About Port Vila


Let's have a look around into background of Port Vila
  • Island: Efate
  • Country: Vanuatu
  • Latitude: -17.734818
  • Longitude: 168.3322021
  • Time zone: Vanuatu Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +11 hours

Weather in Port Vila

  • Climate: Tropical Rainforest Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April to October    

Location

Port Vila is the capital and also the largest city of Vanuatu. Port Vila has a total population of 51,437 (2016 Census). Port Vila is Vanuatu’s most important harbour and also the center of trade.

Distance from Port Vila center to Airport

Bauerfield International Airport is the main airport which serves the domestic & international passengers.

Driving Distance: 3 miles / 5 km

Driving Time: 10 Minutes

Languages: French followed by Bislama & English

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Bauerfield International Airport
  • Rail: Not Available
  • Road: Mass-Transit Vans

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – Not Required

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: Not Required
  • Housekeeper: Not Required
  • Concierge: Not Required

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: Not Required

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Norsup,
  • We,
  • Sola

Emergency Contact Numbers in Port Vila city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 111/112/113
  • Airport: +678 25111 (Bauerfield International Airport)
  • Hospital: +678 22100 (Port Vila Central Hospital)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Port Vila.

  • Collar the Dog Event
  • Nalawan Festival
  • Lamap Art & Cultural Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • National Museum of Vanuatu
  • Vanuatu Cultural Center
  • Mele Bay

Theatre & Concerts

  • Wan Smol Bag Theatre
  • WSB Haos
  • Port Vila Stadium

Visit Top Restaurants in Port Vila

  • The Stonegrill Restaurant
  • Paradise Cove Restaurant
  •  The Beach Bar

Top Shopping Centers in Port Vila

  • Fung Kuei Duty Free
  • Tana Russet Plaza
  • Hebrida Market Place

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • National Museum of Vanuatu
  • Saralana Park
  • Diana Tam Art Gallery

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Malaysian Chicken Curry – Café Vila
  • Steak & Kidney Pie – Le Café du Village
  • Coconut Crab – Chill Restaurant

Sports Club

  • Erakor Golden Star F.C – Football
  • Amicale F.C – Football
  • Tafea F.C - Football

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 285 VT
  • Taxi: 200 VT (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 130,000 VT
  • Cheap meal: 1009 VT
  • Gasoline: 167 VT / litre
  • 3 course meal: 6311 VT
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