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Chief Roi Mata's Domain

Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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“burial site” (2 reviews)
“hat island” (3 reviews)
“wives” (2 reviews)
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Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

This was a half day tour that started by going to hat island which has been forbidden to visit for around 400 years. Our guide gave a detailed story of the Chief and his village who brought peace to the land. The chiefs grave and...More

Thank Mark R
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

The three places of the Chief Roi Mata’s Domain UNESCO World Heritage Site can only be visited by organised boat trip. I did a private trip organised by Yumi Tours and met Ellen, a descendant of the Chief's Clan. For me the trip was worth...More

1  Thank Daniel G
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

We booked this tour through the excursions desk at our hotel, on the outskirts of Vila. We were told that if the weather was bad, the tour would be cancelled. An ancient mini van picked us up at our hotel the next morning, driven by...More

1  Thank Professional-Pilgrim
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Went with Atmosphere tours - what a treasure trove of information was surface Steve! Give him a raise. Mangaasi spooky, burial on Hat eerie, and Feles Cave extraordinary- great lunch and inexpensive village souvenirs - cash only. A trip for the discerning tourist who wants...More

1  Thank Roselyn K
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We toured with Atmosphere and Justin and the driver were great guys. It was just our family on the tour which was wonderful, private tours are always so much fun! We were supposed to start with a tour of the museum but it was closed...More

Thank Stacey L
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We went with South Pacific tours. Reading the tours felt as if I downgraded my expectations. Visited many UNESCO sits with the last being the Taj in India. Starting off a little strange as we waited to get in the cultural museum. There at 8.40...More

Thank 422iana
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

exeptional experience, having a UNESCO site for only the two of us. Interesting stories, beautiful sights, pristine coral beaches, authentic Melanesian culture and history. And a spectacular cave, guided by an exceptional guide which lady made us a local meal and showed us hospitality that...More

1  Thank Jan D
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

The cost was almost $200.00 AUD and for that we had a trip across the island in a clapped out taxi with windows that didn't work. When we reached Havannah Bay we we put in a small boat, with no shelter and wooden planks for...More

1  Thank Joseph B
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Reviewed 10 July 2015

We were recommended by a friend and after booking found that our booking was forgotten. We waited at our resort for an hour and then were picked up by a clapped out uncomfortable port vila bus . We then were taken to the cultural centre...More

Thank Philiptubb
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

I heard the ancestors singing in the Cave. It was an amazing experience. Thank you to everyone who has made this very special experience possible

Thank Darren M
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