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Papua New Guinea - Attractions

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Brown River

A popular place for swimming and rafting and picnicking, is located a short drive from Port Moresby.

National Muesum

Housing a spectacular array of artifacts.

Botanical Gardens

Here you can see an extraordinary collection of orchids unique to Papua New Guinea along with numerous other plant species. Wander through the beautiful Botanical Gardens in Lae, capital of Morobe province. Mount Lunaman in the town centre was used by the Japanese as a WWII lookout because of its magnificent views over the Huon Gulf and the Markham Valley.

Goroka

Offers an 8000-acre park with walking trails, a lookout and a botanical sanctuary filled with exotic plants, orchids and rhododendrons.

Madang

One of the most beautiful settings in the world. Truly a picture book experience.

Something Different

Sialum a short trip by light plane from Lae, the coral terraces could be considered a natural wonder of the world.

Port Moresby (Capital City)

Discover Port Moresby, the capital, located on the Fairfax Harbour. It's home to the National Parliament, the National Museum, the Botanical Gardens and the Catholic Cathedral.

Kokoda Trail 

Visit the Kokoda Trail and Sogeri, which offer magnificent views onroute wind through rubber plantations. Places of interest in the surrounds of the kokoda trail include the Wairiata National Park.

Museum and Zoo

Wau Ecology Institute has a small museum and zoo. Visitors can see cassowaries, tree kangaroos, crocodiles, birds of paradise, native butterflies and rhododendrons.

Sepik River

Tour islands and travel up the Sepik River from the capital of Madang Province, Madang. Madang has a variety of shops and markets, where storyboards depicting myths and legends can be bought. Bilbils and Yabobs, you can view traditional pottery-making.

Traditional Crafts

Traditional crafts in the Eastern Highlands. Bena Bena Village, near Goroka, is the region's largest handweaving organisation. Near Asaro, where men coat themselves with mud to re-enact their historic revenge on a neighbouring village, whose inhabitants supposedly scarpered thinking the mud-caked locals ghosts.

Bird watching

Famous birds of paradise at Baiyer River Wildlife Sanctuary. Parrots, possums,cassowaries and tree kangaroos are also part of the natural habitat.

Mendi Valley

Mendi Valley of the Southern Highlands, also known for its limestone caves and spectacular views. It is home to the Huli Wigmen who wear red and yellow face-paint and elaborately decorated wigs made of human hair.

Underground Tunnel

Visit the underground tunnel system left by the Japanese on the island of New Britain, which suffered extensive damage from volcanic activity in 1994.

Beaches

Relax on the white sandy beaches of Milne Bay, the islands offshore from Bougainville. Swimming and snorkelling enthusiasts are well catered for here. The harvesting of yams  accompanied by ritual and celebration during May to September.

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21
November
2018
22
November
2018
Covers trips up to 60 days overseas and within Australia for 12 months
Adult 1
Adult 2
Dependent children are covered for free, age limits apply.