Papua New Guinea is located north of Australia at around 6 degrees below the equator. The best diving surrounding New Britain Islands in the Bismarck Sea and in the Huron Gulf off Lae. Port Moresby is the major city and site of the international airport.
Getting There
Air Niugini serves the major cities within Papua New Guinea with routes from Sydney, Brisbane and Cairns Australia, Singapore, Manila and Hong Kong in Asia and Honiara and Vanuatu in the South Pacific. All flights enter the country through Port Moresby except for one route between Mount Hagen and Cairns, Australia. Discover The Pacific Pass, allows any 4 flights and costs US$199, check with local travel agents. Departure tax is K$15 payable on departure.

In the U.S. contact Kerry Byrd, Air Niugini, 714-752-5440, 5000 Birch St., Suite 3000 Newport Beach 92660 and Intraozzie Tours 800-531-9222, contact Ms. Chris Bedard for international flights.

Morobe Tours will arrange for local ground transportation in the Lae area, POB 320 Lae, Papua New Guinea, phone: +(675) 425-692, fax: +(675) 422-455.