Vanuatu – a string of more than 80 islands once known as the New Hebrides – is a land of cascading waterfalls, volcanoes and stunning beaches.
Vanuatu achieved independence from France and Britain in 1980 and now the main sources of revenue are agriculture and eco-tourism; the Islands’ capital Port-Vila its economic centre.
Holidaymakers have plenty to experience on a trip to Vanuatu: exploring captivating shipwrecks and diving amongst a kaleidoscope of colourful marine life, hiking volcanoes, abseiling waterfalls or simply relaxing on Vanuatu’s copious scenic beaches. The list goes on…
Vanuatu Essential Information:
Time Zone: GMT +11
Language: Bislama, French, English
Currency: Vanuatu uses the vatu (VUV). For up-to-date exchange rates see: www.xe.com/ucc.
International dialling code: +678
British Embassy: visit the website for information