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“Good snorkelling” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hideaway Island Marine Reserve

Hideaway Island Marine Reserve
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$60.00*
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Half-Day North Efate Snorkeling Adventure from Port Vila
Ranked #2 of 57 things to do in Port Vila
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Hobart, Australia
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“Good snorkelling”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2013

This is worth a visit for snorkellers. Some good coral and fishlife. You can bus from Port Vila to the ferry, then it's a very short, maybe 300 metres, ferry ride, which might have been free, or was quite cheap, I can't remember for sure. You can hire good snorkelling gear, prices are not too bad.

Visited May 2013
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“Not a lot for Oldies”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2013

Unless you are into snorkling and beach activity, this location is not the best for foodies who like a good wind and a stroll about.

Unlike most islands, Hideaway charges and a entrance fee that is NOT credited to your purchases on the island. So in our case, it was just like adding 20VT to outr lunch bill.

The facilities are tired and about 3 star. Go to ERAKOR ( much closer to town) and ejoy a great lunch and a bottle of bubles overlooking the lagoon.

Visited April 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“wow”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2013

Fantastic snorkelling, lovely place to eat and to just relax, might take a book with me next time and chill out for a bit longer

Visited May 2013
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Pottsville, Australia
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“Step into the water and it's a tropical paradise!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2013

It's a marine reserve, so as soon as you enter the water you're surrounded by tropical marine life-I found one special place on the reef that I was reluctant to leave- the variety of colour and sea life was amazing!

Visited May 2013
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Taree, Australia
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“Beautiful Island”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2013

Great little island a short walk if the tide is out or a short boat ride if the tide is in. Entry is 1000 vatu and hire equipment is about 500vatu. Food and beverages are reasonably priced. Reef is okay for an island close to shore. It's only a 300 vatu ride by bus from town.

Visited May 2013
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