Destinations

We have a range of charters to offer you depending on your budget and the time you have to spend in Vanuatu

Havannah Harbour Dolphin
Havannah Harbour Dolphin

This is a resident pod in the Lelepa Is. area, they often come and play with us!

Flying Fish
Flying Fish

Often seen...sometimes in the thousands.

Feeding the fish.
Feeding the fish.

Lelepa Cove....stunning snorkeling, great coral, safe and protected.

Havannah Harbour Dolphin
Havannah Harbour Dolphin

This is a resident pod in the Lelepa Is. area, they often come and play with us!

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Lelepa Island Daysail

Duration- 10.00 am to 4.00 pm

Price-VT 12,000 pp (Under 12's  VT 900)

 

Experience sailing on a big catamaran, snorkel in paradise!

Discover the amazing Havannah Harbour!

It's only 35mins from Vila, an area blessed with calm seas, good breezes and the best snorkeling on Efate.

Join us here for a fantastic day on the South Sea Vagabond, Vanuatu's largest and most comfortable sailing catamaran.

We operate on a daily basis depending on weather conditions and passenger numbers.

Our minimum is only 6, and our maximum 15.

Price includes transport to and from Vila, lunch and snacks, and use of mask and snorkel.

We will pick you up at around 9am and get you back to your resort or cruiseship by 4.30pm

Ben lands another mahimahi.
Ben lands another mahimahi.

Another hookup
Another hookup

Off Epi
Off Epi

Ben lands another mahimahi.
Ben lands another mahimahi.

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Shepherd Islands

Best Times: June - November

Duration: 2 day minimum.

Price - from VT 20,000 pp/per day 

The Shepherd Islands are a group of islands consisting of Epi, Tongoa, Tongagariki, Buninga, Emae and a few smaller islands.

The closest is Emae which lies  40nm N of Efate, an easy daysail in a prevailing SE breeze.

Only 5nm from Emae is Cook Reef, the only offshore  reef in Vanuatu, with great snorkeling and fishing.

Lamen Bay on Epi is another great anchorage,with a large village to explore as well as numerous turtles and dugongs to swim with.

 

 

Nagol tower S. Pentecost
Nagol tower S. Pentecost

these rickety looking towers are constructed at the start of every Nagol season.

Nagol diver
Nagol diver

a young diver plummets towards the ground.

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Nagol tower S. Pentecost
Nagol tower S. Pentecost

these rickety looking towers are constructed at the start of every Nagol season.

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Land Diving-Pentecost Island

Best Times: December - May.



Our adventure starts in Efate Island, from there we sail to Lamen Bay on Epi for dinner ashore and our first night at anchor.

Next day we sail past beautiful Paama Island, Ambrym and the blackened volcanic slopes of Lopevi, to reach our destination,Pentecost Is.

Saturday is Nagol Day (Land diving). We will be welcomed ashore by Chief Wari and led up to the towers where the ritual  takes place. Twelve of the bravest local  young men will plummet from  platforms high in the rickety looking towers with only vines attached to their ankles .

Afterwards we may go to a refreshing waterfall , watch the villagers perform a Snake Dance and and other traditional activities. There is also the chance to sample some of the best kava in Vanuatu!

Sunday is a leisurely start and a short sail to Ranon on Ambrym Is. There we will watch the famous Rom Dance performed and check out the intricate carvings this village is renowned for.

From there we sail back to Epi Is and perhaps a swim with turtles and dugongs before heading back to Efate , with one last night at Emae Is. before arriving in Havannah Harbour on Wednesday.

 

Malekula Is and beyond

Malekula is the second largest island in Vanuatu and home to a diverse range of cultural groups and languages