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Snorkelling, beautiful little Island.

What a beautiful little island, set up for cruise ship passengers. Local islanders come over for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
via mobile
It's a mystery why a cruise ship would take you there.

So it's got crystal clear water and you can walk around it in 20 minutes?? Australia has thousands... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
David H
Perth, Australia
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4 days ago
“Snorkelling, beautiful little Island.”
1 week ago
“Day trip off a cruise ship”
Aneityum Island, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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

Thank Live-dream-travel
Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank linny72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Kukaku
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Sonjabs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Voyager of the Seas dropped anchor near Mystery Island, Vanuatu. Since we had heard there was not a whole lot to do on the island, we avoided fighting the crowd for the early morning tenders. Once we realized to which island the boats were...More

3  Thank Stacy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank Kris931
Reviewed 13 May 2017

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...More

Thank TripAdviser2164
Reviewed 10 May 2017

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...More

1  Thank Wansbrough2013
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank John H
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Hi, it would seem that on Mystery Island there is a glass bottomed BOAT (as opposed to Kayak). Can anyone tell me if this is still around?. Can it be booked once on the Island? and approximate cost? I do hope someone has some knowledge of this as we are an older couple who couldn't manage a kayak. Thanks, in anticipation
17 June 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
Liz A
How much are the glass bottom boats tours with the local people?
12 June 2017|
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Response from RCee_Jay | Reviewed this property |
The locals offer all sorts of tours for around $20 pp and up. There are several glass bottom boat tours for around $20 - $25pp
Can a trip be arranged from port Vila to mystery island ? Thanks in advance :)
1 April 2017|
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Response from mushyAustralia | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Mystery Island is located on the island of Santo, you can organise flights from home between the two islands, stay a few days and really check out what the island has to offer, there is much to see on Santo, we saw it as... More