Papua New Guinea Cruises
Papua New Guinea is unique. Yes, most countries claim to be unique, but with over 700 languages and 600 islands, it is a land where tribal life is the norm. Your cruise holiday will give you the opportunity to see things you would never normally see on the main tourist track. Remote tribal villages, dense forests and lagoons give a taster of what you’ll find. [ReadMoreMob]
Mandang is Papua New Guinea’s main tourist-orientated city. If you look hard enough in the towering casuarina trees that line Mandang’s streets you might spot the town’s colony of flying foxes. You should also check out its market for some must have souvenirs.
To get away from it all, to the north of Mandang long stretches of palm-fringed beaches await, perfect for sun-worshippers and water sports enthusiasts alike.
When it comes to food you can expect to find a fairly extensive range of restaurants. But remember, the more remote the area you visit the more basic the menu will be.
Papua New Guinea remains undeveloped making it the ideal cruise holiday destination for those wanting to get away from the usual tourist locations. If you’re looking for a glimpse of real tribal life without the tourist edge, a cruise to Papua New Guinea is ideal.
Alotau, Papua New Guinea
Traditional War Canoe
Paddle in a traditional war canoe War canoes were an important part of Milne Bay life. These hand-crafted vessels, made from special woods and decorated in colourful patterns, are still used in festivals and rituals. Be sure to take up the chance of paddling in one during your visit.
Battle of Milne Bay
Uncover the history of the Battle of Milne Bay It’s hard to picture idyllic Milne Bay as a scene of combat, but during World War II the Australians and Japanese fought here. Various sites offer a sombre reminder of this time, from memorials to KB Mission, an area that saw some of the fiercest fighting.