Friday 6 September 2013

Discover your inner child in Vanuatu

Only a short three hour flight from the east coast of Australia, Port Vila is an ideal last minute destination for families wanting to travel overseas these September school holidays.

Vanuatu has a range of soft adventure activities and family friendly affordable accommodation all without the hassle of long-haul flights.

With a tropical climate, September is a great time to travel to Vanuatu as the temperature ranges from 22 to 28 degrees enabling parents to relax while children enjoy a range of family friendly activities including:

Mele Cascades Waterfall 

Only a short drive from Port Vila, the Mele Cascades Waterfall offers a refreshing natural pool perfect for a family swim, be sure to walk to the top of the waterfall for a stunning view of Mele Bay.

For the more adventurous (and for those travelling with kids over 12), Edge Adventure offers you the chance to abseil down the waterfall, providing stunning views as you descent 50m down the front of the waterfall over Mele Bay.

Snorkel on Hideaway Island and visit Underwater Post Office
Kids of all ages will love swimming and snorkelling with tropical fish just off Hideaway Island. Families can marvel at the underwater world from a glass bottom boat. Visit the world’s first underwater Post Office and send a postcard home to relatives.

Zorbing at Wet’n’Wild
Wet’n’Wild boasts an inflatable water park, water walking balls and jet boat tow behinds, which will keep families entertained for hours. If adventure is what you seek then try its highlight attraction of hydro zorbing and roll down the picturesque Mele hills inside a 2.5m giant inflatable hydro ball. Minimum age five years.

Buggy Fun
Buggy Fun has a range of buggies available to rent or go on one of the guided tours which takes you along small tracks, black-sand beaches and to local villages.

This is a hands-on, fun, muddy experience ideal for families which gives an overview of some of Vanuatu’s real highlights. Buggy Fun is open to children six years and over.

Ekasup Cultural Village
For those looking for a rich cultural experience or to add an educational element to their holiday, Ekasup Village is a great option. Located approximately 5kms from Port Vila, Ekasup is known for its cultural day tours and delicious traditional feast nights.  Locally owned and operated, guests are treated to an authentic Vanuatu experience as the locals share their customs, knowledge and

Save 25 per cent with Coral Seas family school holiday package:
Stay five nights for the price of four at the Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu with Coral Seas. Flights, accommodation, transfers, breakfasts included with kids under 12 stay, play and eat for FREE.
• Stay 5 nights for the price of 4 in a Resort View Room
• Return economy airfares flying Air Vanuatu including all taxes
• Airport meet and greet
• Return airport transfers
• BONUS: Full Buffet Breakfast daily
• BONUS: Kids under 12 years stay, play and eat FREE! Kids under 19 years stay for free in room with parents based on existing bedding.

• UPGRADE YOUR STAY - Add on $1175*per booking and receive a 2nd interconnecting Resort View Room. Plus take an additional child (3rd) for $515 ex Brisbane, $559 ex Sydney and $635 ex Melbourne (the second room option must be taken when a 3rd child is travelling).
• OPTIONAL FAMILY PASS: add $255 - and receive a Half day Hideaway Island Tour with transfers, snorkelling and glass bottom boat trip and a half day Vila and Environs tour (based on 2 adults and 2 kids under 12 years)
Book by 30 November 2013, or until sold out.

EX Brisbane from $3,689 per family of 4

EX Sydney from $3,875 per family of 4
EX Melbourne from $4,275 per family of 4
For more information call Coral Seas on 1300 370 792 and visit
For more information on Vanuatu please visit

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