This island is essentially the remains of a large volcano, whose 12
kms wide caldera is in Ambrym island’s centre. Two active volcano cones, Mt Benbow and Mt Maroum, sit
side by side on the edge of this large volcano caldera. These two volcano cones are amongst the most active and
most voluminous volcanoes in Vanuatu.
A triangle shaped island has two airstrips, one on East and one on
West costs of the island. Both aircraft and helicopter flights are available from Port Vila. The volcanic ash makes
this a “black” island, although when you go inland you will find a lot of green vegetation growing from the ancient