14-night Papua New Guinea Expedition

Cruise Line:
Zegrahm Expeditions
Ship:
Caledonian Sky
Destination:
Brisbane/Cairns
Departure Date:
9/20/2019
Length:
14
Offer ID:
1288726
from
$13980

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Itinerary

Destination
Arrival
Departure
Land Tour: Cross International Dateline
9/21/2019
9/21/2019

Travel across the International Dateline and step forward or backward in time one day.

Land Tour: Port Moresby
9/22/2019
9/22/2019

Port Moresby, capital city of Papua New Guinea, is located on Paga Point on the south coast of New Guinea island. It is the site of government offices, the territorial museum, an art gallery, the University of Papua New Guinea, and the Institute of National Affairs. Ela Beach, on the southern side of the point, offers excellent bathing, and the city also offers several sports facilities.

Land Tour: Port Moresby
9/23/2019
9/23/2019

Port Moresby, capital city of Papua New Guinea, is located on Paga Point on the south coast of New Guinea island. It is the site of government offices, the territorial museum, an art gallery, the University of Papua New Guinea, and the Institute of National Affairs. Ela Beach, on the southern side of the point, offers excellent bathing, and the city also offers several sports facilities.

Cruise Starts (Embarkation)
9/23/2019
9/23/2019

No information currently available.

Port Moresby
9/23/2019
9/23/2019

Port Moresby, capital city of Papua New Guinea, is located on Paga Point on the south coast of New Guinea island. It is the site of government offices, the territorial museum, an art gallery, the University of Papua New Guinea, and the Institute of National Affairs. Ela Beach, on the southern side of the point, offers excellent bathing, and the city also offers several sports facilities.

Bonarua Island
9/24/2019
9/24/2019

No information currently available.

Fergusson Island
9/25/2019
9/25/2019

The largest of the D'Entrecasteaux Islands of Papua New Guinea, Fergusson Island contains rain forests and several mountainous regions, including three volcanoes.

Kuyau Island
9/26/2019
9/26/2019

No information currently available.

Tufi
9/27/2019
9/27/2019



Located on a tropical fjord of Cape Nelson, Papua New Guinea.  With around 30 different dive sites, teeming with coral and schools of fish, Tufi is an extremely popular destination for divers and snorkelers alike.  Not only will divers admire the diverse marine life, but they can also experience the thrill of searching for various World War II wreckages.   Some visitors may want to explore the surrounding areas topside by canoe, kayak or on a trekking expedition.  It is here that they will discover stunning waterfalls cascading from the highest cliffs, secluded beaches as well as a plethora of tropical bird species that call Tufi home.   


 



 

Lababia
9/28/2019
9/28/2019

No information currently available.

Tami Island
9/29/2019
9/29/2019



Located off of the southeast coast of Papua New Guinea’s Huon Peninsula, the Tami Islands consist of a group of four coral atolls.  The indigenous inhabitants of the islands are famous for their bowls, figurines and ceremonial masks; all elaborately carved out of wood.  Reefs surrounding the islands contain a stunning array of marine life such as Blue Sea Stars, jellyfish and many schools of various fish species.   With their sandy white beaches, top notch snorkeling spots and friendly islanders, the Tami Islands are an excellent choice for a vacation from urban life.



 

Madang
9/30/2019
9/30/2019

Madang is a port on the northeastern coast of New Guinea lying on Astrolabe Bay near the mouth of the Gogol River. It is the centre for a large timber industry based on the Gogol forest about 25 miles (40 km) inland. Nearby is an island studded lagoon, coral reefs and a rainforest with fruit bats. Abandoned by the Germans in 1899 because of the prevalence of malaria, it was occupied by the Japanese from 1942 to 1945. Kalibobo lighthouse at the harbour entrance commemorates the New Guinea coast watchers who aided the Allies during WW2.

Kopar
10/1/2019
10/1/2019

No information currently available.

Alim Island
10/2/2019
10/2/2019

No information currently available.

Tingwon Island
10/3/2019
10/3/2019

No information currently available.

Rabaul
10/4/2019
10/4/2019

Rabaul and it's Harbor is to the New Guinea islands as the Metro is to Paris. Tokua airport is the gateway to the islands region. Rabaul is surrounded by friendly native villages and the local dialect is called Kuanua and its people are called Tolai's.

Rabaul
10/5/2019
10/5/2019

Rabaul and it's Harbor is to the New Guinea islands as the Metro is to Paris. Tokua airport is the gateway to the islands region. Rabaul is surrounded by friendly native villages and the local dialect is called Kuanua and its people are called Tolai's.

Land Tour: Air Travel
10/5/2019
10/5/2019

No information currently available.

Land Tour: Cairns
10/5/2019
10/5/2019

Cairns is the sunny garden city where the Great Barrier Reef meets the Wet Tropics Rainforest, mountains and the gulf savannah not too far away. The city's water front boasts a world class marina and wharf used by visiting cruise liners, yachts and tour vessels. Cairns is situated in the Northern end of Tropical Queensland Australia. It's a modern city with a good location to explore some of Australia's vast array of flora and fauna. With a magnificent Casino, Cairns is alive with more activities than a visitor will ever have time for. The principal attraction is the over 60 national parks from the wet tropical rain forests and lush tablelands to the truly wild Cape York Peninsula and the Great Barrier Reef.

Land Tour: Cairns
10/6/2019
10/6/2019

Cairns is the sunny garden city where the Great Barrier Reef meets the Wet Tropics Rainforest, mountains and the gulf savannah not too far away. The city's water front boasts a world class marina and wharf used by visiting cruise liners, yachts and tour vessels. Cairns is situated in the Northern end of Tropical Queensland Australia. It's a modern city with a good location to explore some of Australia's vast array of flora and fauna. With a magnificent Casino, Cairns is alive with more activities than a visitor will ever have time for. The principal attraction is the over 60 national parks from the wet tropical rain forests and lush tablelands to the truly wild Cape York Peninsula and the Great Barrier Reef.

Itinerary subject to change without notice. Please confirm itinerary at time of booking.

Departure Date:
9/20/2019
Number of Nights
14
Cruise Inclusions:
  • Daily activity options including Zodiac cruises, nature walks, and cultural tours
  • All gratuities
  • All accommodations
  • World-class lecture and expedition team
  • All onboard meals and group meals ashore, including soft drinks, beer, and wine with lunch and dinner
  • All entrance fees, taxes, and landing and port charges
  • Arrival and departure transfers on group dates
  • Gift certificate for recommended expedition gear
  • Medical expense coverage and emergency evacuation insurance
 

Expedition Highlights:

  • Witness the spectacular fire dances of the Baining tribe, where men don huge symbolic masks and leap over flames to the hypnotic beat of a bamboo band.
  • Snorkel or dive among dazzling tropical fish and colorful corals—these waters are some of the most biodiverse in the world.
  • Step ashore on the legendary Trobriand Islands, dubbed “The Islands of Love,” and witness the islanders’ unique dances and uninhibited friendliness.
  • Enjoy numerous nature walks and Zodiac cruises which reveal stunning scenery, pristine beaches, and luxuriant tropical landscapes.
Available Addons:

Optional airfare
Optional pre- / post- cruise extension
Optional excursions

Remarks:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Unless otherwise noted, daily excursion options are included in the cost of the trip. Zegrahm Expeditions does its best to adhere to the scheduled itinerary, but in the spirit of the expeditionary style

All prices per person and in USD unless otherwise stated.

Offer ID:
1288726

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