetarian option is available at time of booking.

Transfers from other Accommodation/Airport.

  • Reataurant tariffs above do not include accommodation/airport Pick-Up and Drop-Off.

  • Transfers can be booked here as an extra at AUD 70.00 (AUD 35.00 each way) per vehicle for up to four people (per vehicle).

  • Note:Transfers are not available to be booked at short notice and we are not able to arrange transfers within 36 hours of flight arrival.
Bookings and Booking Payments.

Bookings : Deposits and Final Payments.

All bookings can be confirmed with the payment of a booking Deposit or alternatively bookings can be paid in Full. Payments can be made by Bank Transfer (cleared funds) or Credit Card.

On payment of a deposit customers receive a booking acknowledgement, including a booking statement of all payments made and due. The remaining Final Payment shall be received no later than fourteen(14) days prior to the day of the booking. Once the Final Payment is received, customers are sent their Formal Documents in respect to their bookings

Alternatively, customers can choose to make Full Payment at the time of booking, and will be issued their Formal Documents immediately.


Booking Cut-Off Period.

Online bookings are accepted up to 36 hours prior to the scheduled tour date under consideration. For example, a cut-off of online bookings occurs at midnight on Wednesday night for a tour commencing at lunchtime on the following Friday.

Where a time of booking is closer than 36 hours to a wanted booking date, the booking should be requested through our inquiry form. Such late bookings may or may not be possible and are dependent on communications on the island amongst other factors.


Full Terms and Conditions of Making a Booking.

Full Terms and Conditions regarding making a booking with Vanuatu Traveller are available here and all customers should take the time read and be comfortable with them. Should you have any questions please contact us via the contact form.


Stay and Do Trips that includes Rachel's Restaurant.


Mt Yasur Big Day Out
Tanna Island
$190
All Day Tanna Experience

Mt Yasur Big Day Out

My fiance and I would really like to do the Mount Yassar classic tour on Tuesday 19th March. We will be staying at the Yasar View Bungalows, Loanengao and don't have our own transport so would also like to inquire about pick up shuttles etc..

Mt Yasur Big Day Out
Tanna Island
$190
All Day Tanna Experience

Mt Yasur Big Day Out

My fiance and I would really like to do the Mount Yassar classic tour on Tuesday 19th March. We will be staying at the Yasar View Bungalows, Loanengao and don't have our own transport so would also like to inquire about pick up shuttles etc..

Mt Yasur Big Day Out
Tanna Island
$190
All Day Tanna Experience

Mt Yasur Big Day Out

My fiance and I would really like to do the Mount Yassar classic tour on Tuesday 19th March. We will be staying at the Yasar View Bungalows, Loanengao and don't have our own transport so would also like to inquire about pick up shuttles etc..

Tanna Adventures – Jack’s Nima

Large Covered Deck.
Exceptional Views.
Comfortable Queen Bed.
Sleeps up to three people.

Tanna-Adventures | Jack's Nima.

A Melanesian inspired bungalow superbly positioned to amenities and views.

Outlook from Jack's Nima.


Outlook Features.


Jack's Nima has an appealing character, that is enhanced by a large wrap-around deck, that affords it with some of the best views available.

The original bungalow at Rachel and Esso's, it is positioned to take in the best views of Mt Yasur Volcano, as well as possessing an outstanding outlook over surrounding tropical hills and valleys. It also has great views of the East coast beaches and the large deck provides plenty of viewing angles.

Dawn and sunrise can be particularly stunning on still days with distinct cloud formations over the sea. The Tanna-Adventures accommodation is unique in that it is the only accommodation in the Middlebush highlands.

Jack's Nima - Exterior.


Exterior Features.


Jack’s Nima was the first bungalow constructed at Esso and Rachel’s location and embodies the best of both Western and Melanesian attributes. Being a substantial bungalow by Vanuatu standards, it also possesses a large "L-shaped" deck, not normally a feature of Vanuatu bungalows.

