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Matevulu Blue Hole

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Address: Matevulu River, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

20 mins northwest of Luganville

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One of Santo's Amazing Blue Holes

A beautiful blue hole with modern toilet facilities for a mere 500vt per person. Amazing blue clear waters with a couple of fun rope swims. Personally my favourite blue hole... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2016
Grant J
Randwick, Australia
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Randwick, Australia
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Reviewed 8 January 2016

A beautiful blue hole with modern toilet facilities for a mere 500vt per person. Amazing blue clear waters with a couple of fun rope swims. Personally my favourite blue hole, with access for Oyster Island resort via kayak or rubber ducky

Thank Grant J
Hobart, Australia
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Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

This blue hole is very deep, crystal clear and access is easy. Pay when you enter and stay as long as you want to. Not too busy .

Thank TasApril
Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

Great spot for a quiet swim in fresh water. Good way to directly support the local community too. We had the place to ourselves and it was stunning.

Thank wandering_earth
Gold Coast, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 January 2016

The kayak route into the Blue Hole was also very beautiful - thank you Paco for giving us a ride back!

Thank Les S
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

We were fortunate to miss the crowds from a cruise. The place was very beautiful, peaceful and natural. The rope was heaps of fun! The water was so clear, refreshing and natural. You could easily spend a couple of hours here relaxing.

Thank justruss99
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing. If you are in Santo for a Sunday, I would recommend getting public transport to oyster island in the morning (they have free kayak hire on Sunday) and then kayaking up to the blue hole. It's quite a decent paddle but easygoing and the surroundings are very beautiful. Then head back to oyster island for their... More 

Thank Michael H
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 3 January 2016

We stayed at Oyster Island so this trip is a "no-brainer". Even if not staying at Oyster Island I recommend going over (2 minute ferry ride) and renting kayaks. Five minutes across the sea and then about 45 minutes up river to the blue hole. The longish kayak trip makes it feel more like an adventure which is what it... More 

Thank Ian C
Wollongong, Australia
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41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 30 December 2015

If you are on this Island you have to go here, it was so beautiful, we spent hours here those brave enough went on the rope swing into the water, there were 19 of us & we went up the river after being at the blue hole paddled in dug outs by the locals, the water is so clear you... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 December 2015

Plenty of fish and amazing blue colours. well worth the 500vatu- which goes to the local ni van village. Water is a bit cold.

Thank yellow22014
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Reviewed 24 December 2015

While incorrectly located on the Trip Advisor Map, don't let that deter you from finding this gem. If someone is there, pay them the 500 VAT, absolutely worth it. When I went, we were the only people there. I was the first to jump in. There was no wind that day, and the water was perfectly clear. The hole was... More 

Thank Will H

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