A stunning archipelago in the South Pacific, cruises to Vanuatu arrive at a number of ports including Wala, Vila, Santo, Mystery Island and Champagne Bay. Whether finishing their journey here or just passing through on their way to another exotic destination, Vanuatu cruises allow you to explore the lush tropical islands, pristine beaches, incredible dive sites and cascading waterfalls of Vanuatu onboard a cruise. Arrive in Vanuatu the same way the first explorers did, albeit in a much more luxurious vessel, and enjoy the scenic views of this unique method of arrival. Relax on deck and enjoy your tropical surrounds or venture ashore and explore the charming little villages and friendly locals with cruises to Vanuatu.Whether you're looking to cruise around the Vanuatu Islands, visit Vanuatu as part of a larger itinerary or cruise one way to Vanuatu, there is sure to be a Vanuatu cruise to suit you.

Cruises to Vanuatu from Sydney

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10 Nights on Ovation of the Seas Departing Sydney: 16th Nov 2022
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11 Nights on Celebrity Eclipse Departing Sydney: 9th Dec 2022
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9 Nights on Ovation of the Seas Departing Sydney: 14th Dec 2022
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9 Nights on Ovation of the Seas Departing Sydney: 4th Jan 2023
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Cruises to Vanuatu from Brisbane

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10 Nights on Quantum of the Seas Departing Brisbane: 27th Nov 2022
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9 Nights on Quantum of the Seas Departing Brisbane: 12th Dec 2022
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7 Nights on Quantum of the Seas Departing Brisbane: 21st Dec 2022
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9 Nights on Quantum of the Seas Departing Brisbane: 28th Dec 2022
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Frequently Asked Questions

What cruise lines go to Vanuatu?

There are a number of cruise lines that go to Vanuatu including P&O, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises, Carnival, Holland America Line, and Norwegian Cruise Line.

When is the best time to cruise Vanuatu?

The best time to cruise Vanuatu is from April to October. Temperatures sit around a lovely 26 degrees making it perfect for swimming, snorkelling and exploring the islands.

Can I get a one way cruise to Vanuatu?

Many cruises to Vanuatu are made up of larger itineraries that visit other destinations within the South Pacific and the world. Generally cruises that visit Vanuatu will spend approximately 2 - 3 days on Vanuatu's islands.

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Vanuatu Cruise Attractions

Experience this tropical paradise and discover the smiling locals, cascading waterfalls, magnificent marine life and postcard-perfect beaches with cruises to Vanuatu. There are plenty of tours and activities that showcase the highlights of this island oasis including some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. Port Vila is a breathtaking natural harbour, yet it is just a small part of the island of Efate. Look at little further for dense jungle and imposing cliffs just waiting to be discovered.

Made up of a total of 83 islands, Vanuatu is a mix of ancient tribal culture and fascinating communities. Gain an insight into the unique Melanesian customs with a visit to Ekasup village and learn traditional trapping games, natural medicines, food preparation and cooking techniques.

Vanuatu cruises are one of the best ways to experience one of the island's biggest attractions - its dazzling natural environment. From stunning jungle and scenic rivers to flowing waterfalls and world-class diving, there's something to take your breath away both on land and underwater. Embrace your inner adventurer at Mystery Island or go zip lining through the jungle.

With its warm waters and incredible visibility, Vanuatu offers some of the best scuba diving in the world. There are scuba safaris to suit all skill levels, including those who've never dived before. Descend under the water and discover a whole different world of colourful corals and tropical marine life.

Don't miss the unbelievable Mele Cascades waterfall, a 50m high drop of thunder water which feeds into ponds created by eroded rock. Surrounded by jungle-like rainforest, visitors can swim in the incredibly clear waters. If you're feeling especially adventurous, you can even abseil down the waterfall.

Cruises to Vanuatu Arrivals & Departures

Port Vila Main Wharf

Wharf Road, Port Vila

Distance from Port Vila Township: 4kms (8mins)
Distance from Airport: 9km (18mins)
Taxi Fare Estimate: 400-800 vatu ($5 - $10 AUD) one way, cruise terminal to Town