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Friendly locals

We arrived in the morning, we have organized the bus fare through our cruise, the buses were... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
euroklara
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Sydney, Australia
Jinek Marine reserve and Lifou

We disembarked from a cruise ship to Lifou Island. Its a picturesque place with turquoise waters.We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karen W
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We arrived in the morning, we have organized the bus fare through our cruise, the buses were waiting for us to transfer to the beautiful beach. It is not in walking distance. Buses come and go to and from the beach as required. They are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We disembarked from a cruise ship to Lifou Island. Its a picturesque place with turquoise waters.We were fortunate enough to be aware that there are only 100 passes for am and 100 passes for pm sessions to Jinek Marine reserve and we booked this early...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Karen W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an incredible day at Lifou! We first walked about 15 minutes and went to the cave! This is not advertised on the ship but I definitely recommend going. There is a small entry fee but the money goes to the locals which is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited as part of a half day tour. Just gorgeous water colour. Well worth scaling the many steps down to the water and up again.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here twice on a Carnival Cruise and neither time have we taken an organised tour...and would not if we go back. The main beach where the tenders drop you off is beautiful. We have learned though that when you get off the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank woodyseven
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have travelled to Lifou twice now on cruise ships. The snorkeling at Jedinak bay is a must and booking via the ship is best because it is limited and take coral safe sunscreen. The Cave, a short walk up the road is small and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Lawrie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been here on a couple of previous cruises my wife had a rest day on the ship and I did the forest walk and secret grotto tour which I had not done before. This was well worthwhile and was very informative and entertaining and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Michael W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Lifou from a cruise liner, if you want to snorkel make sure you pack your snorkel gear plus money ($15aud per person to snorkel at Jinek bay as it is now a marine park and $10aud per person and I recall $5 per child...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Ami C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited as part of a cruise and found Lifou to be picture perfect. There are some markets as you get off the ship where they sell food and local items. Highly recommend the walk the the church on the hill, just to the left...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Michael H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful place! The snorkling at the natural aquarium was amazing and the locals were so freindly. Don't forget to buy a pass on the cruise ship to snorkle as there is limited numbers allowed at one time.

Date of experience: January 2019
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DinaTRochester
30 December 2018|
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Response from karenapardue1234 | Reviewed this property |
Lifou Island was one of the best islands we went to on our South Pacific cruise with RCCL. We did book a snorkeling tour and I am glad I did because we were set to go at a specific time and had a guided tour which began by... More
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17 December 2018|
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Response from Dawn G | Reviewed this property |
Hi I'm sure the school or hospital would accept the donated clothing; phone P&O. Yes I'd book through the ship. There are no taxis on lifou and you don't arrive at a villiage. It's difficult to get a private ride. I'd... More
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rayrob56
2 November 2018|
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Response from woodywake | Reviewed this property |
Hi We didn’t actually do a tour of Lifou but I am sure they will be available via your ship. It is a ‘tender’ destination so I imagine your ship will be similar and they will ferry you onto the shore. We saw that there was... More
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