Explore 83 volcanic islands shrouded in thick jungle. Find a private swimming hole, or climb an active volcano.

Vanuatu has 83 islands to explore, with outstanding natural beauty, rich cultural heritage and adventurous activities waiting. Climb the smoking rim of Mt Yasur, swim in extraordinary blue holes in the jungle and learn about kastom in this truly unique pacific destination.

Vanuatu has many spectacular walking tracks available, with truly unique experiences on offer. Fancy climbing an active volcano or swimming under an aquamarine limestone waterfall? How about sipping kava with Ni-Vanuatu chiefs and sleeping local villages? Well you can do it all here and you will be greeted with a big friendly smile everywhere you go.

Mountain biking and river kayaking are also on offer in addition to sublime fishing and diving. Visit Pentecost Island to witness Nangol or land diving, where local boys and men jump off wooden towers with just two tree vines wrapped around their ankles – the ritual that gave kiwi AJ Hackett the idea for bungee jumping.

The island of Tanna is home to underwater caves, an active volcano and private waterholes surrounded by ancient banyan trees.

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