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South Pacific Cruises - Coongoola Day Cruise

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Rue Lini | Govant Building, Port Vila, Efate 0000, Vanuatu
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Coongoola Island Day Cruise

Awesome day out. Our tour guide, Sam, was knowledgeable and open to questions about everything we... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
O1593LMdavida
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Great day out

We had a great day out here and it was an opportunity to see Havannah bay. Enjoyed travelling on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Rue Lini | Govant Building, Port Vila, Efate 0000, Vanuatu
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"secluded beach"
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"morning and afternoon tea"
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"dry dock"
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"fish"
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"saw dolphins"
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"departure point"
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"smaller boat"
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"snorkelling sessions"
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"set sail"
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"baby turtles"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Awesome day out. Our tour guide, Sam, was knowledgeable and open to questions about everything we went to, with great stories of other tours. The scenery was beautiful, turtle sanctuary was impressive, and the food was amazing. Really relaxing day out with great company. The...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great day out here and it was an opportunity to see Havannah bay. Enjoyed travelling on the old sail ship. A lovely beach at Moso island with some snorkelling off the beach. A great salad and BBQ was provided on the beach...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coongoola offers a great little package... transfers to and from your hotel, morning and afternoon tea while sailing or motoring if there isn't much of a breeze, a beach BBQ lunch in a sheltered little cove, with reef and beach side snorkelling either side of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A bit of a trip to get to the boat. Got picked up at 8.15m on the boat underway about two hours later. Crew were great, very helpful and friendly. First stop was the Turtle Sanctuary which was interesting enough, got some information on the...More

Thank Neil G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great day cruising. Firstly to a turtle hatchery, then we cruised round to a secluded beach where we we taken to a reef for some fantastic snorkeling. We had a very nice BBQ lunch and them more snorkeling. What a great day out.

Thank Paul D
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Owen D, Front Office Manager at South Pacific Cruises - Coongoola Day Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great to hear that you had a great day. Thanks for the comment and we do value your comment because it does helps us a lot with our operations so we know how we are doing. Have a great rest of the year.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great fun day on this cruise. Staff were great and took time to engage with our 8yo son. Snorkelling was fantastic just off the beach and the boat itself while old and somewhat tired is full of charm and grace. The visit...More

Thank David L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love boats, so when I saw this one advertised for day tripping I was going. I was travelling in a large family group - so I said I was going and 7 came with me. Everything about the day was great. The boat is...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I went on this day cruise yesterday and it was wonderful. I did this same cruise 20 years ago and it was just as great back then. The boat (coongoola) was old, a little run down but beautiful and run by wonderful...More

Thank ymuratti
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Owen D, Front Office Manager at South Pacific Cruises - Coongoola Day Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks & so grateful to hear that you had enjoyed the trip on Coongoola. We valued your comments so we can upgrade more on our tour to the most & better so people will enjoy when they do the trip. Thanks and have a great...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful day out on this cruise with 3 children aged 15, 13 and 10. Prompt pick up and easy transport to the boat. Terrific snorkelling- definitely take the opportunity to do the reef snorkels- and gorgeous conditions. Loved the visit to the...More

Thank Angela M
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Owen D, Front Office Manager at South Pacific Cruises - Coongoola Day Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Awesome to hear that you had a wonderful day on Coongoola, we do value your comments. It is thru your comments that will make our tour and us to know where we are so we can do more better to make sure that guests who...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

This day cruise is well worth the trip. Picked up by very informative guide and taken to the Coongoola ketch by smaller boat. Safety conscious staff and very helpful.Lovely leisurely tranquil trip with morning tea, beach bbq and afternoon tea provided. A unique visit to...More

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luigiandrosemaryD
4 March 2017|
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Response from Owen D | Property representative |
There are Manta rays spread throughout Vanuatu but not common to see them all the time in one place. We have the occasional sighting on some of our dive sites and off our base at Tranquillity Dive we normally get Pygmy... More
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Response from Owen D | Property representative |
For Cruise ships we do a tour with one of our smaller boats and the tour is usually sold on the cruise ships as Tranquillity island tour where you visit the turtles, go snorkelling and have a beach BBQe and a short bush walk... More
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Traemersa
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Response from Louisa W | Reviewed this property |
Um...not sure if you meant me....we booked once we were there...little travel agency in midtown Port Vila. We booked it when we knew the weather would be nice as we had quite a lot of rain during our stay. Enjoy!
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