Rapopo Plantation Resort is located between Kokopo and Tokua Airport. It is situated on an old coconut plantation. It is only a 5 minute drive to Kokopo town and 10 minutes to the airport in Tokua.
The resort is located on the waterfront overlooking Simpson Harbour and ancient volcanoes. You can enjoy beautiful views to Pigeon Island and see active volcanoes in the distance. Sunsets are particularly spectacular.
Accommodation & Facilities
The resort is built around the original residence of the plantation manager. The colonial architecture was very well preserved.
Rapopo Plantation Resort features various room categories: Garden & Bayside Deluxe rooms, Premier Harbour rooms and Premier Executive Suites. All rooms are air-conditioned and have private bathroom facilities.
The Plantation Veranda Restaurant and Bar overlooks the bay and offers some fantastic dining options. Especially the local seafood comes highly recommended.
The resort features a beautiful large swimming pool with sun lounges for guests to relax and unwind after a long day's diving. The resort has a private beach with direct access to Simpson Harbour and is situated amongst lush tropical landscaped gardens.
If you are not exploring the underwater relics of Japanese warships lying silent in the waters of Simpson Harbour, you can snorkel from Rapopo's private beach, take a helicopter flight to Pigeon Island or just laze around the pool.
Several local tours are available from the resort. You can visit Bitapaka War Cemetery, General Yamamoto's Bunker, Japanese Tunnels and do a volcano tour to Mt Vulcan and Mt Tavurvur. Tavurvur across the bay from the resort continues to erupt.
Rapopo Plantation Resort has stable mobile phone reception. Prepaid local SIM cards are available. Common areas have wireless internet access available for guests.