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Island Time Kayaking Tours

2 Paray, Port Vila, Efate 4650, Vanuatu
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Ranked #3 of 60 Activities in Port Vila
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Boat Tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Owner description: Guided eco tours with experienced local guides start at Ifira point in the best 'sit in' sea kayaks in Vanuatu. Safety & snorkeling gear provided. Our guide will take you around the small island of Ifira continuing along the coastline for swimming & snorkeling on the beautiful reef before heading back to Ifira for light refreshments. It's a personal tour - try kava tasting or take a village tour. Small groups - big fun!
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Brisbane, Australia
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108 reviews 108 reviews
52 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

I did the full day Havannah Harbour kayak tour. Owner Kim picked me up at my hotel and drove me to Havannah Harbour where I was given a kayak, life jacket, some instructions and details of what the day would entail and some options should it prove more than I could handle (I have never kayaked before, especially not sea... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Did the Harbour Tour and was met by Kim off the cruise ship and off to the kayaks and to meet our guide Thomas. Fantastic time in the "better" kayaks, snorkeling, exploring and lunch. Also went to the school they support as we had bought some "stuff" for the kids. Really worth while as we wanted to "give back" and... More

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IslandTimeKayaking, Owner at Island Time Kayaking Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much! I took some photos to the kindy of all our visitors, and the children remembered the knitted toys and the open/closing ball thing - they all laughed! so , thank you for giving them happy memories, and for coming on the kayak tour - i am glad you had a fun day - love to see... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

so much more than just a kayaking tour. My family and I had a great day on the water with Thomas, Kayaking up a tranquil river passing local women doing the washing at the edge of the water and children swimming and fishing.Thomas is a very good guide and he makes sure your safe all the way. Kim had a... More

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IslandTimeKayaking, Owner at Island Time Kayaking Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review - it was great meeting you! I am glad you enjoyed the tour - and the turtle.... We would love to see you when we begin 'our' new venture....? thank you again, it was a pleasure! Kim & Thomas More

Brisbane, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I've worked in tourism for many years, and have never come across such a committed and personal approach to customer service - this is how a tour should be run, personal approach, friendly, educational, safe and caring. The owner Kim was great and so many little value added things we didn't experience, and the guide Thomas, was a true professional.... More

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IslandTimeKayaking, Owner at Island Time Kayaking Tours, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to meet you both - and WOW! What a fantastic review - from someone in your field of expertise...I am so glad you both enjoyed yourselves...and we finally had some nice weather for you..and yes, we do feel lucky to have a guide like Thomas. I hope you enjoyed your Vanuatu experience and will contemplate a... More

Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Contact with Kim by email prior to departure from Australia was prompt and efficient. Kim met me on the wharf in Port Vila where my cruise ship docked, precisely where agreed, and drove me to meet kayaking guide Thomas, a friendly guy who made the trip a superb experience. My main wish was to go snorkeling, and after Thomas led... More

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IslandTimeKayaking, Owner at Island Time Kayaking Tours, responded to this review

Thanks Ken, it was great to meet you - and thank you so much for the review. I am so happy you enjoyed it so much - and yes - Thomas is a character - with his his fish feeding trick! lol Hope you enjoyed the rest of your cruise Kim & Thomas More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Kayaking Erakor lagoon was great for the first day. Owner Kim also also gave us good conections for our time on Espiritu Santo. She visited us several times and share all usefull infos about Vanuatu. Thanks Kim.

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IslandTimeKayaking, Owner at Island Time Kayaking Tours, responded to this review

thank you for the review...it was a pleasure meeting you both and helping you with your stay in Vanuatu - I am glad you enjoyed the kayaking - and you trip to Tanna. Keep in touch Kim & Thomas More

Boise, Idaho
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We set up a tour with Kim to kayak and snorkel from a lovely beach in Port Vila. Kim picked us up at the pier and drove us to the launch site nearby. Four of us in two double kayaks with our two guides, Bernard and Thomas, headed across the bay to snorkel at a small island with a coral... More

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IslandTimeKayaking, Manager at Island Time Kayaking Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Louise, I am glad you all had a good time. It was great to meet you all and to be able to show you a small part of our little piece of Paradise. Spread the word, and please come back... regards Kim & the boys Bernard & Thomas More

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

What an amazing day we had with Kim and Thomas. They went out of their way to make it a memorable day for us. They picked us up from our accommodation and on our way to pick up the kayaks Thomas shared his breakfast with us and introduced us to the local cuisine. The kayak tour of the river was... More

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IslandTimeKayaking, Owner at Island Time Kayaking Tours, responded to this review

thank you so much for your wonderful review. It was a pleasure having you on our tour. We are very lucky to have such caring & talented guides - able to share with you some of their culture. I am glad you all enjoyed the day - and will certainly look forward to seeing you all again with some new... More

Thames, New Zealand
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4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We spent a great day kayaking Havannah harbour to the end of Moso Island and back. I organised the trip prior to travelling to Vanuatu with Kim via email which was very easy and she was so accommodating making a trip that was custom made to suit us. On the day Kim picked us up from our accommodation and we... More

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IslandTimeKayaking, Owner at Island Time Kayaking Tours, responded to this review

Thank you both so much for your review - the boys are still talking about the trip! They enjoyed your company as much as I did - it was a pleasure. I am so glad you enjoyed the experience, and thank you for the photos as well. It was a great day - I thank you! Regards Kim, Thomas &... More

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Had a great time with Kim and Thomas! The kayaks were in great condition and had rudders at the back to make them easier to steer and more stable (which for beginners like us was great!). We were provided with a dry bag so I could take my camera in the kayak and Thomas also took some photos of us... More

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IslandTimeKayaking, Owner at Island Time Kayaking Tours, responded to this review

Thank you both for the wonderful review - I am so glad you had a good time - away from your cold winter :) Thomas enjoyed your company also, as he liked your accents.. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay here, an hope to see you both again one day? love from Kim & of course Thomas More

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