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Blue Hole

Matevulu River, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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Type: Bodies of Water
Description: 20 mins northwest of Luganville
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Surrounded by jungle,clear water and bird life,great for snorkelling and exploring in the surrounding jungle.

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Melbourne, Australia
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117 reviews 117 reviews
44 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

When visiting Santos make sure you visit one of the blue holes. Something I'd never experienced before and not likely to ever forget. We were on a P & O cruise that docked in Luganville and went on their Blue Hole and Northern Beaches shore tour with a small group of 14 people. The water was warm and pleasant for... More

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Noosaville, Queensland, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 NEW

Oh wow... One of the best, most natural and spectacular places to visit. Yes, the water is blue and so crystal clear... Amazing.

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Bli Bli, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

A great day is to go to Oyster island( about 1/2 an hour drive from Luganville by taxi), book in for their gourmet buffet lunch (2,400 Vatu per person) which includes canoe hire, paddle across the bay and up the river to the Matevulu blue hole. Here you can beach your boats and enjoy swinging on a rope from a... More

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adelaide
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Couldn't get over how blue and clear the water was,make sure you take you snokerling gear with you.................................................................................................

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Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Definitely worth the trip. Do not forget your camera and inner child (the ropes are fun). The canoe trip was interactive having to paddle and bail out the water we took in. Just wish we had longer to swim and snorkle.

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Sydney
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

If visiting you must include the Blue Hole, beautiful crystal clear blue water to swim in. A good side trip.

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Toowoomba, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We called in to see it - didn't swim, but those who were in here sure seemed to be enjoying it. Still primitive change rooms maybe an added attraction.

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Brisbane, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This was the last of 3 blue holes we visited and again we weren't disappointed. Access to Matevula blue hole is a road that runs beside an old WWII airstrip although not particularly well sign-posted. This is apparently the deepest of the blue holes and despite the depth the water is so crystal clear you can see perfectly all the... More

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Brisbane
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I am not joking - the water is so clear its as if you were on the inside of a fish aquarium. And it tastes so clean. the only place I can remember water being so cool and clean is Lake Mackenzie on Frazer island Australia. We went via Kayak from the river entrance. It was great exersize and worth... More

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