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Walking Sun Snorkelling Tours

I have been to Mystery Island a few times and absolutely love it. I have done some tours with... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Margaret S
Mystery Island and Walking Sun Tours

We spent a truly wonderful day on this island in June - it really is very pretty and relatively... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brisbane, Australia
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Aneityum Island, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I have been to Mystery Island a few times and absolutely love it. I have done some tours with Walking Sun Snorkelling Tours and they were great, not expensive at all. I did some snorkelling and a tour of their village on Aneityum Island. I...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a truly wonderful day on this island in June - it really is very pretty and relatively untouched. We did the "double whopper" tour with Joseph and I have to say, sincerely, it was just the most delightful tour. We went snorkelling in...More

2  Thank Casscruise2
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Only populated when the cruise ships drop anchor this tiny untouched island offers endless beaches and snorkeling off the beach as well. The water is crystal clear and we found the opposite side to where the tender boats operate is a little cooler and more...More

3  Thank Evan C
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This was the first time the cruise ship was able to get to Mystery Island. The weather has always prevented us from getting their previously. What did I expect? Probably an island similar to the others in Vanuatu, but this island is tiny tiny. You...More

1  Thank Denise M
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Stunning island so beautiful, beautiful snorkelling but beware very little shade or amenities so bring lots of sunscreen

Thank Brent T
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Whilst this is certainly a very pretty LITTLE island - no one actually lives there and it only springs into life when the cruise ships moor off the island - I'm not really sure just why it is such an attraction. We were ferried from...More

4  Thank Ian M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We were on the Sun Princess and fortunate to be able to tender to the magnificent island. So pretty, unspoiled and a real gem. The Islam even has a small airstrip. No-one lives on the island and small boats transport the locals from the island...More

8  Thank Wendy T
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This is a small uninhabited island where the villagers across the waterway come over to set up markets and food stalls when the cruise boats come in. It is gorgeous, white sand, slow casual walk around the island only takes around 15 minutes, stunning water...More

4  Thank Soula G
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Revisited this little island after 12 months. Uninhabited until the cruise ships call when the villagers come across from the main island in their canoes and boats to sell their goods. Usual tourist souveneirs available, Hair brading ,photo taking in the Cannibal pot but the...More

4  Thank dennisp859
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Mystery Island was a highlight of our recent coral sea cruise around New Calidonia and Vanuatu. Just what you imagine a South Pacific island to be. Lovely beaches, warm, blue water, coral lagoon and World War 2 airstrip. There are plenty of snorkeling tours available...More

4  Thank Charles B
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24 August 2017|
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Response from Wendy T | Reviewed this property |
When we got off the tender there were a few locals who were offering tours. We didn't use them sorry so cannot advise.
6 August 2017|
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Response from Kris931 | Reviewed this property |
take your own snorkeling gear. Don't forget reef shoes too
11 July 2017|
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Response from RCee_CCee | Reviewed this property |
On cruise ship depending on itinerary, 2 days sailing. The island is uninhabited and the villagers only go there when the cruise passengers arrive.