Rob Murray-John

Papua New Guinea Travel Expert
Far from the realms of an everyday vacation, a tailormade vacation to Papua New Guinea offers a travel experience where none of the norms apply. Undoubtedly one of the world’s last remaining frontiers, lift the lid on the mysterious and the exotic as you dive into the unknown to discover a land that time forgot. The intrepid will feel at home here, in a land unchanged by time.

Rob Murray-John

Papua New Guinea Travel Expert

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Papua New Guinea Highlights

Virtually untouched by modern ways, Papua New Guinea offers mysterious indigenous mountain lands and mesmerizing off shore islands. Immerse yourself into a region which speaks over 800 languages and venture on an unforgettable journey to this fascinating country.

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MORE ABOUT PAPUA NEW GUINEA

For those wanting to go truly off grid, and into the great unknown, Papua New Guinea – an excitingly enigmatic country of pig feast festivals, emerald greenery, and 700 distinct cultural groups – is high on the Black Tomato bucket list. Let us take you to the depths of the Southern Highlands, an area rarely visited by westerners. Under the shadow of Mount Bosavi, you’ll strike off into the uncharted wilderness of the Kosua Tribe – hunting, gathering, and getting to grips with a more traditional way of life. And that is only the beginning.

Private tours in Papua New Guinea

A GUIDED TOUR INTO THE HEART OF MYSTERY

On a private tour to Papua New Guinea, we’ll lead you deep into its mesmerizing heartland. But this is no ‘Heart of Darkness.’ You’ll be accompanied by expert guides and will meet friendly and informative locals who will introduce you to a way of life largely untouched by the capricious technologies and social mores of everyday Western life. Hunt for giant crocodiles using bow and arrow; watch the Spirit Dance in Panga Village; and hike glorious mount Kunumb.

Best hotels in Papua New Guinea

INTO THE HIGHLANDS

Your journey to Papua New Guinea won’t be ‘about’ traditional hotels – and that’s the charm. After getting your bearings in Port Moresby, your gateway to the wilderness, you’ll experience comfort and tradition in local guesthouses set amidst the Southern Highlands. This is about bringing you as safely and as closely to the Papua New Guinea way of life as possible.

Honeymoons in Papua New Guinea

AN OTHERWORLDLY HONEYMOON

For those seeking experiences over beaches – though Papua New Guinea has those in abundance – a luxury honeymoon to this mesmerizing area will provide you with the story of a lifetime. You’ll strike camp together, hunt together, and participate in local tribal life together. This is romance, the primeval way.

Papua New Guinea Highlights

Virtually untouched by modern ways, Papua New Guinea offers mysterious indigenous mountain lands and mesmerizing off shore islands. Immerse yourself into a region which speaks over 800 languages and venture on an unforgettable journey to this fascinating country.

Stay in Papua New Guinea

WHERE TO STAY

Striking camp among lush, emerald folds of the Southern Highlands. Falling asleep and rising in thatched, suspended huts in the shadow of Mount Kunumb. The ‘hotels’ of Papua New Guinea are literally like nowhere else on earth.

Stay on Papua New Guinea's ridge

ON THE RIDGE

Perched high above Mount Hagen - 7,100ft to be precise - you’ll enjoy the incomparable panoramic views of the Wahgi Valley below. The pinnacle of luxury in a truly remote and rural setting, this hotel puts you in touch with the business heart of the Papua New Guinea highlands, where tradition and history are tantalizingly juxtaposed.

Stay in the guesthouse in Papua New Guinea

IN THE GUESTHOUSE

At the Ka-Ma Redland Guesthouse, you’ll be greeted by local villagers - leading to a local nature walk, a tour of the village, and will witness a rare night courtship ritual. Such guesthouses are indicative of the embedded, authentic accommodations Papua New Guinea has to offer - where luxury means access and community.

  • Population Population 7.2 million
  • Capital Capital Port Moresby
  • Language Language English, Tok Pisin, Hiri Motu
  • Currency Currency Kina
  • Time Difference Time Difference GMT+9 | ET +14
  • Expert tip Expert tip

    For a step into the unknown head to the Southern Highlands Province where you can live and learn from the incredible Kosua Tribe.

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