you feel like getting away and experiencing the real Vanuatu,
why not visit the Loru Rainforest
Protected Area and Loru
Loru Rainforest Protected Area is situated in the lowland rainforests
of Santo. Established in 1993 by Chief Caleb Ser, the 220 hectare
reserve supports a rich variety of Vanuatu's bird, bat and plant
life as well as a diverse range of marine species in the two-kilometre
stretch of fringing reef.
from the local village of Kole 1 are available to help you enjoy
the natural delights of Loru including the famous Loru bat caves,
the impressive banyan tree with its sacred stone and the giant
coconut crabs. Large display boards in the environment centre
also give visitors a colourful insight into Vanuatu's environmental
heritage and some of the challenges rural people are facing.
small fee of 500vatu per person is charged to help further the
important conservation work of the Loru Protected Area Committee.
note: Loru is a low-impact tourism destination. This means that
your visit should not have a negative effect on the Protected
Area or the local community. The only things you should leave
behind are your footprints!