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  • Port VilaAnd on to Port Vila, Vanuatu by plane. From the airport to town you can take a shared minibus for 300 Vatu (you might be asked 500), when comming out of the airport go to the r Posted by UliS in Winter 2018/19 | Nov 7, 2018
  • Looking into the gate of hellOur aircraft to Tanna and back. It was a leisurely 0845 pickup for my Twilight Daytrip to Mt Yasur volcano on the island of Tanna. But the transport by Unity Airlines turned up a Posted by alexchan in 2015 South Pacific Explorations | Jun 11, 2015
  • Two wet and wasted daysLooking out from the market area to Iririki Island. Transport arrived at 0730 as promised to take me to the airport to watch nagol (nanggol) or land-diving at Pentecost Island. A Posted by alexchan in 2015 South Pacific Explorations | Jun 12, 2015
  • Land-divers, the original bungy jumpersFirst glimpse of the land-diving tower. Anxious wait I ate my breakfast hastily at 0700 because the pickup was 0730. Becca and I waited at the entrance; she had been there since Posted by alexchan in 2015 South Pacific Explorations | Jun 14, 2015
  • Day at the beach, finallyLooking from the mainland to Hideaway Island. I had breakfast with Richie and Andrew from Auckland who had moved to my hotel from a more remote one. They were going to get a rent Posted by alexchan in 2015 South Pacific Explorations | Jun 15, 2015
  • Happiest Place on Earth?Port Vila's Bauerfield International Airport. Making Vanuatu happen! I had written off the likelihood of visiting Vanuatu this year for their seasonal Nagol (land-diving). While Posted by alexchan in 2015 South Pacific Explorations | Jun 9, 2015
  • Around the island of EfateBig harmless spider. All-day All-around Island Tour The weather was a bit patchy but I expected it to clear, based on the forecast. I decided I’d risk it and do the all-day tour Posted by alexchan in 2015 South Pacific Explorations | Jun 10, 2015
  • Feb. 11 - MYSTERY ISLAND, VANUATU We anchored safely away from the reefs surrounding tiny Mystery Island, an uninhabited strip of paradise. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/92262/4AA48A8CE Posted by Swenigale in Serenity 9 | Feb 11, 2018
  • 2015 - Sydney to Vancouver .. 3 Vanuatu This mans t-shirt says 'Vanatu' & I did take a tour with him there .. the other guy was filming us for some un-remembered reason. The other two were the only other two on the tour . Posted by hasbeen in MOSTLY CRUISING | Nov 17, 2017
  • Exploring Port VilaWe flew over with the Fullers & Clouts to see the work they had been involved in the last few years in building schools in villages & setting up micro-enterprise loans. They had a team of guys Posted by hillbillyramsey in Hilary's Travelpod blog | May 6, 2009
  • Week in VanuatuFlew to Vanuatu with Mark & Leigh & Mitch & Nath. Met Brad over there as he had been building a school for the last 10 days with a group of guys from church. It was amazing how quickly they Posted by hillbillyramsey in Hilary's Travelpod blog | Sep 18, 2008
  • Port Vila - Vanuatu After stopping in a beautiful harbour, we had to catch boats in to land as there was no wharf.We wandered around the local markets & walked up a big hill & found a cool restaurant overlooking the harbour. Posted by hillbillyramsey in Hilary's Travelpod blog | Jan 12, 1980
  • Tanna Island 3Finally, it was time to visit the tribe that I’d come all this way to see. There were a few arranged tours to a few of the Kastom tribes, but “Phil Vill” - real name Yaohnanen wasn’t on the Posted by sue deegan in Life after Pam | Mar 27, 2016
  • Tanna Island 2 [center][/center] I soon realised that my original impression of being in the middle of nowhere on a dusty track was pretty inaccurate. We were on one of the best roads be Posted by sue deegan in Life after Pam | Mar 27, 2016
  • Tanna Island 1[center][/center] The small plane took us over a beautiful blue ocean and small green islands, whose beauty was only marred by the obvious signs of destruction and as we l Posted by sue deegan in Life after Pam | Mar 27, 2016
  • Port Vila 2[center][/center] Maybe you’ve forgotten that I said that there were two important things Posted by sue deegan in Life after Pam | Mar 26, 2016
  • Port Vila 1[center][/center] My travelling companion was my son, who I'd gone to visit in Australia. As the plane flew over the island of Efate, our first stop of call, it was easy Posted by sue deegan in Life after Pam | Mar 26, 2016
  • Feb. 11 - MYSTERY ISLAND, VANUATU Intriguing named, this little island (population zero) is a slice of paradise (see map :)). [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/92262/38BDE47ADF28A309C81B347 Posted by Swenigale in Serenity 7 | Feb 11, 2016
  • Mystery Island, Vila and Champagne BayOur next day we were in Vanuatu officially the Republic of Vanuatu, it is an Oceanian island nation. The archipelago, which is of volcanic origin, is some 1,750 kilometres east of northern Australia, and 500 kilometres northeast of New Caledonia, Posted by shaneandnicola in South Pacific | Feb 10, 2016
  • Why I went to Vanatu[center][/center] One wet, boring Sunday afternoon, when I was about 10 years old, as I was idly flicking through a Sunday newspaper colour supplement, I came across two photos that so Posted by sue deegan in Life after Pam | Mar 23, 2016
  • Cruisin' for a Bruisin'Euphoria is in the air. The faint smell of Red Door and sunscreen lingers. “Nan is that you?” It was a sunny Queensland day. I am standing on the ship’s deck, music is playing, people are excitedly milling about and Posted by The Tipsy Gipsy in The Tipsy Gipsy | Jul 12, 2015
  • Cyclone Pam We’ve had a few emails from family and friends checking that we’re OK following the news that Cyclone Pam has completely devastated Vanuatu. This is just a quick note to confirm that thankfully we left Port Vila 2 days Posted by katiejason in Katie & Jason's Round the World Trip | Mar 15, 2015
  • BOOM!Vanuatu is famous for many things, most notably being home to the ‘happiest people on the planet’. If that isn’t reason enough to want to visit, it’s also home to one of the most active volcanoes in the World Posted by katiejason in Katie & Jason's Round the World Trip | Mar 10, 2015
  • Day 12 - VanuatuI am woken up around 7.30 by the bed shuddering, the ship is docking. I don't see what people saw in vibrating beds, it really did nothing for me. Maybe the vibrating needs to be constant and not in bursts, Posted by Christinesolo in South Pacific | Sep 24, 2014
  • Day 11 - At sea heading toward Vanuatu Leisurely morning, can see land so we must be passing islands. Today there is an Art Auction and I have decided I want to see how they operate. I arrived way too early so I have a good look through Posted by Christinesolo in South Pacific | Sep 24, 2014
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