Mele Bay Traditional Evening Feast


Experience an authentic Bali Hai, Ambae, Island style feast in a beautiful cultural centre lit by flaming torches and ambient lighting. The Mele Bay Cultural Centre Bali Hai, Ambae Melanesian Feast has built up an excellent reputation over the years featuring on Australian and European television. Departing the wharf enjoy a scenic drive to the cultural center and gardens where you will see plantations, the golf club and pass through the outskirts of Mele village. Next visit the Chiefs area where you will see some great custom magic tricks by our resident Ambrym magic man. Be serenaded by the fabulous local string band; join in the Vanuatu String Band style line dancing, experience and sample the traditional underground cooking before moving to the Jungle joint restaurant for a delicious Island buffet feast. Beer and wine will be available for purchase to accompany your meal if you wish.
  • Tour Code

    VLI215

  • Location

    Port Vila

  • Activity Types

    Culinary / Epicurean

  • Experience Types

    Culture & History, Culture & History

  • Duration

    3.75 hours

  • Fitness Level

    Medium

  • Price

    Adult from $79.99
    Children (12 & under) from $79.99

  • Lunch included!

Photography

Don’t forget your camera on this tour!

Refreshments

Sample many different dishes in our great Island buffet feast, including roast chicken and fish cooked underground, Vanuatu beef and a range of vegetables and salads followed by fruit. Beer, wine and other drinks available for purchase separately.

Special Notes

This tour is only available on those cruises that are visiting Port Vila overnight. To make your day as enjoyable as possible, please ensure that you wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions including a jacket for those cooler nights and bottled water. Please bring local currency for additional purchases.

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