Port Moresby Things to Do

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  • 1. South Sea Horizons

    The team of South Sea Horizons gave me a rewarding and a memorable experience as we walked the Kokoda trek. I would like to give my appreciation to Alan Manning and to all porters for taking care...

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  • 2. Crocodile Farm

    Just on the outskirts of Port Moresby, as you head inland for the mountains behind the city, is the Moitaka Wildlife Farm. This facility carries out research on...

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  • 3. New Year's Eve on the Coral Sea

    For our final New Year's Eve (bringing in 1982) in Papua New Guinea, we headed out to sea with our Australian friends in their 26-ft. schooner. This time, we...

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  • 4. Houses on Stilts

    The original Port Moresbians, the Motu people lived in houses on stilts above the water. As you drive along the coasts, you will see suburbs like these. This...

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  • 5. South Pacific bank

    This is in the heart of the city centre where banks and financial institutions are based. Although its the CBD, the atmosphere still has a country town feel...

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  • 6. See the best architecture in PNG

    Go to Waigani suburbs where all the government office buildings are. At the centre is the PNG Parliament House. It's described as the best PNG architecture....

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  • 7. Relax and enjoy the view

    This is a wonderful place to enjoy the view of the harbour while having a few beers with mates and watching cricket or footy. It's often patronised by expats...

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  • 8. Papuans Enjoying the Show

    We were not the only ones enjoying our perch above the waterfront. The locals turned out in great numbers as well and a few of them were up there with us for...

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  • 9. Crystal Rapids

    A real favourite of ours was Crystal Rapids on the Laloki River. Once again, this was up in the mountains of the 800-m high Sogeri Plateau in a nicely wooded...

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  • 10. Check out the Harbour Scene

    Being from the Maritime Provinces of Canada, I have always liked looking around harbours. Port Moresby was no exception, so we paid a visit one day to view two...

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  • 11. Feeding Time

    These Estuarine Crocodiles are now threatened world-wide, surviving in only a few places like PNG, Australia, India and Southeast Asia. They normally inhabit...

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  • 12. We Survived 3-Years in PNG!

    Well, we made it! Three years after arriving in Papua New Guinea, we were all bare-foot but ready to head back to Canada. This time we had a new member of our...

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  • 13. Solomon Islander's Performance

    The Festival of Arts lasted 3 days, so we also had the chance to take in the major traditional dancing show that was put on at the Port Moresby fair grounds....

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  • 14. Canoeist at Rest

    After the fleet had landed and the canoes were drawn up on the shore, we descended for a walk along Ela Beach. It was quite interesting to see the many...

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  • 15. Tahitian Canoes Arrive

    We were fortunate to be in Port Moresby in June, 1980 when the city hosted the 3rd South Pacific Festival of Arts. This was a major cultural show that drew...

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  • 16. Botanical Gardens

    The Botanical Gardens of Port Moresby are located on the large campus of the University of PNG. They were originally created in 1971 as a teaching aid for the...

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  • 17. Asaro Mud Men

    When we wanted to see a display of traditional native dancing, we would head for the hills surrounding Port Moresby. Part-way up the highway to the Sogeri...

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  • 18. Ancient Vegetation

    Driving past the harbour toward the northwest, one could access a group of low hills overlooking Port Moresby. We had some great sunset views of the harbour...

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  • 19. Explore the Islands

    Naturally, being located by the Coral Sea, there were quite a few things you could do on the water to amuse yourself. One of the first things we did was to take...

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  • 20. All you can do in Port Moresby

    Port Moresby National Museum, right next to the Parliament is a must see if you want to get some knowledge of the country’s cultural diversity (even though the...

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  • 21. what to do in the immediate vicinity of POM

    Out side port Moresby, going towards Sogeri (where the Kokoda trail starts) there is a beautiful national park (go with a 4 wheels car though, the road is...

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  • 22. Bomana Cemetery

    Visit Bomana Cemetery if you get a chance. Suprisingly its the cemetery with the most Australians killed in Wars in the World.

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  • 23. Old Building

    Port Moresby is a young city. There's hardly any old colonial buildings to admire. One of the few that's still standing is the Post Office. It's been there...

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  • 24. Great view of Ela Beach

    Go up to Paga Hill which has many nice houses overlooking the Coral Sea. It also has a fantastic view of Ela Beach. The road is quite steep and narrow. Be...

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  • 25. Ela Beach

    A pleasant beach along the tip of Port Moresby. Nice houses atop the surrounding hills overlook the beach.

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