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See The Real Vila Tours

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Passenger Terminal | Pango Village, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
+678 779 7504
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Highlight of our Vanuatu holiday

Charlie and his family are beautiful! They treated us like an extended family and welcomes us into... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Btraveller123
Wonderful Day with Charlie.

We had an amazing day with Charlie who picked us up early from our resort and packing in a full day... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Maureen D
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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 1 week ago

Charlie and his family are beautiful! They treated us like an extended family and welcomes us into their home. We are a family with children aged 4 and 2 years. They had a wonderful day too! The tour took us to see some of Vanuatu's...More

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Charlie R, Owner at See The Real Vila Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great times, hope you can all stay longer next visit

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing day with Charlie who picked us up early from our resort and packing in a full day sightseeing.Nothing was too much trouble for him,even answering all the questions we asked him.So very patient,waiting while we enjoyed each amazing experience.We were privileged...More

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Charlie R, Owner at See The Real Vila Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Such a wonderful day glad you enjoyed the whole experience!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

met by Charlie at the wharf with no problems,taken to his village and met Karina and some familly my wife fell in love with the pigs.We had a humorous and interesting chat with Karina about life in Vila before a trip to the blue lagoon...More

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

Glad you enjoyed your day with us!

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Reviewed 11 July 2018

Charlie was so friendly...we met his family and he even took me to a fabric shop upon request. We also toured the local Chocolate Factory & Coffee Factory, then saw the only Underwater Post Office. Sampled local pineapple, raw peanuts and bananas...SO different from shop...More

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

We always say meet as Guest Farewell as family , so happy you enjoyed our fresh fruit and produce, local supplies our local village and way of life but also such great things like the Vanuatu Underwater Post Office!

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Reviewed 11 July 2018

Our family of five were welcomed by Charlie at the port from our Cruise Ship. He thoroughly looked after us for the day. We loved visiting his home and meeting his beautiful family. They were all so welcoming. Charlie drove us to some beautiful spots...More

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

So glad to host you, glad you heard about us and enjoyed Port Vila, hope you will stay longer next time!

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

See The Real Vila Tours were recommended to me by a friend, so Mum and I booked our tour with Charlie while in Vila last week. Absolutely gorgeous family who were so welcoming. We stopped by a fruit market on the side of the road...More

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See the Real Vi... T, Owner at See The Real Vila Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Great times, good luck with the quilting!

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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Group of 8 including 3 teenagers and we had an awesome time with Charlie. Loved meeting Karina and the kids and extended family - they are so welcoming and happy to show us their village and way of life. Charlie was an excellent guide and...More

Thank Nadene W
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See the Real Vi... T, Owner at See The Real Vila Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Glad you had such a great time, we love having guests couples, families and groups all welcome!

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

We have used See The Real Vila on 2 seperate occasions and have loved our time with Charlie and his family both times. We will only use and recommend these guys whenever we visit Vila or are asked about our trip.

Thank NicoleC2007
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See the Real Vi... T, Owner at See The Real Vila Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Great times together- always welcome!

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

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 20 June 2018

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

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Reviewed 9 June 2018 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 11 June 2018

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

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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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