• Vanuatu – Getting into the Swing

    June 25, 2017

    Vanuatu: Getting into the swing 21 Jun, 2017 10:00am × Man meets Nemo, just out of camera shot. Photo / Chris Tarpey NZ Herald Swinging above the clear blue of the lagoon, I felt like Tarzan as I flew through the air and splashed into the cool depths. Untouched rainforest crowded the banks and a short distance away small children swam and washed their clothes. This was my first time in Port Vila, Vanuatu, and before I got here, I knew very little about this island nation. My first surprise was the short flight: about three hours flying direct from […]


    February 2, 2017

    Luke Tscharke is a landscape photographer from Sydney. Discover the stunning vistas he experienced in Vanuatu during his seven-day trip. @tscharke Sunset at Iririki Island Resort & Spa. I managed to capture this frame of the sunset cruise ship in front of the rays of the setting sun. The sails of the ship drawing a long shadow across the water. This place is paradise, and with another 6 days here I plan to show you why! The tropical blue waters of Champagne Beach, Santo Island, Vanuatu. I visited Mount Yasur on Tanna Island. I’ll never forget looking down into the […]

  • 7 reasons Vanuatu needs to be on your Bucket List

    February 2, 2017

    By Matt Donovan | June 27, 2016 ‘Only seven reasons,’ you say? Trust me, you won’t need that many! Last week, myself and an awesome bunch of photographers and filmmakers spent 7 days exploring Vanuatu and capturing the beauty of this South Pacific island. The week before that, the first thing that came to mind when I thought of Vanuatu was ‘Port Vila’ and the countless cruise ships that arrive week after week. I was so pleased to discover that it is infinitely more than just that. Vanuatu is full of adventure, culture, relaxation and some of the most beautiful scenery […]

  • Immersed in Nature in Vanuatu

    February 2, 2017

    Written by Nathalie Craig YOU know you’ve touched down in Vanuatu when you step off the plane at midnight and can still feel the humid air clinging close to you.  An island band strums ukuleles while welcoming us to Port Vila with leis, a sunny greeting even in the dead of the night. After a 15-minute transfer to the local wharf we board our small boat to Iririki Island Resort & Spa. It’s an easy few minutes’ ride from Efate, the most populous Island to form part of Vanuatu’s archipelago. We’re greeted with warm smiles and a tropical drink before […]