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Mele Cascades Waterfalls is one of Efate's most popular natural attractions. Only 20 minutes drive out of town, a visit can be completed in just over two hours. There are bathroom facilities available , sitting area, a small cafe and bar on site for...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Mele Road | Mele Maat, Port Vila, Efate 1368, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Having seen all the other Trip Adviser reviews we knew that the 1500VT or $25AUD was going to expensive and to be fair it was for what is on offer. Having said that these falls are worth the effort and present a beautiful waterfall and...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was ok! After the lagoon so I think it was hard to top that! Busy spot , but expensive for what it is

Thank Colleen D
Reviewed 6 days ago

When in Efate Island, highly recommend a visit to the beautiful Mele Cascades. The 15min walk from entrance to main waterfall is worth it.

Thank pheweet139
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took a bus to the cascades and enjoyed our walk up to the waterfall. We didn’t swim, just paddled in the crystal clear water. It took us just over an hour for the return walk up and down. We went at about 9.30am cause...More

Thank Keight D
Reviewed 6 days ago

We booked this trip not realising this was no longer a locally owned attraction. Still the guide and visit was wonderful. There is a 20 minute walk up to the cascades with a couple of small water crossings. We wore our reef shoes but others...More

Thank Guesty2009
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a bus out to the cascades and had a lovely time at the waterfall. The kids enjoyed swimming under the waterfall and jumping off the rocks. The rocks do get very slippery so use the hand-ropes and wear reef shoes if possible. I...More

Thank AmyGibson1234
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did this as part of our attractions tour and was certainly not worth the $1500 Vatu entry, nothing there but a waterfall and swimming hole which at the time we went was freezing and you could not be in there for anymore then 10-15min...More

Thank Youngy2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a truly beautiful place to visit. We throughly enjoyed the walk to the falls and were enthralled with the information the guide provided on the local vegetation and foods. Parts of the trip can be a little slippery but you can take your...More

Thank NewSydney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

ThIs is a great place to visit, especially after it has rained. Make sure that you walk all the way to the top waterfall, there is also a small cave that you can get to behind the falls. The pools on the way down are...More

Thank KimMiki
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As with most places in Vanuatu there is a cost to visit, whether it's a beach, a river, a waterfall or whatever. This is a pleasant stroll through gardens and plantation following an attractive stream with numerous small waterfalls. It culminates in a delightful waterfall...More

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Peter B
July 30, 2018|
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Response from ColinRosewarne | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of water and save your money on the guide. Not necessary. Buses way cheaper too.
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Nicole J
July 17, 2018|
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Response from MilneBayPatriot | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are. If not, the tour guids available at the waterfall reception are easily able to get a taxi for you.
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