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Ancient Cultures Of Papua New Guinea

Departure: Sunday, February 16, 2025
Nights: 13 nights
Departs: Cairns
Returns: Honiara
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One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
13
Nights
Days at Sea
7
Sea Days
Ports
9
Ports
Countries Visted
3
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Ancient Cultures Of Papua New Guinea

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Sunday, February 16, 2025 Cairns, Australia Embark 6:00 PM
    View of Cairns, Australia

    Cairns is a Far North Queensland city located on the northeast coast of Australia. This laid-back city is just over a 2 hour flight from Brisbane, Queensland’s state capital. With a backdrop of rainforest mountains, Cairns is known to be the gateway of 2 iconic Australian sites, The Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest. Read more about Cairns, Australia

    2 Monday, February 17, 2025 At Sea
    3 Tuesday, February 18, 2025 Alotau, Papua New Guinea 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    4 Wednesday, February 19, 2025 Fergusson Island
    4 Wednesday, February 19, 2025 Dobu Island, Papua New Guinea 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Dobu Island is part of the D'Entrecasteaux Islands in the Solomon Sea off Papua New Guinea. It lies just south of Ferguson Island, the largest in the island group, and north of Normanby Island. Dobu lies about 60 km north of the very easternmost tip of Papua New Guinea. Read more about Dobu Island, Papua New Guinea

    5 Thursday, February 20, 2025 Tufi, Papua New Guinea 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Tufi is a small village in the Oro Province on the NE coast of Papua New Guinea on the Bird’s Tail Peninsula, overlooking the Coral Sea. The village is approached by sea or by air on the grassed airstrip at the water’s edge. Inland rises to mountains and rain forest. Read more about Tufi, Papua New Guinea

    6 Friday, February 21, 2025 Fly Islands & Morobe, Papua New Guinea 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    7 Saturday, February 22, 2025 Lusancay Islands
    8 Sunday, February 23, 2025 Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea

    The Trobriand Islands (aka the Kiriwina Islands) are an archipelago of coral atolls off the E coast of Papua New Guinea in Milne Bay Province. Most of the 12,000 indigenous inhabitants live on the main island Kiriwina, the location of the government station, Losuia. Other major islands are Kaileuna, Vakuta, and Kitava. Read more about Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea

    9 Monday, February 24, 2025 At Sea
    10 Tuesday, February 25, 2025 Gizo, Solomon Islands 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Gizo, Solomon Islands

    Gizo is the capital of the Western Province in the Solomon Islands, situated on Ghizo Island, approximately 380 km WNW of the capital Honiara, and is the second largest town in the country. According to local stories the area had a history of head-hunting, so nearby tribes took the unusual step of joining together to obliterate the Gizo tribe. As a result, the land became state-owned and prospered as an administrative and business centre. Read more about Gizo, Solomon Islands

    10 Tuesday, February 25, 2025 Njari Island, Solomon Islands 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Njari Island is in the Solomon Island archipelago, to the east of Papua New Guinea. It is a small uninhabited 400m long teardrop that extends along shallow shoals to adjacent small islands. Three kilometres to the SE is the larger Gizo Island with settlements. Read more about Njari Island, Solomon Islands

    11 Wednesday, February 26, 2025 At Sea
    12 Thursday, February 27, 2025 Roderick Bay, Florida Islands
    13 Friday, February 28, 2025 Malaita Island
    14 Saturday, March 1, 2025 Honiara, Solomon Islands 7:00 AM Disembark
    View of Honiara, Solomon Islands

    Honiara, located on the northern coast of the island of Guadalcanal, is the capital of the Solomon Islands, which lie between Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea. Pijin is the principal language. The climate is tropical, and while the most pleasant time to visit is winter, July to September, the cooling sea breezes temper the humidity and heat along all coasts year-round. Read more about Honiara, Solomon Islands

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  • Ancient Cultures Of Papua New Guinea

    Cruiseline: Ponant Cruises Ship: Le Jacques Cartier Departure: Sunday, February 16, 2025 Nights: 13 nights Departs: Cairns Returns: Honiara

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