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Flights to Tongoa Island

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Book flights to Tongoa Island

Tongoa Island is the largest island in Vanuatu's Shepherd Islands archipelago. It's known for its volcanic origins, with black sand beaches and several volcanic cones scattered throughout the island. While not currently active, the island does show signs of geothermal activity. Tongoa also has a convenient airport, making it accessible for visitors. If you're looking for a remote island escape with a touch of volcanic history, Tongoa Island might be the perfect destination for you.

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Airports near Tongoa Island

There are multiple ways to reach Tongoa Island - here are 4 airports you can use to get to Tongoa Island.

Bauerfield International Airport

Located in Port Vila, the capital city of Vanuatu, Bauerfield International Airport is the main international airport serving the country. It is approximately 70 kilometres away from Tongoa Island and can be reached by a domestic flight or a ferry ride followed by a short drive.


Santo-Pekoa International Airport

Situated on Espiritu Santo Island, Santo-Pekoa International Airport is another option for travellers heading to Tongoa Island. It is approximately 150 kilometres away and can be reached by a domestic flight from Port Vila.


Norsup Airport

Norsup Airport is a domestic airport located on Malekula Island, which is relatively closer to Tongoa Island compared to the international airports. It is approximately 40 kilometres away and can be reached by a domestic flight from Port Vila.


Lamap Airport

Lamap Airport is another domestic airport located on Malekula Island, approximately 50 kilometres away from Tongoa Island. travellers can reach Lamap Airport by a domestic flight from Port Vila.

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Buy your flights to Tongoa Island and pay later

If you'd like to easily manage your travel expenses and don't want to pay the full cost of your flights to Tongoa Island upfront, why not consider using Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) payment methods at Alternative Airlines?

With BNPL plans, you can divide the cost of your tickets to Tongoa Island into smaller, more manageable chunks that can be paid back over time. There's usually no interest involved, however, it's wise to check with the lending provider beforehand.

Book your flights to Tongoa Island today and pay later at Alternative Airlines!

Things to do in Tongoa Island

Tongoa Island has an abundance of attractions to see - to make things easier, here's our top 3:

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Siviri Volcano

Located on the northern part of Tongoa Island, Mount Siviri is an active volcano that last erupted in 2015. Hikers can climb to the top of the volcano for stunning views of the surrounding islands. The volcano is home to a variety of plant and animal life, including coconut palms, banyan trees, and native birds.

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Black Sand Beaches

The eastern coast of Tongoa Island is home to a number of black sand beaches. These beaches are formed from volcanic ash and are a popular spot for swimming, sunbathing, and surfing. The black sand is said to have therapeutic properties, and many visitors enjoy burying themselves in the sand up to their necks.

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Lounkhaus Village

Lounkhaus Village is a traditional village located on the southern coast of Tongoa Island. The village is home to a number of thatched-roof houses and a large nakamal, which is a communal meeting house. Visitors can learn about the traditional way of life in Vanuatu and experience the hospitality of the villagers.

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