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Port Vila Markets

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Address: Lini Highway, Port Vila, Efate, Vanuatu
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One day here while on cruise ship

We got off the cruise ship early as we wanted to look around. We talked to several taxi drivers all had different prices to take you here there and everywhere. It turned out... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Vancouver, Canada
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Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

These markets situated undercover in the Main Street are run by the locals for the locals and it is the place to buy fresh produce at the right price. Stall holders are obliging and friendly. Also the best place to purchase souvenirs as the shops in the Main Street are expensive and some are quite dingy inside. Worth a visit!

Thank Margaret B
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We got off the cruise ship early as we wanted to look around. We talked to several taxi drivers all had different prices to take you here there and everywhere. It turned out being a Sunday, nothing was open. We did not know this. We agreed with one driver to take us to the city center. There was nothing there,... More 

Thank neighbour_lady
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here on our last day and wished we had purchased some of the local produce sooner. A great range of local produce to choose from and the prices were very cheap. Great to know you are supporting the local farmers.

Thank Yvonne H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These markets are great right in the middle of town. So much fresh fruit and vegetables. Fantastic quality. There is fresh fish too. The kitchens are great where you can get very good priced meals. The souvenir section has a great variety of goods. Definitely a place you shouldn't miss seeing while in Port Vila.

Thank Catherine T
Ponsonby , Auckland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This a locally run market where the money goes back to the locals. If you don't have much time for souvenir shopping head here. Mostly sarongs, shirts, little trinkets with some carvings. Very friendly mamas running the markets.

Thank suzy201550
Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice way to kill some time from the rain, the store holders are wonderful ladies, a truly great experience.

Thank jordy240
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Natual ambiance, smiling people, lots of products to buy, all organic and fresh, fish to avoid otherwise very immersive :D

Thank Chris_Lombardo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great locally owned market...the money goes straight into the pocket of the locals as opposed to the foreign investors. Go down the back and sit with the locals and eat the local food...the quality is AMAZING!!! I wish i had discovered it earlier as the food in port villa is overpriced and bad quality and rather than paying $30 for... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is basically a food market, selling primarily to locals. Fortunately it is undercover as it was raining when I was there for a day on a cruise. There's nothing spectacular about it, but it's there in the main street so why not go in and look around.

1 Thank RonRSydney_Australia
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We walked into town and strolled around and found this little gem of a place, while most of the shops are owned by the Chinese this is run by the locals.. selling arts crafts, tshirts and dresses.. about average prices but at least you know that the money is actually going to locals.. well worth the walk

1 Thank Angela P

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