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Great cultural experience

Visited here last week and shown around by a generous, informative tour guide named John. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
wtandy
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Launceston, Australia
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Quirky restaurant

A very strange experience not your usual restaurant the tucker was excellent atmosphere we had a... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Philip R
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Dora Creek, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Can Recommend Here Very Highly As With Just About Everything Else In Vanuatu Was The Best Holiday Made Better By The Friendly Atmosphere Every Day

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank StevenHelen T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here last week and shown around by a generous, informative tour guide named John. The Garden was very pretty and has been improving steadily since flattened by Cyclone Pam (2015). I learned a great deal about the culture & history of Vanuatu by reading...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank wtandy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our first ever holiday to Port Vila it was recommended we visit The Secret Garden. We were the first to arrive at mid-morning, and were told we’d be given a guided tour upon purchasing tickets (not cheap for a family). After walking through an...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here to have a look around while there wasn’t a show or anything on - $1500 vatu for entrance fee. This place gives you the history that the National Museum of Vanuatu doesn’t - there are many signs around the grounds about cannibalism,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank curlygirl1993
Reviewed 25 November 2018

We went to the Garden/Cultural Centre as part of a cruise ship shore excursion. Worth every minute and every dollar! We were fortunate that our guide was the youngest son former famous Paramount Chief who knew the ancient and modern cultural history so very well...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank keithbU5208CQ
Reviewed 14 October 2018

A family of four adults and a four year old child, this was such good value and such fun accommodation. The bungalows are clean and comfortable, the bathrooms so much fun, we loved our funky little homes. The gardens and history walk kept us busy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jodie H
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This place operates day and night. During the day it's like an open air museum with historic photos and information about the history and culture of Vanuatu. For a great nights entertainment book the Melanesian feast from your hotel. First you will see a spectacular...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Grant B
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Wow! The show was fantastic! The younger members of the tribe were apparently learning the ropes so it wasn't as polished as on other occasions apparently, but we had a great time, lots of laughs! I don't want to spoil any of it by saying...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gem412
Reviewed 3 June 2018

A very strange experience not your usual restaurant the tucker was excellent atmosphere we had a very enjoyable experience with a group of friends

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We had been waiting all week to visit the secret garden with the cultural show! Before you book your day to visit here I think you have to make sure the show will be on that day as they only perform certain days or when...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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galyanak
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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
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