Port Vila
in Shefa Province, Vanuatu

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-17.734 and 168.322 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -17° 44' 1" and E 168° 19' 18"
Currency and Currency Code:
Vatu - VUV
Spoken languages:
Bislama, English, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 01:06 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Pacific/Efate
UTC/GMT offset: 11 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:15 am and 5:19 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
17.826 and -11.572 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
El Gheddiya
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Explore Port Vila

Port Vila in Shefa Province with it's 35,901 inhabitants is a city in Vanuatu. It's the capital of this country.

Local time in Port Vila is now 01:06 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Efate with an UTC offset of 11 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Port Vila. The closest airport in Vanuatu is Port Vila Bauerfield Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 4 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Chief Roi Mata’s Domain in a distance of 95 mi (or 152 km), North. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Lakatoro, Isangel, Saratamata, Luganville and We. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 77 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 81%
Air Pressure 1013.7 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 19th of June 2019

25°C (76 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Scattered clouds, moderate breeze.

Thursday, 20th of June 2019

24°C (76 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 21st of June 2019

24°C (75 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Grand Hotel and Casino

Address
0,8 mi
LINI HIGHWAY
00000 Port-Vila
Vanuatu

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Warwick Le Lagon - Vanuatu

Address
2,5 mi
PO BOX 86 ERAKOR LAGOON
Port-Vila
Vanuatu

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Island Magic Resort

Address
6,0 mi
Devils Point Road, Mele Bay
Mele
Vanuatu

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Holiday Inn Resort VANUATU

Address
0,6 mi
Tassiriki Park
00000 Port Vila
Vanuatu

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Chantilly's on the Bay

Address
0,7 mi
Lini Highway,Fatumary Bay
0 Port-Vila
Vanuatu

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


COCONUT PALMS RESORT

Address
0,7 mi
RUE CORNWALL
00000 PORT VILLA
Vanuatu

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Tradewinds Villas

Address
0,7 mi
Captain Cook Avenue
Port Vila
Vanuatu

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


The Melanesian

Address
0,6 mi
P.O. Box 810
0 Port-Vila
Vanuatu

Time Information

Checkout: 18:00 - Checkin: 10:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Poppys On The Lagoon

Address
0,8 mi
Captain Cook Av Seaside
Port Vila
Vanuatu

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Paray Lodge

Address
1,6 mi
Nambatu
000 Port Vila
Vanuatu

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: 7:30 - 7:30
Weekend: 7:30 - 19:30


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Port Vila et son marché

Published: December 04, 2012
Length: 46:45 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: pascal Lefebvre

Le marché de Port Vila tout en couleurs. Capitale du Vanuatu http://www.photoyage.fr/galerie/oceanie.html.


Vanuatu Dreams, Port Vila.

Published: August 02, 2014
Length: 11:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Gun Metal Grey Productions

A first person glance into some of the adventures that are to be had around Port Vila, Vanuatu.


FLYING in Vanuatu | Landing in Port Vila

Published: February 04, 2015
Length: 02:05 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: JP Godbout

Landing at Bauerfield International in Port Vila, Vanuatu with a small airplane arriving from Nadi, Fiji. Nice approach going around islands and lagoon !


Diving in Port Vila. Vanuatu with the ProDive Sydney Group

Published: April 04, 2015
Length: 00:30 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: DiveVanuatu

http://www.Nautilus.com.vu Sub only decided to come on this trip about 3 hours before the rest of the ProDive scube diving group were due to depart Sydney bound for Port Vila to do 10 dives...


Juergen Schreiter going Vanuatu | Car Ride Port Vila - Vanuatu Cruise -- City Traffic

Published: July 28, 2012
Length: 13:48 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Globetrotter Tours

VANUATU TOURS - SOUTH PACIFIC - Jürgen Schreiter Globetrotter Car Ride Port Vila - Vanuatu Cruise -- City Traffic - Downtown Port Vila - Vanuatu.


Food Market Port Vila Vanuatu - Vanuatu Port Vila Tours & Adventures [HD]

Published: December 04, 2013
Length: 01:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Inventives Worldwide

Food Market Port Vila Vanuatu - Vanuatu Port Vila Tours & Adventures.


Kate has Been Diving in Vanuatu with Nautilus for 16 years

Published: April 05, 2015
Length: 59:50 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: DiveVanuatu

http://www.nautilus.com.vu Kate went for Padi open-water to dive master and has logged 100's of dives with Nautilus. Kate was back in Port Vila to help us with the mop up after Cyclone Pam...


Pro Dive from Sydney Diving in Vanuatu

Published: April 04, 2015
Length: 16:05 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: DiveVanuatu

http://DivingVanuatu.net Pro Dive Sydney had organized to send a group of divers here "Port Vila" in Vanuatu pre cyclone Pam. Initially they were a little concerned about coming due to the...


A great trip for ProDive Sydney

Published: April 04, 2015
Length: 00:18 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: DiveVanuatu

http://www.Nautilus.com.vu We were so lucky during the recent cyclone "Pam" that caused so much damage here in Port Vila, Vanuatu as far as our dive operation was concerned. We only had ...


SDA Elder & Church Clerk - After Cyclone Pam

Published: March 28, 2015
Length: 56:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Clare Joslin

In downtown Port Vila: 12 days after Cyclone Pam came through, the Church Clerk and an Elder of the SDA Church in Vanuatu tell a little bit about what happened to the Torua SDA Church in Malapoa,.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Bauerfield International Airport

Bauerfield International Airport is an airport located in Port Vila, Vanuatu. The airport is relatively small in size, but its runway has the capability and length to accept jets up to the Boeing 767. It serves as the hub for Vanuatu's flag carrier airline, Air Vanuatu.

