Driftwood Boutique Resort

Alotau, Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea
US$750,000
Industry sector: Tourism/Leisure
Investment type: Equity Participation
Age of operation: 9 years

Driftwood is a secluded boutique resort on the shores of Milne Bay. It includes a 100 person conference room over the beach, 11 bungalows and a quaint restaurant as well as a bar and al fresco dining area over a handmade South Pacific wharf. The Resort is widely regarded as one of the most interesting and unique properties in PNG. We operate specialised tours including fishing and WWII tours and have a well respected restaurant specialising in local seafood (lobster, crabs) and steak. The 5 year old property is located in Milne Bay; a quiet and peaceful maritime province on the eastern tip of the PNG mainland. Management are seeking investment to add additional bungalows and related services, a conference centre and a franchise centre (the construction approval process is underway). There are no additional licenses or approval required other than the Physical Planning Approval for the construction. All foreign investor and incorporation requirements are in place. Alotau is connected by daily (1 hour) flights from Port Moresby on Air Niugini and Airlines PNG.

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Coral Motel & Apartments

Coral motel & apartments
Port Vila
AUD$1,750,000
Industry sector: Tourism/Leisure
Investment type: Sale
Age of operation: 32 years

Coral Motel & Apartments is an ideal and ‘rock solid’ lifestyle investment. Located in the independent South Pacific country of Vanuatu, Coral Motel & Apartments is being sold on a ‘walk in, walk out basis. Everything is fully functional with plenty of forward bookings, backup stock, plant & equipment.

Sitting on over half acre (2,107sqm) of prime main road & corner positioned commercial frontage and is working at a great occupancy level, with last years showing average monthly occupancy rate at over 78%.

Coral Motel & Apartments offers 10 apartments, 2 bedroom Cottage plus the Managers 1 bedroom have been freshened up with new paint, new furniture, new linen, new gas stoves, new 2 door fridges, TV’s and new curtains. All bathrooms have been fully re-build.

Foreign Investment approval for Car Rentals, Restaurants and Bar Facility. A new land lease approved.

Price includes all land, buildings, stock , back-up replacement stock, plant, equipment and extensive goodwill.

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Korovesi Resort

Korovesi Resort
Vanua Levu, Fiji Islands
US$2.6 Million
Industry sector: Tourism/Leisure
Investment type: Sale
Age of operation: 2 years

9 separate buildings with living and dining area and master bedroom (all connected) on main level, 4 bures (all connected) on second level, separate house for caretaker, and boat shed by water (suitable for 30ft launch).

Built 2012 opened in 2014.

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Katafanga Island

Fiji
US$25,000,000
Industry sector: Tourism/Leisure
Investment type: Sale
Age of operation: 10 years

Katafanga Island is an incomparable destination experience – a combination of pristine nature mixed with luxurious accommodations and where seclusion and privacy combine with a magnificent outdoor environment.

The islands sprawls 225 acres across unspoiled beauty, fringed with white sand beaches surrounded by its own bioluminescent tranquil lagoon and coral reef.  The reef teems with fish, turtles and giant florescent clams. Pilot whales pass by the island and dolphins come to the lagoon each year for birth.

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Fiji Fashion Week

Fiji Fashion Week
McGregor Road, Suva, Fiji
FJD170,000 (US$96,000) p/a
Industry sector: Retail
Investment type: Grant
Age of operation: 5 years
FJD170,000 (US$96,000) p/a

Fiji Fashion Week (“FJFW”) is produced by the operating company Fashion Week Limited (“FWL”). FWL is a limited liability company incorporated in the Republic of Fiji in January, 2009.

It’s objective is to encourage the proliferation of globally competitive fashion design in Fiji and, in turn, drive export receipts and employment growth via international demand for such designs.

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Premier Bar & Nightclub

Funafuti, Tuvalu
AU$300,000 (US$316,000)
Industry sector: Tourism/Leisure
Investment type: Joint Venture
Age of operation: 5-10 years
US$316,000

Seeking joint venture partner to purchase the former popular Pier-One Night Club located on Crown lease at the wharf. The Night Club was built 2 years ago, but the owner intends to divest and migrate overseas. The night club is well situated on the main wharf area and therefore to be operated as a premier club targeting not only tourists, but also yachts, crew and passengers of visiting foreign ships, and expats. Given the limited entertainment options on Tuvalua, the night club could become the social hub of the island. It is envisioned that it will be the only secure place in the whole of Tuvalu where foreigners and locals can socialise and enjoy an international standard of servicReam 

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Fualefeke Resort

Fualifeke, Tuvalu
AU$400,000 (US$414,000)
Industry sector: Tourism/Leisure
Investment type: Equity Participation
Age of operation: Not started
AUD400,000 (US$414,000)

Equity partner/JV sought to expand our tourism industry in Tuvalu and promote our beautiful and diverse culture to the whole world.

