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really really big

a bit of an effort to get there but worth it, seriously big tree, it was great to see the kids... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2017
outbackdove
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Longreach, Australia
A little hard to get to and pricey, but still remarkable

Despite the advertising, this is not the largest banyan in the world (I believe a forest in India... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2016
RockMeAsmodeus
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Southport, United Kingdom
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4 Aug 2018
“Great off the beaten track site for plant lovers”
11 Jul 2018
“Giant Banyan Tree”
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1km North of Lenakel, Tanna Island, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

We made a visit to the Giant Banyan en route between Mount Yasur and the airport. Well worth it - amazing tree - is it the largest in the world, well it depends how you measure. But worth a stop if you love trees!

Thank hkprinia
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We were lucky to attend the launch of this tourist attraction with beautiful village dances, a morning tea, and then the visit to the tree. It's size is incredible and worth the visit.

Thank barbaracroweater
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This tour to the giant banyan tree was great this is a must do. You are driven to the tree and then you have to walk about five minutes down to see it it is amazing .

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Amazing tree! But try to find a local guide, I advice Yasuo view bungalows for the guide! 500 for enter to give to the owner is perfect for take a look to this !

Thank KevinRoy24
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Definitely worth a visit. Stunning views from the village and the tree is something else. Walked for half an hour through it, swung on its roots, climbed, hid, played. Kids loved it. Such a treat to see a natural wonder not trashed by man. Go...More

Thank fiona m
Reviewed 13 January 2017

a bit of an effort to get there but worth it, seriously big tree, it was great to see the kids climbing it and enjoying everything about it

1  Thank outbackdove
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Stopped in to view the Banyan Tree - was incredible - the kids enjoyed climbing the tree. Was a pretty special visit. So glad it was not ruined by Cyclone Pam as it has obviously been growing for many, many years.

1  Thank joanne a
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Billed as the largest banyan tree in the world (is there a guiness book entry?), it is indeed really, really big tree. But there are many other really, really big banyan trees throughout Vanuatu. It's a nice tree. But I wouldn't go out of my...More

1  Thank dmittleman
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Despite the advertising, this is not the largest banyan in the world (I believe a forest in India has this claim) but it is still really impressive. Imagine a tree that looks like a spider web and doesn't seem to end. You can climb in...More

1  Thank RockMeAsmodeus
Reviewed 10 September 2016

The guide swung like Tarzan from a loose aerial root and we each had a turn too. It took about 30 minutes to wander through all the roots of the tree and it was spectacular to experience.

1  Thank Lcatt0
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