Located at -17.6992, 168.32 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Vanuatu, Port Vila, Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in the Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II

Efate

Efate is an island in the Pacific Ocean which is part of the Shefa Province in The Republic of Vanuatu. It is also known as Île Vate. It is the most populous (approx. 50,000) island in Vanuatu. Efate's land area of 899.5 square kilometres makes it Vanuatu's third largest island. Most inhabitants of Efate live in Port Vila, the national capital. Its highest mountain is Mount McDonald with a height of 647 metres .

Located at -17.6667, 168.417 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Vanuatu, Shefa Province, Volcanoes of Vanuatu

Korman Stadium

Korman Stadium is a sports stadium located in Port Vila, Vanuatu. It is the national stadium and the home of Vanuatu's national football team. The stadium's capacity is 6,500. Korman stadium was named for one of Vanuatu's politicians, the head of the Vanuatu Republican Party, Maxime Carlot Korman. Amical FC are tenants of the stadium.

Located at -17.7339, 168.337 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Vanuatu, Port Vila

Parliament of Vanuatu

The Parliament (or Parlement in French) is the unicameral legislative body of the Republic of Vanuatu. It was established by chapter 4 of the 1980 Constitution, upon Vanuatu's independence from France and the United Kingdom. The functioning of Parliament is derived from the British Westminster system, and includes the principle of parliamentary supremacy, within the limits of the Constitution.

Located at -17.7456, 168.316 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Parliaments by country, Politics of Vanuatu, Government of Vanuatu, Unicameral legislatures, National legislatures

Roy Mata

Roy Mata was a powerful 13th century Melanesian chief from what is now Vanuatu. His elaborate grave, containing the bodies of over 25 members of his retinue, was discovered by French archaeologist Jose Garranger in 1967 and inscribed on the World Heritage List in 2008. Garranger was able to locate the grave on Retoka island by analyzing local folklore. According to legend, when Roy Mata conquered the land, his first goal was to unite the tribes. His reign is reputed to have been a peaceful one.

Located at -17.6281, 168.178 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
13th-century rulers, History of Vanuatu, Vanuatuan chiefs, Deaths by poisoning, People murdered in Vanuatu, Vanuatuan murder victims, World Heritage Sites in Vanuatu

Teouma

Teouma is a major archaeological site on the island of Éfaté in Vanuatu. The site contains the oldest known cemetery within the Pacific Islands, and has been important in the gathering of information relating to the Lapita people of the ninth and tenth centuries BC. In late 2003, 26 inhumations consisting of 36 individuals were found in the largest-known cemetery located on the south coast of Éfaté Island in Vanuatu in the Pacific.

Located at -17.7856, 168.386 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological sites in Vanuatu

Roman Catholic Diocese of Port-Vila

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Port-Vila in Vanuatu is a suffragan diocese of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Nouméa. It was erected in 1901 as the Prefecture Apostolic of New Hebrides and elevated to a Vicariate Apostolic in 1904. In 1966, it was elevated as the Diocese of Port-Vila.

Located at -17.7347, 168.322 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Roman Catholic dioceses in Vanuatu, Roman Catholic Church in Vanuatu, Roman Catholic Ecclesiastical Province of Nouméa

Iririki

The privately lease held island of Iririki is located in Mele Bay, a free 3-minute ferry ride from the Vanuatu capital Port Vila. The whole island is leased to the Iririki Island Resort and no ni-Vanuatu live on the island.

Located at -17.7446, 168.309 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Vanuatu, Private islands

Mele (island)

Mele Island (also known by tourists as Hideaway Island) is a Polynesian outlier and islet in Vanuatu. The island is owned by the local Mele villagers, but is leased to the owners of Hideaway Island Resort. The island is accessed by a boat service from nearby Port Vila and offers accommodation and watersports to visitors.

Located at -17.6966, 168.264 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Polynesian outliers, Islands of Vanuatu

National Museum of Vanuatu

The National Museum of Vanuatu (or Nasonal Miusium blong Vanuatu) is located in the Vanuatu Cultural Centre in Port Vila, Vanuatu. It specializes in exhibits relating to the culture and history of this group of islands in the South Pacific.

Located at -17.7452, 168.318 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
National museums, Port Vila, Museums in Vanuatu

Vanuatu Cultural Centre

The Vanuatu Cultural Centre (in Bislama Vanuatu Kaljoral Senta or "VKS"), founded in 1959, is the national cultural centre of Vanuatu. It is located in Port Vila. Since 2007, its director is Marcellin Abong.

Located at -17.7452, 168.318 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
National museums, Port Vila, Museums in Vanuatu, Museums established in 1959

National Library (Vanuatu)

The National Library is the national library of Vanuatu. Located within the Vanuatu Cultural Centre in Port Vila, it contains about 15,000 books and serves both as a national repository for "rare and special" material, and as a lending library. It was established in April 2004. The Library possesses two "special collections", one devoted to Vanuatu and the other to other parts of the Pacific. It holds "some 500 rare items" about Vanuatu, primarily a collection of rare books.

Located at -17.7452, 168.318 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
National libraries, Libraries in Vanuatu, Buildings and structures in Vanuatu, Port Vila, Research libraries, 2004 establishments in Vanuatu, Libraries established in 2004

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Fila, Vila, Port Fila, ፖርት ቪላ, Порт Вила, Port Vila, Port-Vila, Βίλα, פורט וילה, VLI, ポートビラ, 포트빌라, Порт-Вила, 維拉港