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The  South Pacific Cruises organises day tours to Moso island and can provide information on how to get to the island independently. 


Nguna can be reached by boat from the Emua Wharf. Your bungalow accommodation will be able to help organise your return transport from Port Vila to Emua wharf where you will catch a dingy and boat to Nguna island, and back to the pier on your return.


To go on a tour to Lelepa island, the tour operator can pick you up from your hotel lobby and drop you off at the end of the day trip.  Visit . If you want to commute with the locals, you can catch a bus bound for north Efate from Au Bon Marche supermarket at Manples area to take you to Emua wharf where you can get on a dingy that will get you to the island. The boats run daily in the mornings to take passengers to Lelepa and, in the afternoon returning guests from the island to Emua wharf on mainland Efate.


The island can be visited daily by boat from the Paonangisu area by the town of Emua on Éfaté's north coast – see photo. Your bungalow hosts and Shefa Tourism Office will be able to help assist in organising your pick up and drop off transfers also as soon as you arrive in Port Vila. There are also yachts available both from Emua and Nguna for the day and overnight charters to the island. 

Boats from Emua Wharf cost between 2,000 vatu – 2,500 vatu each way as a charter (up to 15 pax) or 500 vatu per person when travelling like a local (i.e. the boat leaves when it is full and doesn’t run to any timetable). Often bungalow owners also have a boat or will be able to organise one for you.

Travel Tip

Safe parking and clean toilets are available at Emua Wharf. Situated on the opposite side of the ring road, the toilets (in a small yellow building) cost 50 vatu a visit and overnight parking is 500 vatu. Emua Road Market is worth checking out for fresh fruit, green coconuts and local food.

Things to consider taking with you to an island bungalow as advised by

• Enough money in cash. There aren't any banks or ATMs.
• A torch or solar light.
• Snacks. There are a few stores in the villages, but stocks are insufficient.
• Bottled water for drinking.
• Your choice of sundowner if you're not keen on kava.
• Insect repellent.
• Sunscreen and hat.
• An umbrella (for rain and sun).
• For women, a sarong to wear over shorts in the villages.
• A book.
• Anti-malaria tablets (check with your doctor).
• Basic first aid kit - i.e. plasters, Panadol, disinfectant.
• Toiletries - soap, toothpaste, toilet paper