Cruises to Papua New Guinea
Cruise to a land of biological diversity, white sand beaches and coral reefs to dive for
Papua New Guinea is the next hot cruise destination. A cruise to Papua New Guinea could take you to the beautiful Conflict Islands or Alotau and many more places of untouched beauty. Cruise to Papua New Guinea and experience natural resources such as volcanic sites, thick rain forests, rich highlands and other attractions which will make for an adventure-packed holiday.
Don't forget to pack your scuba gear or rent some on the island, as Papua New Guinea is known for its underwater marvels - coral reefs, coastlines and islands. Walking the Kokoda Trail is also recommended, where you will be immersed in paradise and even spot some exotic birds. Furthermore, fishing here is like no-other as Papua New Guinea has some of the strongest fish.
This Melanesian nation is at the very north of Australia and has the same equatorial climate, making it a perfect all-year round cruising destination. Get ready for an adventure filled, sunny cruise holiday!
Morobe Bay (also known as "Morobe Harbour") is a bay within Huon Gulf on the coast of Morobe Province and was used during World War II by the allies as an anchorage point.
Dobo is the largest island and the chief port of the Aru Islands in eastern Indonesia.
Papua New Guinea is located in the Pacific and is the third largest island nation in the world. Papua New Guinea offers a varied landscape, which is of particular interest to ecologists. One of the attractions of the island nation is the Kokoda Track, which is a bush path between the south coast of Papua New Guinea and the Kokoda Yodda's gold fields.
Papua New Guinea is located in the south-west of the Pacific Ocean, right at the top of northern Queensland. The country occupies the western part of the second biggest island in the world and consists of inland and numerous smaller offshore islands.
Papua New Guinea is one of the most diverse places on the globe in many ways.
- Linguistically - there are over 700 different native tongues
- Biologically - the country is full of beaches, coral reefs as well as mountains, volcanoes and rainforests
- Culturally - every tribal village has its own culture, traditions and language
The region is one of the least explored in the world. There are still tribes living inland that have not been discovered. Scientists believe that there are also undiscovered species of flora and fauna in the interior.
Papua New Guinea Cruises
Cruising Papua New Guinea is the best way to discover this pacific paradise of pristine beaches, blue lagoons, picturesque villages and diverse cultures.
Cruise ships will take you to the country's most beautiful ports:
- The Conflict Islands
Most cruise lines will also offer fascinating shore excursions around the ports and islands you visit. Don't miss out on:
- Reef Snorkel Adventure
- Conflict Island's Turtle Conservation
- Outrigger Canoe Ride
- Private Island Picnic
Cruising Papua New Guinea from a port near you has never been so easy, Princess Cruises, P&O Australia and Carnival Cruises Australia will depart from:
The Best Time to Visit
If its a beach holiday you are after, consider booking a cruise for the month of November - the hottest month of the year. The temperatures will go up to around 32°C and the prices will go down.
The period of time from late May to October is very comfortable:
- There is little rain
- Cooler temperatures of high 20°C
- Very good