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Bluewater Island Resort Aquarium

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Great experience

If you can ignore the fact that the animals are caged then it is a great experience. Such close... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
Jodi R
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Newcastle, Australia
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Just ok...

It was a nice place with nice people, but I think that the staff should be more stringent to... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2018
Rennmaus90
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Augsburg, Germany
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28 Jun 2018
“Great experience ”
19 Feb 2018
“Just ok...”
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Miles (15 Km) From Port Vila 13 | at the mouth of the Rentapao river, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

If you can ignore the fact that the animals are caged then it is a great experience. Such close interaction with turtles was great

Thank Jodi R
Reviewed 20 February 2018

It was a nice place with nice people, but I think that the staff should be more stringent to tourists, that are just rude to the turtles and animals and do not regard the signs like "do not touch the baby turtles"... I don't understand...More

Thank Rennmaus90
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The baby turtles were a hit with the young kids. Hand feeding the adults and getting in the water with them is a great introduction for my future young divers (5 and 8). Nice to see endangered coconut crabs. Great photo ops. BBQ lunches available...More

Thank Grant W
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Loved seeing the turtles, but did not love seeing the sharks contained in concrete cages. My kids wanted to know why they were there. I wonder if the turtles are really released back to the wild? Loved that the kids could hold the turtles and...More

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Pretty much feel the same way everyone else does. A 2 metre bull shark stuck in a small pool. A 200 year old turtle pushed to shore by a worker, then dragged by its flipper! A much prettier part of efate than port vila though....More

Thank jewel_58
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

It's such a beautiful experience to get to swim with & feed the turtles but I feel awful for them at the same time... being kept in a small concrete enclosure is not nice. There's loads of gorgeous baby turtles which we were told they...More

1  Thank Suzie D
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I enjoyed visiting the location however I think you have to keep an open mind. They are raising the young turtles from hatchlings which you can pick up and put in your hand. They release them back into the ocean when they are a couple...More

Thank Yvonne H
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Visited the Bluewater Island Resort when our ship was in port. Have been to Vanuatu a number of times so our cab driver suggested thought we try something different. It cost us more in the taxi fare but it was well worth it. During the...More

1  Thank v_milham
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This was the worse thing we did in Vanuatu. It was a complete waste of money - 30,000 VAT which is about $35. There were 11 normal turtles, apparently 1 x 100 year old turtle (which we did not see) there were about 100 tiny...More

3  Thank Samantha W
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Unfortunately, we were caught in a weak moment by a tout in town and schmoozed into doing this "tour" (read: being driven out - a long way out - and back) to a place where we were assured we'd be able to see turtles in...More

4  Thank Jennifer C
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