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1.5-hour Glass Bottom Semi-Sub Port Vila Snorkel Tour provided by The Reef Explorer

1.5-hour Glass Bottom Semi-Sub Port Vila Snorkel Tour

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2 adults
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Important Information
1h 30m
  • Port Vila harbor sightseeing tour
  • Viewing of coral bommies and tropical fish from below the water
  • Snorkeling and feeding the fish
  • Local guides
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Transportation to/from departure point
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Children 5 years and under go FREE (1 child per 1 paying adult applies)
  • Dress code is casual with swimwear if you will be snorkeling
  • Minimum age 1 year
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Ree wrote a review Mar 2020
Auckland, New Zealand26 contributions6 helpful votes
While the water was a little murky due to the rain and it was a little harder to take pictures in the sub part of the boat, the snorkelling experience was amazing! Hand feeding the fish was such a highlight and the guides were friendly and helpful. Would definitely do this
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Date of experience: March 2020
Rachelle Z wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution
Very nice tour, lovely helpful staff. You get to see many fish up nice and close. Enjoyable outing. 😃
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Date of experience: January 2020
ScottJ wrote a review Feb 2020
19 contributions2 helpful votes
We had a wonderful time doing this tour. The 3 guys on the semi sub were friendly & helpful & they took some amazing photos of us snorkelling on our phones. We hand fed fish with bread supplied by them & there were literally thousands of fish around the reef we were anchored at.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Alistair wrote a review Jan 2020
Brisbane, Australia3 contributions
Called and booked on the phone for a 245pm departure with my wife and two kids. Arrived promptly at 215pm. 3pm rolls around, my kids are bored to tears and there’s no sign of any boat anywhere. The guys on the jetty are bewildered as to why we’re there and the girl on the
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from Reef E, Owner at 1.5-hour Glass Bottom Semi-Sub Port Vila Snorkel Tour
Responded 27 Jan 2020
Dear Sir, We are very sorry to receive your negative review and that you and your family were not able to experience the Reef Explorer reef and snorkeling tour. We have always prided ourselves in offering our guests an unforgettable experience during their stay in Vanuatu. We regret the unfortunate misunderstanding and miscommunication of the handling of your booking and will look into improving our services so that this incident does not happen again. Again please accept our sincere apologies. The Team from The Reef Explorer
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NatashaHardi wrote a review Jan 2020
Melbourne, Australia14 contributions3 helpful votes
Had a great experience on the reef explorer. The snorkelling was great but the crew were even better! The glass bottom boat was wonderful, and Wilson the captain expertly steered around coral to give a 360 degree view. The crew were truly wonderful and catered to our every
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About the operator

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By: The Reef Explorer
David W
A wonderful adventure
A group of us including 3 young children and three older children took this trip so that the younger children and t
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Relaxing on the bay
Careaway Tours is a NSW based family business that offers holidays for people with a disability. In November we tra
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Julia E
nemo searching!
Terrific family friendly activity. Excellent for little kids through to big kids! Loads of fish to see and also the
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helen r
Well worth it
Had a great time on this tour. Staff were informative, welcoming and friendly, You get a great view of the reef l
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A fun activity
We took our 3 yr old who absolutely loved seeing the tropical fish up close. Price was 3500vt per adult (child is f
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wonderful trip around the coral reefs
3 of us sisters had this wonderful trip around the harbour coral reefs; the glass windows in the bottom of the boat
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Shane D
Lovely Experience
The trip itself was great, the islands make for lovely scenery. The reef is beautiful, with many colourful fish and
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Great time
We had a great time on the reef explorer and the snorkeling was a hit too. The marine life was fabulous.
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Sea scooter snorkelling
We tried the new Sea Scooter snorkel experience with three young children and it was great! The kids instantly figu
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We enjoyed our view & snorkeling but unfortunately after our trip money was missing from a wallet. Just a warning t
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Joan T
Great for all ages
We booked the Reef explorer for the family to experience seeing fish and coral first hand. It was great for everyo
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A Wonderful Introduction to Vanuatu Sea Life
The Reef Explorer was the first touristy thing our family did on our holiday and we were all delighted by the exper
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Chantelle P
Kids loved it! Was perfect for those too young to snorkel
This has the best of both worlds. If your kids want to have a go at snorkeling then it's great because they can, bu
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Alyssa M
Snorkelling, feeding fish.
We had a awesome day out on the reef explorer, we went snorkelling and the guide had some bread for us to feed the
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Fantastic Trip
Great time on the Reef Explorer, great snorkelling of the boat and feeding the fish underwater was a great experien
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  • Duration: 1h 30m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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