7 Day Ultimate Vanuatu
- Fall in love with the beauty & culture of Vanuatu
- Escape to exclusive 5-star resort ‘The Havannah’
Vanuatu - ‘the land eternal’ - is everything you could want from a South Pacific escape and more. Sunshine, sand and sea; a vibrant capital and traditional villages to explore; and inviting locals who quickly find a place in your heart… the only thing missing from this tropical paradise is you. This Vanuatu adventure can make that happen. For seven unforgettable days, you’ll experience all that makes Vanuatu so incredible, from its hidden cascades to beachfront resorts and beyond. Set sail with a full day cruise aboard the Coongoola, stopping at secluded coves for swimming and snorkelling amid a rainbow of marine life; experience local village life on a half day guided trek on the outer island of Nguna; and paddle along the serene Rentapao River, known for its clear waters and beautiful cascades; plus soar across the treetops on a heart-racing zipline ride - and more! Along the way, you’ll enjoy four nights at the Moorings Hotel, together with two nights of luxury at the exclusive adults-only five-star resort The Havannah. An extraordinary fire show, local tour guides, return airport transfers and 12 meals are just the icing on the cake. Are you ready to answer Vanuatu's call?
Welcome to Vanuatu. Upon arrival you will be met at the airport and transfer to Moorings Hotel on the edge of the Port Vila CBD. Enjoy an evening at leisure to explore nearby bars and restaurants.Overnight: Moorings Hotel
Meals included: None
At approx. 9:00am this morning you will be picked up from your hotel for a day out discovering Vanuatu’s rainforests and authentic village life as you kayak and swim in the safe waters of Rentapao River. After a French-style lunch, follow your guide to the river cascades to swim and relax in the cool waters. Returning back to the hotel at approx. 3:00pm.Overnight: Moorings Hotel
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch
At approx. 8:00am there will be a transfer to Havannah Harbor, where you will experience a full day Coongoola Day Cruise. Throughout the cruise, you will visit Moso Island on a 23-metre sailing ketch, followed by a visit to the Hawksbill Turtle Conservation Sanctuary. Along the way, you will sail to secluded coves for unbelievable snorkelling and barbecue lunch on the beach. This evening you will stay at a glamorous adults-only resort, The Havannah.Overnight: The Havannah Resort
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner
Experience village life on one of Vanuatu’s outer islands today with a half day trek on Nguna. Support local communities who are conserving their reef and forest resources. The trek options include either a 3.5 hour trek up Nguna’s extinct volcano with sweeping views across adjacent islands, an easier 3-hour trek to a community conservation area in Nguna’s smallest village or a gentle 1-hour walk to the nearby village of Taloa. Finish the day off with an afternoon snorkel in a marine conservation area or relax on the golden beach.Overnight: The Havannah Resort
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch;Dinner
Mid morning transfer to Port Vila. Your Vanuatu Ecotours guide will take you to the best look-out points around Port Vila and visit the city’s highlights. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.Overnight: Moorings Hotel
Meals included: Breakfast
An action packed day ahead! Jungle Zipline: do you dare to ride the canyon? Soar through the canopy of the Vanuatu jungle and over canyons while marvelling at the amazing views over Mele Bay or take a walk on the 120 metre Sky Bridge. Transfer to nearby Blue Bay. After lunch, spend the afternoon kayaking, swimming and snorkeling in the warm blue waters of the Mele barrier reef. Local Mele guides will lead you to your own sand island and share knowledge of their environment and secrets of their culture. Enjoy picture perfect views and an opportunity to see dolphins and turtles. No experience required for this unforgettable adventure. Late afternoon we transfer you to the famous Mele Beach Bar for ringside seats at the extraordinary Fire Show.Overnight: Moorings Hotel
Meals included: Breakfast;Lunch
After breakfast enjoy your last day at leisure before transferring to the airport for your onward travel plans.
Meals included: Breakfast
Tour InclusionsShow All
- Discover the wonders of Vanuatu ex Port Vila
- Experience a full day Coongoola Day Cruise
- Sail to secluded coves for unbelievable snorkelling
- Enjoy a taste of village life on a half day guided trek
- Paddle and swim in the safe waters of Rentapao River
- Visit the Hawksbill Turtle Conservation Sanctuary
- Sail to secluded coves and for unbelievable snorkelling
- Spot dolphins and turtles in the blue waters of Mele Barrier Reef
- Soar above the jungle on a heart-racing zipline tour
- Marvel at the awe-inspiring views over Mele bay
- Enjoy ringside seats at an extraordinary Fire Show
- 2 nights 5-star accommodation at adults-only The Havannah
- 4 nights quality accomodation at Moorings Hotel in the Harbourside King rooms
- Enjoy 12 meals including daily breakfast
- Tour guides for Efate tours
- Entry fees and VAT
- Landowner and entry fees
- Return airport transfers
Important infoShow Less
After purchase, you will receive a receipt and a Purchase Confirmation, directing you to an online Passenger Information Form. The Passenger Information Form must be completed within 72 hours of purchase.
