Port-Vila, Vanuatu: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Port-Vila, Vanuatu? If you're planning to go to Port-Vila, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Port-Vila, Vanuatu

Based on the climate and weather in Port-Vila, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Port-Vila, Vanuatu

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Port-Vila, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Port-Vila, Vanuatu by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January here is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the National Museum of Vanuatu, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're gonna visit Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

February

February here can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the National Museum of Vanuatu, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're gonna visit Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

March

If you vacation in Port-Vila during March, you will probably see that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally around 80 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the National Museum of Vanuatu, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're gonna visit Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

April

April in Port-Vila is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the National Museum of Vanuatu, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're gonna visit Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

May

May in Port-Vila is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the National Museum of Vanuatu, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're gonna visit Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

June

June here is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the National Museum of Vanuatu, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're gonna visit Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

July

July in Port-Vila is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the National Museum of Vanuatu, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're gonna visit Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

August

August is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the National Museum of Vanuatu, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're gonna visit Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

September

Traveling to Port-Vila in September, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the National Museum of Vanuatu, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're gonna visit Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

October

If you visit Port-Vila during October, you are likely to notice that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the National Museum of Vanuatu, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're gonna visit Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

November

November in Port-Vila is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the National Museum of Vanuatu, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're gonna visit Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

December

If you go to Port-Vila in December, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the National Museum of Vanuatu, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're gonna visit Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

Activities for Port-Vila, Vanuatu

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Port-Vila.

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