10 days in Vanuatu Itinerary

10 days in Vanuatu Itinerary

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10 days in Vanuatu Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Luganville, Espiritu Santo
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Tanna Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1​h 15​min
3
Aneityum Island
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Port Vila, Efate
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Sydney

3
nights
Luganville, Espiritu Santo

Luganville ©
Luganville is the second largest city in Vanuatu. Step out of Luganville to go to Port Olry and see Port Olry Beach, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Champagne Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Millennium Cave, explore the activities along Matevulu Blue Hole, and take in the dramatic scenery at Mount Hope Waterfall.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Luganville trip itinerary builder site .

Sydney, Australia to Luganville is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Vanuatu Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in Luganville reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Tanna Island.

Things to do in Luganville

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Espiritu Santo, Port Olry Beach
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Millennium Cave ©
Millennium Cave
Champagne Beach ©
Champagne Beach
SS President Coolidge ©
SS President Coolidge

1
night
Tanna Island

Tanna Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Cave, admire the sheer force of Lenuanatuaiu Waterfall, and then get impressive views of Mount Yasur.

Plan my day in Tanna Island using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Luganville to Tanna Island in 3 hours. In December in Tanna Island, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Aneityum Island.

Things to do in Tanna Island

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:
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Mount Yasur ©
Mount Yasur
Blue Cave ©
Blue Cave

1
night
Aneityum Island

Aneityum Island
On the 1st (Wed), head off the coast to Mystery Island.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Aneityum Island itinerary planner .

Getting from Tanna Island to Aneityum Island by combination of car and flight takes about 1.5 hours. In December in Aneityum Island, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Port Vila.

Things to do in Aneityum Island

Nature Parks
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4
nights
Port Vila, Efate

Port Vila ©
The capital of Vanuatu and the largest settlement on Efate, Port Vila plays home to a number of busy markets, cafes, bars, and restaurants catering to the tourism industry.
Port Vila is known for nature, parks, adventure, wildlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, explore the activities along Blue Lagoon, hunt for treasures at Port Vila Markets, and enjoy the sand and surf at Eton Beach.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Port Vila trip planner .

Getting from Aneityum Island to Port Vila by flight takes about 2.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Port Vila can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Port Vila

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Efate
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Evergreen Cascades Waterfall ©
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall
Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon

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