Things To Do Outside of Port Vila
There are Many Things to Do and
Attractions on Efate Island
Port Vila is an exciting place to visit because of the number of
activities you may do and sights you may see. However, there are many more things that you can do outside of Port
Vila as you explore the entire island of Efate. The more you expand your visit, the more beauty and enjoyment you
will get during your visit.
Just outside of Port Vila are the Mele Cascades. Most hotels and resorts can
assist you in finding tours that run to the Mele Cascades Waterfall. In addition to just the Cascades, tours can
also include enough time to swim, as well as a visit to the Mele Botanical Gardens or Mele Village. Included in
most rates are your return transfer, a guided tour, and refreshments.
Whether you enjoy bushwalking or spending a day at waterfall, Cascades waterfall offers a grea
day out for the entire family.
For beach fun outside of Port Vila, Eton Beach is one of your best options.
Located on the eastern coast of Efate, Eton Beach offers guests beautiful, white sand and crystal clear, aquamarine
water. Many days you can travel throughout the different beach areas and find a place where you have a secluded
piece of sand.
Get a glimpse at traditional village life at Ekasup Village. Not far from
Ekasup Village offers cultural tours for all visitors so that they can taste traditionally cooked foods, watch
traditional ceremonies, and learn how to fish as the villagers do. While these tours are arranged to attract
tourists, they do offer an important look at how those in the village live their day-to-day lives.
Round the Island
A tour around the island is another great way to experience Efate outside of Port
Vila. These tours are usually provided by any of the bus drivers. Depending on the price you want to pay, it may
just include the tour or it may include additions like lunch, tea times, and admission to the beaches. Through your
tour, you are likely to find out much more about the way of life in Vanuatu, including information about the
culture, the history, and the people.
The best way to plan which attractions you would like to visit in Port Vila and
which activities you would like to do outside of Port Villa is to make a list. Many of the attractions and
activities can be found on various websites, providing you with plenty of information about each one. By planning
ahead, you can determine which things you would like to do first or that you definitely would like to do while on
- If you want to escape from the bustle of Port Vila, the island of Efate offers many resorts
located on the outskirts of the city, giving you peace and quiet on your Vanuatu holiday.
Efate - If you plan to do hiking and backpacking across the island of Vanuatu,
your best place to start is Efate island. You will find sevral backpacking and camping
accommodations to suit your needs.
Island Resort - Although
small when compared to other capital cities, Port Vila is still a busy town. So if you prefer
staying in a quieter location, we recommend a few resorts, out of many available.