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Kongakava Boutique Resort

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
NS$4 million (US$3.3 million)
Industry sector: Tourism/Leisure
Investment type: Equity Participation
Age of operation: Not started
NZ$4 million (US$3.3 million)

The Kongakava Hotel is the concept of Paul Aitu-Johansson, owner of Tonga’s most successful food and beverage outlet and visitor services provider, Friends Cafe. Tonga’s first truly boutique hotel, the Kongakava introduces international 4 star quality to the Tongan tourism industry, tied to the cultural icons, stories and strengths of the Kongakava name and traditions of the Kingdom of Tonga. Led by the ideas, images and memories of the owner, Architects Pacific Specialist Stuart Huggett designed the Kongakava hotel featuring 30 ocean facing rooms (including 2 Pacific Suites) joined with a central public space which houses the Likutau cocktail bar, the Lave’itavake restaurant and lounge, eventually leading to the ocean facing infinity pool. The long space is reminiscent of the tradition of South Pacific meeting fales (house), testament to the future role of the Kongakava as the Kingdom’s meeting place for visitors and travellers. The Kongakava boasts a board room and conference venue, day SPA, tour services, 4 star guest facilities and an outrigger canoe club. The mix of Tongan aesthetics, friendly personality, design and high quality services brings a resort concept and experience with all the services of a corporate hotel to the steps of Nuku’alofa town. The total project cost is NZ$8.0 million. Directors are seeking investment up to NZ$4.0 million with the final investment structure to be negotiated.

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Surf Solomons

Malaita, Solomon Islands
AU$250,000 - AU$500,000
Industry sector: Tourism/Leisure
Investment type: Equity Participation
Age of operation: 5 years
AU$250,000 – AU$500,000

Surf Solomons is a social enterprise specialising in surf and adventure travel in the Solomon Islands. Surf Solomons’ unique business model supports community owned and managed tourism as a means to provide sustainable benefits to remote indigenous communities, reduce urban drift, maintain and value cultural diversity.  The Company combines ethical community partnerships with sound tourism and business credentials. The Solomon Islands has rapidly emerged as a premier surf destination and the Company has identified a range of high-quality reef breaks with consistent 3-5+ foot waves from October to March. It is now working with local entrepreneurs and tribes to establish surf camps in various locations. We provide a variety of surf-related travel products including surf expeditions, guided tours, surf camps, and a surfer’s longhouse in the capital of Honiara that will serve as a hub for surf and travel information. Surf Solomons partners with local enterprises through a social venture capital approach by enabling access to capital, technical skills and business promotion services. These partnerships will amalgamate into a broad network of successful local enterprises that offer products at an international standard.

In operation 5 seasons

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La Vasa Resort

Manono-uta, Samoa
AS$5 million (US$5.2 million)
Industry sector: Tourism/Leisure
Investment type: Equity Participation
Age of operation: 4 years
AU$5 million (US$5.2 million)

Le Vasa provides a private luxurious Samoan-style residential experience at our newly built oceanfront resort. All fales and villas feature beautiful South Pacific quality furnishings, fabrics and natural materials. The resort offers a Mediterranean flair combined with seaside elegance. Stunning sunsets, ocean and island views and private waterfront balconies are just some of the features that make Le Vasa Resort a favourite vacation choice among discerning travellers. This unique location has the benefit of being able to build and sell up to 50+ over the water, Oceanfront, and Ocean view fales and villas. Le Vasa Resort appeals to a variety of marketable segments within the local and overseas tourist industries. Investors with skill, wisdom and action will generate abundance while living their dream that most people just think about.

In operation since 2008

30 full time employees

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Wilex Samoa

Wilex Samoa
Apia, Samoa
AU$2 million (US$2.1 million)
Industry sector: Manufacturing
Investment type: Equity Participation
Age of operation: 16 years
AU$2 million (US$2.1 million)

The Wilex Samoa Group of Companies is a small diversified manufacturing and export business catering to local and regional Pacific markets. The Group is involved in packaging (corrugated boxes and cartons) manufacturing of soap (toiletry, laundry and detergent wash powders) as well as Cocoa and Chocolate processing. The Group is seeking suitable partners to inject capital and expertise to grow the business and capitalise on the company’s established market position and high quality products. The business is highly profitable, but needs further capitalisation to expand production.

In operation since 1996

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Upstream Hela Women Limited

Tari, Hela Province 
PGK$32 million (US$15 million)
Industry sector: Agriculture
Investment type: Equity Participation
Age of operation: 2 years
PGK32 million (US$15 million)

UHWomen is a group of women from Hela and Southern Highlands Province, who came together and started an economic and social organisation called Upstream Hela Women Limited in 2011. There are 207 individual shareholders, and five groups that have more than ten thousand members and a 10 woman team of directors. A recent initiative the organisation has undertaken is the purchase of a semi-trailer Western Star Truck from Trans Wonderland Limited (TWL) to service Oil Search, the LNG project.

