13 days in Vanuatu Itinerary

13 days in Vanuatu Itinerary

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13 days in Vanuatu Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Luganville, Espiritu Santo
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Tanna Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1​h 15​min
3
Port Vila, Efate
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Melbourne

5
nights
Luganville, Espiritu Santo

Luganville ©
Luganville is the second largest city in Vanuatu. Visiting Fishing Charters & Tours and Cruising Safaris will get you outdoors. Visit Velit Bay and Port Olry Beach for some beach relaxation. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Santo's Blue Hole Hangout, make a trip to Million Dollar Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Champagne Beach, and explore the activities along Matevulu Blue Hole.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Luganville driving holiday planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Luganville is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Vanuatu Time (VUT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Melbourne in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Luganville, with highs around 35°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tanna Island.

Things to do in Luganville

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Espiritu Santo, Santo's Blue Hole Hangout, Port Olry Beach
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Cruising Safaris ©
Cruising Safaris
Champagne Beach ©
Champagne Beach
Millennium Cave ©
Millennium Cave

1
night
Tanna Island

Tanna Island ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): get impressive views of Mount Yasur, explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Cave, and then get outside with Blue Hole Number Two.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tanna Island online vacation planner .

Getting from Luganville to Tanna Island by flight takes about 3 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Tanna Island when traveling from Luganville in November, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Port Vila.

Things to do in Tanna Island

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Blue Cave ©
Blue Cave
Mount Yasur ©
Mount Yasur

6
nights
Port Vila, Efate

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.
Relax by the water at Havannah Beach and Boat Club and JoJo Beach Club. Get in touch with nature at Eton Beach and Pele Island. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take in the dramatic scenery at Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, explore the activities along Blue Lagoon, and take in the exciting artwork at Fondation Suzanne Bastien.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Port Vila travel route builder app .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Tanna Island to Port Vila takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Vila

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Efate, Cascades Waterfalls, Pele Island
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Pele Island ©
Pele Island
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall ©
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall

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