Essence of Melanesia

Join us on an unforgettable day tour that will take you on a journey through the rich heritage of Melanesia, the serenity of Moana Bay Beach, and the bustling stalls of Port Vila's renowned handicraft market. Our adventure begins with a visit to a Melanesian cultural village, where you'll step back in time and experience the traditions and customs of the indigenous people of Vanuatu. Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of Melanesian culture as friendly locals guide you through traditional huts, dances, and rituals. Tranquil paradise awaits, we'll transport you to the idyllic Moana Bay Beach Club, where a picture-perfect paradise awaits. Sink your toes into the soft, white sands of Moana Bay and let the crystal-clear waters of the Pacific Ocean wash away your worries. Whether you're a sun worshiper, an adventure seeker, or simply looking for a tranquil spot to unwind, Moana Bay offers something for everyone. Your next stop is the vibrant Port Vila Handicraft Market, a bustling marketplace where you can collect souvenirs and mementos of your visit to Port Vila. Explore rows of colourful stalls offering an array of handmade crafts, unique artwork. Engage with friendly vendors and take home a piece of Vanuatu's culture to cherish forever. From woven baskets to beautiful wooden carvings, you'll find the perfect keepsake to remind you of your unforgettable day in Port Vila. Our day tour promises a perfect blend of culture, relaxation, and shopping, making it the ideal way to experience the heart and soul of Port Vila in just one day.
  • Location

    Port Vila

  • Tour Code


  • Duration

    4 hours

  • Price

    Adult from $109.99
    Children (12 & under) from $79.95



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