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Mele Cascades Waterfalls is one of Efate's most popular natural attractions. Only 20 minutes drive out of town, a visit can be completed in just over two hours. There are bathroom facilities available , sitting area, a small cafe and bar on site for...more
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Mele Road | Mele Maat, Port Vila, Efate 1368, Vanuatu
+678 23050
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great walk and great scenery The guide will hold your phone. Wear river shoes and bathers. You will get wet! Join in and get wet. Great fruit garden along the way

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank kymbridgford
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the last on our list and end of the day schedule..but boy did I wish we came earlier in the day so that we could had spent more time here..beautiful cascades of waterfalls at different level of the side of the mountain..can be...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Rosario8Victorio
Reviewed 1 week ago

This cost 2000vt to enter, but was well worth it. There are 5 pools clearly marked and while it is a bit of a hike to get to the starting waterfall at the top the track is clear. A little slippery if you go off...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank mydnyght
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is really worth Its price to go and see Mele Cascades. Some other excursions you basically pay and don’t know really what was it for. Waterfall is beautiful, you walk for about 20minuts to get there and Its nice thing to see

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank gregmA1730PD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yep another location snapped up by the chinese and wham the price triples overnight. Would I recommend it? NO

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank summerbeachguy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the hike, not strenuous. Fun morning although tropical downpour had us wet before we got to the cascades! 😀 All part of the experience. Sun came out and had a wonderful time with dips in the various pools. Easy to get to. Well...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The waterfalls here are amazing and you get to swim in them. The walk is so nice. This was one of the highlights of my trip. Don’t miss this one

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank natnat21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Mele Cascades on a rainy day and it did not disappoint. Because of the rain we were able to swim in the pools on our own and enjoy the majestic scenary. It did cost 2000vt each to enter (and there were 6 of...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank aussietribe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Swimming is so refreshing, relaxing , a must is to swing from the rope into the pond such fun 💯❤️👍

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank proka2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic morning we had at the cascades. A healthy up hill walk, through great scenery, a dozen lovely rock pools, to the waterfalls at the top. You can swim inside a small cave. Don’t worry, there’s no nasties inside. Water temp is very...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Hilary P
24 May 2019|
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Response from Rich936 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, firstly, you have to visit the cascades! Wear sensible shoes. Just flag down a bus and ask for Mele. It will cost 150vt per person one way. There are plenty of busses going through this area so don’t worry about getting... More
23 October 2018|
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Response from Andrew S | Reviewed this property |
I would say it would depend on the time of year. We went after an extended drier period so the water level on the crossings were very low and it shouldn’t be too difficult. As one advisor suggested, take your time, but... More
31 July 2018|
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Response from ColinRosewarne | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of water and save your money on the guide. Not necessary. Buses way cheaper too.