Scuba Diving Vanuatu
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Travel information about Vanuatu
Vanuatu is a South Pacific Ocean nation made up of nearly 80 islands that stretch 1,300 kilometers, The islands offer scuba diving at coral reefs, underwater caves and wrecks such as the WWII-era troopship SS President Coolidge. A country of roughly 280 thousand people.
Capital city of Vanuatu: Port Vila
Best times to visit Vanuatu: Vanuatu has a wonderful tropical climate, the weather is normally good all year round, though conditions are at their best from April to October when temperatures are a restful 18°C to 28°C. November to March sees the arrival of the wet season.
How to get to Vanuatu: Getting to Vanuatu is stress-free and reasonable to the great variety of cheap flights operated by Virgin Australia and Air Vanuatu. Direct flights are available from Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne to Port Vila, with connecting flights accessible from the majority of Australian capital cities.
Visa requirements for Vanuatu: Tourist visas are not required for stays of up to 30 days for U.S. citizens.
Currency of Vanuatu: The currency in Vanuatu is the Vanuatu Vatu
Official Language of Vanuatu: Vanuatu has three official languages, English, French, and Bislama, a creole language derived from English.
UNESCO World Heritage sites in Vanuatu
Scuba diving safety tips
Keep these rules of thumb in mind whenever you are on or by the water:
- Think safety at all times. Planning reduces risk and gives you more worry-free fun.
- Bring the necessary equipment. It should be in good condition and easily accessible.
- Respect the sea and the weather. Only go out with your boat when it is safe.
- Follow the rules of the sea, and make sure you know what they are.
- Wear life jackets or other flotation devices.
- Make sure you are rested and sober. Do not drive a boat while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
- Be considerate, and remember that safety, the environment, and the well-being of everybody is a common responsibility.