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“Easy access snorkelling”

Underwater Post Office
Ranked #14 of 61 things to do in Port Vila
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Owner description: The world’s only underwater post office lets you buy a waterproof postcard on land, fill it out and dive into the ocean to mail it, and you don't even need diving experience.
Reviewed August 5, 2014

Hideaway Island allows easy access snorkelling for all, with a coral beach to enter and sheltered water. Plenty of tropical fish, and some coral but most is bleached or dead (no comparison to Great Barrier Reef). Catamarans weren't available and food from beach bar was stale, coffee great though. Waterproof postcard 400vt and arrived back in AUS 2 weeks later.

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Reviewed August 5, 2014

Brilliant ! We have visited Vanuatu twice and done this twice,such a great thing to do. Only seen the postman down there once though, but still fun! Snorkelling is good there but make sure you wear reef shoes as it's very rough on your feet, especially if not snorkelling.

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Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

The idea is fun. You can buy waterproof postcards in shop on Hideaway Island. There are also plenty of fish around while you post your letters.

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Reviewed August 2, 2014

This was a bit of fun, diving down to post a waterproof postcard back home. What a great idea! If you can hold your breath, you can dive right through the post office and come out the other side.

Thank Jon C
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Reviewed July 30, 2014

Snorkeling down to the Underwater Post Office (50 metres or so offshore at a depth of a metre or so) was one of several highlights during our day visit to Hideaway Island near Port Vila.
The selection of waterproof post cards available at the gift shop were reasonably priced.
Quite a novelty so we posted a few back to family, friends and work colleagues and even posted one back to ourselves.

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