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Bluewater Island Resort Aquarium

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Miles (15 Km) From Port Vila 13 | at the mouth of the Rentapao river, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Great experience for young kids.

The baby turtles were a hit with the young kids. Hand feeding the adults and getting in the water... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Grant W
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Mudgee, Australia
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Loved seeing the turtles, but did not love seeing the sharks contained in concrete cages. My kids... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Anna G
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good14%
  • Average28%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible36%
8 Oct 2017
“Good and bad”
11 Aug 2017
“Not impresses”
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Miles (15 Km) From Port Vila 13 | at the mouth of the Rentapao river, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

The baby turtles were a hit with the young kids. Hand feeding the adults and getting in the water with them is a great introduction for my future young divers (5 and 8). Nice to see endangered coconut crabs. Great photo ops. BBQ lunches available...More

Thank Grant W
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Loved seeing the turtles, but did not love seeing the sharks contained in concrete cages. My kids wanted to know why they were there. I wonder if the turtles are really released back to the wild? Loved that the kids could hold the turtles and...More

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Pretty much feel the same way everyone else does. A 2 metre bull shark stuck in a small pool. A 200 year old turtle pushed to shore by a worker, then dragged by its flipper! A much prettier part of efate than port vila though....More

Thank jewel_58
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

It's such a beautiful experience to get to swim with & feed the turtles but I feel awful for them at the same time... being kept in a small concrete enclosure is not nice. There's loads of gorgeous baby turtles which we were told they...More

Thank Suzie D
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I enjoyed visiting the location however I think you have to keep an open mind. They are raising the young turtles from hatchlings which you can pick up and put in your hand. They release them back into the ocean when they are a couple...More

Thank Yvonne H
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Visited the Bluewater Island Resort when our ship was in port. Have been to Vanuatu a number of times so our cab driver suggested thought we try something different. It cost us more in the taxi fare but it was well worth it. During the...More

Thank v_milham
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This was the worse thing we did in Vanuatu. It was a complete waste of money - 30,000 VAT which is about $35. There were 11 normal turtles, apparently 1 x 100 year old turtle (which we did not see) there were about 100 tiny...More

Thank Samantha W
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Unfortunately, we were caught in a weak moment by a tout in town and schmoozed into doing this "tour" (read: being driven out - a long way out - and back) to a place where we were assured we'd be able to see turtles in...More

1  Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 5 January 2017

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...More

Thank brisgasman
Reviewed 28 November 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...More

Thank Christine W
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