Sunset Bungalow is at Dip Point on west Ambrym. It's a quiet,
relaxing place with a friendly home-stay atmosphere close
to the Lake Fanteng Conservation
Area with interesting bush walking, canoeing and bird
Unfortunately, the beach bunglow has fallen in to a state
of disrepair but don't let that turn you away. Wakon has
a new community hall and guests can be accommodated there.
It has modern facilities but no running water.
to Piotr Bobula for sending some updates and photos.
Accommodation at Wakon Sunset Bungalow now costs 2000 Vatu
per person, per night. Camping is 500 Vatu per tent. You
can do your own cooking over an open fire in the bush kitchen
or meals can be provided for 200 Vatu per plate. All expenses
are payable in Vatu cash. Exchange
Jessy Saksak of Wakon runs the bungalow. He speaks Bislama
and English. To contact Jessy telephone 5487330 (mobile)
or leave a message at 48547 (Craig Cove Commercial Centre
Store) or 48911 (Craig Cove public phone).
Wakon Sunset Bungalow's island style hut has two bedrooms.
The plan is for two single beds in one room and one double
bed in the other. In July 2005 there were two single beds.
It's a good idea to bring your own mosquito net and maybe
a small padlock for locking the bungalow door. Kerosene
lamps, battery powered lamps and candles are used for lighting.
freshwater is available for bathing (bucket showers). Bring
your own towel. At the bungalow there is a pit toilet with
a sturdy seat. Bring your own toilet paper.
the bungalow is a simple bush kitchen. Self-sufficient people
can do their own cooking or aelan
kaekae meals can be provided at 200 Vatu per plate.
Prepared meals include fish or chicken, taro,
cooked banana, rice and pumpkin. Drinking water is supplied
from Jessy's rainwater tank.
can take you out in his canoe if you would like to try the
To get to Wakon it's easier to ride in a canoe like the
locals do. If you contact Jessy he can pick you up. A speed
boat now costs 2000-3000 Vatu from Craig Cove to Dip Point.
surveyed: July 2005 by Stephen.
Last updated: February 2009 by Piotr.