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Mele Cascades

Address: Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Ranked #1 of 15 Attractions in Port Vila
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls, Outdoors
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Type: Waterfalls, Outdoors

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

These waterfalls are wonderful. We paid a lot of money for this tour but it was worth it. I wish i had taken coral reef shoes as the walk to the waterfalls you can't do bare foot but you walk through shallow water and get runners wet.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

The cascades are very pretty and excellent swimming under waterfalls and sliding down the rocks, but we were only there for an hour or so. And for $25 each that's pretty expensive especially after you have paid to go on every other beach in Vanuatu! You could make a day of it and picnic, but as a tourist with lots... More 

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Alice Springs, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

The Cascades are okay. Seen much better, but would be pleasant if less people were about. It will cost a lot more than its worth in the taxi ride and the entrance fee. If limited for time spend it elsewhere. Very crowded. A lot of small pools and small waterfalls. $25 adult entry.$15 for kids. Then a long walk. Can't... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Located a short drive outside the town, the Cascades is a must do. It's a bit pricey to enter, costing $60usd for 2 adults and 2 kids but it was so much fun. The jungle walk to the top takes about 20 min and is well marked. There are very clean changing rooms and toilets at the bottom along with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

We spent almost 4 hours at the Mele Cascades and took a local bus in (500VTpp = ~AUD$6pp) who we arranged to pick us up at a certain time too. It was nice doing it by ourselves rather than as part of our tour because we could freely take our time, but if you do a tour they will take... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

If you have a limited amount of time at Port Vila, make sure you visit Mele Cascades for stunning waterfalls. It gets crowded, so try to visit first thing in the morning before all the bus crowds arrive. Entry cost was AUD25 per adult. Note: the walkway and waterfalls can be slippery so it's best to wear reef shoes to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

The cascades were beautiful. The walk to the top was relaxing and scenic and the reward was well worth the walk! The cascades are delightful and a perfect way to start the day. Tip for wise travellers, try to avoid going on a cruise ship day as it gets very very busy quite quickly. Highly recommend taking reef shoes to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We had been cruising on the Carnival Spirit and this was one our stops. We ended up catching a death defying taxi ride there. The so called taxi was dirty and disgusting. The driver was quite friendly till he had us in the taxi. He did take us to the water fall which took about 45 minutes to walked through... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Our family enjoyed the easy walk up and the boys enjoyed coming back down via the waterfall as I walked back along the path. Lots of people there off the cruise ship, but we didn't feel crowded. Definitely a MUST SEE for any trip to Vanuatu

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Toukley, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Great spot on a hot day. Take your camera and cosy. Would have given it an excellent review, but expensive.

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