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Luganville Destination Guide

Discover Luganville in Vanuatu

Luganville in the region of Sanma with its 13,397 habitants is a town located in Vanuatu - some 170 mi or ( 274 km ) North-West of Port Vila , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Luganville

Local time in Luganville is now 09:20 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Efate " with a UTC offset of 11 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tembotalo, Tangis, Saraotou, Sanakoumbe, and Port Vila. When in this area, you might want to check out Tembotalo . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Luganville ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Jacky's Blue hole Espiritu Santo

4:51 min by Testa00
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Inland, brilliant blue water hole around 10m deep. Fed from underground spring. Unlimited visibility and curious fish. ..

Vanuatu, Aore Island Welcome

8:11 min by meriloy
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Welcome ceremony by the people of Aore Island, Santo, Vanuatu for the crews of the 2007 Brisbane to Vanuatu Cruise in Company and the opening of the Aore Island Clinic ..

Markets in Luganville, Santo, Vanuatu

1:23 min by southpacific2u
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15.07.08: A slow view of produce for sale at the produce market in Luganville; Santo's largest town. Produce includes bananas, coconuts, wora wo (baskets) holding yams and manioc roots, bundles of tar ..

Vanuatu - Last Virgin Islands Part 2

4:17 min by videopirate2010
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Vanuatu and sighteeing marvels. Aore resorts, blue hole, champagne beach, port vila, yasur volcano, bokissa island, futuna island, hat island, le lepa island, lanur island, million dollar point, lugan ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Aore Island

Aore Island is an island in Sanma Province, Vanuatu. It is located opposite Luganville on Espiritu Santo and has an area of 58 km. Aore Island has diving and fishing. There are numerous resorts on the island catering for tourists, weddings and baptisms. Aore Island is a haven for divers, being right on the doorstep of world class wreck and reef diving. Several of the wreck dives include the SS President Coolidge, SS Tucker, and the MV Henry Bonneaud.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -15.58 167.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Islands of Vanuatu

Santo-Pekoa International Airport

Santo-Pekoa International Airport is an airport in Luganville on Espiritu Santo in Vanuatu. Airports Vanuatu Limited provides aviation services for the airport.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -15.51 167.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in the Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II, Airports in Vanuatu, USAAF Air Transport Command Airfields - Pacific

SS President Coolidge

The SS President Coolidge was a luxury ocean liner that was originally built, along with her sister ship the SS President Hoover, for Dollar Steamship Lines. They were the largest merchant ships the US had built up to that time. In 1938, when the Dollar Steamship Lines collapsed, she was transferred to American President Lines. In 1941 she was converted to carrying troops in the South Pacific.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -15.52 167.24 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: 1931 ships, Calvin Coolidge, Maritime incidents in 1942, Ships built in Virginia, Ships sunk by mines, World War II merchant ships of the United States

Ratua, Vanuatu

Ratua, situated in the Vanuatu archipelago, is a 146-acre island located south of Espiritu Santo, between Aore and Malo islands. In the early 1900s, during the Anglo-French condominium colony, when the Vanuatu archipelago was originally named New Hebrides until its independence in 1980, the island of Ratua was an uninhabited French coconut plantation where copra was produced.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -15.61 167.18 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Islands of Vanuatu, Private islands


Bokissa is a very small island in the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu located 10km south of Espiritu Santo. The island is owned and run as a tourist resort and is promoted as being managed in an environmentally responsible manner.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -15.59 167.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Islands of Vanuatu, Private islands

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Luganville

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Information of geographic nature is based on public data provided by, CIA world facts book, Unesco, DBpedia and wikipedia. Weather is based on NOAA GFS.