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Papua New Guinea Travel Wiki

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Find general travel information, guides and “good to know”. Find the cheapest flights and best hotels offers in one click multi search engine - just click a city and discover the best of the country.

Travel to Papua New Guinea

Situated just north of Australia, Papua New Guinea is a nation which occupies half of the island it is on, along with several associated offshore islands. It is one of the most diverse countries in the world today, with more than 850 known languages recognized in this small nation. A dozen of those languages have no known living speakers.

Because it is situated just over 150 kilometers from the equator, the climate of this island nation is very temperate. Year-round tour packages, travel experiences, and diving opportunities are available for a relaxing holiday. You’ll find something available in a budget-friendly category to tour packages which focus on complete luxury. You’re always in control of your relaxation experience during your stay on this island nation.

Surfing and kite surfing are popular activities in Papua New Guinea thanks to the world-class breaks and consistent tropical winds that are available. You’ll find a half-dozen excellent spots to enjoy these watersports, from the primary resort locations at Port Moresby to the island beaches of Kavieng.

Trekking is another popular activity thanks to the mountainous terrain of the island. Several tracks are available to explore, especially for those who enjoy bushwalking. Climbing to the summit of Mount Wilhelm is another popular hiking experience. Expect to see tall suspension bridges. Beautiful waterfalls, and amazing ocean views.

The cultural festivals of Papua New Guinea bring a tremendous amount of color to your travel experience. Ask about scheduling your holiday during the Goroka, Enga, or Hagen shows to enjoy these thrilling cultural events.

Papua New Guinea offers some of the best exploration and relaxation opportunities in the world today. Plan your stay right now and be prepared to have one of the best travel experiences of your life.

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Port Moresby, capital of Papua New Guinea

Port Moresby Travel Wiki Travel to Port Moresby Read about and get inspiration for a trip to the city, check for the cheapest flights and hotels in Port Moresby Many island destinations provide a very compact experience, putting all the key sights within easy walking distance. Port Moresby is a different story. The city is spread out over some distance, giving you the opportunity to explore the island capital in unique ways. You can walk along Ela Beach to enjoy the views...

Travel resources

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Geography and facts, Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea, geography and facts explained Geography, facts, local customs and foodie guide. All explained in videos 8 to 15 minutes, very good, informative and funny videos that will ensure you see the videos to the end. The videos are produced by Geography now, thanks for the videos and keep up the good work.

Papua New Guinea Holidays

Papua New Guinea Public Holidays See the calendars for national Papua New Guinea holidays year by year. Find and just click on the year you for which you need more information about Papua New Guinea holidays, and the calendar for the year will open. When is the non working days for the year. Public / national days, see the calendar for the country here.

Official holidays

When are holidays and no working days in the country ?

1 JanuaryNew Year's Day
30 MarchGood Friday
31 MarchHoly Saturday
VariableEaster Sunday
VariableEaster Monday
11 JuneQueen's Birthday
23 JulyRemembrance Day
.26 AugustRepentance DayIf Sunday, additional holiday Monday
16 SeptemberIndependence DayIf Sunday, additional holiday Monday
25 DecemberChristmas Day
26 DecemberBoxing Day
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