Fishing and Cruises in Vanuatu
A Practical Guide to Vanuatu Fishing and
In Vanuatu, the water is an integral part of life. Fishing is more
than mere sport for the majority of islanders, it is a means of putting food on the table. Thankfully, the pristine
waters around this archipelago are rich in a wide diversity of fish and sea life. In addition, you'll find that
cruises offer you a great way to get to know the area, by exploring the waters, lagoons, inlets and caves. Vanuatu
fishing and cruises are also big tourist draws to the area and the locals are more than happy to supply their
expertise for both endeavors.
You'll find a wide variety of fishing boats available for charter.
Blue marlin is the fish for which the area is famed; however, you'll find many other species, as well. Black marlin
can be caught year round, as can striped marlin, mahi mahi, yellow fin tuna and wahoo. You'll find that you can
charter half-day, single-day, multi-day and even overnight trips with many of the local companies and Vanuatu fishing charter operators. Several
operations are owned by expatriates from Australia, New Zealand and even the US. Local fishing guides are
available, as well.
Going fishing, Vanuatu style, in the morning near Hideaway island,
just outside of Port Vila
Cruising the pristine waters around these
incredible islands is an excellent way to enjoy your tropical getaway. You will find that there are hundreds of
charter yachts, sailboats and more available for your enjoyment. Most Vanuatu cruise charters also offer
exploration during your trip. Single-day trips will usually feature a limited selection of cruising, diving and
exploring. However, you can charter overnight trips and multi-day trips aboard ships equipped with sleeping
facilities. These will allow you to explore lagoons and hidden coves. You'll also find tidal caves ripe for
exploring, many rich with cave paintings from early islanders.
You can charter a yacht or a sailing boat in Vanuatu, or join a group for day or night
You'll find you can picnic on some of the deserted islands in the
area, explore verdant jungles and snorkel some of the world's most beautiful reefs. Cruising and exploring will
also help you get away from the hustle and bustle off cities like Port Vila.
Regardless of whether you choose to enjoy some sport fishing or go in
search of areas to explore, you'll find that the area's beauty makes a lasting imprint on you. This can truly be a
life changing vacation, allowing you to experience the true beauty and tranquility of these exotic islands. Vanuatu
should be your choice for vacation enjoyment and a broad range of activities.