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  • Accommodation and tours on Ambae

    Accommodation on the island ranges from basic self contained guest houses to island style bungalows.

    A guest house features a lounge and shared kitchen facilities including a gas stove, usually solar power for lighting and all energy applicances, and a generator may be used when there is  need for it.

    Water is pumped from a rainwater tank to an elevated tank. A separate rainwater tank is used for drinking water and food usually comes with a choice for rice & chicken or steak, at times fish, local vegetables and / or aelan kaekae.

    Santo Travel Call center will be able to organize your accommodation, tours and activities during your stay on the island. Call + 678 36616 and + 678 7104029 / 5448999. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Accommodation

    Bethany Guesthouse. Located in the central location of Saratamata, east of Ambae, and is a short walk to the local shops, market place, province headquarters and beach. Offering 4 rooms and can accommodate up to 13 people. 

    JICBA Guesthouse. As above. Offering 5 rooms and can accommodate up to 12 people.

    NDJ Guesthouse . As above. Offering 4 rooms and can accommodate up to 8 people. 

    Torgil Guesthouse . Just a short walk from Saratamata and local shops. Located on east Ambae offering 3 rooms and can accommodate up to 13 people . 

    Tui Guesthouse . Located in the central location of Saratamata and is a short walk to the local shops, market place, province headquarters and beach. Located on east Ambae offering 6 rooms and can accommodate up to 8 people.

    Toa Palms Guesthouse . Set amongst the palm gardens. The guesthouse has solar lighting, basic and neat. Located on west Ambae offering 3 rooms and can accommodate up to 9 people.

    Tua Guesthouse. A new island bungalow built according to Vanuatu Tourism Minimum standard requirements with flash toilets, Solar power and other basic facilities. Located on west Ambae offering 4 rooms and can accommodate up to 10 people.

    Charlington Guesthouse. Located in NduiNdui West Ambae offering 4 rooms and can accommodate up to 5 people.

    Voui Volcanic Bungalow. A neat and basic island style bungalow accommodation. Located on west Ambae offering 3 rooms and can accommodate up to 4 people.

    Tarivuha Guesthouse. Located in Navuti West Ambae offering 2 rooms and can accommodate up to 3 people. 

    Aute Guesthouse. Located in Vuiberugu North Ambae offering 4 rooms and can accommodate up to 4 people.

    Monaro Gateway Bungalow. Located high in the Mountain in Ambunga North Ambae offering 2 rooms and can accommodate up to 2 people.

    Tours and activities include:

    Natural Attractions

    Breathing Cave Tour includes refreshment with sunset tour. Kava tasting and transport to and from Vui Volcano Bungalow. Takes 45min - 2000vt p.p.

    Devils Rock Visit this special site in West Ambae and learn about its cultural significance. Inclusive of refreshment. Half day - 2500vt p.p

    Jungle Hike Explore the jungle with our experienced guide and see the special plants and learn why they are special to the people of Ambae. Fee including refreshments + guide. Full day 5000vt p.p

    Manaro Volcano Hike. Hike through the jungle to see the spectacular lakes found inside the active volcano. Camp at the volcanic crater for night, Cultural performances, local feasting, kava ceremony on return. 4 days 16000vt

    Cultural Attractions

    Takaro Custom Village Tour. A Custom experience where you will see firsthand traditional ways of living. 2 hours 1000vt p.p

    Drum beating show. Hear the drum beats used to communicate with the people throughout the land. Hear the different beats used to relay different messages. 1 - 2 hours 600vt p.p

    Lovonda noi Barry Cultural Village. Experience custom ceremonies that have been passed down the generations. Listen to the rhythmic drum beating on drums that have been in the village since the 12th century. 3 hours 5000vt p.p.

    Shark Trail Tour (Tavalavuti Village). Learn how the mountain got its name. Witness West Ambae cultural activities and 2 hours 2000vt p.p 

    Womens handicraft market. Display of Traditional food, dance and handicrafts. Located in Walaha in west Ambae. Transport to and from Vui Volcano Bungalow included in price. 2 hours 5000vt p.p.

    Charles C. Godden Pilgrimage Trail. Visiting sites, stories of a martyr in Ambae Island. Refreshments and cultural, jungle trekking entertainments, dances, local food display
    Full Day 5000vt p.p

    Justin‟s Game Fishing. Have a local guide take you out for a day fishing. Boat, fishing gear, life jackets and refreshments provided on boat. You can bring own snacks. 3 hours 2200vt p.p

    Frazers Wildlife EcoFarm. Environment friendly site seeing, ancient handicrafts & markets, custom stories. 2 hours 1000vt p.p

  • Torres Highlights

    The Torres are Vanuatu's northernmost islands. Geographically, Torres lies north and west to the Solomon Islands. As with all of Vanuatu, the main islands are volcanic in origin with active volcanoes. The Torres features 4 islets.

    Hiu island

    Far from Port Vila, visitors to the Torres Islands are few. The islands are lightly populated and natural resources are mostly abundant. They have white sand beaches and there's rumoured to be surf on Hiu Island.

    Loh island

    The small village of Lunghariki on Loh hosts the administrative centre for the Torres Islands (a vacant looking government building). There is a medical clinic but no bank, no police station and just a couple of very basic stores. There are no telephone booths but only Telecom Vanuatu and Digicel mobile receptions.

    torres isles loh

    The remaining 2 islets are Tegua and Toga, each having its own natural beauty, untouched and tucked away from modernization.