Papua New Guinea What to Pack

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Papua New Guinea What to Pack

  • When in the Lower Sepik Region...

    Long sleeves are necessary, as are long pants and covered shoes. You don't want to catch malaria. As it is, you'll be slathering that nasty DEET all over any exposed skin, like your hands and face. ...Bring the DEET!DEET is industrial strength mosquito repellent. It's absolutely necessary to be fully covered with this stuff while you're in the...

  • When in the Highlands

    An easy to carry duffle bag or large back-pack will suffice. Even though PNG is near the equator, it can get cool in the evenings. Bring along a jacket for the night time. Hiking boots/shoes are a MUST Bring along your usual toiletries, and don't forget the saline nasal spray for clear sinuses! Check your camera battery before you get to PNG,...

  • You can never be too prepared

    When hiking in remote areas of Papua new Guinea it is a neccecity to have a mosqito net. Especially if you are staying at altitudes lower than 2000m. Mosquito reppelent only works for about 4 hours at the most, and without a mozi net, your nights will be restless.On the topic of mosqitos, it is also nessesary to take an anti malarial drug to...

  • Village Boys

    Nothing special needed - they had lots of good shops and supermarkets. Just like in Africa, the local children were quick to emerge and put on a display as soon as they saw a camera!! Schoolboys outside Port Moresby

  • Packing List

    BACKPACK with good WATER PROOF lining: unless you're on an organized and fairly high-end tour, you'll probably want something that's easy to carry some distance and that can be thrown in the back of trucks and boats, sat on, rained on and generally abused. For the LOWLANDS: all-weather sandals; baggy t-shirts and shorts for men, long...

  • Packing List

    * a rain coat will be good.* all the close should be cotton not sithetic close. better sipmle close (not the last aramany) * mosquito net is very effective.* a case that will place close to youre body, with the passport and the money!!!* insect repellent. must.

  • Packing List

    If you can carry it , but modern sutcases are not an idea if you want to hike it, take something comfortable. Although Papuea New Guinea is still relatively prehistoric to most of the world the people are not, Dress with some decency and good waterproofs are good in Monsoon season, good shoes, please dont wear the latest designer Tennis shoes you...

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Papua New Guinea Hotels

  • Airways Hotel

    4 star: swimming pool and restaurant with great view over airport and surrounding hills. Lively bar...

  • Coastwatchers Hotel

    Coastwatchers Avenue, Madang, 511, Papua New Guinea

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

  • Kimbe Bay Hotel

    PO Box 32, Kimbe, 621, Papua New Guinea

  • Flag Hotel Melanesian

    Second Street, Nadzab Pg, Lae, 411, Papua New Guinea

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Pacific Gardens Hotel

    Goroka, Papua New Guinea

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Flag Hotel Highlander

    Hagen Drive, Mendi, Mount Hagen, SO 251, Papua New Guinea

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Solo

  • Alotau International Hotel

    Section 46, Lot 6, charles Able High Way, Alotau, 0211, Papua New Guinea

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

  • Loloata Island Resort

    P.O. Box 5290, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Flag Hotel Coast Watchers

    Coast Watchers Avenue

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

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