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Champagne Bay (aka Champagne Beach) is one of the Espiritu Santo Island's cruise ports - together with Luganville.
Vanuatu's Champagne Bay is famous for its white-sand beaches, and is one of the South Pacific's best beach vacation destinations. The port is visited on regular cruise itineraries leaving round-trip from Australia and New Zealand. Champagne Beach is very close to Hog Harbour, which is in close proximity to Port Olry.
Champagne Bay is located on the northeast coast of Espiritu Santo and gets its name from an interesting natural phenomenon. When the water is shallow at at low tide, it fizzes just like Champagne as it passes through the volcanic rocks on the sea floor.
many cruise ships dock in the bay and then tender their passengers to the pier. For most tourists, it is enough to enjoy the beauty of the lagoon and go swimming. Another popular activity there is snorkelling, with the reefs teeming with marine life offshore. The locals head to the beach when cruise ships are in to sell cold drinks and handicrafts, so it is a good place to pick up authentic souvenirs, such as mats, baskets, carvings, masks, bowls, shell and bead necklaces.
Port Champagne Bay cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Champagne Bay, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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The Champagne Bay cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Champagne Bay, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu.
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