We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Amazing experience!

Watching the guys make a fire with pieces of timber, hearing the amazing stories of life on a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Magical Water Music

Awesome! Our guide Stanley lives in this village. Friendly welcome, traditional dancing. Shown... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Sunshine Coast, Australia
via mobile
Read all 66 reviews
All photos (36)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent90%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Cultural Water Park, Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
+678 37365
Improve This Listing
Reviews (66)
Filter reviews
59 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews cultural experience playing music kava ceremony traditional vanuatu these ladies local women traditional dancing village life amazing experience performance warriors demonstration culture customs display hut performers
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 59 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Watching the guys make a fire with pieces of timber, hearing the amazing stories of life on a secluded island and watching the ladies & kids making music with their hands and the water were an unforgettable experience. I proudly wear the Turtle necklace which...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JakMack
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Awesome! Our guide Stanley lives in this village. Friendly welcome, traditional dancing. Shown cooking skills. Magical water music by the women in a rock pool by the ocean.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank joshjasjamrose
Reviewed 15 June 2018

We had a lovely visit to the village and enjoyed what we saw. Kava making, firelighting, dancing by the ladies and young men and the water music.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank pcandma
Reviewed 11 May 2018

This attraction is much more than just the water music. It is a demonstration of the culture and lifestyle of traditional Vanuatu village culminating in a performance by women of water music. There is a chance to get up and dance with the performers and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Liz3
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Different but very enjoyable.Little piccanin very entertaining.Shown the various ways that they lived their lives.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank watalex1
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Came here in 2016 with 2 teenagers back in 2017 with teenagers and teenagers heir Grandma. A great experience information provided was interesting and great to be able to see the activities. Water music was absolutely brilliant. Enjoyed it as much ch as our first...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank TanyaJ769
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Spent 2 hours here and saw women at the music experience (even 2 young girls about 6 yo learning from the older women), men doing dances and a kava demonstration

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Cassie T
Reviewed 7 November 2017

It was an unexpected surprise to watch the ladies of the Cultural Centre make the sounds they made with the water. You could hear the difference just by changing their action and it was lovely to see the younger generation being taught this magical skill

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank closetblonde
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Do miss a chance to see this amazing spectacle these ladies truly know how to make music from water. You will never forget this ever.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank bruces328
Reviewed 9 September 2017

If you want to learn about Vanuatu & its people, this is the place to go. A comprehensive & informative display of Vanuatan culture.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank dabernard2014
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 15 nearby hotels
Motel - Restaurant le Nemo
7 reviews
2.65 km away
The Espiritu
212 reviews
3.08 km away
Hotel Santo
59 reviews
3.47 km away
Aore Island Resort
391 reviews
4.35 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 31 nearby restaurants
Natangora Cafe
158 reviews
3.04 km away
The Tu Restaurant & Bar
121 reviews
3.07 km away
Restaurant 1606 at Village de Santo Resort
162 reviews
4.75 km away
Deco Stop Lodge Narcosis Bar & Restaurant
146 reviews
2.39 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 46 nearby attractions
Freshwater Plantation
56 reviews
7.21 km away
SS President Coolidge
338 reviews
3.64 km away
Million Dollar Bay
288 reviews
4.63 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
13 October 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from watalex1 | Reviewed this property |
Try santo heritage tours.mobile 6787740968 ,6785372118.Timmy Revu is the owner.his son took us around this year and we will be using him again next year.hope that this helps. Regards
29 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Carolyn W | Reviewed this property |
Hi Anne There are Plenty of locals at the dock for you to choose from, haggle with them for a price it is well worth visiting Santo is one Island I would love to go back to to explore more so much to see. Enjoy your cruise 🤗
5 September 2016|
Response from Sue_222222 | Reviewed this property |
we just picked a random driver on the wharf.. we persuaded a couple of other couples to join us and negotiated a price to visit three locations worked out much cheaper than going with pre booked tours hope this reaches you... More