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Springbrook National Park Hiking Tour Including Purling Brook Falls from the Gold Coast
"After pickup from your accommodation on the Gold Coast enjoy the scenic drive up to Springbrook National Park. The 4-kilometer round circuit Purling Brook Falls hike is an exhilarating experience and will give you the opportunitiy to observe life in the rainforst at close range. Recently a new suspension bri mountains and views back to the the Gold Coast from the Hinterland.""""Purling Brook Falls hike has some spectacular waterfalls lush rainforest ancient trees
From AUD99.00
 
Daintree Rainforest Night Walk from Cape Tribulation
"Your tour starts with pickup from your Cape Tribulation hotel or a central location in town. Travel in a comfortable minivan shuttle to a swathe of privately owned land in the Daintree Rainforest to meet your guide. Receive a safety briefing and your guide shares extensive knowledge of the animal and plant life in this biologically rich forest which has remained much the same for more than 120 million years. With the trained eyes of your guide you get to see much more than you would on your own. Feel free to ask any questions that you may have. Each night the cast of critters varies however spiders sleeping birds and rainforest dragons make frequent appearances. You may also see amethystine pythons Australia’s largest snake
From AUD45.00
 
Cape Tribulation Jungle Surfing Canopy Tour
"You have the option to be picked up from your Cape Tribulation hotel or meet your group at the Jungle Adventure Centre in town. Time permitting take a peek at the pythons in their Snake House then hop aboard a comfortable minivan that shuttles you to a private rainforest reserve adjoining the Daintree Rainforest. Your fully guided tour starts with a safety talk by your expert guide who will fit you into a full body harness and helmet an ingenious lift-system that hoists participants from the forest floor up to the first platform. Two people walk on a treadmill generating enough energy to wind a cable that hauls fellow group members up to the first platform. Even kids can help power this innovative and eco-friendly lift. Once you’re up in the trees your guide makes sure that your harness is safely clipped to the line. Then fly from platform to platform taking in the rainforest canopy as you go. Your guide controls the speed of your descent so that you can go as fast or slow as you like. You can even travel hands-free
From AUD95.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Papua New Guinea

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Watch out for the coral

I agree with odinnthor about being careful whilst swimming in this area.Planet Rock in Astrolabe Bay is renowned for it's beauty and plethora of fish,coral and other sea creatures.I have not...
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Beware of village toilets

I consider this to be good time to answer the call of nature, and I am shown to the village loo. They certainly don’t believe in modesty: the 4” hole in the ground is located on the top of a mound,...
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Trecherous walking

The walk from the village to reach the road is at best described as ‘interesting’. The 45° slope down to the river is mainly compacted mud, and even though Erewan tries to cut ‘steps’ in the mud with...
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Safety

Getting to the airport is proving a little ominous though. During clan disturbances in the night, a bridge was burned on the main road, so we have to take a diversion through the outlying villages and...
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Check the small print!

After checking in to the hotel and re-packing the bare necessities into smaller bags for the flight to the Highlands, we inspect the travel document Steven gave us for the rest of the visit in PNG....
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Paranoia

At the lodge gates, a bilum (string bag) seller joins me, or rather, follows me, all down the track to the hotel. He doesn’t speak to me and persistently walks three steps behind. It is very unnerving...
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Be Prepared for the Unexpected

My camera battery ran out 3 days into our trip, and we hadn't even left the Highlands yet. (like an idiot, I'd forgotten to check battery status or bring extras).Of course there weren't any shops up...
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Look Out For That Beetlenut!!

Here we see a sign in the airport that basically states that no beetlenut chewing is allowed. This is because the beetlenut, when mixed together in the saliva with a mustard stick, takes on a narcotic...
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Don't Forget that Cannibalism DID Exist Here...

I wasn't brave enough to actually take a photo of the large, bloodstained stones (very faintly stained) where some of the Middle Sepik villagers told us their parents or elders once eddied up their...
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STRONG cigarettes!

I brought some of these home-made cigarettes back to the States with me because I found it so curious that they wrap the tobacco in newspaper....and the newspaper itself was pretty interesting (of...
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Road rascals

There is much consternation in the bus when a fracas is spotted ahead. A man from Medang, driving a hire car has been robbed at knifepoint. Unfortunately he fought with the robber and ended up badly...
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Watch Your Bananas!

At our lodge in the Karawari (Lower Sepik Region), this little lorikeet was a big moocher! He swooped into the dining hall every morning, looking for handouts. Obviously he got them!Moral of the...
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Don't Panic When You Don't Find Your Seatbelt!

Sometimes our desire to travel overrides our sense of self-preservation.In this case, I figured the best thing to do was to fall asleep and DREAM that I had a seat belt to buckle.... Then again, if...
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crime in Port Moresby - PNG

Being the capital of PNG, Port Moresby is highly populated compared to other regions of new guinea and hence crime rate are very high here. Like any place, surround yourself with lots of people and...
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Popular Cities in Papua New Guinea

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Port Moresby

National Capital Province
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Rabaul

East New Britain Province
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Madang

Madang Province
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Wewak

East Sepik Province
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Lae

Morobe Province
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Kokopo

East New Britain Province
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Top Hotels in Papua New Guinea

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Jacksons Parade, Port Moresby, 121, Papua New Guinea
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Coastwatchers Avenue, Madang, 511, Papua New Guinea
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PO Box 32, Kimbe, 621, Papua New Guinea
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Second Street, Nadzab Pg, Lae, 411, Papua New Guinea
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Corner Elizabeth & Mcwilliam, (formerly Flag Hotel), Goroka, 441, Papua New Guinea
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Top Things to Do in Papua New Guinea

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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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South Sea Horizons

Choosing South Sea Horizons is a no brainer, Alan Manning and the porters provided an utmost care, preparation and assistance during the trek. From the airport and after the trek. Even once the tour...
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