9 days in Vanuatu Itinerary

9 days in Vanuatu Itinerary

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9 days in Vanuatu Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Luganville, Espiritu Santo
— 2 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

2
nights
Luganville, Espiritu Santo

Luganville ©
Luganville is the second largest city in Vanuatu. On the 13th (Mon), Head underground at Millennium Cave and then steep yourself in history at SS President Coolidge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nanda Blue Hole, then kick back and relax at Champagne Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Matevulu Blue Hole.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Luganville trip itinerary planning tool .

Sydney, Australia to Luganville is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Luganville is 1 hour. In January, daytime highs in Luganville are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Tanna Island.

Things to do in Luganville

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Espiritu Santo
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Champagne Beach ©
Champagne Beach
Millennium Cave ©
Millennium Cave
SS President Coolidge ©
SS President Coolidge

1
night
Tanna Island

Tanna Island ©
On the 15th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Lenuanatuaiu Waterfall, then Head underground at Blue Cave, and then get impressive views of Mount Yasur.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tanna Island trip itinerary planning app .

Fly from Luganville to Tanna Island in 3 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Aneityum Island.

Things to do in Tanna Island

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

1
night
Aneityum Island

Aneityum Island
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Mystery Island.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Aneityum Island attractions planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Tanna Island to Aneityum Island in 1.5 hours. January in Aneityum Island sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Port Vila.

Things to do in Aneityum Island

Parks Nature
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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: admire the sheer force of Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, steep yourself in history at Ekasup Village, see Off-Road Tours, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Port Vila Markets.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Port Vila trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Aneityum Island to Port Vila takes 2.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Vila

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

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

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