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Lying just south of the equator, 160km north of AustraliaPapua New Guinea is part of a great arc of mountains stretching from Asia, through Indonesia and into the South Pacific.  With a vibrant and colourful Papua New Guinea culture, more than 600 islands and 800 indigenous languages, PNG is made up of 4 regions with 20 provinces.

Papua New Guinea is full of interesting attractions, magnificent natural scenery, and diverse cultural heritage. Spend your Papua New Guinea holiday trekking remote jungle tracks, cruising the mighty Sepik river, surfing the waves of New Ireland, fishing around the fjords of Tufi, birdwatching our world-famous birds of paradise in the Highlands, or diving amongst the coral reef coastline. Click here to see a map of Papua New Guinea.
  • Lukim PNG Nau Tourism Expo 2017
    PNG Tourism Industry Association presents Lukim PNG Nau 2017 - a tourism expo showcasing PNG culture, nature and adventure products, services and activities.
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  • Goroka Show
    The 2017 Goroka Show will be held September 15th to 17th. Come along and be a part of this spectacular cultural festival uniting tribes in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea.
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  • Madang Festival
    June 9th-10th, 2017: One of Papua New Guinea’s idyllic coastal townships come together together celebrate its many unique resident cultures.
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  • Hagen Show
    The 2017 Hagen Show is set for August 19th to 20th. Held in the Western Highlands township of Mt. Hagen, the cultural show is expected to be a rousing event.
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  • Kumul PNG World Longboard Championships
    The inaugural Kumul PNG World Longboard Championships will be hosted in Madang Province at Tupira Ulingan Bay in Bogia, Madang Province.
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  • Enga Show
    The people of Enga will be celebrating their 2017 cultural show August 11th-13th in Wabag Town. Come along for a thrilling event showcasing the best of Enga and Highlands culture.
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  • Kutubu Festival
    The 2017 Kutubu Kundu and Digaso festival offers a rare treat of fascinating cultural performances from the Southern Highlands against the backdrop of the stunning Lake Kutubu.
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  • UNWTO Training
    11th UNWTO Asia-Pacific Training Program on Tourism Policy and Strategy, 20th-23rd March, 2017 in Port Moresby.
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  • Game Fishing Titles
    The 2017 Papua New Guinea National Game Fishing Titles will be in Madang Province, April 8th to 16th.
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  • Paiya Mini Show
    The Paiya Mini Show is a cultural event staged annually in Paiya Village, Western Highlands Province. The specialty show is set for August 18th in 2017.
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  • PNG Flower Show
    The Papua New Guinea Flower Show is a fragrant and colorful event that takes place in Port Moresby every year. This year's PNG Flower Show will be May 8th to 12th.
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  • Crocodile Festival
    This special festival celebrates one of Papua New Guinea's famous tribal heartlands and the significance of the revered crocodile - a motif throughout Sepik River culture.
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  • Morobe Show
    The Morobe show is an annual event hosted by the Morobe Provincial Agricultural Society, in Papua New Guinea’s second largest city.
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  • Kenu & Kundu Festival
    Stunning traditional canoes and 'kundus' feature prominently in this exciting cultural festival held in Alotau, Milne Bay Province.
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  • Bilum Festival
    Karkar Island Bilum Festival: See bilum-weaving displays, arts, crafts and colorful singsings - experience Karkar Island at this unique festival in Madang Province.
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UNWTO Secretary General to Visit PNG
UNWTO secretary general Dr. Taleb Rifai will be officially visiting Papua New Guinea on the 20th of March 2017.
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