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Iarofa Cultural Village

Iarofa Cultural Village
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Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

This is a great cultural experience. The chief and people of the village are very welcoming and are very passionate about teaching us their customs. Very educational. Will go back again and again.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank rrrccchhhllllll
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Loved this morning from the time the warrior surprised us at the entrance and the chief's welcome. Dancing and firewalk were great. Lovely atmosphere with women and children working in the background. Much detail in medicine and food practices. Highly recommended

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank keentraveler1304
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We take school groups to Vanuatu and have been to this show a number of times.The last two times we have gone we haven't been impressed - it is really quite pathetic. We watched a girl talk about how they used to fish in the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank namel
Reviewed 27 August 2017

On this tour you are walked through a wooded area to various clearings where the guide demonstrates how the early natives hunted, fished, cooked, and in general how they lived, their societal customs (like arranged marriages, communal sharing, etc.) with a bit of humour in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank ItchyFootx2
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We visited this village as part of our Atmosphere Cultural cruise ship tour on 13 Apr 2017. What a wonderful introduction to the local culture of the area. The main village elder spoke excellent English and his explanation of the local culture and environment were...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Al S
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Our guide was so friendly and funny and told us a lot about the culture on the drive up to the village. The village Chief was very welcoming and we learnt a lot about their culture and why its important for them to keep it...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This was a great trip so much learnt from the village locals do friendly proud people children adorable we then had fresh fruits and water and free time at a bear by beach a great morning

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We visited Larofe Village as part of our Atmoshere Round Island Tour. So interesting the chief spoke and explained customs, use of plants for medicine and food. Our whole found it really interesting and we were there for about an hour.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank danafamily
Reviewed 16 October 2016

There are many cultural villages on Efate, but this village is exceedingly well run. The villagers speak good English. The information stations are informative. The dances are well performed. Great place to stop. Wonderful photo opportunities.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank dmittleman
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We visited here as part of our cruise ship tour with Atmosphere Tours. Very interesting look at the traditional culture of Vanuatu. Very informative, awesome display of fire / hot stone walking at the end.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Response from Beckinoz | Reviewed this property |
We did our tour with Atmosphere. For $105 you go to Iarofa Cultural a Village, Blue Lagoon (refreshments are supplied), the local kindergarten then on to Aquana resort for lunch (inclusive). You then go to Lollolima (spel... More