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Mystery Island

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Address: Aneityum Island, Vanuatu

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A must see

We only went here by a change in island's. Happy we did, has a great reef for snorkeling nice and very peaceful island.

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wodonga, Australia
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Wodonga, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We only went here by a change in island's. Happy we did, has a great reef for snorkeling nice and very peaceful island.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I almost didn't want to review this lovely little secret gem of an island. Tell too many people and this calm, serene retreat will become overrun and crowded. But my oh my is this place gorgeous! As mentioned above, it is a true paradise. It doesn't get any better with calm warm waters with plenty of sealife for the avid... More 

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While cruising the area on Celebrity Solstice we stopped at Mystery Island for the day. We were tendered ashore to what I would would consider exactly what a South Pacific island should look like, stunning beaches, beautiful sand with palm trees all around. Just idyllic in so many ways. Although we don't snorkel, we spoke to many who did and... More 

1 Thank Wansbrough2013
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there as part of cruise ship stop. Fantastic clear water and great for swimming and snorkeling. Beautiful little island.

Thank John H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here as part of a cruise. What a beautiful surprise. It is a small island, we were are able to walk around it in around 35 minutes. We spent our time exploring, swimming, snorkeling, looking through market stalls, and meeting the locals who flock to the usually uninhabited island to sell their wares when a cruise ship arrives.... More 

1 Thank Wendy F
Paihia, null, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on our Cruise ship family holiday. Lovely place to relax in the sun, these islands are like a slice of paradise. Got to spot some turtles snorkelling too Our kids enjoyed it and the markets are a nice touch.

Thank Ruby S
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this island while on a Royal Caribbean cruise and it was a real nice little island. The island is uninhabited and the locals come to the island when the cruise ships arrive and set up shops with souvenirs, food, tours and native dancing shows. My wife and I walked around the entire island which has walking tracks for easy... More 

Thank RCee_Jay
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All cruise ships tender you into the island. There are several small shops selling native goods from the nearby town. They accept their own currency as well as A us trailing and US dollars. (We found the exchange rate to be quite fair). They do sell beer $5 US and soda $4 US. Water is also available. No need to... More 

1 Thank CaptainBill1
Hobart, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great swimming and snorkelling. Market and shore tours offered by locals. No need to book a tour with your cruise. No one lives on the island locals come over from neighbouring islands when cruise ships are in (apparently limited to 100 ships per year)

2 Thank lisaac6592
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Reviewed April 17, 2017

Well even dropping into Mystery Island on a cruise ship there is more than enough room to spread out and find some perfect piece of beach. The locals set up markets which is pretty much the same as all of them in Vanuatu, but they are friendly and it's fun to have a look. Just a very beautiful island, beach... More 

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