Port Moresby Nature Park

With over 145,000 visitors annually, Port Moresby Nature Park is Papua New Guinea's highest visited attraction, inspiring through education the guardianship of PNG's unique natural environment.

Spread over 30 acres and located next to the University of Papua New Guinea, the park is home to over 550 native animals and hundreds of plant species, many of which are rarely seen outside of PNG.

It is PNG's only internationally recognized Wildlife Park that sets the benchmark in PNG for tourism, animal welfare and community nature-based education. 

Nature Park received a historic award at the Zoo and Aquarium Association of Australasia (ZAA) Gala Awards in 2016 for its ‘Sister Zoo Capacity Development Partnership Program’.  Then in 2018, they received a ZAA Education Award for its ‘World Wildlife Week Program’.

This year, 2021, the park again received not one, but two awards in the Zoo and Aquarium Association of Australasia (ZAA) Gala Awards. Both awards in the Small Institutions category, the Nature Park received the award in Exhibit Design for the construction of its ‘Reptile Haus’, a first of its kind in PNG. The second award was an Engagement Award for the park’s ‘Snaketastic Program’ run over two months at the Park in 2018.

The park’s popular features include: WWII Walk-Through Aviary, Tree Kangaroo Trail, Bird of Paradise Precinct, Rainforest Retreat, Cassowary Corridor, Nature’s Café and plenty more.

Shuttle buses and guided tours are available through booking.

 

VISITOR INFORMATION

Opening hours

Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 4:30pm

Saturday – Sunday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Entry Fees

Residents 

Adults: K10.00

Students (with I.D): K7.00

Kids (3 – 12 yrs): K5.00

 

Tourists

Adults: K20:00

Students (with I.D): K15.00

Kids (3 – 12 yrs): K10.00

 

Guided Tours

K60.00 maximum of 4 people

K15.00 for group size 5 people and above.

 

Shuttle Bus Service

K60.00 one way

 

Contact Details

Mail: P.O. Box 110
         University, NCD


Tel: +675 326-0248
Fax: +675 326-3016

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.portmoresbynaturepark.org

You can also contact Port Moresby Nature Park on Facebook and TripAdvisor

 

Membership & Certifications

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