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When is the best time to visit Vanuatu?

This is when you should head to the South Pacific islands of Vanuatu for the most relaxed prices.

We looked into the best times to work on your tan under the Vanuatuan sun that won’t blow your budget. We’re nice like that.

Best time to visit Vanuatu

April-October.

Why?

April to October provides holidaymakers with warm temperatures and minimal rainfall for an idyllic island getaway. To keep costs down, travel in the shoulder months of April and October.


Overview

Vanuatu’s tropical climate has a wet (summer) and dry (winter) season. Summer (November-March) is hot, humid and wet with average temperatures of 28℃ while winter (April-October) is cool and dry with average temperatures of 23℃.

Vanuatu is a popular destination for Australians and honeymooners with many travelling to the islands in winter due to its dry and warm temperature. Travelling at the beginning or end of winter can see you snap up the best deals.


Weather and prices

Best time to visit Vanuatu, weather wise: April-October.

Cheapest time to visit Vanuatu: The wet season between November and March is low season in Vanuatu, which is ideal for those wishing to undertake water sports as the water temperature is still warm during these months.
For those who prefer endlessly sunshine, travel during April or October for bargain fares and stays.


Best time to visit Vanuatu for…

  • Beaches. The dry season between April and October has the best weather for sun worshippers.
  • Snorkelling. The water temperature in Vanuatu is 22-28℃ throughout the year so snorkelling is possible in all months. To increase visibility, snorkel during the dry season.
  • Diving. Similar to snorkelling, diving is good throughout the year as the water temperature is constantly pleasant.
  • Honeymoon. Fiji is at its best for honeymooners during dry season, so book early to save on your stay.
  • Hiking. April to October is the best for hiking as the weather is cool and humidity is low.

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Valid for travel from 11 February - 15 September 2019. Destinations include Fiji and Vanuatu. Sample fare is Brisbane-Vanuatu.

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Virgin Australia sale: International flights from $515 return

Valid for travel between February - March and May - June 2019. Sample fare is Melbourne-Hong Kong. Destinations include Bali, Vanuatu, Fiji, Adelaide, Launceston and more.

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Up to $200 on board credit on last-minute cruises

Valid from October - December 2018. Destinations include Moreton Island, Noumea, Hamilton Island, Vanuatu, Brisbane, Sydney and more. Cruises start from $315 per person for 3-night comedy cruises. T&Cs apply.

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