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Vanimo town from the air
|Country||Papua New Guinea|
|Province||Sandaun Province (West Sepik)|
|Elevation||3 m (10 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+10 (AEST)|
|Mean max temp||30.6 °C (87.1 °F)|
|Mean min temp||28.8 °C (83.8 °F)|
|Annual rainfall||2,797 mm (110.1 in)|
|Location||1,000 km (620 mi) from Port Moresby|
Economy and transportation
There is an airport in Vanimo, Vanimo Airport.
Sports and recreation
Vanimo is known as a surfing destination. It has a reputation of having the most consistent waves in Papua New Guinea. Surfing season is mid October through to late April.
Vanimo also is a popular destination for foreign workers in Papua/Indonesia who need to leave the country in order to renew their visas. In this case they come over for a day to visit the Indonesian consulate, stay in one of the hotels along the "sundaun-road" and head back to the border 24 hours later.
- http://www.gcatholic.org/churches/oceania/2920.htm GCatholic, with Google satellite map
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