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The Summit Gardens Vanuatu

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Address: Devil's Point Road, 20 mins from downtown | PO Box 1401, Port Vila, Vanuatu, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
Phone Number: +678 566 0713
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Description: The largest tropical gardens in the South Pacific. Tour THE SUMMIT...
The largest tropical gardens in the South Pacific. Tour THE SUMMIT GARDENS, visit The Essential Oils Distillery, Cafe and Health & Body Shop and more. THE SUMMIT GARDENS have been developed to provide maximum pleasure to the visitor. Opened to the public in November 2011, the 11 named gardens, spread over 6 hectares, are all distinctly different, unfolding as a series of surprises as you follow the meandering pathways and steps. At nearly 200m above sea level, the escarpment garden offers the visitor breathtaking views over Mele Bay. Within the gardens are THE ESSENTIAL OILS DISTILLERY - see how oils from sandalwood, Tahitian lime, mandarin, tangelo, ginger, etc, grown at The Summit are extracted and where our range of health and beauty products, soaps and candles are made. Come to THE SUMMIT HEALTH & BODY SHOP for our products MADE IN VANUATU and to THE SUMMIT CAFE for refreshments or lunch and take in more of the wonderful views. ALLOW 2-3 hours for your stay - take a guided tour and lunch or refreshments, or wander around at your leisure for the whole day if you wish. An ADMISSION FEE applies to The Summit Gardens. Your Admission ticket is then valid for up to 14 days. The Summit Gardens Tour transfers from Port Vila hotel/resort, OR take a taxi, bus or hire car. Do come visit-you won't be disappointed! ATTN: CRUISE SHIP VISITORS - The Summit Gardens are sold on P&O ships only, for all other cruise ships you can pre-book through our website, alternatively take a taxi/bus to The Summit Gardens. You will be very pleased you came to visit!
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Thanks to our Zip Lining friends we were treated to an unofficial visit to the Summit Gardens which are currently closed due to damage from Cyclone Pam. The gardens are beautiful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Newtown Geelong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Thanks to our Zip Lining friends we were treated to an unofficial visit to the Summit Gardens which are currently closed due to damage from Cyclone Pam. The gardens are beautiful with great views but you can see the damage the cyclone did and can appreciate why they are waiting until they are back to their former glory before reopening.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Very well worthwhile. Views are amazing. Gardens not the best after the cyclone but it's gradually taking shape. It gives you a fabulous birds eye view. Try the zip line while you're there. It's ace!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

A nice tranquil place with nice gardens and scenery. The products are great and make great gifts. Food isn't too bad either if you decide to stay long enough to warrant a meal.

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Dalby, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I had a sore the size of a 10 cent piece on the back of of my leg it was very red so I used the lip balm on it and it is just about gone so no operation. Amazing stuff.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

the kids wanted to do the zip line adrenalin rush activity which my wife and I opted out. Glad we did as we got to spend time together walking around the garden and it was exceptional. For a botanical novice, I was amazed to see the variety and the landscape. Very well managed and kudos to the staffs and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The Summit is a must while visiting Vanuatu, it does not matter how old or how young the person there is something for everyone.

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Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I visited the Summit Gardens in September 2014 on my last day in Vanuatu. The gardens were simply stunning! I was fortunate to be able to purchase many beautiful products whilst visiting and I was particularly fascinated with the production of the sandalwood and the vetiver grass, which at the time I did not know grew in Vanuatu. My trip... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Lovely views and gardens , had a nice lunch in the cafe and bought some organic products they make on site ( the salvit saved by sunburn) definitely worth a visit for lunch . The road up is steep and slippery our driver couldn't make it up so we walked the last , may want to take a 4wd .

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The road up to the gardens is a bit hairy and 2000 vt per adult to enter is a bit steep - although we had our own private tour guide. Gardens were awesome though.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Nice views and some interesting plants but hardly noteworthy and not worth the price. The most interesting part was travelling back to town with two of the locals and talking to them about their lives. Lovely people.

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The Summit G, Owner at The Summit Gardens Vanuatu, responded to this review

Dear kilpandy From your comments which are so far out of kilter with those of the majority of our visitors, I find it difficult to believe you actually went through the gardens. Perhaps you walked only around the edges of it. Yes, they are lovely people here in Vanuatu, and they depend so much on tourism income for jobs. This... More 

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Address: Devil's Point Road, 20 mins from downtown | PO Box 1401, Port Vila, Vanuatu, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
Phone Number: +678 566 0713
Location: South Pacific  >  Vanuatu  >  Efate  >  Port Vila

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