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The Reef Vanuatu Zoological
Ranked #15 of 63 things to do in Port Vila
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Vanutu zoological is a wildlife conservation and education centre. Lots photos opportunities, hand feeding bady turtles and seeing some of vanuatu amazing and rare animals. We hope all our guests leave with a new appreciation for the animals that we all share our environment with.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Activities for older children, Stairs / lift, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on the recommendation of our guide on a round-the-island tour. It was really special to see and feed the rescued turtles, from tiny babies to adults. We also saw coconut crabs, fruit bats, lizards, butterflies.... Our guide Nancy was very friendly and knowledgeable. It's great to know the turtles will be released back into the wild when they are ready. The young children from the family going through with us were fascinated too.

Thank Staffygirl1972
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"baby turtles"
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"native animals"
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"coconut crab"
in 7 reviews
"great place for children"
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"conservation efforts"
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"sea creatures"
in 2 reviews
"guided tour"
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"all ages"
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"rock pools"
in 2 reviews
"fish"
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"sanctuary"
in 4 reviews
"bats"
in 3 reviews
"rehabilitated"
in 2 reviews
"educating"
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"interactive"
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"release"
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"vanuatu"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place exceeded our expectations! Great fun and educational tour. The guide is full of information and we got to pick up and put our feet in with the baby turtles, hold coconut crabs and iguanas. Fantastic place!!

Thank Donna A
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

It was an educational visit, which supports the local turtles and educates the local schools. I recommend for all to attend a worthy adventure for all ages.

Thank Dave R
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

We were very lucky on our visit to Port Vila to get to see this place. Our guide was awesome we got to sit in the pool with the baby turtles and they were so cute! They nibble your feet. We got to pick up the coconut crab and hold a lizard well worth the $20 entry fee. Had a great time.

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

We had a great time here. Our group was aged 1 to 92 and everyone enjoyed it. The turtles were neat to see, as well as the other animals. I would come recommend this stop!

Thank 510Alex
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