Sorong travel guide

Sorong Tourism | Sorong Guide

You're Going to Love Sorong

With a population of 125,535, Sorong is the largest city in West Papua, Indonesia by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

When to visit Sorong

Sorong in April
Estimated hotel price
$69
1 night at 3-star hotel
Sorong in April
Estimated hotel price
$69
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Sorong in April, when the average temperature is 29 °C, and the highest can go up to 32 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is June, when it can get as cold as 25 °C, with an average temperature of 27 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in June, when precipitation is around 340 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Sorong, with an average rainfall of 160 mm.

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How to Get to Sorong

Plane

When flying to Sorong, you’ll arrive at Sorong Jefman (SOQ), which is located 3 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Sorong, you’ll arrive at Sorong Jefman (SOQ), which is located 3 km from the city centre.

Airports near Sorong

Airlines serving Sorong

Garuda Indonesia
Excellent (47 reviews)
Batik Air
Good (18 reviews)
Lion Air
Good (26 reviews)
Sriwijaya Air
Mediocre (1 reviews)
Wings Air
Good (4 reviews)

Where to stay in popular areas of Sorong

Hiring a car in Sorong

Expect to pay $1.59 per litre in Sorong (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $19.05 and $25.40.

Expect to pay $1.59 per litre in Sorong (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $19.05 and $25.40.