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Mele Cascades

| Mele Maat, Port Vila, Efate 1368, Vanuatu
+678 23050
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US$ 75.00*
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Half-Day Shore Excursion: North Efate Snorkeling Adventure
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Half-Day North Efate Snorkeling Adventure from Port Vila
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Mele Cascades Waterfalls is one of Efate's most popular natural attractions. Only 20 minutes drive out of town, a visit can be completed in just over two hours. There are bathroom facilities available , sitting area, a small cafe and bar on site for purchase of food and drinks. The area is local owned and run by locals. Revenue generated help pay wages for local employees, maintenance and upkeep of the area,community development for surrounding villages and sponsorship of social activities, most especially soccer development programs for youth. Note: Efate is currently experiencing severe El Nino and the once picturesque attraction has very low water levels. This is also causing drastic water supply shortage to villages and its people. To close the business would mean loss of income for many.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
| Mele Maat, Port Vila, Efate 1368, Vanuatu
+678 23050
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We hired a car for a couple of days and took a day trip to the Cascade Falls. This is a bit of an up hill walk to the falls would be difficult for people with walking difficulties. The waterfall was magnificent and well work...More

Thank BecVA79
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is like a hidden paradise. Walk to the top and see the falls, it doesn't take long and is worth the 20 min walk. Take reef shoes they help with cross water spots, but barefoot also worked for me! And don't forget to...More

Thank brooktales
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Must do! For 1500 Vatu this is definitely something to do on your trip. The walk up is quiet nice and it is amazing that you can get so close to the waterfall. Our guide was lovely, heaps of information and made sure we were...More

Thank Paige G
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took our 15 y.o. grandaughters to this stunning waterfall and cascade. The 20-min walk was well worth the small effort for us in our mid-60's. The final stretch along the waterfall was a bit more difficult and slow, but sturdy rope handrail made the...More

Thank E1247IKmaried
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful and a must see. The guide was great and took us all the way, at our own pace, stopping to take photos for us. Swimming in all the waterholes was so beautiful and refreshing. This is a must do while in Port Vila!!!

Thank Tigga22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The falls aren't that high or big, but the fact that it's only a 15mins walk up and that you can walk through the water and streams, with good guiderails and unlimited (swimming) acces to the pools under the falls really make this a very...More

Thank joostschram
Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely easy walk and close to the capital a great day had by all. local refreshments available but not suitable for prams as lots of steps

Thank bicko2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great day out. The guides are amazing. They helped our 14 year old action man son get to the top in his waterproof cast. Nothing was too much trouble, even carrying him! We loved it. What a pity it has just changed from being...More

Thank Nicole D
Reviewed 1 week ago

So beautiful. We loved the Waterfalls. Never seen Waterfalls like this. The Tour and Tour Guide were awesome.

Thank Glenda S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's part of the tourist route and very nice place but really it's just a nice waterfall with a pricey 1500 Vatu to get in. Good for a swim on a hot day.

Thank kombigirl46
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5 August 2017|
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Response from Bradikil | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure there were some young children there. He would have to be ok to walk across some streams. There are ropes to hang on to. In some parts you do have to walk across unassisted.
Euan B
4 July 2017|
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Response from Daniel A | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. There is a bit of steep stair climb and creek crossings x3 (that have a decent current). If you wanted to take them keep them very close to you. I'd probably recommend just staying at the bottom where there is a... More
1 May 2017|
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Response from MamereVanuatu | Property representative |
It is a 20 minute walk one way, with one set of stairs that you have to go up and two creek crossings. Moderate level of fitness is required