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There is a lot to see and do in Tanna. The drawcard of it all is Mount Yasur volcano, the world’s largest and most accessible active volcano and if you want to swim in underwater caves, snorkel on some of the best coral in the South Pacific, visit untouched waterfalls, see the islands wild horses and experience an ancient culture that remains largely unchanged to this day, allow time to explore Tanna.

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Mount Yasur (361m)

Located in the south-east, Tanna's most famous attraction is regarded as the world's most accessible active volcano. Over the centuries, ash rain from Yasur has built up huge black sand dunes, creating a stark moonscape. Visitors can climb up to the crater rim, where they are treated to a magnificient fireworks display. Night-time viewing is best.

Yakel Custom Village

The one true custom tour where the villagers live in a traditional lifestyle from day to day and western ways are discouraged.

Underwater Blue Cave

A hidden sea cave accessed by a swim-through passageway along eastern coastline is a must. You will be captivated by stunning light rays and an iridescent blue pool inside the grotto.

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John Frum Villages - Prince Philip Movement

Located at Sulphur Bay on the East Coast and Imanaka on the West Coast.  At  John Frum Village, villagers worship a figure claimed to be returning from the US with worldly goods to bestow upon them. But behind this figure, the villagers believe it to be really of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburg, who possesses qualities and powers that make him sacred and in April 7th 2018, the son of this 'tabu man' Prince Charles visited Vanuatu as part of his trip to Australia for the Commonwealth Games.

Giant banyan tree

The Giant Banyan Tree, said to be one of the largest in the world, is a great experience.
The natural surrounding environment and undisturbed ecosystem make it hard to believe your eyes in this magical place where the mystery of time has been captured in this unique place.

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Black Magic Tour

Situated in central Tanna, this tour is known of its magic and mystery.  See horse men, coffee plantation and colourful Tanna face painting.

Nekowiar Ceremony

One of Vanuatu's most spectacular cultural events, it brings together neigbouring villages for 3 days of gift giving ceremonies, custom dances and feasting. The men's Toka ceremony is considered the most impressive traditional dance. It is held every 3 to 4 years.