Book cheap hotels in Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea is perhaps one of the most colorful, culturally diverse, and naturally rich countries in the world. While the nation’s abundant topography visually creates its diversity, this is all the more enhanced by its’ indigenous inhabitants who belong to four ethnic groups : the Islander, Highlanders, Papuans, and New Guineans. Add to that the 800 different languages of the islands. Papua New Guinea is only the other half of the tropical island of New Guinea, and includes the smaller islands and atolls in the Pacific. Its spectacular coral reefs give this country an international stamp as a premier scuba diving destination. Volcanic islands, some of which are volcanic, scenic mountain ranges, and largely untouched by human intervention.

Portuguese explorer Jorge de Meneses first sighted the island in early 16 th century. But it was not until mid 1800s when European missionaries and merchants settled on the island’s coastal areas. It was claimed by the Germans, the Dutch, and the British, but only came under foreign control by Australia after the First World War. For the first time in the 1930s explorers finally broke into the once-impassable highland area. To their surprise, they also discovered some 1 million people indigenous to that part of the island since the pre-historic times. A significant move for independence that started in the 1960s eventually led to its full independence in 1975.

Would you like to get an insight into the most beautiful hotels in Papua New Guinea? This is a special holiday destination. The country is very popular: a natural environment, a delicious local cuisine, old churches and buildings and a very warm culture. There is a wide choice of hotels. You can book the cheapest budget hotels for €39,00 per room. Do you want a more luxurious room? A hotel room will cost you about €175,00 per accommodation. A sunny holiday is very popular here. Also in winter you can go here excellent. Book your cheap hotel room in Papua New Guinea at the lowest rate. Choose one of the hotel providers and find the best deals.

CountryPapua New Guinea
Capital cityPort Moresby
Average hotel price€135,00
Local languageEnglish, Hiri Motu, PNG Sign Language, Tok Pisin
CurrencyPapua New Guinean kina (PGK)
Best travel timeMay, June, October & November
Population10.142.619
Surface area462840 km2
TimezoneUTC+10:00-UTC+11:00
Flag AirlineAir Niugini
Large Airport Port Moresby Jacksons International Airport (IATA:POM)
Official government websitewww.pm.gov.pg

Handy travel information
Are you booking a trip to Papua New Guinea? Prepare yourself well! The capital city is Port Moresby. The currency is Papua New Guinean kina (PGK). The Papua New Guinean time zone is UTC+10:00-UTC+11:00. The most spoken language(s): English, Hiri Motu, PNG Sign Language, Tok Pisin. There are about 10.142.619 citizens in the country. The total land area of the country is 462840 km2. Some additional practical info: the voltage is 240 V, 50 Hz and the socket type is I. The country code for phone calls is +675.

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Great regions for your hotel stay in Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea has different regions for a holiday. Below you will find a summary of beautiful regions. You will find more information and check the possible hotel offers. Advice: also ask about hotel accommodations in British Virgin Islands & Ireland.

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  • South New Guinea: This 60 mile-long trail in South New Guinea was first in the 1890s by gold miners. But it is more infamous for its being the site of the bloody battle during the World War II between Japanese forces and Australian forces. Hiking from Port Moresby to the Owen Stanley Range takes 5 days.
  • The Highlands: This region is composed of many separate regions, each of which is worth visiting. But the most interesting of them all is the Southern Highland region which was among the last places to be discovered, and home to some of the most interesting tribal groups in the New Guinea region. The largest indigenous group, the Huli, is known for their unique styles of cultural adornment. The famous whitewater rafting site, the Mendi River, is located in the Southern Highlands. The Eastern Highlands prides itself of the country’s highest mountain, Mount Wilhelm. The mountain summit offers panoramic view of New Guinea’s north and sough coasts. Another famous spot in the area is the Wahgi River, considered as one of the world’s finest whitewater rafting destinations. The Western Highlands is the site of the Baiyer River wildlife sanctuary. This rainforest is the sanctuary of the largest population of birds of paradise, and wildlife species. It has hiking trails for easy navigation in the area.
  • Madang: The Bismarck Sea in this charming town of Madang holds numerous underwater excitements waiting to be discovered. The coral reefs that serve as habitat for a wide variety of colorful sea creatures, and the submerged wrecks of 34 Japanese fighter planes, make this site as a perfect scuba diving spot.
  • Manam Island: The allure of the Island of Madang lies on the fact that a still-active volcano formed it. Among those activities that can be done is trekking up the southern part of the volcano. But almost always the summit is unreachable due to the steam-caused cloud cover.
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Details about public transportation in Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea has a well laid out public transport network. A popular airport in this area is Port Moresby Jacksons International Airport. They offer reliable flights. The national airline company is Air Niugini. You can book cheap tickets here. With a last-minute deal you can save extra. Via www.pm.gov.pg you can read extra details regarding: tourist tax, insurances and visas & passports. The local buses are the cheapest and most convenient way to travel around Papua New Guinea. Self-guided tours are possible by renting cars from major car rental companies like Hertz, Budget, and Avis Rent-a-Car. Some parts of the country are still not accessible by roads, so a walking tour is most very likely to be experienced. Going around by boats is the best way to enjoy the sights and sounds of the country because it is cheap although relatively uncomfortable. But there are other alternatives such as charters, freighters, canoe trips and passenger ships.

Typical hotel rates

Papua New Guinean hotel prices vary widely (based on regio & type of accommodation). We place a price indication in the next scheme.

Hotel classTariffs
Basic accommodation€39,00
Standard room€135,00
Exclusive accommodation€175,00
City trip€405,00
Dining (per person)€32,00
Basic rates for an hotel stay in Papua New Guinea

Climate & Weather Forecasts June 2024

Papua New Guinea is a wonderful country. The climate can best be described as a Wet equatorial climate. The annual temperature is approximately 25,1°C degrees. In the winter months it is slightly colder. It is then an average of 23,7 degrees centigrade °C. It is warmer in the summer period. Arround 26,2 degrees Celsius. In the schedule below we show the weather forecast for this week.


Travel by Air?

While another international airport has been established in Alotau, the airport in the capital city of Port Moresby remains to be the main portal to the whole world. Most visitors travel through Australia. From Papua New Guinea, Air Niugini flies off to and from Hong Kong, Manila, Vanimo in Indonesia, Brisbane, Cairns and Sydney. Another courier, the Solomon Airlines offers routes to destinations in the South Pacific areas

Travel by Boat?

Entry by land is almost impossible because the most viable route via Irian Jaya has been closed. But arrangements can be made through local contacts in Vanimo. Occasionally, ship cruises and private yachts enter the country through Port Moresby, Madang, or Miline Bay, but ordinarily, entry by sea is not possible.