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Matevulu Blue Hole

Matevulu River, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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Wish we had longer!

We knew from research we wanted to go to the Matevulu Blue Hole and it didn't disappoint. Those... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
brilliant to snorkel. friendly staff and well maintained

We stayed and snorkeled for about two hours. The fish were fantastic and the colour of the water... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Brisbane Region, Australia
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20 mins northwest of Luganville
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“rope swing” (33 reviews)
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Matevulu River, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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

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
Reviewed 29 December 2016

very wonderful visit, swimming with fish was very cool and the water is truly very blue and refreshing.

Thank annmarienature
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Worth knowing that there are 2 places marketing as the Matevulu Blue holes. The "big" one further upstream is completely dead, brown and dirty. Heavy rains will push this mud down stream. Nanda "Jackies" Blue hole is a safer bet.

2  Thank Greg K
Reviewed 9 December 2016

picture perfect! unfortunatley it had rained heavily the night before which pushed all the mud down river causing the water o be a little dirty but that didnt stop me! With plenty of room to swim and two rope swings to swing off there is...More

Thank andrewspeers95
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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!!! 😎

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