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Matevulu Blue Hole

Matevulu River, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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It’s blue again

We visited this blue hole again during our 3rd visit to santo and were so pleased to see its blue... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sasa73
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kurrajong
Bit greenish now

We visit this blue hole 2 yrs ago and we were amazed at how the colour had changed from blue to... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
sasa73
,
kurrajong
via mobile
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20 mins northwest of Luganville
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“rope swing” (37 reviews)
“blue hole” (126 reviews)
“the river” (51 reviews)
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Matevulu River, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this blue hole again during our 3rd visit to santo and were so pleased to see its blue again ( at Christmas time it was greenish ) enjoyed it here and loved the big rope swing off the big tree Lots of fun...More

Thank sasa73
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We visit this blue hole 2 yrs ago and we were amazed at how the colour had changed from blue to more greenish now ( unsure why ?) Still enjoyed it here and loved the big rope swing off the big tree Lots of fun...More

2  Thank sasa73
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

This used to be blue but now green. We paid for a a canoe up river I wouldn’t bother. Water very cold, rope swings for kids to swing into water, cafe there don’t expect a flat white !

Thank Tracey B
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

This hole is well worth stopping in for a refreshing swim. Good value for 500vtu. If you go early and make sure there is no cruise boats in you will have the place to yourself. Lots of fish to view up close

Thank Leanne K
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

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
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

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
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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
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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

3  Thank Jacq08
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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
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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
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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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