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See The Real Vila Tours

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Passenger Terminal | Pango Village, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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I WILL ONLY EVER USE "SEE THE REAL VILA TOURS"

This is the 3rd time I have toured with Charlie and Karina in Port Villa and every time is more... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
robmaxwell1966
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
Highly recommend

This is the 2nd time I've had the pleasure of having Charlie, Corinna and his beautiful family look... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CoastyChick
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Meet as guests, farewell as Family. We love to Welcome visitors and ensure you have a unique and Real experience with memories and friendships which will last forever. We are passionate about educating visitors and supporting our local community, providing employment and opportunities directly to the local Ni-Vans....Come, immerse yourself in our lifestyle and See the Real Vila with Charlie & Karina.
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Passenger Terminal | Pango Village, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the 3rd time I have toured with Charlie and Karina in Port Villa and every time is more special than the last. Charlie and Karina Phylinne, Junior , Aimee and Rosa are my new beautiful Vanuatu Whanau and will always be forever this...More

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See the Real Vi... T, Owner at See The Real Vila Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We love catching up with you everytime you visit, thank you for sharing your experience!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the 2nd time I've had the pleasure of having Charlie, Corinna and his beautiful family look after us in Vanuatu and again they've not only shown us the most amazing places in Port Vila and provided an abundant buffet lunch Island Styles, but...More

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See the Real Vi... T, Owner at See The Real Vila Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We absolutely love hosting returning guests,yourwelcome any time, maybe stay for longer next Trip!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently spent a day in Port Vila while on a cruise and decided to book a tour with Charlie for out party of 8 adults. We chose to do the turtles, blue lagoon, waterfall, village and duty free shopping tour. When we arrived it...More

1  Thank Tania S
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See the Real Vi... T, Owner at See The Real Vila Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Great times, yes please come again you're always welcome hope you can stay longer next time!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was very good but when we came toi the Springs we found that to go on further cost $25 per person and we thought that this was just to much plus the fact that my wife has difficulty climbing steep hills. Otherwise it was...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

We had such a great day with Charlie! Everything from him buying fresh fish alongside the road, the visit to his village and meeting his family, the wonderful swim in the (pretty cold - yes, it is winter) blue Lagoon, the Vanuatu style bbq and...More

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See the Real Vi... T, Owner at See The Real Vila Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Great times Josine thank you so much for your feedback, you're always welcome in our village home, maybe stay longer next time!

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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Loved meeting Charlie and his family and their furbabies. Not only did we get to see inside the Real Vila, were made to feel like family, we also got to experience the tourist sites...My 10 year old said this was one of the best things...More

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See the Real Vi... T, Owner at See The Real Vila Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Great time and good memories for everyone, you're always welcome to return, maybe for longer next time.

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Our family group of nine were met and taken for a tour around Port Vila by Charlie's brother. We met his family and saw how they lived. He tailored the tour to suit our young ones and they had a great time especially at the...More

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See the Real Vi... T, Owner at See The Real Vila Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Great times, you're always welcome, maybe stay longer next time!

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Can not recommend Charlie and see the real Vila tours" enough. Charlie is super friendly, knowledgeable, kind and funny. As repeat visitor I will never do tours with anyone else while in Vila. Charlie's tours are fun, flexible and very affordable. We have done different...More

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See the Real Vi... T, Owner at See The Real Vila Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Always great times, glad all our business comes through word of mouth and even better we love to have you come back and visit again!

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

We had one of the best days of our shore tours from our Cruise with Charlie. We got to meet some of his family and see his village and new home that he has been building. Then went onto the Blue Lagoon, Cultural Centre tour,...More

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See the Real Vi... T, Owner at See The Real Vila Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Great times so glad you chose to support local business direct.We have so many fantastic beautiful places in Vanuatu to share!

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Real Vila Tours is a reputable, authentic business taking tourists into the real Port Vila, not just the flashy, best parts of this wonderful Island. A look into the daily life of local residence and native dances top off this exciting tour.

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Charlie R, Owner at See The Real Vila Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Yes we love to show you the Real Vila not the adventure tourism!

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Stephen D S
6 June 2018|
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Response from See the Real Vi... T | Property representative |
Sorry we didn't see your question sooner bookings via our website Faster response via email and facebook page
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Stephen D S
6 June 2018|
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Response from Alicia T |
Online on their website
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DebbieSharman
31 March 2018|
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Response from Charlie R | Property representative |
Hi Debbie, glad you heard about us yes we can offer shorter tour but would always recommend same departure time from port shortly after ship clears customs usually 8am
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