18 days in Vanuatu Itinerary

18 days in Vanuatu Itinerary

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18 days in Vanuatu Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Luganville, Espiritu Santo
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Tanna Island
— 3 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

6
nights
Luganville, Espiritu Santo

Luganville ©
Luganville is the second largest city in Vanuatu. Go for a jaunt from Luganville to Port Olry to see Port Olry Beach about 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Millennium Cave, make a trip to Million Dollar Bay, explore the activities along Matevulu Blue Hole, and get outside with Riri Blue Hole.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Luganville trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Luganville is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Luganville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in November, things will get a bit warmer in Luganville: highs are around 35°C and lows about 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Tanna Island.

Things to do in Luganville

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

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

3
nights
Tanna Island

Tanna Island ©
Tanna Island is known for nature, outdoors, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get impressive views of Mount Yasur, Head underground at Blue Cave, don't miss a visit to Tafutuna Cultural Experience, and kick back and relax at Louniel Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Tanna Island trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Luganville to Tanna Island by flight takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Luganville in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Tanna Island, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to 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
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): head off the coast to Mystery Island.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Aneityum Island journey tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Tanna Island to Aneityum Island in 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Aneityum Island are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for 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.
Take a break from Port Vila with a short trip to Pele Island in Pele Island, about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Underwater Post Office, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and hunt for treasures at Port Vila Markets.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Port Vila trip app .

Fly from Aneityum Island to Port Vila in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Vila

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

The Secret Garden, Cascades Waterfalls, Pele Island, Blue Lagoon
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Evergreen Cascades Waterfall ©
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall
Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon

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