Attractions in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville
The Autonomous Region of Bougainville is home to many incredible attractions.
For nature lovers, there are trekking and hiking routes that can take you to amazing caves, the tops of mountains with stunning views, Caldera lakes with some extraordinary marine life, even an active volcano. We've mentioned that Bougainville has a great variety of avian life so make bird watching part of your nature tour while in this beautiful part of Papua New Guinea. Discover more of Bougainville's Natural Attractions.
If you enjoy exploring the history of places, there are plenty of historical sites that you can discover. World War Two relics - even site tours about the infamous Bougainville crisis. Find out more on Bougainville's Historical Attractions.
Bougainville culture is unique and it is quite special to witness. Cultural festivals are held every two to three years. Be sure to ask your tour operator for a cultural tour, otherwise on special dates like the 16th of September - Papua New Guinea's Independence Day anniversary, you will be able to see singsings and experience celebration, especially in the major town of Buka. More information on Bougainville's Cultural Attractions.
Child from the Mortlock Islands of Bougainville. Credit: David Kirkland
List of Accommodation in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville
List of Tour Operators in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville