Efate Island is the main island of Vanuatu, where the capital Port Vila is situated and is the metropolitan of where the majority of commerce and tourism take place.
Efate is also the international gateway to Vanuatu, with six international airlines flying to Port Vila. Regular return flights are scheduled via Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Noumea and the Solomon Islands.
It is also the key departure point for most domestic travel. Visit the Air Vanuatu to check the latest Air Vanuatu domestic timetable to plan routes and connections. Tourists holding a return Air Vanuatu international ticket are also entitled to a 20% discount on domestic fares.
The island has a rugged coastline and rolling verdant countryside, fast flowing rivers, cascading waterfalls, isolated sandy bays and lagoons. The interior is verdant rain forest cut only by a few walking tracks to remote weather and radio beacons.