Keep the kids amused and intrigued with some thrill-seeking fun in places you'll reach before you hear the first 'are we there yet?'.
Direct flights are driving prices down as resorts compete for Australian business, writes Jane E. Fraser.
Louise Southerden enjoys the rustic luxury of a French billionaire's eco-friendly retreat.
David Whitley relaxes at Vanuatu's best-kept secret for chic, budget accommodation in the perfect spot.
Australians seeking adventure are increasingly being drawn to the shores of our near neighbours.
David Whitley finds advantages in playing the guinea pig at a restaurant in Vanuatu.
Louise Southerden finds it's a fight with nature just to get near a volcano.
Boutique development is helping Vanuatu attract bumper tourist numbers, writes Louise Southerden.
Closer to Australia than Fiji and a favourite with cruise ships and families, there are adventure and cultural experiences in abundance across this archipelago of 83 islands. Malekula is the island to explore traditional customs, while the largest island, Espiritu Santo, offers world-class underwater activities and beautiful white-sand beaches. Tanna offers an opportunity to get up close with a live volcano.