Balek Wildlife Sanctuary, Madang

#8 of 9 in Things to do in Momase Region
The sulfur creek at Balek Wildlife Sanctuary bubbles from a large limestone formation and creates the home of the wildlife center. In the water, look for eels, fish, and turtles, and feed them bananas and fresh meat. Be prepared for the smell of sulfur in the air. This attraction served as a setting in the 1996 Robinson Crusoe film starring Pierce Brosnan. Work out when and for how long to visit Balek Wildlife Sanctuary and other Madang attractions using our handy Madang day trip planning app .
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  • What a unique spot. Bit of a drive on a bumpy road, about 40minutes from MADANG. Lots of traditional living to witness along the way. Stopped at a local family and asked permission to visit the butter...  more »
  • This area is almost like a botanical garden with an integrated conservation area. It smells of sulphur from the grey River, swim in but many eels. even turtles can be seen in the cave at the top. There are all sorts of medicinal shrubs and herbs on a guided tour see.
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