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“Stunning”

Hideaway Island Marine Reserve
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US$75.00*
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Half-Day North Efate Snorkeling Adventure from Port Vila
Ranked #2 of 59 things to do in Port Vila
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 27 February 2012

Crystal blue warm water awaits you. The sound of music from the beach bar and good food. Its a must when visiting Port Vila

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Reviewed 22 February 2012

Buy a pair of the wet suit material slip on shoes as the WHOLE beach is made of coral. Painful to walk on bare foot

1  Thank Rhys K
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Reviewed 21 February 2012

My wife and I took a bus (and got scammed...another story) to Hideaway Island. We had never been snorkelling before, but we were instant fans after snorkelling just off shore in the reserve.

Make sure you bring water shoes as the beach is primarily coral. Also, make sure you wear copious amounts of sunscreen. I was a real dolt and thought being under water would keep me from getting sunburned. Problem is you float above the water line. I learned the hard way after nearly 1.5 hours in the water.

Definitely worth the trip.

1  Thank Mike & Terri
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Reviewed 20 February 2012

It was raining the day we went to Hideaway Island but it didnt dampen our spirits at all. We are both in our mid fifties and the fish are visible as soon as you enter the water, they were plentiful and colourful. The money you pay to snorkel here is deducted from our lunch, we had coconut chicken curry! Very nice, all up with the cascades in the morning and hidewaway in the afternoon it was one of the best days of our trip.

2  Thank gaylest
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Reviewed 20 February 2012

You have to pay to even get onto the island, and the food was less than average, the service was slow, and the drinks left quite a bit to be desired. Waste of time, waste of money but the setting was gorgeous!

1  Thank 31hoosier_fan1
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