Vanimo (Papua New Guinea)

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Vanimo cruise port

Region
Australia - New Zealand - Pacific Ocean Islands

Locode
PGVAI

Coordinates
-2.67390 S, 141.29710 E

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Vanimo is a port city and the capital of the province of Sandaun, Papua New Guinea, located on a peninsula near the border with Indonesia. The city has a population of around 11,860 people (2013 census).

  • Vanimo's economy is based around timber industry. Vanimo Forest Products is the chief employer. It is owned by Rimbunan Hijau, Malaysia.
  • Vanimo is best-known as surfing destination. It features a reputation of offering the most consistent waves to be found in Papua New Guinea. Surfing season is from mid October through late April.
  • Vanimo is also a popular destination for foreign workers in Indonesia and Papua who have to leave the country in order to renew visas. In this case they come over to Vanimo for a day, stay in one of the hotels along "sundaun-road" and head back to border 24h later. 
  • The boardriders' club situated at Lido Village were subject of a report on the Dateline current affairs program of Australia.

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