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Mystery Island

Aneityum Island, Vanuatu
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More of a puzzle than a mystery

Whilst this is certainly a very pretty LITTLE island - no one actually lives there and it only... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ian M
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Adelaide, Australia
Idyllic a gem in the Pacific.

We were on the Sun Princess and fortunate to be able to tender to the magnificent island. So... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wendy T
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Sydney, Australia
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Aneityum Island, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Whilst this is certainly a very pretty LITTLE island - no one actually lives there and it only springs into life when the cruise ships moor off the island - I'm not really sure just why it is such an attraction. We were ferried from...More

1  Thank Ian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on the Sun Princess and fortunate to be able to tender to the magnificent island. So pretty, unspoiled and a real gem. The Islam even has a small airstrip. No-one lives on the island and small boats transport the locals from the island...More

4  Thank Wendy T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small uninhabited island where the villagers across the waterway come over to set up markets and food stalls when the cruise boats come in. It is gorgeous, white sand, slow casual walk around the island only takes around 15 minutes, stunning water...More

2  Thank Soula G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Revisited this little island after 12 months. Uninhabited until the cruise ships call when the villagers come across from the main island in their canoes and boats to sell their goods. Usual tourist souveneirs available, Hair brading ,photo taking in the Cannibal pot but the...More

1  Thank dennisp859
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mystery Island was a highlight of our recent coral sea cruise around New Calidonia and Vanuatu. Just what you imagine a South Pacific island to be. Lovely beaches, warm, blue water, coral lagoon and World War 2 airstrip. There are plenty of snorkeling tours available...More

1  Thank Charles B
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful little island, set up for cruise ship passengers. Local islanders come over for the day and set up their market stalls and provide lovely entertainment, tours and snacks. Lots of tours to book. We did a snorkelling tour in the morning and...More

1  Thank Live-dream-travel
Reviewed June 20, 2017

So it's got crystal clear water and you can walk around it in 20 minutes?? Australia has thousands of miles of crystal clear water with far more attractions than this tiny island in the middle of nowhere. Don't get me wrong. It's a pretty little...More

1  Thank David H
Reviewed June 15, 2017

This was our 3rd time to Mystery Island with our twin boys aged 10.I absolutely love this island.It has amazing snorkelling and markets,traditional dancing and massage huts.They have set this up better and better since we have been going.My only negative would be not a...More

4  Thank linny72
Reviewed June 9, 2017

mystery Island has been my favorite stop two cruises running! it is tiny, but now they have built up the infrastructure, the dock is shiny and new and the market has been built up very well. the snorkeling is just spectacular and endless lovely places...More

5  Thank Kukaku
Reviewed May 24, 2017

WOW - we had snorkelled in Vanuatu (different island though) 15 years ago and remember how clear that was - well it must be Vanuatu waters because snorkelling here was stunning! crystal crystal clear waters heaps of fish varieties and a good amount of colourful...More

1  Thank Sonjabs
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lrazmie
July 11, 2017|
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Response from Sonjabs | Reviewed this property |
you can probably fly cairns to vanuatu then onto mystery island? the flight will be about 4 hours (I think)?
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goldielocks2015
June 17, 2017|
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Response from Sonjabs | Reviewed this property |
On Mystery Island there are many locals with a wide variety of activities fro sale, glass bottom boat, snorkelling, walking tours etc. All prides are displayed clearly when on land. I didn't notice specific price for the... More
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Liz A
June 12, 2017|
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Response from Kukaku | Reviewed this property |
about $15-$20 pp ISTR
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