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Malekula

Malekula, the second largest island, is the most diverse, culturally, and linguistically. Thirty distinct languages are spoken, and you will experience some of the best custom dances by the Small Nambas and Big Nambas the primary cultural groups 

The interior of Malekula is mountainous, rugged, and forest-covered with great walking tracks and bird watching opportunities. Experience old cannibal sites are hidden away in the bush on the northern part of Malekula.

With an estimated population of about 25,000 on the coastal areas and around 1,500 in the rugged interior, the villagers are friendly and enjoy sharing their proud cultural heritage with visitors. The Neighboring islands of Maskelynes and other small offshore islands along the east coast of Malekula have sandy beaches and coral reefs presenting good snorkelling and diving activities.