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The Reef Explorer

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Jetty at Cafe du Village, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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US$ 34.10*
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1.5-hour Glass Bottom Semi-Sub Port Vila Snorkel Tour
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The Reef Explorer is the only semi-submersible vessel of its kind in Vanuatu, providing an all-in-one unique experience of being in a submarine and glass bottom boat. Our crew will take you on a tour of Port Vila Harbour with views of the city from the water as you weave through the coral bommies. See breathtaking coral outcrops and tropical fish from the viewing room in the keel of the boat. You will then moor off Iririki Island where you can snorkel and hand feed the fish. All snorkelling gear is provided. Suitable for all ages.
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Jetty at Cafe du Village, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

The trip itself was great, the islands make for lovely scenery. The reef is beautiful, with many colourful fish and interesting formations. The staff are very friendly and we had a lovely conversation on the way back to shore, with them pointing out various landmarks...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

We had a great time on the reef explorer and the snorkeling was a hit too. The marine life was fabulous.

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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We tried the new Sea Scooter snorkel experience with three young children and it was great! The kids instantly figured out how to control the scooter and were diving and exploring in no time. We explored about 300m of Pango point reef which is very...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our view & snorkeling but unfortunately after our trip money was missing from a wallet. Just a warning to future clients not to leave bags unattended as we did when snorkeling. This took all the enjoyment from trip.More

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ReefExplorerVanuatu, Owner at The Reef Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We are pleased to note that you enjoyed the tour and snorkel experience. With regards to the loss of money you referred to, we sincerely regret that this happened on your visit to Vanuatu. Although you have not expressly stated...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

We booked the Reef explorer for the family to experience seeing fish and coral first hand. It was great for everyone as the design of the glass bottom brings you in very close contact with the fish and coral. The family were able to snokel...More

Thank Joan T
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

The Reef Explorer was the first touristy thing our family did on our holiday and we were all delighted by the experience. We thought it was just going to be a normal glass bottom boat but the fact that we could literally climb down into...More

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It wasn't very expensive. I can't actually recall the amount we paid but I was surprised it didn't cost more. There were only the two of us that afternoon so it was like a tailored cruise for us. We loved it.
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