Helicopter Active Volcano Experience

The awe inspiring Ambrym Volcano located on Ambrym Island in the centre of the Vanuatu islands will take your breath away as you experience its power and beauty from the air and from its surface on this exciting Vanuatu Helicopter Active Volcano Experience.

Enjoy the island scenery as you fly from Port Vila over the northern islands including Makura, Epi, Paama and Cooks Reef. Arriving at Ambrym the helicopter will land on the crater rim and you have the amazing opportunity to walk to the edge of the crater to peer down 400m to the caldera below. Your safety is assured as a safety harness is provided and is tied to a fixed anchor.

The Helicopter Active Volcano Experience lasts approximately 2.5 hours making it an ideal half day adventure. This is a landscape foreign to most, so it is truly a unique experience and a must-do on your Vanuatu holiday itinerary.


  • Scenic Flight with 2 hours flying time
  • Walk on Ambrym Volcano crater rim


  • Scenic Flight
  • Full commentary
  • Safety harness for crater walk


Tour duration approximately 2.5 hours, with 2 hours flying time.

Flights depart approximately 9am daily.

Flights do not operate on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day or Good Friday.

Additional Info

What to Bring: Warm jacket, sunglasses, camera, water or refreshments.
Children: 0 - 3 years are free of charge so long as they do not occupy a seat
Weight Restrictions: A single person cannot exceed 125kg
Departure Location: Seawall in Port Vila near the craft market & Nambawan Cafe
Operated By: Vanuatu Helicopters