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Full-Day North Efate Snorkeling Adventure from Port Vila

Highlights
  • Vanuatu combo: North Efate bus tour and glass-bottom boat snorkel cruise
  • See local villages on an air-conditioned coach tour of North Efate
  • Board a glass-bottom boat for a snorkel cruise and beach outing
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Full-Day North Efate Snorkeling Adventure from Port Vila
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Full-Day North Efate Snorkeling Adventure from Port Vila
US$75.00
Overview
Start your vacation on Vanuatu's Efate island with the perfect introductory excursion that combines a tour of North Efate by air-conditioned bus and a snorkeling adventure on the island's largest glass-bottom boat in Havannah Harbour. After you glide over the coral reefs using provided snorkel gear, there's time to swim and sunbathe on a coconut tree-lined beach. An hour of free time at the Wahoo Bar and Restaurant (lunch at own expense) is included before return transport to Port Vila.
What to Expect
Meet outside the Anchor Inn in downtown Port Vila and depart at 8:45am on an island tour to North Efate, complete with on-board commentary. Relax as you head out of town, past local villages and scenic highlights, in the air conditioned bus bound for Havannah Harbour to board Vanuatu's largest glass bottom boat for a true adventure cruise.

Havannah Harbour is a place where time stands still and villagers from adjacent islands still paddle their outrigger canoes. We cruise to a protected coral reef, home to a wide variety of living corals and many colorful, tropical fish. Jump into the crystal clear water for some of Vanuatu's best snorkeling. Try the new 'EasyBreathe' snorkeling mask or look through the boat's spacious windows as you cruise over a remarkable coral garden.

After doing some snorkeling, return for more scenic cruising to a coconut tree fringed beach, a perfect place for the children to swim. Watch as crew climb a coconut tree, taste fresh coconut, or wander over and talk to locals who frequently paddle to this beach to wash their clothes in a natural spring.

After more relaxed cruising, arrive at approximately 12:30 pm at Havannah Harbour's famous Wahoo Bar and Restaurant, just in time for lunch. The Wahoo earns consistently high reviews and you will have 1-hour to soak up this idyllic waterfront location. Loved by Vanuatu locals, this restaurant prides itself on fresh local seafood and organic Vanuatu beef. Lunch is at your own expense, so it's up to you - choose a snack or a sumptuous meal, or perhaps just go for a swim.

At 1:30 pm, it is time to re-board the coach and say goodbye to unforgettable Havannah Harbour. Arrive back in Port Vila at 2:30 pm with an abundance of photos and a lifetime of memories.
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Amazing diving and snorkelling

My family and I were staying on another island and wanted to do another dive, with the kids snorkelling, I was very impressed with this dive since snorkelling was all that was needed, it was like looking into a tropical aquarium there were so many...More

Thank kezzyPerth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Turtles!

We had a fantastic time on the glass bottom boat. Saw a few turtles while driving in the boat and then while snorkelling saw stingrays and turtles. The locals we amazing and we had a blast speaking with the children and watching the ladies weaving....More

Thank HolzSkipper
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile
The Most Beautiful Place In Vanuatu

We wanted to see and explore some of the untouched Vanuatu, the Turtle Reef Glass Bottom Boat was a perfect way to do that. They picked us up from our Cruise Ship at Port Vila and took us to the beautiful Havannah Harbour. We took...More

2  Thank FutureTed
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile
Nice snorkeling

I did this with my husband, his parents and our 5 year old boy. We enjoyed the trip over to the other side of the island and the interesting history that we were told by one of the crew. The scenery is stunning especially when...More

2  Thank Susan C
Reviewed 3 February 2018
Well worth the visit

I'm a local expat and had been meaning to check this tour out since it started a while back as I'd had plenty of tourists ask about it and I felt a bit silly living here and only being able to say "I've heard it's...More

Thank Mack_Vanuatu
Chrissy B, Owner at Turtle Reef Vanuatu, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

I'm thrilled the kids had a great day and you felt like a tourist for a day! I would love to offer you and the kids a free day out sometime soon - seeing that you are a local and you're obviously here in Vanuatu....More

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Julie C
22 April 2018|
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Response from Paulie19 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, if one of your party are on a walking frame, you would be better to do a round island tour. This does include some snorkelling if you ask the guide. The tour you are asking about would be difficult for someone on a frame.
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