Papua New Guinea overview

Packed with untamed wilderness, >vibrant culture and stunning natural scenery, Papua New Guinea makes an interesting destination for those who are looking for a unique travel experience. Exploring Papua New Guinea is a great way to experience a new culture and take part in a range of adventurous activities such as trekking through the rainforest, scuba diving and mountain climbing.

Papua New Guinea

The capital city of Port Moresby makes an ideal base to explore Papua New Guinea. Home to Parliament House and the National Museum & Art Gallery, there is plenty for tourists to do here. There are a number of beautiful sandy beaches on the outskirts of the city, which are famous for their excellent snorkeling, scuba diving and swimming opportunities.

Also near Port Moresby is the picturesque Variarata National Park and taking a cruise along the Sepik River is a good way to witness the traditional stilt houses, which are situated along the shores. Some of the country’s most beautiful beaches can be found in the Sepik region, while Lake Kutubu is a great place to relax and unwind.

Papua New Guinea accommodation

Most of Papua New Guinea’s large hotels are located in Port Moresby, where it is possible to find luxurious four and five-star hotels. Outside the city accommodation tends to be pretty basic, but there are still descent places to stay. Papua New Guinea is well equipped for tourism and it is easy to arrange tourist activities such as rock climbing.

Papua New Guinea airports

The main entry point is the Moresby International Airport, which receives regular flights from Australia, Singapore, Manila and Guam. It is also possible to reach Papua New Guinea shares a land border with Western New Guinea in Indonesia, and it is possible to enter the country this way after first applying for a tourist visa at the consulate in Jayapura.