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Mele Cascades

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Address: Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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A great way to enjoy the local scene and culture.

If you want to spend a great morning or half day up and down the falls or just sitting in one of the cool ponds then this is the place for. You can spend a day just floating, or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you want to spend a great morning or half day up and down the falls or just sitting in one of the cool ponds then this is the place for. You can spend a day just floating, or climb up and find a spot to jump it is up to you.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

...if there were water. You have to walk about 10 to 20 minutes on the path after the bars to find the cascades. Unfortunately today the cascades are dry and there is only one spot - kind of a blue hole - on the way up. The only good thing is having the bad skin of your feet eaten by... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure you fisit it when there are no cruise ships, because it gets very busy. You need to have beach shoes on, and to watch your step at all times. There is a little cave under the big waterfall. If you are here with the cruise ships visit it with the blue lagoon on one day. On the port... More 

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Tallong, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were told that there has been no water in it for a while so we did not to to this place all the tour people & the office where we were staying said no point in going out there due to dry season there is no water

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The walk was easy..... Lovely waterfall although not massively flowing... The swimming hole was glorious... A beautiful spot

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vanuatu was suffering from drought when we visited so the cascades weren't running. Despite that we had a lovely day and the most beautiful rock pool swim ever. The water was so clear and the water so perfect it was absolutely amazing. We took the FULL tour which included the Mele Village tour, Secret Gardens cultural tour, Cascades walk plus... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't be put off by the walk to the waterfull, it is more than worth it. Take off your shoes and dip your feet into the chilly crystal clear water. You will be able to take some lovely photos too from this destination.

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Darwin, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty place but i rate it average because every one of the locals was out to rip you off. Would i go back again?, probably not.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We caught a taxi from our hotel (don't do this catch a bus much cheaper) to mele cascades. The walk is moderate and you can swim at the cascades. We were the only people there so that was really nice. It hadn't rained in a while so there was not a big cascade happening but it was still beautiful. On... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

But enjoyed natural (fish)foot spa in the pools below...shouldn't really charge so much when not at full strength, but money went to Vanuatu community hopefully.......

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