DISCOVER

CRUISE, SNORKEL

& EXPLORE 

HAVANNAH

HARBOUR

PORT VILA'S

BEST

TOUR

Cruise, snorkel & explore HAVANNAH HARBOUR aboard Vanuatu's largest Glass Bottom Boat.
Then enjoy lunch at the Wahoo Bar overlooking Havannah Harbour.
Tour bus departs Port Vila at 8.45am daily - Bookings Essential

DISCOVER HAVANNAH HARBOUR

Daily Tour from Port Vila

 

 

Subject to bookings, the Turtle Reef air conditioned coach departs Port Vila everyday on a half island tour to Havannah Harbour in North Efate.

 

If you are staying in Port Vila, this is the tour for you! 

 

We leave from the Anchor Inn in the centre of Port Vila at 8:45 am. We ask everyone to meet at the Anchor Inn, to make sure we are on time for our boat's departure. Relax as we head out of town on a journey that will take us past several local villages and various sightseeing highlights. We are bound for Havannah Harbour in North Efate, to board Vanuatu's largest Glass Bottom Boat for a true Adventure Cruise.

Turtle Reef takes you to a place where time stands still and villagers from surrounding islands still paddle their outrigger canoes. We cruise through the pristine water of Havannah Harbour to our own protected coral reef, home to a wide variety of living corals and many colourful, tropical fish. This is simply some of the best snorkeling you will do in Vanuatu. Jump in to the crystal clear water and try our new 'EasyBreathe' snorkeling mask.

If you don't feel like swimming that's okay - look through the windows of our spacious Glass Bottom Boat as we slowly cruise over our remarkable coral garden. Keep an eye out for Sea Turtles. Havannah Harbour is Efate's primary natural habitat for the endangered Hawksbill Turtle. It is also home to local Dugongs and Dolphins. 

After snorkeling, come back on board for more scenic cruising to an untouched, coconut fringed beach  - a perfect place for little children to swim. Watch our crew climb a coconut tree and taste fresh coconut or wander over and talk to local Mama's, from surrounding islands, who come to this beach every day to wash their clothes in the natural spring water.

After more cool cruising, around 1pm, we arrive at Havannah Harbour's famous Wahoo Bar and Restaurant - just in time for lunch. The 'Wahoo' earns consistently high reviews on Trip Advisor and you will have approximately one hour to soak up this idyllic waterfront location.

 

Loved by Vanuatu locals, this restaurant prides itself on fresh local seafood and organic Vanuatu beef. Choose a Malekula Mud Crab or a whole fresh Poulet Fish. Try the organic Vanuatu Rib Eye, locally caught lobsters or a sumptuous Curry featuring locally grown Teouma Prawns. Not really hungry? Fresh Tuna Sashimi, 1/2 rack of Pork Ribs and Sesame Seed Prawns are just some of their popular Entrees. Or maybe just snack on a 500 Vatu bowl of hot chips.

 

Lunch is NOT included in the tour price so it's up to you - choose a snack or a main meal or perhaps just go for another swim. 

Around 2.15 pm it is time to re-board the Turtle Reef bus and to say goodbye to unforgettable Havannah Harbour. We return to Port Vila around 3.15 pm and you can relax -  we take everyone back to their resort.  You will have an abundance of photos and a lifetime of memories.  Bring a towel and some reef shoes if you have them. Fins, snorkels and different styles of snorkeling masks are all provided. 

BOOK NOW - PAY ON THE DAY

FAST FACTS

  • Bus departs the ANCHOR INN in Port Vila at 8.45am

  • Turtle Reef Cruise departs at 10.00am

  • Turtle Reef Cruise returns around 1pm

  • Approximately 1 hour 15 mins for lunch at Wahoo Bar  (Lunch is not included in tour price)

  • Bus returns to Port Vila around 3.15pm

  • The bus will take you home to your Resort

  • Tour Duration: Approx. 6 hours

  • Adults: 7,800 Vatu
  • Children: 3,400 Vatu - 5 to 14 years
  • Children under 5 free.

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL

INCLUSIONS

  • Air conditioned half-island Coach Tour plus Havannah Harbour Scenic & Snorkeling Cruise.

  • All snorkeling equipment including Fins and your choice of normal Mask & Snorkel or a BreatheEasy snorkeling mask

  • Swimming aids include Swimming Float Noodles, Foam Life Rings for children and Life Jackets for Children and Adults

  • Bottled water while cruising

  • Small snack (either biscuits or fruit) after snorkeling.

  • MASTERCARD and VISA are accepted by both Turtle Reef and the Wahoo Bar & Restaurant.

 

EXCLUSIONS

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase). Minimum age is 18 years.

  • Lunch at the Wahoo Bar & Restaurant. This is at your own expense. Meals range in price from 500 Vatu (USD $5) to 5,000 Vatu (USD $50). Average price is 2,500 Vatu (USD $25) for main course.