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Underwater Post Office

Hideaway Island Resort, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 22000
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Novelty item

It was good to see and send some postcards to family from the underwater post office. It can be a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Seamus M
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Nothing that special

The idea is novel but nothing much to see here, the marine life was far more impressive. We were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nina N
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The world’s only underwater post office lets you buy a waterproof postcard on land, fill it out and dive into the ocean to mail it, and you don't even need diving experience.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good31%
  • Average23%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Hideaway Island Resort, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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+678 22000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was good to see and send some postcards to family from the underwater post office. It can be a bit of a challenge to get the cards in pending on what tide there is.

Thank Seamus M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The idea is novel but nothing much to see here, the marine life was far more impressive. We were easily able to dive down just snorkelling.

Thank Nina N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was blown away by the variety and schools of fish here, coral too, a fantastic free dive experience-unforgettable

Thank mikehowarth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

top place to spend a day,you have great snorkeling also spend sum time sunbaking or have a couple of drinks from the bar and a meal from the kitchen . the staff are so friendly and helpful we have been 2 times now and hope...More

Thank bot60
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Seems like a lot of hype for a pretty simple attraction. I could stand on the top of it with my head above water. I had seen pictures of scuba divers with it, so I assumed it was something a little more difficult to access.

Thank NATHAN T
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Not many places in the world that you can do this (if any) and there are certainly a lot of tropical fish swimming around.

Thank namel
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Not far from the shore, but you may need to do a little swimming to find it. I think it is directly between the two diving platforms. Not far to dive down at low tide but could be a bit harder for some when the...More

Thank 422iana
Reviewed 8 October 2017

A fun experience, post cards and snorkeling gear can be hired from a little shop near the dock. Post office is well signed posted and a few meters underwater.

Thank Steph K
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We enjoyed a wonderful relaxinf afternoon snorkelling in these beautiful waters and visiting the underwater post office

Thank Baylovers
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Went here on holiday to go explore this wonderful island. We heard about the under water post office and were told to visit. When I went to go buy a waterproof post card I found that it was rather expensive so I decided to purchase...More

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Trish D
15 November 2017|
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Response from Emeraude8888 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Trish I agree with Kay B. Grab a taxi and negotiate the price beforehand. They should be able to take you and take you back (you may have to pay for them to wait, but seeing as you are on a cruise you want to make sure... More
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SuperxSmiley17
6 May 2017|
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Response from v_milham | Reviewed this property |
We hired a mini bus for four hours. Price is negotiable. There were six adults in our group. The mini bus was clean, comfortable and the driver "Sam" was a safe driver. He waited at each stop for us. There have been other... More
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Laura C
19 January 2016|
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Response from Aunt_Pearl | Reviewed this property |
If you have time to do a round of the island there are lots of little beaches and coves with clear water and beautiful fish. Hideaway is lovely and a good choice as it is not too far to travel.
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