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Bluewater Island Resort Aquarium

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Address: Miles (15 Km) From Port Vila 13 | at the mouth of the Rentapao river, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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+678 27588

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I believe this attraction is reviewed under both this heading and Blue Lagoon aquarium. It should not be confused with the East Coast of Efate swimming lagoons - completely... read more

2 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
brisgasman
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I believe this attraction is reviewed under both this heading and Blue Lagoon aquarium. It should not be confused with the East Coast of Efate swimming lagoons - completely different spot. We paid 4,200VTV for admission plus lunch for two adults (1,700VTV) each, a seven year old (800VTV) and a three year old (free). Soft drinks were 200VTV each. The... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

My husband and I went here two weeks ago it was a great place to visit. There were lots of turtles to see and swim with ranging from baby to adult ones part of our tour was to have a lovely lunch which was cooked for us and it was great. The fruit salad was to die for.

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Thank Christine W
Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

This was a must to see in Vanuatu. You get to hold and touch baby turtles and then there is several large turtles you can get in the water with and feed and touch. Great for adults and kids.

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Thank Chels87
Geelong, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

We were taken here by our private tour guide. I should have turned around and walked back out. I was devastated to walk in and find baby turtles swimming around in a crowded concrete trough, with people picking them up and dropping them back into the water willy nilly. No supervision by the operators. Then we spied the 2 large... More 

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Thank Mel_Cat75
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

We visited Bluewater after our swim at the blue lagoon. It was wonderful to see the turtles up close though it was sad to see them in a small lagoon enclosure. We had a nice BBq lunch included with our visit.

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Thank Fiona M
Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

I believe this is now called Crystal Blue Lagoon or swim with turtles but if you are trying to support turtle conservation I would encourage you to research further and visit Moso Island/Tranquillity Island Resort. I wish we had done the Coongoola Day Cruise which visits there. I admit I was delighted to hold a baby turtle and feed the... More 

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Lismore, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2016

I had a wonderful experience at Blue Water...I met two locals John and Ester..John played guitar and sang..He borrowed the Church Pastor's guitar and I taught him some songs...We had a wonderful time with the locals and swam in Blue Water every day... I am visiting again this year with my Choir (Lismore Winsome Community Choir) and I hope to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2015

This is a good place to swim and be a kid jumping in the lagoon the water is crystal clear we did this as part of the Melanisan Tours around the island

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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2015

Not only is it over priced, but the poor animals stuck in there are in a small enclosure full of stagnant water.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2015

We didn't want to go here but ended up tagging along with another tour. The turtles are kept in small concrete enclosures WAY too small for them. The man showing us around dragged one of the larger older turtles by its fin out for the feeding and while he was doing so he proceeded to flip the poor creature over... More 

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