Traveling through this region is about discovering new things, so why don't you jump in the car and uncover a couple of the other towns and cities in the vicinity of Vanimo. You may also wish to check out Imonda, 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the north, and Amanab 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the north.
For a budget-friendly, outdoor experience that everyone will like, be sure to check out the region's fascinating open-air markets.
If you enjoy the water, this is a great place for watersports. Freediving is popular with the locals and another great activity is fishing.
A way to experience the true personality of a place is by visiting the cafés and restaurants in the region. Try something off the menu and connect with the locals. Breadfruit (ulu) and coconuts are regularly used as components in dishes. Sample local meals, for example chicken pot and kokoda fish. Saksak (dumplings made with sugar and sago) is a common final course.
Take note, if you are likely to be in Vanimo around the 16th of September, Independence Day will be celebrated at that time and banks, business and some attractions may have irregular opening hours.
Papua New Guinea is an exceptionally beautiful destination that you will linger in your memories for a lifetime.