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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
+678 23050
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a lovely walk around the cascades with our tour guide Robert. He was full of dad jokes & local knowledge which was really great. The beauty of the waterfall was outstanding. Swimming in the crystal clear waters & then a tasty pizza &...More

Thank Mandy R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Awesome place. Easy 29 to 25 minute walk to top. Suggest wearing reef shoes as rocks can be slippery. Some parts of walk are through shallow water, with hand rope to hold onto. Worth the walk. Beautiful swim under the waterfall.

Thank joshjasjamrose
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love these waterfalls and have visited twice now. They are easy to get to and only a short drive from the centre of Port Vila. There is a small entry fee but it is well worth it to cool down in the beautiful waterfalls....More

Thank oceanmum
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a private bus to the Cascades from our Resort. The driver picked us up and dropped us off to explore whilst he waited for us. It is about a 20 minute walk and some of it is steep with stairs. There are also...More

Thank May R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by the falls for a dip on our quad bike tour. It was magical to relax in after a hot ride. Highly recommended.

Thank Danj_perth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a highlight for our family (2+2) and we all had the most enjoyable day splashing through streams and swimming under the waterfall. Our guide was excellent and really contributed to the experience. It would have to be one of the more memorable holiday...More

Thank CraigC2914
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a good tour at the mele cascades. Our tour guide was very friendly and informative. This is definitely a must see during your stay in Port Vila

Thank kirstynsimonsen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Waterfalls are pretty, nice walk to the top. The waterfalls in Northern Australia are 10 times nicer however still nice for a short swim.

Thank Tanya D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These waterfalls are so beautiful. It’s a pretty short and easy walk to the top. You can swim in different pools at the cascades and easily spend a few hours here. Enjoy!

Thank dankrin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see while in Port Villa. Our tour guide Tehar from Iririki was amazing..Soo beautiful and the water temperature was lovely...bit sad to hear that the Chinese now own this treasure...this should belong to the people..

Thank KayW1412
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Peter B
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.
Nicole J
17 July 2018|
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Response from MilneBayPatriot | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are. If not, the tour guids available at the waterfall reception are easily able to get a taxi for you.