15 days in Vanuatu Itinerary

15 days in Vanuatu Itinerary

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15 days in Vanuatu Itinerary

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

4
nights
Luganville, Espiritu Santo

Luganville ©
Luganville is the second largest city in Vanuatu. Take a break from Luganville with a short trip to Port Olry Beach in Port Olry, about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: Head underground at Millennium Cave, don't miss a visit to Million Dollar Bay, take in the dramatic scenery at Mount Hope Waterfall, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Luganville tour planner.

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. Traveling from Sydney in May, expect Luganville to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tanna Island.

Things to do in Luganville

Parks Outdoors Nature

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

2
nights
Tanna Island

Tanna Island ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): contemplate the geological forces at Mount Yasur, then kick back and relax at Louniel Beach, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Lenuanatuaiu Waterfall. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Blue Hole Number Two, Head underground at Blue Cave, and then don't miss a visit to Yakel Village.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tanna Island itinerary planner .

Getting from Luganville to Tanna Island by flight takes about 3 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Luganville in May since evenings lows in Tanna Island dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Aneityum Island.

Things to do in Tanna Island

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

1
night
Aneityum Island

Aneityum Island
On the 15th (Fri), head off the coast to Mystery Island.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Aneityum Island online road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Tanna Island to Aneityum Island takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Tanna Island in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Aneityum Island, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Port Vila.

Things to do in Aneityum Island

Parks Nature
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7
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Pele Island in Pele Island (about 1h 10 min away). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, take in nature's colorful creations at The Secret Garden, identify plant and animal life at Hideaway Island Marine Reserve, and explore the activities along Blue Lagoon.

Find out how to plan Port Vila trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Aneityum Island to Port Vila takes 2.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Aneityum Island in May since evenings lows in Port Vila dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Vila

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Blue Lagoon, Cascades Waterfalls, The Secret Garden, Pele Island
Find places to stay May 15 — 22:
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Evergreen Cascades Waterfall ©
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall
Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon

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