While it is inspired by modern design, it embodies traditional split bamboo cladding and coconut woven roofing. As such, it maintains an atmosphere and amenity associated with traditional bungalows. Three substantial louvred windows provide connection to the surrounding landscapes.

Jack's Nima - Interior.


Interior Features.


Jack's Nima has a comfortable Queen bed, that is positioned centrally. The bungalow is also furnished with a single bed, accommodating up to three (3) people. Ideally situated for a family of three, it has often been booked by a couple and adult friend.

Jack's Nima has a high ceiling and geneous dimensions which presents an affable atmosphere and feeling of space for guests.

Jack's Nima - Shared Bathroom Facilities.


Shared Bathroom Features.


Jack's Nima has bathroom facilities shared with Muma's Nima and the facilities are located fairly close to the bungalow. The bathroom consists of a separate toilet and shower room, with the shower possessing gas hot water. When sufficient sun is available, a solar hot water system is also utilised.

Jack's Nima Accommodation Details.


OccupancyTotal PriceDeposit
Single Adult
(1 person)
AUD 190AUD 290
Double Adult
(2 people)
AUD 120AUD 120
Twin Adult
(2 people)
AUD 120AUD 120
Triple Adult
(3 people)
AUD 120AUD 120
Quad Adult
(4 people)
AUD 120AUD 120
Costs for Children.
  • Children aged five (5 yrs) and under are free (if required, you will need to bring your own cot)

  • Children aged six (6 yrs) to twelve (12 yrs) are charged at AUD13.00 per night when accompanied by an Adult.

  • Children aged thirteen (13 yrs) and above are charged as Adults.
Details of Accommodation.

Bungalow Bed Configurations.

OccupancyBed Configuration
Single (1 person)1 Double Bed.
Double (2 people)1 Double Bed.
Twin (2 people)1 Double Bed + 1 Single Bed.
Triple (3 people)1 Double Bed + 1 Single Bed.
Quad (4 people)1 Double Bed + 2 Single Beds.

Note: Both Triple and Quad occupancies have two people sleeping in the double bed.


Maximum Numbers.

Muma's Nima has a maximum occupancy of four(4) people (sum of adults and children).


Breakfast.

Breakfast is included within the bungalow tariff.


Airport Transfers.

Accommodation tariffs above do not include Airport Pick-Up and Drop-Off.

Transfers can be booked here as an extra at AUD 70.00 (AUD 35.00 each way) per vehicle for up to four people (per vehicle).

Note:Transfers are not available to be booked at short notice and we are not able to arrange transfers within 36 hours of flight arrival.


Check In / Check Out.

Standard Check-In is at 2.00 pm with standard Check-Out at 10.00 am.

Actual Check-In and Check-Out is determined by the arrival and departure of flights, the tours and walks guests have booked, and whether the bungalow is booked before or after.

Where possible, bungalows are made availble as soon as practicable.

Bookings and Booking Payments.

Bookings : Deposits and Final Payments.

All bookings can be confirmed with the payment of a booking Deposit or alternatively bookings can be paid in Full. Payments can be made by Bank Transfer (cleared funds) or Credit Card.

On payment of a deposit customers receive a booking acknowledgement, including a booking statement of all payments made and due. The remaining Final Payment shall be received no later than fourteen(14) days prior to the day of the booking. Once the Final Payment is received, customers are sent their Formal Documents in respect to their bookings

Alternatively, customers can choose to make Full Payment at the time of booking, and will be issued their Formal Documents immediately.


Booking Cut-Off Period.

Online bookings are accepted up to 36 hours prior to the scheduled tour date under consideration. For example, a cut-off of online bookings occurs at midnight on Wednesday night for a tour commencing at lunchtime on the following Friday.

Where a time of booking is closer than 36 hours to a wanted booking date, the booking should be requested through our inquiry form. Such late bookings may or may not be possible and are dependent on communications on the island amongst other factors.


Full Terms and Conditions of Making a Booking.

