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Topic: Vanuatu

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replies: 46

By:

Stefan

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Surf is on Southern Vanuatu Islands

« on: May 06 2006 16:05:00 »

If you really want consistent waves in Vanuatu, head south to the islands of Tanna, Erromango etc. I spent 9 days on Tanna (April 2006) and surfed everyday from 2 ft peelers to scary bowling 8ft. Also photographed 12ft peaks coming in and marching down a big headland. I didn't see another surfer but the local kids were keen to watch. Surfed 10 different waves, all shallow reefbreaks and always off shore. Plus there is beachbreaks where the locals take the odd tourist. Have put info on globalsurfers about waves at Port Resolution in Tanna, but there are plenty more.

By:

Nick

RE: Vanuatu

« Reply #1 on: February 14 2007 22:02:00 »

Hi Mate,

Somehow just stumbled onto this post.

I was there last year around March / April. The windswerent always the best but the swell seemed to be quite consistent. Obviously the angle etc.. has to be right as NEw cal blocks it but I got some sickwaves. Pango point is really good (but easily wind effected) Picks up a bit of swell. Breakers was the pick when I was there - Chunky left, lots of fun. For about 4 days in row I scored from 5 foot down to 3 foot. At 5 foot, it turns into a chunky beast!! ask a local bus driver - easy to find

By:

Alex

RE: Vanuatu

« Reply #2 on: February 25 2007 19:02:00 »

Hi im moving to vanuatu in two weeks, weve bought a section at pango and have a boat. Also planning to build a room or two on the section for rent which would probably include an evening meal or something but not sure yet as i'm 16 and have to neg. with parents. Post back on this site if you are interested.

By:

marcusnz

RE: Vanuatu

« Reply #3 on: March 06 2007 01:03:00 »

Hey Alex,
I'm heading out to Vanuatu the end of May. Could be keen for a room.
Email me back

By:

Alex

RE: Vanuatu

« Reply #4 on: March 06 2007 17:03:00 »

Hey Cleo i'm still on holiday in Nz don't think i myself will be there in a week. Sorry.

By:

Ged

RE: Vanuatu

« Reply #5 on: March 08 2007 06:03:00 »

Hey Alex,  Vanuatu makes and breaks fortunes..mostly breaks them, those in the know will know where I am coming from..good luck. I found this site only a month ago, happy to see those with knowledge hold their tongue.I lived there for 5 yrs 90 to 95 ..reality is fickle small & on-shore waves, cyclone season is the go, onshore trades most of the year, had  joy surfs at Pango in the right conditions and other un-named locations,  joy from pristine water and close band of locals  v  the quality. Sad to see Breaka's resort set up at Pango, hope the village & squatters are taken care of..Thats progress.. here in WA  have lost The Farm & soon Smiths to progress. Go / Enjoy / Respect /Protect / - Luck is the key in VU

By:

clairebear

RE: Vanuatu

« Reply #6 on: June 15 2007 00:06:00 »

my fiance and i are lifetime surfers. looking for a not so expensive honeymoon from perth.WA. is breakas worth it? we dont want to go to indo...want some peace and waves. where is the best place to stay nearest a comfy-ish wave? can anyone help us decide where to go, the place is massive with tons of islands........

By:

Josh

RE: Vanuatu

« Reply #7 on: July 16 2007 00:07:00 »

anyone heard of waves on santo looks like it has potential....... but anyone caught a wave there.... goin next week t check it out anyway.....lets yas know....

By:

Ash

RE: Vanuatu

« Reply #8 on: December 09 2007 03:12:00 »

Hi Alex,
           I am up in Luganville , have been here for 3 months, I am coming don to Vila this week, what are the waves like , is it worth bringing the board. I met a Hawian guy yesterday & he is going to take me to some waves up here.

By:

Algore

RE: Vanuatu

« Reply #9 on: December 22 2007 21:12:00 »

Ha ashhole!, they're discussing a tropical isle near Nuamotu? Get a freakin' map and you and Tom learn geography and quit makin' up shit- oh yea, Restaurants, near here is not McDump's, dildo-breath!


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