BE IN THE MOMENT WITH YOUR FAMILY… IN VANUATU
Just 3.5 hours flight time from Sydney, and 2.5 hours from Brisbane, is all it takes to transport your family to a holiday destination that instantly erases the hectic pace of the day-to-days by taking mind, body and soul to a place where it’s impossible not to switch off, slow down and reconnect.
Welkam to Vanuatu – a neighbouring island paradise where families truly relax with each other and in nature, and where parents and kids alike find themselves relishing a blissful holiday together, instead of being ‘too busy’ to stop and just enjoy living!
Can you imagine …? 1 Slow down
The safe, sheltered waters of Port Vila’s lagoons are perfect for the whole family to enjoy swimming, snorkelling and kayaking, while taking in the scenery and the peace of Vanuatu. Kayaking Vanuatu runs trips in glass bottom kayaks, offering even more incentive for kids to slow down and take in the underwater world below them. There is nothing more peaceful than snorkelling above colourful coral gardens and tropical fish. Minimum age for children is six years. kayakingvanuatu.com
2 IMMERSE YOURSELF
The island of Espiritu Santo is renowned for its stunning blue holes - deep, dark blue, fresh water perfect for swimming, kayaking and floating, including nandabluehole.com
3 BE IN THE MOMENT
Witness nature at her mesmerising best with a visit to Vanuatu’s very own live volcano, Mount Yasur, on the island of Tanna. Older kids with a sense of adventure can walk right up to the mouth of the volcano and watch it bubble away in an unforgettable, and spectacular, show how of fire, unlike anything else!
4 RECONNECT WITH NATURE
Vanuatu is comprised of 83 islands and, everywhere you turn, nature’s bounty is constantly on display. Just 17km from the capital, Port Vila, you’ll delight in reconnecting on the Eden on the Riverr experience – a fun and relaxing opportunity for kids to explore tropical gardens, take a tour over the suspensionion bridges, whizz past the greenery on a zip line or refresh sh with a dip in the calm river. edenadventure.com
5 MAKE NEW FRIENDS
Giving children the chance to meet with families from a completely different culture is a rewarding and d important experience, and in Vanuatu visitors are welcome to stop by the Ekasup Cultural village.
Just 5km from Port Vila, the village is famous for its wonderful cultural day tours and delicious traditional feast nights. 100 per cent locally owned and operated, a visit to the village gives families a genuinene Vanuatu experience, as the locals share their customs, ms, traditional knowledge and culture.
6 SHARE LAUGHTER
Laughter is a common sound around Vanuatu and one of the best places for a real belly laugh is at Vanuatu’s Wet’n’Wild where you will find an inflatable water park, water walking balls, and jet boat tow behinds, which will keep families entertained for hours. Share laughter with each other as you take turns hydro zorbing - rolling down the picturesque Mele hills inside a 2.5m giant inflatable hydro ball! Minimum age 5 years. wetnwildvanuatu.com