Full Terms and Conditions regarding making a booking with Vanuatu Traveller are available here and all customers should take the time read and be comfortable with them. Should you have any questions please contact us via the contact form.


Stay and Do Trips that includes Jack's Nima.


Mt Yasur Big Day Out
Tanna Island
$190
All Day Tanna Experience

Mt Yasur Big Day Out

My fiance and I would really like to do the Mount Yassar classic tour on Tuesday 19th March. We will be staying at the Yasar View Bungalows, Loanengao and don't have our own transport so would also like to inquire about pick up shuttles etc..

Mt Yasur Big Day Out
Tanna Island
$190
All Day Tanna Experience

Mt Yasur Big Day Out

My fiance and I would really like to do the Mount Yassar classic tour on Tuesday 19th March. We will be staying at the Yasar View Bungalows, Loanengao and don't have our own transport so would also like to inquire about pick up shuttles etc..

Mt Yasur Big Day Out
Tanna Island
$190
All Day Tanna Experience

Mt Yasur Big Day Out

My fiance and I would really like to do the Mount Yassar classic tour on Tuesday 19th March. We will be staying at the Yasar View Bungalows, Loanengao and don't have our own transport so would also like to inquire about pick up shuttles etc..

Tanna Adventures – Muma’s Nima

Modern Bungalow
A Panoramic Vista.
Comfortable Queen Bed.
Sleeps up to four (4) Adults.

Tanna-Adventures | Mumas Nima.

Located with panoramic views, Muma's Nima provides superior amenity & comfort.

Outlook from Muma's Nima.


Outlook Features.


Tanna-Adventures is located on a gently sloping escarpment that overlooks the Eastern coast of Tanna Island. Muma's Nima is perched on the front of the escarpment affording it with unobstructed panoramic views from its front deck.

For guests that enjoy spectacular sunrises, on a clear still day, Muma's Nima provides exceptional views of Mt Yasur Volcano, the Eastern skyline, and the coastal reaches of this side of Tanna Island. At night the red glow of Mt Yasur in the background is an awesome sight.

Located at the front of the plateau, Muma's Nima also has a unique outlook over the surrounding tropical bush, and Rachel's gardens.

Muma's Nima - Exterior.


Exterior Features.


Situated to the front on the plateau, Mum'a Nima has an exceptional position and possesses great privacy while still being close to Rachel's restaurant and other facilities.

Muma's Nima is based on Australasian standard timber construction that utilises western building techniques. Louvred windows provide ample light throughout, and the front deck is a great place to relax and take in the surrounding vista. There are plenty of windows and doors and these are provided without sacrificing building strength.

Muma's Nima - Interior.


Interior Features.


Muma's Nima has been built with comfort in mind and a quality Queen sized bed is positioned to make the best of the views from the bungalow's windows. An extra deep mattress provides for a great sleep, while the bed is elevated higher off the floor so that guests can take in the neighbouring views.

As well as the Queen bed the bungalow normally has a single bed, and one extra single bed can be brought in so that it has two single beds (allowing for a total of up to four adults). While the layout is ideal for a family of four, it has often been booked by adult groups (A couple and two adult friends). The desired bed configuration is readily chosen when making the booking.

An inbuilt writing desk is situated in the front corner of the bungalow and is ideal for guests wanting a workspace. Guests sitting at the desk have excellent views out of the surrounding windows.

Muma's Nima - Shared Bathroom Facilities.


Shared Bathroom Features.


Mum'as Nima has bathroom facilities shared with Jack's Nima and is a short walk from the bungalow. The bathroom consists of a separate toilet and shower room, with the shower possessing gas hot water. When sufficient sun is available, a solar hot water system is also utilised.

Muma's Nima Accommodation Details.


OccupancyTotal PriceDeposit
Single Adult
(1 person)
AUD 190AUD 290
Double Adult
(2 people)
AUD 120AUD 120
Twin Adult
(2 people)
AUD 120AUD 120
Triple Adult
(3 people)
AUD 120AUD 120
Quad Adult
(4 people)
AUD 120AUD 120
Costs for Children.
  • Children aged five (5 yrs) and under are free (if required, you will need to bring your own cot)

  • Children aged six (6 yrs) to twelve (12 yrs) are charged at AUD13.00 per night when accompanied by an Adult.

