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Section in Vanuatu
Do & See
Vanuatu’s incredible diversities from geography to culture bestow on travellers to this exotic destination a multitude of sightseeing options. The outer islands offer the opportunity to really experience Vanuatu. Each one has its own unique culture and attractions and the visitor will be richly rewarded with the variety of experiences they offer. All around each and every stunning island is the backdrop of the glistening South Pacific Ocean. Discover the nation of Vanuatu – and be mindful of its bewitching spell which will lure you back again and again.

Espiritu Santo

Espiritu Santo, the largest island in the country and only an hour by plane from Port Vila, is unspoilt and popular for snorkelling, diving and its deserted beaches. There are also many World War II sites such as Million Dollar Point, where the Americans dumped all their hardware into the ocean after the war, crashed B17 bombers, the destroyer USS "Tucker" and Santo’s most famous attraction – the 22 000 ton liner turned troopship SS "President Coolidge" that sank and is now a magnet for divers from all over the world. The Coolidge offers the world’s largest accessible wreck diving and there are many other wreck and reef dives to excite even the most experienced divers.
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On Efate, start with a visit to the excellent National Museum of Vanuatu and then head for the markets in Port Vila. Take time to visit some of the smaller offshore islands. At Hideaway, take to the water and view the brilliant corals while depositing a postcard at the world’s only underwater post office. Other offshore islands provide opportunities for snorkeling, diving, turtle feeding, fishing and village visits. Head a short distance out of Port Vila to experience the Mele Cascades waterfalls, the Secret Gardens, horse riding, abseiling and cultural village visits.
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