Any special requests, preferences and optional extras MUST be clearly stated in your Passenger Information Form. Any change requested after submitting your Passenger Information Form cannot be guaranteed, is strictly subject to availability and will incur surcharges as outlined in the Schedule of Fees below.
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If your stay is affected by Government travel restrictions as a result of COVID-19, a one off date change will be permitted free of charge. For any changes not associated with COVID-19, please refer to the Schedule of Fees.
Please note: Date change requests need to be made at least 14 days prior to the original date of travel. Date changes within 14 days are subject to availability and not guaranteed.
Please note: this tour requires a minimum of 6 passengers to operate and departures are not guaranteed until this minimum number is met. Please refrain from booking travel arrangements such as flights prior to receiving a confirmation email that your departure date has hit minimum numbers and is now guaranteed. This confirmation email will be sent at least 60 days prior to the departure date, and if minimum numbers are not met a date change or refund will be offered.
Please note: all additional charges are payable direct to your Travel Consultant in NZD (unless otherwise stated).
Travel offer is valid for travel on selected dates until the 20th August 2022.
This travel offer is priced for one person based on twin share.
Single Traveller Supplement
For solo travellers no discount applies (twin share purchase must be made)
May: 8, 22
July: 17, 24
5 Star (self-rated)
Port Havannah: The Havannah Resort
3 Star (self-rated)
Port Vila: Moorings Hotel Vanuatu
About the Accommodation
The Havannah Resort
- As a family owned, boutique resort, you can expect to experience friendly, personalized service and rediscover the true values of hospitality – and all in a stunning tropical location.
- With direct pool access from the private beach in front of your villa, the five Lagoon Pool Villas offer the ultimate in barefoot sophistication. With a shaded daybed, dining pavilion and sun lounge, this is the perfect place to take time out and reconnect.
Moorings Hotel Vanuatu
- Moorings Hotel is located right before the heart of Port-Vila, a mere 5mins walk from the CBD and 10mins drive from Bauerfield International Airport. Guests will find its location particularly convenient when it comes to making most of what Vanuatu has to offer all the while enjoying a peaceful waterfront setting and its sumptuous sunset views. Facilities include a restaurant and swimming pool.
- An absolute waterfront room with King bedding, convertible to Twin beds and featuring air conditioning, ceiling fans, Satellite TV, tea & coffee amenities and ensuite bathroom with amenities! Rooms overlook Port-Vila bay.
Maximum Room Capacity
Valid for adults only.
1 x King Size Bed
Minimum group size 6, maximum group size 12 per vehicle.
- Return international flights
- Visa fees and requirements (A visa is not required if travelling on a New Zealand passport)
- Meals/beverages not stated in the itinerary
- Optional gratuities/tipping
- Optional activities/tours
- Personal expenses
- Travel insurance (Mandatory)
Please note: A comprehensive travel Insurance policy must be organised BEFORE all details can be finalised.
TOUR GUIDE VS. TOUR LEADER
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An experienced person tasked with ensuring the smooth operation of tours, as well as providing practical support to passengers throughout the whole trip. Their role primarily includes assisting with accommodation, transportation between locations, and communication with tour guides in each stop. A tour leader may provide general guidance around a city or village, and offer information on the place visited on the bus, however they are not required to have specific knowledge on art, architecture, or history. They are not allowed to provide a guided tour or commentary of a city/village/attraction once there and if caught doing so, can be fined.
Please note: Tour leaders/guides are not a standard inclusion in all travel offers. Tour leaders/guides will only be made available when particularly required to enhance the experience of the destination featured.
CLIMATE & AVERAGE TEMPERATURES
The climate is tropical, with the heaviest rainfall and humidity through November to February. The maximum temperature is around 28° to 30°C. The water temperature is pleasant all year round
Customers are required to provide valid passport details either at the time of purchase, or no later than 45 days prior to departure date. Failure to do so may result in cancellation of the booking. In this instance customers will be responsible for any costs and fees incurred.
12 meals are included in the tour, for all other meals; lunches and dinners the tour leader (when available) will offer assistance with reservations, suggestions and directions to local restaurants. It is your responsibility to notify TripADeal of any dietary requests/requirements. Please note; we will do our best to meet your requests/requirements, however cannot guarantee that we will always be able to.
You will be responsible for all your personal belongings whilst on the tour. With regards to luggage, you must carry your own luggage from the coach to the hotel room and back to the coach. The driver will assist with the uploading and off-loading of the luggage from the coach.
Fitness Level Required / Mobility
Our vehicles are not equipped with wheelchair access, so unfortunately our tours are currently not suitable for wheelchair users and those less mobile.
Please note: a general level of fitness will be required. If you have any concerns please consult your healthcare provider prior to purchase/travel.
Please note: In the event entrance to a site is affected by changes in operating hours or public holiday closures, your itinerary where possible, will be adjusted or a similar activity will be offered in its place (subject to availability).
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Do not make any purchases you are not comfortable with or feel pressured into. If you are uncertain or need assistance with the language barrier, please seek assistance from your Tour Guide/Leader.
Please refer to our Terms and Conditions in regards to shopping for further information.
A tourist visa is not required if travelling on a New Zealand passport.
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