Water activity

Port Vila: Full-Day River Kayaking and Cascades Tour

4.7 / 5

3 reviews

Activity provider: Vanuatu Ecotours

Port Vila: Full-Day River Kayaking and Cascades Tour

Activity provider: Vanuatu Ecotours

From US$ 98.65 per person

Experience Vanuatu’s rainforests and authentic village life as you paddle and swim the safe waters of Rentapao River. Follow your guide to the river cascades and relax in the cool waters following a delicious lunch.

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Duration 6.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
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  • Experience Vanuatu’s rainforests from a kayak
  • Marvel at the beautiful river cascades
  • Savor a french-style lunch
Full description
Get picked up from your accommodation in Port Vila and set off on a scenic drive to the Rentapao River. Arrive at the local partner's exclusive kayak base in Vanuatu. Take some time to explore the onsite Garden of Eden upon arrival, and then get to know your guides and listen to a safety briefing.  Hop aboard your kayak and paddle down the river for two hours, experiencing Vanuatu's rainforest from a new vantage point. Get a feel for the everyday life of local villages as you pass by them. Cool off with a swim and then stop for lunch at a French bakery at the river's edge. Take a quick five-minute transfer to the Rentapao River cascades. Enjoy a relaxing walk along the river before reaching the final destination. Swim, relax, and take in the beautiful views at the cascades. Transfer back to your accommodation in Port Vila.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Port Vila
  • Entrance fees and taxes
  • Knowledgeable local guides
  • All kayaking equipment including lifejackets, and double and single kayaks
  • Packed lunch (vegetarian and gluten-free options available)
  • Tropical fruit refreshments
  • Alcoholic drinks
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  •  This tour requires a minimum of two people, and has a maximum capacity of 12 people
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 3 reviews

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A wonderful, peaceful day on the river.

January 6, 2020

Great day with awesome guides

October 18, 2022

A great day out! A couple of hours paddling on a calm jungle river, then jumping bombs into the cascade pools. A lovely experience and really good company, the guides were wonderful. Recommended.

October 22, 2022

Product ID: 322983