New Guinea Island Encounter
16 - 26 Jul 2019
Departing Brisbane, Returning Brisbane
A whole new world
Want to get off the beaten track? Take our most jam-packed Papua New Guinea holiday and sample all the highlights of this remote region in just 7 nights.
Witness the Alotau Festival and Sing Sing, a P&O-exclusive local display of canoes, warriors, powerful music and dance. As a matrilineal society, women make the rules in the Trobriand Islands. Try your hand at Trobriand cricket on Kiriwina Island – where the unconventional rules include an unlimited number of players, dancing and whistleblowing. On Kitava Island, unspoiled beaches and sparkling tropical waters teeming with fish and coral are ready for exploring. Visit new destination Conflict Islands - possibly the most peaceful place in the world.
Things to do on board
Keep the young and young at heart entertained
Rooms to suit every type of traveller
Each day is a brand new adventure! The hardest part is choosing what to try first.
Restaurants & Dining
We've got a unique dining experience to suit all tastebuds
Where you'll go
– Day 1 –
Brisbane16 Jul, Departing 4PM
– Days 2 & 3 –
Sea Days17 & 18 Jul
– Day 4 –
Alotau19 Jul, 8AM - 6PM
– Day 5 –
Kitava20 Jul, 8AM - 4PM
– Day 6 –
Rabaul21 Jul, 8AM - 5PM
– Day 7 –
Kiriwina Island22 Jul, 9AM - 5PM
– Day 8 –
Conflict Islands23 Jul, 8AM - 5PM
– Days 9 & 10 –
Sea Days24 & 25 Jul
– Day 11 –
Brisbane26 Jul, Arriving 6AM
"It's so easy to do so many things of an evening as they are all available and all in close vicinity. I can have dinner, drinks, see a show and go dancing all in one night!"
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