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Matevulu Blue Hole

Matevulu River, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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Enjoy a swim in the centre of the rainforest

We kayaked to the blue hole from the Turtle Bay beach house, which was great fun and I would highly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
'SUP'ing in Paradise

What a natural marvel this Blue Hole and river is. Lush tropical plants greet the visitor, also a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Adelaide, Australia
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20 mins northwest of Luganville
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Matevulu River, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We kayaked to the blue hole from the Turtle Bay beach house, which was great fun and I would highly recommend kayaking in if you're staying anywhere nearby. At the centre of the blue hole is a beautiful banyan tree; fish swim in the shallows...More

Thank Katbot56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a natural marvel this Blue Hole and river is. Lush tropical plants greet the visitor, also a couple of shelters, a toilet, and a small jetty with an inviting tree swing. On the opposite side is an even more inviting, higher tree swing from...More

Thank virginiarawlinson
Reviewed 23 September 2017

This is another great blue hole on the east coast. I liked the Tarzan swing rope especially. Not as developed here as Nanda Blue Hole.

1  Thank GreyNomad2014
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We knew from research we wanted to go to the Matevulu Blue Hole and it didn't disappoint. Those that wanted to were able to use the rope swing to enter the beautiful blue water. I thought the water was a little chilly (for me) so...More

1  Thank Jacq08
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We stayed and snorkeled for about two hours. The fish were fantastic and the colour of the water was breath taking

Thank Lenhur2000
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We kyaked from Turtle Bay Lodge which made the trip here worthwhile, the river was serene , birdlife and the flying fish were beautiful. Was clean , and enjoyabls to have our picnic there.

Thank sharee3
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

It was Blue, there is no arguement there. We ended up having the whole place to ourselves on the morning of our visit. The water was still very murky after the small hurricane that had made an appearance a few weeks earlier so it wasn't...More

1  Thank Sian L
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Great place for lunch and have a quiet beer make sure kids can swim or bring float vest for toddlers

Thank Bruce P
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We stopped there on a day trip up the East Coast from Luganville. The driver had warned us that due to the recent rains that maybe Matevulu would be muddy. He was right. We left and went to Nanda blue hole and it was unaffected...More

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

A little way out of Luganville, the Matevulu blue is an amazing spot! My daughter and I kayaked from the blue hole to Oyster Island and it was so serene and beautiful along the river. Awesome day trip to make! The kayak is not short...More

2  Thank marcovO9984GE
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Carolyn K
30 November 2016|
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Response from Crazymick05 | Reviewed this property |
Better to go to Blue hole from Santo. When you get to Champagne Bay you will not want to go anywhere else for the day but there!!! 😎