Maskelyne Island Outrigger Canoe Adventure
PO Box 22
Norsup, Malekula Island
Maskelyne Islands Tourism Association is proud to present Vanuatu's only multi day canoe tour. This unique tour island hops through the Maskelynes visiting 5 different islands.
Itinerary - Arrival Day:
Day 1: Truck transfer pick up from Lamap Airport to Lamap landing point. Meet the guide and start the outrigger canoe experience by paddling past beautiful Gaspard Bay – if guests are lucky they may see the resident Dugongs! Continue canoeing around the west coast to the south of Sakao Island. Then walk to the 'Garden of Eden' on the north side of the island collecting fruit for refreshments along the way. Lunch at North Sakao where guests can swim and then walk back around the west coast to camp collecting mud crabs for dinner on the way.
Day 2: Paddle to south west to Urereke Island past Liyghos and birth in the beach to have a Melanesian Feast lunch with the local villagers. After lunch paddle again south to Vulvai Island where guests will camp and have the opportunity to swim and snorkel on beautiful white coral sand beaches.
Day 3: Breakfast and then paddle north to a secret and pristine snorkeling spot in between all of the islands where guests can see a most magnificent array of marine creatures just outside the reef. Then paddle a short distance east to Volombau Island to stay at seaside Malog Bungalows in Peskarus or Batis Seaside Guesthouse in Pellongk where guests can shower and relax with their own bungalow bed-room by the water.
Day 4: Tide dependent guests will have an morning or afternoon snorkel at fantastic ‘Ringi Te Sui’- The Giant Clam Gardens before catching the boat back to Lamap landing to transfer a short distance to Lamap Airport."
37,800 Vatu per person including all meals, tour guide, paddling guide, camping fees, canoe hire, 1 nights’ accommodation at Malog Bungalows, 'Ringi Te Sui' Clam Garden snorkel, and all boat and truck transfers.
Due to the flight schedules of Lamap airport, this tour is best done from Thursday afternoon through till Monday morning, or Monday morning through till Thursday afternoon. Flights from Port Vila land in Lamap on Monday mornings and Thursday afternoons.