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The Reef Explorer

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The Reef Explorer is the only semi-submersible vessel of its kind in Vanuatu, providing an all-in-one unique experience of being in a submarine and glass bottom boat. Our crew will take you on a tour of Port Vila Harbour with views of the city from...more
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Jetty at Cafe du Village, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Terrific family friendly activity. Excellent for little kids through to big kids! Loads of fish to see and also the opportunity to jump in the water and snorkle for a little bit. For those not wanting to snorkle there is fish feeding and viewing the...More

Thank Julia E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Reef Explorer is a tour that is catered for people of all ages and experience levels. It is a very relaxing tour that you could do either from a break of all the intense tour activities like Parasailing & Sea Scooter or to bring...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great time on this tour. Staff were informative, welcoming and friendly, You get a great view of the reef life from the glass bottom boat and then ample time to snorkle with the fish. Friendly fish come right up and eat from your...More

Thank helen r
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We took our 3 yr old who absolutely loved seeing the tropical fish up close. Price was 3500vt per adult (child is free), and all snorkel gear and life jackets provided. You are welcome to stay on the boat or you can jump in and...More

Thank veronica639
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We took our 4 year old son on the reef explorer for our first glimpse of the reef in Port Vila harbour. There was only 5 people on board which meant we could stay in the underwater glass viewing area for the whole time without...More

2  Thank SaraAndrew
Reviewed 10 July 2018

3 of us sisters had this wonderful trip around the harbour coral reefs; the glass windows in the bottom of the boat gave us a perfect view - especially when one of us swam and fed the fish with the guides on the boat. Fabulous...More

Thank Jimannie19
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Booked this as a P&O Shore Tour. Our older children enjoyed the swimming, and the semi-sub was perfect for our four-year-old so she could get up close to the fish without getting wet. Tour guides didn't say much. Lots of little fish to see. Coral...More

Thank LeisaMP
Reviewed 20 May 2018

To the previous reveiwer, this is now a P&O shore tour. Picked up at the ship and transferred to the jetty. Short ride to where you can see the fish and coral in the semi sub. Just great. then you get to snorkel or swim...More

Thank Kerry L
Reviewed 8 February 2018

On our recent P & O cruise to Port Vila we had the opportunity to experience the sea scooters and snorkel safari offered by Reef Explorer.You can't get this tour on the cruise and must book online or call before you go,Mark and Marcus are...More

Thank 2486forry
Reviewed 7 January 2018

We went on this boat trip as with the glass side panels it was ideal for our 4 year old daughter to see some of the fish and coral, as she cannot snorkel. She loved the Nemo/Dory themed room, and didn't want to leave! The...More

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30 July 2016|
Response from Donna A | Reviewed this property |
It wasn't very expensive. I can't actually recall the amount we paid but I was surprised it didn't cost more. There were only the two of us that afternoon so it was like a tailored cruise for us. We loved it.