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Hideaway Island Marine Reserve

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Address: Hideaway Island | Mele, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
Phone Number: 67822963
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Loads of fish to see!

We spent about 3- 4 hours here and most of it was in the water, so many fish, had fun. Drinks were cold but fish more interesting! Very hot but we were careful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
New South Wales, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went over for the day, had a great lunch and did some snorkeling with the family.. lovely day had by all.

Thank Wendy B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved it. Great snorkelling and lots of marine life. The beach is made up of mostly dead coral which is a shame.

Thank Ryan M
New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent about 3- 4 hours here and most of it was in the water, so many fish, had fun. Drinks were cold but fish more interesting! Very hot but we were careful.

Thank MoruyaSue
Bendigo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

spent half a day at hideaway on the marine park adventure tour. was great value for money. snorkelling was amazing and swimming down to the underwater post office was so much fun. The staff there were so friendly and knew so much. They are currently in the middle of growing and building up the reef again after the cyclone but... More 

Thank Mel R
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent half a day on Hideaway mostly spent snorkeling just off the beach or relaxing with a drink on our sun lounges. Good snorkeling with lots of fish. So easy to get there you don't need to go on an organised tour. Just hail a bus (look for the B on the number plate) check the fare with the... More 

Thank gillianlf
Buchs Zürich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The ferry to go to hideway island is for free but uf you don't stay at the redort you have to pay 1250 vatu to get to the beach with the underwater post office. If you come after 4pm there is no more entrance fee. Be aware that at 4pm the place to buy water proof postcards close as well.... More 

Thank Graido
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a trip to the island and do the glass bottom boat and snorkelling you wont be disappointed. Lunch is also provided and can be booked through hideway Island cost for 2 adults was 9000vt and they picked you up and dropped you off at your hotel.

Thank Terry P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The day we arrived at hideaway island it was overcast. Nonetheless we went snorkeling and weren't disappointed. There are many varieties of fish and a lot of them. not just small fish either! We had a GT swim right past us and there were lobsters around too. It costs about $1250 vt to stay on the island for the day.... More 

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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great snorkeling. Costs 1250 Vatu, which isn't too much. Bring reef shoes as there is lots of coral, and make sure to buy a waterproof post card and hire some flippers and you can do the underwater post office by your self, if you're a good diver!

Thank Kylie-anne M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hideaway island makes for a fun day trip in Port Vila for both adults and children. You catch the bus or taxi out to the wharfand then catch the free ferry across to the island. Entry for visitors is around $15aud. If you forget your snorkel you can hire a set for $7. On the island you can snorkel and... More 

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