Lido, Papua New Guinea

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Lido
Lido is located in Sandaun Province
Lido
Lido
Location within Sandaun Province
Coordinates: 2°39′47″S 141°16′34″E / 2.66306°S 141.27611°E / -2.66306; 141.27611
CountryPapua New Guinea
ProvinceSandaun Province (West Sepik)
DistrictVanimo-Green River
Languages
 • Main languagesTok Pisin
Time zoneUTC+10 (AEST)
ClimateAf

Lido is a large village on the north-western coast of Papua New Guinea, close to Vanimo, and approximately 45 minutes drive from the border with Indonesia. The village forms a stereotypical tropical village, including coconut trees and grass-roofed huts.

From October to February there is a reasonable surf, and despite its isolation, surfing travellers are slowly becoming aware of its potential.[1] Locals claim their ancestors invented surfing using body boards.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Davis, Mark. "Wild Boards". Dateline. SBS TV. Archived from the original on 2007-06-11.