Vanuatu holiday resorts and visitors guide

 

Vanuatu

About Vanuatu, attractions, activities, Melanesian culture and hospitality...

Only a few hours flying time from Australia, Vanuatu offers the perfect blend of South Pacific culture, charm and hospitality. Combine that with duty free shopping, volcanic sand beaches, tropical waterfalls and deep sea fishing, and you have the ideal escape from the daily grind.

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Vanuatu Facts

Vanuatu Facts

Formerly known as New Hebrides, Vanuatu gained its independence in 1980. This island archipelago is spread over 83 islands in South Pacific. Read more about Vanuatu's language, origins, traditions and population.

Vanuatu Holiday

Vanuatu Holiday

Rich in culture and traditions different to those of the western world, Vanuatu offers unique holiday experiences. Kava drinking, Rom dancing, land dive, live volcanoe visit are only some of activities and attractions you can have on your Vanuatu holiday.

Vanuatu Location

Vanuatu Location

Where in the world is Vanuatu country? Those living nearby are very familiar with this island archipelago, while those further away are probably more familiar with the South Pacific. Learn more about Vanuatu location, near Australia and New Zealand.

Vanuatu Story

Vanuatu Story

In the local Bislama language, 'Vanuatu' means 'our land forever'. Vanuatu is a self-governing republic and a member of the Commonwealth. Ni-Vanuatu people are Melanesian race, who speak over 110 local languages.

Vanuatu Activities

Vanuatu Activities

This tropical island paradise is a perfect place to relax and enjoy, keeping busy with a variety of fun activities, both on land and in water. We give you a quick rundown of some of the holiday activities that will keep you occupied on your Vanuatu holiday.

Vanuatu Attractions

Vanuatu Attractions

On your holiday here, the tropical islands of Vanuatu will leave you wanting more, with its sightseeing, tours, activities and other attractions. Discover seven of the top attractions in Vanuatu, which includes many local fests.

Vanuatu Christmas

Vanuatu Christmas

If you have never experienced a tropical Christmas, come December, take a trip to Vanuatu. You will find Christmas celebrations similar as in the northern hemisphere, except there is no snow and a more relaxing atmosphere.

Vanuatu Flights

Vanuatu Flights

Unless you are taking a cruise to Vanuatu, or going on slow boat ride, the only way to reach Vanuatu is flying over. There are direct flights from the nearby island nations, but most flights come via Australia and New Zealand.

Vanuatu Relocation

Vanuatu Relocation

Being close to Australia's east coast and New Zealand, Vanuatu is a popular destination for those who want to relocate to warmer places. Many Aussies and Kiwis are living here, as are expats of other nationalities.

Guide to Moving to Vanuatu

Guide to Moving to Vanuatu

After living in the comfort of your own, moving to another country can be an overwhelming experience. It takes some getting used to in your new country and new culture. But if you choose a diverse expat community, like in Vanuatu, it'll make it easier.

Family Getaway

Family Getaway Destination

When you are looking for a tropical family holiday destination, you want the place that will be fun for the whole family. Vanuatu holiday offers a range of attractions and activities that make it a perfect family getaway.

Island of Efate

Holiday on Efate Island

The main administrative island, the most populated and home to Vanuatu capital, Port Vila. Efate island is your gateway island when you arrive to Port Vila. So, it's no surprise that most of holiday fun can be had on Efate island.

Plan Trip to Vanuatu

Plan Trip to Vanuatu

How should you prepare for a trip to Vanuatu? What kind of precautions you need before going over there? What should you pack? What else would you need? Follow our guide to preparing for your Vanuatu trip, before you start packing.

Reasons to Visit Vanuatu

Reasons to Visit Vanuatu

This tropical island paradise features secluded swimming spots, pristine beaches, active volcanos and events that are unique to Vanuatu. These include many local annual fests, Pentecost land diving ceremony, and art festivals.

South Pacific

South Pacific Region

This area of the Pacific Ocean is geographically known as Oceania. South Pacific hosts some of the most popular holiday and travel destinations, including Vanuatu, Nauru, Solomons, New Zealand, Fiji, Tahiti, and New Caledonia.

Things to Do in Vanuatu

Things To Do in Vanuatu

Vanuatu islands enjoy a slow pace of life, where you will find an abundance of sights and places to see and things to do. The most popular islands are Efate, Santo and Tanna, providing many activities and attractions.

Winter Holidays in Vanuatu

Winter Holidays in Vanuatu

If you are looking for a winter break with your family, Vanuatu is an ideal destination. This tropical island archipelago is an eco-friendly tourism paradise that's only a short flight from Australia. Here are some facts and tips for a winter holiday in Vanuatu.

The country of Vanuatu

Vanuatu, meaning "raising land", is a true tropical paradise located in the South Pacific. This island nation is a little more than a thousand miles east of the north coast of Australia, or a short 2-hour flight from Brisbane, Queensland. Air Vanuatu and Qantas airlines provide regular flights from Australia and New Zealand to Port Vila Bauerfield International Airport.

All of the 83 Vanuatu islands have a tropical or a subtropical environment, which makes it perfect for a relaxing getaway. Visitors to this island nation can keep busy with a variety of fun and exciting holiday activities and attractions.

Further reading about Vanuatu
Find out more about Vanuatu travel from author David Stanley’s South Pacific Organizer.


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