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Coffee Plantation

Join an Eco-tour of Norfolk Island's newest export industry and see the Arabica Coffee Plantation which grows herbicide-free in a picturesque location where it is suited to Island climatic conditions. Then visit the fully operational Processing Unit, Coffee Roastery and the product sales area of this award winning local product.

Date(s): June 2008. Album by gladysclancy. Photos by Gladys. 1 - 39 of 39 Total. 9985 Visits.
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Arrival at the Coffee Plantation
This tour bus is proudly fuelled by straight vegetable oil.

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Logo on Vehicle Door
Norfolk Island Coffee Plantations produce fine 100% Locally Roasted Arabica coffee.

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Inspecting the Coffee Plants
The climate of Norfolk Island is perfect for growing coffee and a boutique coffee industry has been established.

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Rows of Arabica Coffee Plants
Family: Rubiaceae
Species: Coffea arabica
Form: Shrub to about 3 m tall.
Flowers: White.


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Bunch of Green Coffee Beans
Herbicides are not used at all on the plantations ensuring the production of very 'clean green' coffee without any chemical residues.

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Coffee Beans in varying stages of ripeness
The coffee produced here is naturally low in caffeine and exhibits delicious nutty characteristics with a hint of mocha when brewed.

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A Pig appears from between the rows

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Now there are two Pigs

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The Pigs casually wander past

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Three Pigs in the Coffee Plantation
Actually, they are not supposed to be there, but the gate was left open.

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Three Pigs continue on their way between the rows of Coffee

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Boundary of Coffee Plantation
Coffee Plants on left and Hedge of African Grasses on right acts as a windbreak.

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Surrounding Landscape

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An Ocean View

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Large Trees on adjoining paddock

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Travelled to the Processing Plant

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Misty view across Norfolk Island
From Processing Plant.

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Banner

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Machine for transplanting seedlings

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Hand-held vibrating wands
Used for picking the coffee beans.

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Part of processing plant

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Machine removes Husks from Coffee Beans

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Husks removed from the Coffee Beans

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Processing Unit

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Coffee Beans

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Close-up of Coffee Beans

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Processing Unit

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Coffee Roaster

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Coffee Beans

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Coffee Grinder

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Products for Sale
Featuring export quality freshly roasted Norfolk Island Arabica Coffee as both ground or whole bean, and Chocolate Coated Coffee Beans.

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Norfolk Island Spring Water
Bottled Norfolk Island pure local spring water is also produced.

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Banana Plantations
Beside Coffee Processing Unit.

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Bananas

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Norfolk Island Flax

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Bananas

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Bananas

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View across Norfolk Island
From Coffee Processing Unit.

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Zoomed towards Mt Pitt and Mt Bates
From Coffee Processing Unit.

   
 
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