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Really nice looking blue hole

We were there on independence day and it was the blue hole for just us, it was sunny and the water... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sydney, Australia
Beautiful and relaxing

Loved this waterhole (my favourite so far). The locals running it were quiet but very hospitable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sydney, Australia
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Mins Northwest of Luganville 15, Luganville, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were there on independence day and it was the blue hole for just us, it was sunny and the water really blue. A tad cold the water for me but I rather have warm water. Recomendable.

Thank fchotmail
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this waterhole (my favourite so far). The locals running it were quiet but very hospitable. The water itself is so clear and fairly deep in some parts. There are a couple of rope swings and some boats which make for great photos. There was...More

Thank sezbo_25
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Don’t slip on concrete.... great water though. Water was fantastic! Snorkeled in here. Cool fish in there. Jump off wooden platform with care. Bit sketchy

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Hi, we both visited the Riri blue holes & had the entire place to ourselves for 4 hours. The colour was something else, hard almost too believe it wasn’t artificially colored!!! As this was our second visit to Santo we’d visited the other blue holes...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Swimming here was an amazing experience. The crystal clear blue water, no one around and swinging on a rope was a special and refreshing moment. Entrance fee was VAT500 pp

Thank ReisDNA
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We ended up in Luganville because due to bad weather we could not go to Mystery Island. Through checking out cruise critic and trip advisor we decided again to avoid the expensive tours available through the ship ( Royal Carribean in our case) and organise...More

1  Thank Catherine P
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

From nanda blue hole we driving around to champagne beach , Me & my boyfriend got to pass this place, We don’t really have time to stop over , but just to see from outside the waters actually look very blue n calm. The only...More

1  Thank christy a
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Our driver organised a local fellow to paddle us up to the Riri blue hole in an outrigger canoe. Parts of the river were a bit murky but as we came close to the blue hole the water was crystal clear. We had the place...More

Thank Jeanette J
Reviewed 8 January 2018

I thought this blue hole was beautiful, however did not visit any others on Santo. The water colour was incredible and lovely and refreshing. We were the only tourists there which was wonderful. A couple of locals popped in for a quick dip while we...More

Thank AusChick101
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Yes gone green. Still nice. Had ropes for kids to swing into water. Had a canoe trip I river not worth the money really not authentic canoes they are plastic. Locals not really friendly.

1  Thank Tracey B
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Tracey B
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Response from Tracey B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry going mad disregard my email Charles
Maria F
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Response from Erica F | Reviewed this property |
Hi Maria. You can hire a taxi driver for the day to take you there. The entrance fee was 500 vatu per person at Riri. Just as a side note, Riri isn't the nicest blue hole, Nanda and Matevulu are better. I say that because... More