The Caves of the Island of Espiritu Santo

Useful Information

Location: Espiritu Santo island.
Open: All year daily. [2004]
Fee: Group of four AUD 40. [2004]
Classification: SpeleologyKarst Cave
Light: none
Guided tours:
Address: Coral Quays Fish and Dive Resort, PO Box 116 Santo, Vanuatu, Tel: +678-36-257, Fax: +678-36-647. E-mail: contact
As far as we know this information was accurate when it was published (see years in brackets), but may have changed since then.
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2003 caves discovered.


A local village Glenn Russell discovered these caves earlier this year (2003). The caves vary from 5 to 10 m in width and are up to 50 m high with plenty of speleothems. A through trip takes about half an hour. The cave is a two and half hour walk to the nearest village. From the village it is a half hour walk to the bus stop, and then a 30 minute ride to Luganville.

Text by Tony Oldham (2004). With kind permission.