Activities in Port Vila
do in and around Port Vila town
When you arrive to Vanuatu, no matter what type of holiday you enjoy, you will
find some activities here to occupy your time and make your holiday more memorable. If you enjoy a more laidback
type of holiday, many resorts in Port Vila and on Vanuatu islands provide a perfect tropical surroundings for just
enjoying the sun or shade, whichever you prefer, by the pool. Or, just go to the nearby beach for some daily
sunbathing, or a swim in waves.
activities in Port Vila
Bareboat Charter in Vanuatu
If you are planning a sailing holiday in Vanuatu, do your research
on how to organize bareboat charter for your party in Port Vila. Bareboat charter means chartering
a boat without skippered crew. It's usually less costly, but it means you have to be skilled at
sailing a boat.
Fun Things to Do in Vanuatu
While some people might enjoy a laidback holiday, the others want
to have an active, even an adventurous holiday in Port
Vila. There's no better way of doing this than exploring different and unusual activities. Here's
our list of 7 fun things to do on holiday in Vanuatu.
Port Vila Activities and Tours
There are numerous holiday activities and attractions to occupy
your time in Port Vila, for a more memorable and exciting holiday. From diving and snorkeling, to
fishing and cruising, golfing and sightseeing, there are many tours available in Port Vila or your
Port Vila Golf & Country
Situated right next door
to Worawia resort is Port Vila Golf and Country Club, home to the Tusker Vanuatu Golf Open, where
visitors are welcome. It runs along Mele Bay, making it for a scenic location. The course is just a
short distance from Port Vila.
Vanuatu Car Rental and Hire
A great way to see and explore Vanuatu countryside is to rent a
car in Vanuatu. But make sure you know the road rules in this country. In and around Port Vila just
about all roads are bitumen roads, but outside the city you will find mostly gravel
Vanuatu Cruising Guide
Best way to get to know the islands is to take one of Vanuatu day
or night cruises, including diving and romantic cruises. There are also sailing cruises and fishing
tours. Book at your resort where you're staying, or go to Port Vila tour shops.
Vanuatu Diving Options
You will find numerous diving sites in Vanuatu, in particular
around Efate and Santo islands, including WWII shipwrecks. The best diving locations on Efate
island are harbour area and Mele Bay, home to famous Hideaway island, popular with
Vanuatu Hiking Guide
One of the best ways to enjoy this
beautiful nature-rich and mysterious land is by hiking these islands. Walking is how most of
Vanuatu islanders get around. So, you will find many treks worth exploring, especially if you hire
an experience guide.
Vanuatu Snorkeling Spots
Experience a great underwater
snorkeling adventure at Hideaway Island Resort and Marine Sanctuary. But there are many other
resorts with great diving sites. At these resorts it's usually a marine biologiest that will guide
your tour professionally.
Water Activities in Vanuatu
As expected when going to tropical islands destination, on your
Vanuatu holiday you can enjoy a variety of water-based activities. In addition to swimming, diving
and snorkeling, sailing catamarans and parasailing are very popular with visitors to Port
On the other hand, if you prefer a more active holiday and even an adventurous
one, we have lined up some of the activities in Vanuatu that you can enjoy. These include mostly water-based
holiday activities, but also hiking or renting a car and choosing your own tour around Port Vila town or Efate
island's points of interest.
Plus you can go island hopping by small plane, or to go one of many small island
tours, located mostly around the main, Efate island. These are easily organized at your holiday accommodation place
in Port Vila town.