Tribal daredevils in Vanuatu

Mar 31 Tribal daredevils in Vanuatu

Posted by in About Vanuatu

If you thought bungy jumping was extreme, then perhaps you haven’t heard of Nagol, which means ‘land diving’. It involves local men and boys on Pentecost Island in Vanuatu who jump from a manmade tower with a vine secured around their legs, aiming to touch the ground with their shoulders.  An annual ritual, you need to see to...

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Fireworks and smiles on Tanna Island

Mar 15 Fireworks and smiles on Tanna Island

Posted by in About Vanuatu

Was I nervous? Slightly.  Was I excited? Oh yes!  It was my first trip to the mighty Mount Yasur volcano on Tanna and having only ever seen active volcanoes from a distance I knew I was going to be in for a treat.     After a very short flight from Port Vila with Air Vanuatu (only 35 minutes) we landed at White Grass...

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Vanuatu’s Gaua Island

Feb 17 Vanuatu’s Gaua Island

Posted by in About Vanuatu, Tours

 Gaua (previously called Santa Maria) Island is one of the Banks and Torres group in the northern part of the Vanuatu archipeligo. Gaua rises about 9,800 feet (3,000 m) from the sea floor. Steaming Hill Lake, a crescent-shaped crater lake, is just below Mt. Garat, a secondary cone and summit of the stratovolcano (a volcano made of...

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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Vanuatu in 2014

Jan 17 Top 5 Reasons to Visit Vanuatu in 2014

Posted by in Featured blog

Vanuatu’s natural beauty as shown through its pristine beaches, active volcanoes, and secluded swimming spots provide ample reason to visit all year round. Apart from the locations, Vanuatu also has some of the most interesting and exciting events to sweeten the deal for anybody planning on visiting this island paradise in...

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Pentecost Island

Dec 11 Pentecost Island

Posted by in Tours

Pentecost Island has become famous throughout the world for the land diving ritual (Nagol or N’gol) which occurs every Saturday between April and June. The ritual, which influenced the invention of bungee jumping by Kiwi AJ Hackett, sees local men and boys as young as seven jump from a 20 -30 metre high manmade tower with only a...

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