Champagne Bay, Vanuatu
Champagne Bay is located on the north-eastern coast of the island of Espiritu-Santo; the largest island of Vanuatu. Champagne Bay has a beautiful white sand beach, while the nearby Blue Lagoon is a tranquil spot with crystal clear fresh water.
Natives from a nearby village will visit the bay to sell their goods when a ship calls. There is beach volleyball, swimming or island exploration on offer for visitors.
Things to see and do
* Village tour
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Vanuatu vatu (VUV)
Language – Bislama, English, French
Land area – 3955.5 km²
Population – 12,000 approx (Espiritu Santo)
Electricity – 2 Angled pins and 1 flat pin centred below Australian style
Time – GMT plus eleven hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 678
Port Location – There is no port at Champagne Bay, passengers are transferred to land by tender boats.
Travel Links – Espiritu Santo is the largest island of Vanuatu. It is an hour’s flight by light aircraft north from Port Vila, or by direct international flights from Brisbane and Sydney.