  • Children aged thirteen (13 yrs) and above are charged as Adults.
Details of Accommodation.

Bungalow Bed Configurations.

OccupancyBed Configuration
Single (1 person)1 Double Bed.
Double (2 people)1 Double Bed.
Twin (2 people)1 Double Bed + 1 Single Bed.
Triple (3 people)1 Double Bed + 1 Single Bed.
Quad (4 people)1 Double Bed + 2 Single Beds.

Note: Both Triple and Quad occupancies have two people sleeping in the double bed.


Maximum Numbers.

Muma's Nima has a maximum occupancy of four(4) people (sum of adults and children).


Breakfast.

Breakfast is included within the bungalow tariff.


Airport Transfers.

Accommodation tariffs above do not include Airport Pick-Up and Drop-Off.

Transfers can be booked here as an extra at AUD 70.00 (AUD 35.00 each way) per vehicle for up to four people (per vehicle).

Note:Transfers are not available to be booked at short notice and we are not able to arrange transfers within 36 hours of flight arrival.


Check In / Check Out.

Standard Check-In is at 2.00 pm with standard Check-Out at 10.00 am.

Actual Check-In and Check-Out is determined by the arrival and departure of flights, the tours and walks guests have booked, and whether the bungalow is booked before or after.

Where possible, bungalows are made availble as soon as practicable.

Bookings and Booking Payments.

Bookings : Deposits and Final Payments.

All bookings can be confirmed with the payment of a booking Deposit or alternatively bookings can be paid in Full. Payments can be made by Bank Transfer (cleared funds) or Credit Card.

On payment of a deposit customers receive a booking acknowledgement, including a booking statement of all payments made and due. The remaining Final Payment shall be received no later than fourteen(14) days prior to the day of the booking. Once the Final Payment is received, customers are sent their Formal Documents in respect to their bookings

Alternatively, customers can choose to make Full Payment at the time of booking, and will be issued their Formal Documents immediately.


Booking Cut-Off Period.

Online bookings are accepted up to 36 hours prior to the scheduled tour date under consideration. For example, a cut-off of online bookings occurs at midnight on Wednesday night for a tour commencing at lunchtime on the following Friday.

Where a time of booking is closer than 36 hours to a wanted booking date, the booking should be requested through our inquiry form. Such late bookings may or may not be possible and are dependent on communications on the island amongst other factors.


Full Terms and Conditions of Making a Booking.

Full Terms and Conditions regarding making a booking with Vanuatu Traveller are available here and all customers should take the time read and be comfortable with them. Should you have any questions please contact us via the contact form.

BOOK ACCOMMODATION | Mumas Nima.


Stay and Do Trips that include Muma's Nima.


Mt Yasur Big Day Out
Tanna Island
$190
All Day Tanna Experience

Mt Yasur Big Day Out

My fiance and I would really like to do the Mount Yassar classic tour on Tuesday 19th March. We will be staying at the Yasar View Bungalows, Loanengao and don't have our own transport so would also like to inquire about pick up shuttles etc..

Mt Yasur Big Day Out
Tanna Island
$190
All Day Tanna Experience

Mt Yasur Big Day Out

My fiance and I would really like to do the Mount Yassar classic tour on Tuesday 19th March. We will be staying at the Yasar View Bungalows, Loanengao and don't have our own transport so would also like to inquire about pick up shuttles etc..

Mt Yasur Big Day Out
Tanna Island
$190
All Day Tanna Experience

Mt Yasur Big Day Out

My fiance and I would really like to do the Mount Yassar classic tour on Tuesday 19th March. We will be staying at the Yasar View Bungalows, Loanengao and don't have our own transport so would also like to inquire about pick up shuttles etc..