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Air Vanuatu flies direct to Espiritu Santo once a week from Brisbane. Air Vanuatu also flies from Port Vila to Espiritu Santo daily. It is a 45-minute flight from Port Vila and you can check schedules on Air Vanuatu website.

Most hotels and resorts will organise tours and transfers where required. There are local buses and taxis to take you around if you negotiate the rate before setting off for your adventure. Car and scooter hire is available in Luganville. You will need to be at least 21 years old and have held a licence for over a year.


Click below image to view and download Santo island and Luganville town maps including accommodations and tours. Note that the PDF is quite large and may take a while to download. Feel free to take the maps with you on your next trip to Santo.

VTO Santo Luganville map thumbnail

Things You Should Know

Allow 1 hour and 30 minutes for check-in time for all domestic flights. There is a provincial departure tax of 200 VT per person at each domestic airport after your check-in.

Always reconfirm your flights with the local Air Vanuatu agent 24 hours before you depart. You can get your hotel or resort to assist you. If possible have an up to date Air Vanuatu domestic flight schedule.

Don't forget to bring your sunscreen and insect repellent when you're driving around the island.

Entry is charged for a lot of the tour locations, so if you are not sure, inquire with your hotel or tour guide.