Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu Cruise Port

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About Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu

Vanuatu's capital, Port Vila, is an exciting, bustling town that curves around Vila Bay and creeps up its steep hillsides. You will find interesting shops, bars, and restaurants featuring the islands' specialty, flying fox, or coconut crab. The rugged island offers horseback riding, hiking to waterfalls, river canoeing and kayaking, plus snorkeling and scuba diving trips in Port Vila.

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Took a day tour with many others on this cruise with Santo Adventures, and had the best day. Bus picked us up at the port and drove us a duty free store for our liqueur purchases. They then took us to awaiting open boats which whizzed us across to an Island where we had a scrumptious BBQ lunch cooked for us, while we swam in calm tropical waters. We then were taken around the island by boats to an area of about 10m depth where we could feed the local fish and snorkel with them around a coral reef. Took us to a local island village before returning back to the ship around 4pm, big day and very tiring, but loved every minute of it. Great value @ only $100 pp for the whole day including lunch.

Visited: Apr 03, 2017

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Port Vila is a wonderful friendly island with lots to do, we went on the inlet cruise and learnt some local history,on the return trip we asked the bus driver to take us to the cheapest duty free and he did. Walked back along the main street and many drivers travel up and down the street to try and get you to go with them but take a water taxi back to the ship only $5.


Did the ship's reef explorer glass bottom boat tour, terrific and worth the cost. We booked a tour through here but it was cancelled, so we paid extra to do the ship tour ...Vanuatu Markets look great but are just junky once you get there. Our friend did ship's blue lagoon cruise and said it was a bit meh and overpriced for what it was.

Visited: Mar 11, 2018

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This is the best port to do your duty free shopping , and so many excursions , we did the cascading waterfalls , our adult children sons horse ridding they loved it ,we suggest you barter with the locals for your taxi ride when we fist got there one wanted $300, for 4 people to take around the most attractions , when we just kept walking along the taxi stand and found a great deal of only 150 for the day , and would be less if you only want to do some of the tours .

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