Clay Pot Cooking Class

3.5 hours | Alotau (Milne Bay) | A T 2 - 3 0 0
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AUD$ 129.95
Medical restriction (See special notes)
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Points of Interest

  • Masurina Lodge
Includes meal, Easy activity

Description

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

For the foodies and the master chefs, learn the art of traditional clay pot cooking with a cooking class at the charming Masurina Lodge. You'll assist the local chef in preparing this delicious meal before sitting down to enjoy the fruits of your labour.
Depart the wharf and travel through the township of Alotau and up the hill to a scenic lookout with spectacular panoramic views over the city. Take time to enjoy a brief photo stop before reboarding the coach and making your way to Masurina Lodge. Enjoy a welcome drink on arrival before being escorted to the hotel kitchen back of house to meet the chef.
It's time to commence your traditional cooking class. You'll assist the chef in preparing a traditional meal using a clay pot. This is a hands-on experience so get ready to show off your skills.
After preparation is complete, you'll have some time to spare while your food is cooking. You'll be invited to visit the small but unique World War II exhibit on display at Masurina Lodge. The local region played an integral part in World War II and was the site of the Battle of Milne Bay. It was here that the Allied troops defeated the Japanese Special Naval Landing Forces, halting their advance across the Pacific.
Once lunch is ready, it's time to take a seat in the air conditioned dining room and tuck into the delicious meal that you helped to prepare. You may have some free time after lunch to swim, use the waterslide or relax with a drink by the bar (own expense) before reboarding the coach. Should you wish to stay longer at the resort, there will be public shuttles available to take you back to the ship.

Special Notes:

This is a cooking instructional course where guests will assist in preparation of aspects of the meal but not cook the whole meal by themselves.
Walking during this tour will be over a number of surfaces including grassed, earth and gravel surfaces. Pathways may be uneven surfaces with some steps.
Guests with visual or hearing impairments must travel with a companion at all times. This tour is not suitable for guests who utilise a wheelchair, or those with limited mobility.
Order of sights visited may vary and itinerary may be reversed.

Medical Restriction:

Not reccomended for any mobility issues or those with conditions that may be exacerbated by bumpy ride ie. neck, back spinal conditions, pregnant women.

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Depart wharf and drive to Masurina Lodge

Transport type:
Mini Bus
Transport Capacity:
15
Travel time:
00:15

Hands on cooking instructional lesson<br>(Include 1 drink per person and printed recipe)

Time at site:
01:00

Relax whilst food is cooking<br>(Brief talk on war artefacts + swim or just relax and enjoy a drink)

Time at site:
01:00

Lunch<br>(Including 1 drink per person + food from lesson + Salads)

Time at site:
01:00

Depart Lodge and return to pier

Transport type:
Mini Bus
Transport Capacity:
15
Travel time:
00:15