Narong Marine Park is a conservation area established in
1994. It covers more than 50 hectares of mangrove forest,
tidal flats and reefs near Uri island. Marine life
found here includes giant clams, fish, crustaceans, coral
of the visitors to Uri are cruising yachts (from June to
October each year). Port Stanley provides a good anchorage
and Uri offers good snorkelling and sometimes kastom
dances and other cultural activities.
There's no dedicated tourist accommodation on Uri but the
villagers can arrange accommodation. Eric Rose has a modern
house with spare rooms that visitors sometimes use. You
can call him on mobile 40642 (call from 0600H-0800H and from 1800H-2000H).
Meals can be provided. About 1000 Vatu per day is reasonable
compensation for food and lodging (prices are not fixed).
higher resolution pictures on our Vanuatu
Protected Areas Showcase.
updated: January 2005 by Stephen.