Papua New Guinea is truly off the beaten path! At the heart of the Coral triangle, dive on colorful coral reefs in pristine seas. The Bismarck Sea is considered one of the most biologically diverse areas on Earth. Get ready to dive over some of the healthiest coral formations on the planet, see schools of pelagic fish and an incredible macro life. Silvertip, reef and hammerheads sharks, pilot whales, resident pods of dolphins, sperm whales, and even orcas are all frequently sighted.
The dive operator, pioneer in PNG dive tourism, has created along with The Nature Conservancy in 1997 "Mahonia Na Dari" or "Guardian of the Sea" NGO, reaching out to thousands of students, teachers and local communities.
Who is it for?
For divers of all levels who have been everywhere else on the planet.
The Signature Itinerary (9 and 10 nights) covers the three most popular diving areas of Kimbe Bay, Witu Islands and Fathers Reefs
The Mid Year Itinerary is shorter (8 nights) and covers Kimbe Bay and either Fathers Reefs or Witu Islands
8, 9, or 10 nights in shared sleeping quarters
4 to 5 guided dives a day
transfers from/to the closest airport on day of departure and disembarkation. Airport will vary depending on itinerary
all meals, plus - depending on chosen itinerary - the last dinner at Walindi Resort
light laundry daily
What's not included?
Environmental and safety fees
Fuel surcharges if applicable
Nitrox fills: $210 (about ... EUR) for the 7 or 8-night trip, and $270 (about ... EUR) for the 9 or 10-night trip
Flights or hotels before/after the cruise
Papua New Guinea holds five percent of the world’s biodiversity, with more than 800 species of coral, 600 species of fish, 20,000 plant species, and 750 species of birds
Papua New Guinea will triple the Bismarck Sea Marine Protected Area by 2021, reaching 7,500 square kilometers
The Bismarck Sea supports one of the most diverse and healthy ecosystems on the planet, with stunning formations of hard coral, plenty of gorgonian fans ans sea whips, beautiful coral bommies, hundreds of fish species and an incredible macro life
Plenty of macro and big life, ideal for photographers and thrill-seekers:
nudibranch, crustaceans and invertebrates
pelagic fish: barracudas, tunas, jacks and trevally