UHWomen also raised the funds to engage the services of a National Poultry Expert to discover the viability of a poultry farm in Hela. It has been found to be viable and has been costed at PGK32million (excluding the costs to build a fresh food depot and staff training). The project’s potential is enhanced by the vast number of workers, contractors and business people flooding into Hela under the US$15 billion PNG LNG project – expected to have a 30-year operational life. The opportunity to provide chicken and eggs to this market is enormous. The UHWomen are seeking a grant, soft loan, or equity participation to progress this project.

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Abemama Island Boutique Resort

Abemama Island, Kiribati
AU$200,000 - 500,000 (US$210,000 - 530,000)
Industry sector: Tourism/Leisure
Investment type: Equity Participation
Age of operation: Not started
AU$200,000 – 500,000 (US$210,000 – 530,000)

The tourism industry in Kiribati is strongly encouraged by National Government. However due to a lack of international tourism standards, Kiribati continues to struggle to become a mass market destination, despite the beautiful scenery, welcoming and friendly people and the safe environment. A well-known local businessman, the proponent seeks a foreign investor to establish a high quality, local hotel on the pristine island of Abemama, located 152 kilometres southeast of Tarawa. Abemama Island has a rich cultural and military history and land has been secured for this development. The site spans 30 acres from lagoon to ocean.  It is freehold and wholly owned by the local partner.

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Teikabuti Fishing Co

Bikenibeu, Kiribati
AU$500,000 (US$528,000)
Industry sector: Fisheries
Investment type: Equity Participation
Age of operation: 12 years
AU$500,000 (US$528,000)

Teikabuti Fishing Company Limited is a fully registered commercial fishing and fish processing company in the Republic of Kiribati. Teikabuti operated as agents for tuna long line operations and facilitated exports of sashimi grade tuna to Japan, Hawaii, and Australia. With assistance from the Australian Executive Overseas Program AESOP, from 1993 to 2003, three experts on five different missions provided Teikabuti with the food technology training and international food standards training in HACCP compliance, to develop high quality value added tuna products. The company now has the technology and experience to value-add all bycatch products – a means of turning reject fish into profitable products. Currently, Teikabuti Fishing Company wishes to expand operations into commercial long lining to achieve increased exports of high value tunas and value-added tuna products. Investors are sought to participate and grow this potentially very profitable business.

In operation since 1994

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Kiricraft Central Pacific

Abatao, Kiribati
AU$500,000 (US$528,000)
Industry sector: Manufacturing
Investment type: Equity Participation
Age of operation: 6 years
AU$500,000 (US$528,000)

KiriCraft is a commercial boat-building company based in Kiribati. KiriCraft have demonstrated the capacity to build high-quality, high-finish pleasure craft for the Australian market. Since inception in 2006, 6 vessels have been exported to Australia including a 10.5-metre power catamaran, three 11-metre sports power catamarans, a 14-metre sailing catamaran and an 11-metre eco-power catamaran. KiriCraft is an emerging name for high quality vessels in Australia and can compete favourably with local and other importers because of its preferential duty free entry. As the Australian pleasure craft market improves, KiriCraft will have excellent opportunities for market penetration. Kiribati is a very politically stable, and an extremely cost effective country in which to do business. There is steady growth in business activities with vessel orders for Kiribati and nearby Pacific Island countries, and great potential to expand further. KiriCraft has well trained professionals with an excellent work ethic.

In operation since 2006

12 full time employees

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Kosrae Village Ecolodge & Dive Resort

Kosrae, Micronesia
US$500,000.00
Industry sector: Tourism/Leisure
Investment type: Sale
Age of operation: 17 years
US$500,000

The owners of Kosrae Village developed this award winning Micronesian eco-lodge in 1995. It consists of 9 locally-constructed, and beautifully appointed individual ocean front thatched cottages (fully equipped with electricity, non-potable running water and waste water treatment). Also on site is an excellent restaurant and a PADI 5 Star diving operation. The dive centre has the capacity to offer touring, training (including technical training), equipment sales, rental and repair and tanks are available in NITROX, air or deco mixtures. Kosrae Village offers a excellent service and a unique opportunity for travellers to experience a slow and natural lifestyle, while remaining connected to the digital world. Kosrae Village receives accolades from most guests and was the Runner Up in the Outside Magazine “Best EcoLodge 2012” category. Further, it was named one of Top 50 Eco-Lodges by the editors of National Geographic Adventure magazine in 2009. Buyers and investors are welcome to enquire.

In operation since 1995

10 full time employees

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Pacific Springs Ltd

Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Negotiable
Industry sector: Manufacturing
Investment type: Equity Participation
Age of operation: 8 years
Investment or sale price negotiable

Pacific Spring Limited is a 100% Cook Islands-owned beverage company located on the main island of Rarotonga. The Cook Islands has a population of approximately 13,000 residents with its main economic driver, tourism, greeting over 100,000 visitors annually. Pacific Springs Ltd is ideally positioned to service both the local and tourism markets. Pacific Springs Ltd’s core business is bottled water and carbonated soft drink under the Vaima and Vaiora brands, serving the business and consumer market in Rarotonga and some Outer lying islands of the Cook Islands. All investment enquiries are welcome.

In operation since 2004

12 full time employees

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