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Bluewater Island Resort Aquarium

#41 of 59 things to do in Port Vila Features Animals
Miles (15 Km) From Port Vila 13 | at the mouth of the Rentapao river, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 27588
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Not impresses

Pretty much feel the same way everyone else does. A 2 metre bull shark stuck in a small pool. A 200... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jewel_58
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Sydney, Australia
Mixed feelings

It's such a beautiful experience to get to swim with & feed the turtles but I feel awful for them... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Suzie D
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Brisbane, Australia
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1 week ago
“Not impresses”
15 Jun 2017
“Mixed feelings ”
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Miles (15 Km) From Port Vila 13 | at the mouth of the Rentapao river, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty much feel the same way everyone else does. A 2 metre bull shark stuck in a small pool. A 200 year old turtle pushed to shore by a worker, then dragged by its flipper! A much prettier part of efate than port vila though....More

Thank jewel_58
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

It's such a beautiful experience to get to swim with & feed the turtles but I feel awful for them at the same time... being kept in a small concrete enclosure is not nice. There's loads of gorgeous baby turtles which we were told they...More

Thank Suzie D
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I enjoyed visiting the location however I think you have to keep an open mind. They are raising the young turtles from hatchlings which you can pick up and put in your hand. They release them back into the ocean when they are a couple...More

Thank Yvonne H
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Visited the Bluewater Island Resort when our ship was in port. Have been to Vanuatu a number of times so our cab driver suggested thought we try something different. It cost us more in the taxi fare but it was well worth it. During the...More

Thank v_milham
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This was the worse thing we did in Vanuatu. It was a complete waste of money - 30,000 VAT which is about $35. There were 11 normal turtles, apparently 1 x 100 year old turtle (which we did not see) there were about 100 tiny...More

Thank Samantha W
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Unfortunately, we were caught in a weak moment by a tout in town and schmoozed into doing this "tour" (read: being driven out - a long way out - and back) to a place where we were assured we'd be able to see turtles in...More

1  Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I believe this attraction is reviewed under both this heading and Blue Lagoon aquarium. It should not be confused with the East Coast of Efate swimming lagoons - completely different spot. We paid 4,200VTV for admission plus lunch for two adults (1,700VTV) each, a seven...More

Thank brisgasman
Reviewed 28 November 2016

My husband and I went here two weeks ago it was a great place to visit. There were lots of turtles to see and swim with ranging from baby to adult ones part of our tour was to have a lovely lunch which was cooked...More

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This was a must to see in Vanuatu. You get to hold and touch baby turtles and then there is several large turtles you can get in the water with and feed and touch. Great for adults and kids.

Thank Chels87
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were taken here by our private tour guide. I should have turned around and walked back out. I was devastated to walk in and find baby turtles swimming around in a crowded concrete trough, with people picking them up and dropping them back into...More

Thank Mel_Cat75
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