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“Great family fun” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Underwater Post Office

Underwater Post Office
Hideaway Island Resort, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
678-22000
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Ranked #11 of 15 Attractions in Port Vila
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Owner description: The world’s only underwater post office lets you buy a waterproof postcard on land, fill it out and dive into the ocean to mail it, and you don't even need diving experience.
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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“Great family fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

Easy to get to and really cheap to get on the island.
Food pretty good and cheap - after resort prices!
Afforable hire of equipment.
Good snorkeling, with colourful fish, octopuses, coral, clown fish.

Glass bottom tours only in the morning and the rough sand in the shady parts are a bit frustrating.

Visited August 2012
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Scoresby, Victoria, Australia
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“No Stamp Required!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Loved the idea of an underwater post office. Perhaps give it a new coat of paint! Saw some amazing marine life while snorkelling

Visited October 2012
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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“Underwater Mail!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

There is so much to see underwater that we could have easily spent three times longer at Hideaway. The water was beautifully clear and so warm! Nice and friendly staff.

Just a note - you can buy cheaper postcards from the Port Vila post office.

Visited October 2012
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Auckland, New Zealand
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“Empty post office”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

the post office was unattended, it is a sham. However the snorkeling around the reef is great. 1000 Vatu to get to the island is a rip off.

Visited October 2012
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Sydney
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“A little disappointing”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

While the novelty faactor ws high and the kids enjoyed the concept it was disappointing that it looked nothing like the pictures and there was no one in the underwater post box at all the whole day. As it was Australian school holidays and the Island was packed it would ahve been nice to have that experience.

Still a great experience for the kids.

Visited October 2012
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