Your tour of Papua New Guinea's capital city departs from the wharf starting with a drive along the Ela Beach road to Koki market, where local fruits, vegetables, and fresh fish are sold. Then, continue the drive along Sir Hubert Murray Highway, passing the Taurama Army Barracks and Boroko shopping center en route to Waigani. Here, visit the National Parliament House, which blends modern architecture and traditional design. Continue to the National Museum & Art Gallery to view a collection of unique artwork from around the country, as well as artifacts from the country's early agricultural history and exhibits that reveal its different cultures and traditions. From here, drive to the Port Moresby Adventure Park, located on the outskirts of Port Moresby. This magnificent garden offers a unique display of birds, flora, and fauna. The orchids are spectacular and comprise many different species, most of which cannot be found anywhere else in the world. The many different species of birds are amazing to see, including the Raggiana Bird of Paradise.
Return to the ship along the Freeway with a stop at an artifact market, where you'll have the opportunity to purchase souvenirs and artifacts or just view different items from around the country. From here, arrive at Burns Peak for excellent views of the Motuan Villages of Hanuabada and Port Moresby CBD and the harbor area. After a drive through Konedobu, the old colonial administration center, you'll board the ship.
Please note: Tour routing and times are subject to change depending on operational requirements, road conditions, and any unforeseen circumstances at the time of our visit. Transportation used may not be air conditioned and may not have a PA system and toilets. Walking surfaces will be even and mostly on grass or at some sites on paved paths or walkways. There are no hard or long walks at each site of the visit. Maximum distance walked will be no more than 164 feet (50 meters) except at the Adventure Park, where you are on your feet for a period of the visit. Guides are not professionally trained but possess local knowledge.