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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
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Mele Road | Mele Maat, Port Vila, Efate 1368, Vanuatu
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Visited here as a family of five (3 young adults) this week. A 15 minute drive from Port Vila - it's a must do activity (rain, hail or shine -- and we certainly got all three)! Set amongst beautiful tropical gardens - it's a gradual...More
Any trip to Port Vila must include a visit to the Mele Casades to experience the stunning waterfalls. On a morning tour with local company Evergreen (professional and efficient), we were provided with a history lesson by local guide Robert (he was fantastic!). Together with...More
We arrived at 9.30 am and there were just 3 other people at the top pool under the waterfall. It soon became more crowded as the day the day wore on with several families passing us an hour later as we left.
The top falls...More
We caught a bus (local with B on the number plate) negotiating a price of 1500 Vatu (one way)from Vale Vale to Mele Cascades for 4 people.
The journey is about 30min.
To enter Mele Cascades it costs 2000 Vatu each or about $25 aud...More
We ( solo adult with 2 teenage children ) visited on a Tuesday afternoon free of any cruise ship passengers and a swell of anyother tourists. I believe it is well worth the $25 AUD equivalent entry fee. Nice man at the entrance let the...More
Well maintained great introduction to fresh water on Efate. Recommend going early and not something to do with lots of people. That said the first pools should not be overlooked for a fun swim. Would definately return. Some posts refer to ownership as a negative...More
This place is worth the $2000 vatu entry fee. The walk is GLORIOUS - 20-30 minutes of complete solitude in lush forestry, fruit plants on the way, the sound of trickling water in the background and previews of the waterfall at the end of the...More
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
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 also stay close or even carry him for the more difficult parts of the walk/climb.