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Papua New Guinea Cruises
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 most amazing 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!
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Harbours for Papua New Guinea

Alotau, Papua New Guinea
Alotau, Papua New Guinea
-8%
from£1,599
Alotau Cruises
Conflict Islands, Papua New Guinea
Conflict Islands, Papua New Guinea
-29%
from£1,599
Conflict Islands, Cruises
Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
-29%
from£2,699
Rabaul Cruises
Kiriwina, Papua New Guinea
Kiriwina, Papua New Guinea
-29%
from£2,699
Kiriwina Cruises
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
-8%
from£4,719
Port Moresby Cruises

Travel Tips for Papua New Guinea

Embark on a journey of a lifetime to the breathtaking shores of Papua New Guinea, a destination renowned for its stunning landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and unparalleled biodiversity. Travelling to Papua New Guinea by cruise is an exceptional way to explore this diverse region, offering a seamless and luxurious travel experience. A cruise allows you to visit multiple cities and harbours, indulge in unique activities, and enjoy the comfort and amenities of world-class cruise ships.

Cities and Harbours to Visit

  • Port Moresby: The capital city, Port Moresby, is a vibrant hub of culture and history. Visit the National Museum and Art Gallery to learn about the country’s fascinating past.
  • Alotau: Known for its picturesque scenery and friendly locals, Alotau is the gateway to the Milne Bay Province. Don’t miss the stunning views from the top of Alotau Hill.
  • Rabaul: Explore the remnants of the town’s volcanic past and visit the historic sites from World War II.
  • Madang: Famous for its beautiful harbours and diving spots, Madang offers a perfect blend of natural beauty and adventure.

Top Cruise Companies and Ships

Several top-tier cruise lines offer unforgettable journeys to Papua New Guinea, each providing exceptional service and amenities. Here are some of the most notable:

  • P&O Cruises: Known for their family-friendly atmosphere and diverse itineraries, P&O Cruises offer a fantastic way to explore Papua New Guinea.
  • Princess Cruises: With luxurious ships and top-notch service, Princess Cruises provide a premium cruising experience.
  • Holland America Line: Renowned for their elegant ships and cultural enrichment programs, Holland America Line is perfect for those seeking a refined cruising experience.

Unique Activities to Do

Papua New Guinea is brimming with unique activities that cater to all interests:

  • Snorkelling and Diving: Discover the vibrant coral reefs and diverse marine life in the crystal-clear waters.
  • Cultural Festivals: Experience traditional music, dance, and customs at festivals like the Goroka Show and the Hiri Moale Festival.
  • Wildlife Tours: Explore the lush rainforests and encounter exotic birds, butterflies, and other wildlife.
  • Historical Tours: Visit World War II sites and learn about the region’s significant historical events.

Getting Around and Tourist Traps to Avoid

While exploring the various ports of call, it’s essential to be mindful of how to get around and avoid common tourist traps:

  • Local Transport: Taxis and buses are available in major towns. It’s advisable to use reputable services recommended by your cruise line.
  • Guided Tours: Opt for guided tours to ensure a safe and informative experience.
  • Avoid Overpriced Souvenirs: Be cautious of vendors selling overpriced items. Instead, visit local markets for authentic and reasonably priced souvenirs.

Cost of Food, Drinks, and Typical Tourist Items

Understanding the costs can help you budget for your trip:

  • Food: Enjoy local delicacies at reasonable prices. A meal at a local restaurant can cost between £5 and £15.
  • Drinks: Local beers and soft drinks are affordable, with prices ranging from £1 to £3.
  • Souvenirs: Handmade crafts and traditional items are popular souvenirs, typically costing between £5 and £20.

Fun Facts and Good to Know

Here are some interesting facts and tips about Papua New Guinea:

  • Languages: With over 800 languages spoken, Papua New Guinea is one of the most linguistically diverse countries in the world.
  • Biodiversity: The country is home to an extraordinary array of flora and fauna, including many species found nowhere else on Earth.
  • Cultural Diversity: Papua New Guinea has a rich tapestry of cultures, with numerous tribes each having their own customs and traditions.
  • Currency: The local currency is the Papua New Guinean kina (PGK). It’s advisable to carry some local currency for small purchases.

Book your dream cruise to Papua New Guinea with Cruise1st UK and experience the magic of this incredible destination. Whether you’re seeking adventure, culture, or relaxation, a cruise to Papua New Guinea offers something for everyone. Start planning your journey today and embark on an unforgettable adventure!

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