We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Secret Garden

Mele, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 26222
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Awesome cultural experience

We visited the secret garden twice - once during the day following a visit to Mele Cascades, and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nic88888
,
Goulburn, Australia
Awful waste of money and time I'll never get back

This is truly the worst attraction in Vanuatu, worse it's actually pretty expensive at 1500 Vatu... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ErinNZL
,
New Zealand
Read all 127 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
Mele, Efate, Vanuatu
CONTACT
Website
+678 26222
Write a Review
Reviews (127)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 124 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited the secret garden twice - once during the day following a visit to Mele Cascades, and again the following evening for the Melanesian Feast. Our daytime visit included a guided tour with Marie - she was amazing and had our children thoroughly engrossed...More

Thank Nic88888
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is truly the worst attraction in Vanuatu, worse it's actually pretty expensive at 1500 Vatu ($20 AUD). The staff can barely be bothered to acknowledge you, they point you in the direction to go and off you go to read broken/fading signs about history...More

Thank ErinNZL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is the worst. We were the only table in the facility and waited 1.25 hours for 2 burgers, a grill cheese sandwich and a vegetarian wrap with a side of fries. We asked the kitchen several times how far off the food would...More

Thank BellaBernard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We participated in the All day tour and the cultural show in the evening. The team ensured that we were well looked after, even provided a complimentary cabin for us to rest and freshen up. The tour included a visit to the Blue lagoon and...More

Thank samz748
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Our cruise ship, Sun Princess, called at Vila in April 2017 and we visited "The Secret Garden" because we were looking for something in fill in a few hours. The entry fee was a little expensive, however the cultural show and tour of the gardens...More

Thank cruisers2017
Reviewed 26 May 2017

I was not terribly impressed with this place thought through entry fee made it overpriced for it. I feel there is better things to do in Port Vila

Thank junebryant
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I visited the secret garden for their cultural show while on my visit to Vanuatu. The show was fantastic with the way they include the audience and provide cultural knowledge. We also had lunch at the restaurant which was delicious. After the show we were...More

2  Thank Kel414
Reviewed 2 April 2017

As we had just got back from another tour & hadn't had lunch, we decided to forgo the first part of the tour & eat, what an amazing surprise we had when it was our tour guide that made our lunch, once we had had...More

Thank MelbourneJulie
Reviewed 26 March 2017

My wife and I visited in March 2017 as a day excursion from our cruise. We'd been sorely disappointed by the previous tour we completed with Royal Caribbean in Noumea so were apprehensive. Our apprehensive was quickly replaced by enjoyment and wonder once we arrived...More

1  Thank ropesbasstard
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped by here in the late afternoon. Beautiful gardens and our guide was very informative. The food was good as well.

Thank Wensham
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
The Beach Bar
993 reviews
1.16 km away
Reefers Restaurant & Rum Bar
148 reviews
7.25 km away
Kesorn's Exotic Thai Restaurant
157 reviews
7.39 km away
Tilly's Restaurant & Bar
334 reviews
7.45 km away
Nearby Attractions
Mele Cascades
2,438 reviews
.95 km away
Hideaway Island Marine Reserve
1,512 reviews
1.38 km away
Wet N Wild Adventure Park
186 reviews
1.24 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
galyanak
10 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Delliemay | Reviewed this property |
I don't know what is offered by the cruise ships, but you are better off getting a few people to share a bus/taxi. We actually made our arrangements at the markets for a pick up the following evening but that wouldn't be... More
1
Vote