Vanuatu is a chain of 83 tropical islands in the South West Pacific, is only a few flying hours from Australia. Vanuatu is an idyllic holiday destination for scuba divers, as well as travelers seeking a little adventure in paradise. There is a range of accommodation as well as things to do in Vanuatu so it certainly suits divers and no divers looking for a great holiday.
The semi-tropical climate has a temperature range from between 23°C and 28°C. The Melanesian people, known as Ni Vanuatu. They are a gentle, peace-loving people, intent on enjoying life's simple pleasures and welcome visitors taking a Vanuatu Holiday. The native language spoken is Bislama with English and French also widely spoken.
The capital of Vanuatu, Port Vila, is a delightful, waterfront town situated on the main island of Efate. Port Vila has a cosmopolitan image offering great duty free shopping, sidewalk cafes as well as an excellent selection of fine cuisine restaurants. Accommodation for your Vanuatu Holiday range from lodges and self-contained studio apartments to tourist class hotels and deluxe resorts - all within easy reach of the town centre. The scuba diving is mainly reef diving and is perfect for all levels of scuba divers.
The island of Espiritu Santo, approximately one-hour flight north of Port Vila is a lush tropical get away with the white beaches. Santo attracts scuba divers like a magnet, and this main attraction is to explore the wreck of the "S.S.President Coolidge". The majority of diving is wreck diving and it is suggested that divers are advanced certified with a reasonable number of dives to maximize the diving opportunities.
Climate: Summer is from November to March with an average of 28 degrees Celsius and Winter from April to October with an average of 23 degrees Celsius. The water temperature varies from 22 - 27 degrees Celsius.