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Simply Breathtaking

A picture tells a thousand words..... Open your eyes underwater and you can see for miles in the... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2017
Evan C
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Launceston, Australia
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Great beach

Crystal clear water with some good snorkelling. Make sure you take some reef shoes as the sand is... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2017
Dan S
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Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

A picture tells a thousand words..... Open your eyes underwater and you can see for miles in the crystal clear turquoise waters. You may even get a visit from the happy and healthy village canines.

Thank Evan C
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

Crystal clear water with some good snorkelling. Make sure you take some reef shoes as the sand is course and there are some rocks and coral at this beach.

Thank Dan S
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

This was a stop on a cruise. The beach was very windy and cold when we went so it did put a dampener on the experience. If you were looking for snorkelling I found the best place was where you get off the boat. Once...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

I loved it, my kids loved it. Short bus ride from the village and you feel a thousand miles away white sand warm crystal blue water, friendly lovely locals with markets, food and drinks everything you need to spend the day lounging around or exploring...More

Thank Leah K
Reviewed July 13, 2017

I visited Yejele Beach as part of a cruise. I found the price for a bus ticket over-priced for the distance travelled. However the beach was stunning, just like you picture a tropical island beach to look like. I found the snorkelling to be amazing....More

Thank M_Engin_C
Reviewed July 13, 2017

Stunning beach. Tranquil, relaxing and friendly. Good for both snorkeling and swimming and although we were on a cruise ship of 2,500 people, the beach didn't feel crowded. Villagers set up a market selling local produce, food, artefacts, and hair braiding, which made it interesting....More

1  Thank Marysems
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

We went to Mare from the cruise ship. The beach was beautiful! The water was warm and crystal clear despite being a cool overcast day.

1  Thank Carol W
Reviewed May 31, 2017

To get the most move as far away from the crowds the walk is worth it as you will see more fish as there is less splashing and screaming. There are many spots to just lay and relax but the snorkelling is the best thing...More

1  Thank leoc1968
Reviewed May 13, 2017

Been here 3 times now on cruises & it never ceases to amaze me!...Beautiful clarity of the water, fantastic snorkeling for all ages & abilities. Definitely recommend, even if no swimming is done, although the water is so warm & refreshing, why wouldn't you!

1  Thank tntjohnston
Reviewed May 7, 2017

We called in to Mare Island for a day whilst cruising on the P&O Aria Island Hopper Cruise. The Aria had to anchor off shore and we were ferried to shore about 70 at a time in a well organised and timely fashion. The first...More

3  Thank Littlemalco
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ChrysalisTravel
August 26, 2017|
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Response from adelaidiantraveller | Reviewed this property |
Greetings The cruise line will arrange coach/ bus transportation to and from the beach at a moderate cost. Bon voyage :-) AT
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ZozoKoko
August 21, 2017|
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Response from M_Engin_C | Reviewed this property |
I remember seeing people walk to to the beach but even in 'winter' it seemed to be too hot to attempt that. The buses seemed to only take the coupons (as tickets) from the ship, but I wasn't particularly paying attention... More
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Madasun67
August 3, 2017|
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Response from Narelle B | Reviewed this property |
Most people pay for the shore excursion with the ship. Otherwise there are local men with minivans that will take you. You will need local money though
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