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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
Local perspective.

The tree and road is owned and hand-maintained by the tribe; the entrance fee is a revenue for... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2018
vanuatulocal
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Port Vila, Vanuatu
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14 Dec 2018
“Local perspective.”
13 Nov 2018
“A Large Banyan Tree”
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1km North of Lenakel, Tanna Island, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 15 December 2018

The tree and road is owned and hand-maintained by the tribe; the entrance fee is a revenue for them. They charge a toll to sustain this activity and create revenue to the local people. One needs to put things in perspective: there is 98% unemployment...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

A rather impressive Banyan tree apparently mentioned by Captain James Cook. It is not too difficult to get there. The path is slightly steep but the locals have cut steps. You can swing on the vines in Tarzan fashion if you are so inclined. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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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!

Date of experience: June 2018
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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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 .

Date of experience: September 2017
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 !

Date of experience: May 2017
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

Date of experience: August 2016
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

Date of experience: January 2017
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.

Date of experience: January 2017
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

Date of experience: October 2016
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