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Air Vanuatu has flights from Port Vila to Emae and Tongoa, but not between the two islands. If you’d like to do the short island hop then have a look at Belair’s options. They fly most days, weather permitting. Ring (678) 29983 to check their timetable.

If you need to charter a flight, Air Taxi has 5, 6 and 9 seater aircraft, talk to Meliana on (678) 554 4206.

It is possible for the truly intrepid to travel by boat such as The Brooklyn and Island Claws. Schedules will need to be reconfirmed with the boats though. If you’re considering the seafaring option, it would be worth investigating further, to be sure that you’re ready for this kind of adventure.

Getting around Emae and Tongoa

Roads on Emae are flat and reasonably good, while those on Tongoa can be fairly rugged in parts of the island. Truck journeys between villages on both islands cost around 1,500vatu (per truck, not per person). Best to confirm a price upfront with the driver before you set off.