15 days in Papua New Guinea Itinerary

15 days in Papua New Guinea Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Papua New Guinea trip planner

©
This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

15 days in Papua New Guinea Itinerary

Start: Redmond
Fly:  30 h
1
Port Moresby
— 4 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1 h 15 min
2
Alotau
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Kimbe
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Rabaul, East New Britain
— 4 nights
Fly:  34 h
End: Redmond

4
nights
Port Moresby

Port Moresby ©
In contrast to the surrounding wilderness, national capital Port Moresby offers some impressive cultural attractions and a decent array of amenities.
Spend the 11th (Tue) exploring nature at Varirata National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at Bomana War Cemetery, meet the residents at Port Moresby Nature Park, explore the world behind art at National Museum and Art Gallery, and trek along Kokoda Track.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Port Moresby online trip itinerary builder .

Redmond, USA to Port Moresby is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Redmond to Port Moresby is 18 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Redmond in February, with highs in Port Moresby at 88°F and lows at 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Alotau.

Things to do in Port Moresby

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Kokoda Track
Find places to stay Feb 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Bomana War Cemetery ©
Bomana War Cemetery
Port Moresby Nature Park ©
Port Moresby Nature Park
Kokoda Track ©
Kokoda Track

2
nights
Alotau

Alotau ©
Alotau is the capital of Milne Bay Province, in the south-east of Papua New Guinea. On the 12th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Manta Watch Camp. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Turnbull War Memorial Park, then admire the masterpieces at Massim Museum, and then take in the waterfront at Port of Alotau.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Alotau fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Port Moresby to Alotau takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Port Moresby in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Alotau, with lows around 83°F. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kimbe.

Things to do in Alotau

Parks Wildlife Museums
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Manta Watch Camp ©
Manta Watch Camp
Massim Museum ©
Massim Museum
Port of Alotau ©
Port of Alotau

2
nights
Kimbe

Kimbe ©
Kimbe is the capital of the province of West New Britain in Papua New Guinea. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Kimbe Bay.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kimbe route maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Alotau to Kimbe. You will leave for Rabaul on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Kimbe

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Kimbe Bay ©
Kimbe Bay

4
nights
Rabaul, East New Britain

Rabaul ©
The plucky township of Rabaul lives under constant threat of destruction, thanks to its proximity to Tavurvur, a permanently smoking and very much active volcano.
Rabaul is known for museums, nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the geological forces at Tavurvur, learn about all things military at Kokopo War Museum, take an in-depth tour of New Guinea Club, and don't miss a visit to Rabaul War Cemetery.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rabaul trip itinerary builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kimbe to Rabaul. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rabaul

Museums Parks Nature
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Kokopo War Museum ©
Kokopo War Museum
Tavurvur ©
Tavurvur
New Guinea Club ©
New Guinea Club

Similar Plans

60 days in Asia, South Pacific, Central America, Caribbean, Africa & Europe BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 60 days in Europe, Africa, Asia, South Pacific, Central America & Caribbean BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 38 days in Papua New Guinea BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 18 days in Papua New Guinea BY A USER FROM HONG KONG December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Papua New Guinea BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Papua New Guinea BY A USER FROM INDIA November, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Papua New Guinea BY A USER FROM INDIA December, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Papua New Guinea BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE January, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 48 days in Asia & South Pacific BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Papua New Guinea BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Papua New Guinea BY A USER FROM SOLOMON ISLANDS December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Papua New Guinea BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
See more plans