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Location: Oceania, group of islands including the eastern half of the island of New Guinea between the Coral Sea and the South Pacific Ocean, east of Indonesia
Geographic coordinates: 6° 0' S, 147° 0' E
Coastline km: 5,152 km km
Climate: tropical; northwest monsoon (December to March), southeast monsoon (May to October); slight seasonal temperature variation
Terrain: mostly mountains with coastal lowlands and rolling foothills
Elevation: lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m highest point: Mount Wilhelm 4,509 m
Natural hazards: active volcanism; situated along the Pacific "Ring of Fire"; the country is subject to frequent and sometimes severe earthquakes; mud slides; tsunamis
Currency: kina (PGK)
Population: 5,795,887 (July 2007 est.)
Languages: Melanesian Pidgin serves as the lingua franca, English spoken by 1%-2%, Motu spoken in Papua region. Note: 820 indigenous languages spoken (over one-tenth of the world's total)
Capital: Port Moresby
Divisions: 20 provinces; Bougainville, Central, Chimbu, Eastern Highlands, East New Britain, East Sepik, Enga, Gulf, Madang, Manus, Milne Bay, Morobe, National Capital, New Ireland, Northern, Sandaun, Southern Highlands, Western, Western Highlands, West New Britain
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|Surf Spots (15)||Quality||Direction||Type||Frequ||Experience|
|Go Go's||- / -||Left||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|Kavieng Rights||- / -||Right||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|Kragur Village, Kairiru Island||- / -||Right and left||Don't know||All surfers|
|Nago's||- / -||Left||Reef-coral||All surfers|
|Nusa Island Left||- / -||Left||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|Nusa Lik Peaks||- / -||Right and left||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|Ral||- / -||Right||Reef-coral||All surfers|
|simberi island||3 / -||Right and left||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|Toro's||4 / -||Right and left||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|Tunkahi||1 / -||Right and left||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|Tupira Mira||8 / -||Right||Reef-coral||All surfers|
|Vanimo Reef||- / -||Right and left||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|Vanimo Village Reef||- / -||Right and left||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|Vanimo, Twin Rocks Reef||- / -||Right and left||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
|Wutung Village Reef||- / -||Right and left||Reef-coral||Experienced surfers|
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By Anonymous , 21 Jul
Muchu Island and Vanimo - My best surf was in Vanimo and in Muchu Island which iff off Wewak. In Vanimo I stayed with a local guy called Solomon, great Dude. To go to Muchu Island I contacted George, a local guy who has a little accommodation business on the island.
By 57drht57 , 07-07-2013
add on to my last comment - Despite the short surf season, PNG gets amazing surf and warm water. I've posted a few recent pictures from Tupira, check it out!
By 57drht57 , 07-07-2013
surfing PNG - I've lived, worked and surfed PNG for the last 2 years. After reading the comments on this site I have to strongly disagree with a lot of the people commenting.
As I see it, PNG has a short surf season. The surf camps will tell you October to April, in reality its more like November to February, an it won't be pumping everyday.
PNG is a great country for a surfer looking for the ultimate authentic island cultural experience.
If you've never traveled to PNG, your best bet is to book a trip through world surfaris or the perfect wave. Both are relieable surf travel agencies based in Australia.
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