Vanuatu family holidays

Family holidays in Vanuatu

There are many reasons why Vanuatu is the perfect destination for your family holidays.

Perfect for all family members including small children, big kids and adults too..

Magnificent beaches with a chain of 83 islands in the South pacific and one of Australia’s closest neighbours.

Short flight time from Australia

Great when travelling with small kids as it is only a short travel time to Vanuatu from Australia.

Air Vanuatu and Virgin fly direct to the capital Port Vila offering regular fantastic value flights for your family holidays.

Flights times

  • Brisbane 2.5 hours
  • Sydney 3.5 hours
  • Melbourne 4 hours


The tropical weather can be enjoyed all year round, perfect for family holidays.

November to March – Summer  is considered as the wet season bringing with it high humidity and a greater chance of rain.

April to October – The cool season is the ideal time to visit.

Vanuatu people and culture

It’s great to show your family different cultures and people in different parts of the world.

The local people of Vanuatu are some of the happiest and friendliest people in the world.

The people of Vanuatu, a name which means ‘Land Eternal’, are largely Melanesian and the people are called Ni-Vanuatu. Ni-Vanuatu have lived in these islands for centuries and more than 110 distinctly different cultures and languages still thrive here.


Vanuatu is renowned for its fantastic underwater world of coral reef formations and colourful tropical fish.

Snorkeling is available right at the front of Island Magic Resort with an array of marine and coral life.

There is an abundance of tours and activities for families.

  • Vanuatu Jungle Zipline (walking distance from Island Magic Resort)
  • Wet n Wild Adventure park (across the road from Island Magic Resort)
  • Mele Cascades (only a short drive)
  • Fire Show at the Beach Bar
  • Blue Lagoon
  • Secret Garden Cultural Village
  • Hideaway Island – underwater post office
  • Turtle Reef Snorkeling Cruise

If you would like to view in more detail Things to do in Vanuatu, see one of our previous blogs.

Things to DO in VANUATU

Family FUN Package

If you would like a great family discount for your next family holidays then check out the family fun package on offer at Island Magic Resort.  It is great value, saving approximately $940 and includes accommodation and some great activities.

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With school holidays fast approaching, what better time to book your family holiday at Island Magic Resort.

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