One of the final frontiers of the South Pacific, and one of the most exciting places to discover. There are sunken warships to find, beautiful cultural celebrations to enjoy and abundant marine life to see. Papua New Guinea is a truly like no place on earth.
With a huge amount of shore tours and eight different ports of call, there are adventures suited to everyone. Visit beautiful remote beaches, paddle a traditional canoe, witness fascinating rituals and shop for local handicrafts. The opportunities for adventure seems endless. Our pick of Papua New Guinea? That would have to be the Trobriand Islands, P&O pioneered ports still as untouched as when we first found them.
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When you embark on a holiday with P&O Cruises you enter another world. A world inspired by the freedom of the open sea. A world where ‘normal’ is what you make it. It is a world you enter the moment the ship leaves Earth and launches off on your adventure. A world where you are free to have your holiday any way that you choose. Start dinner with dessert. Wake up at the crack of midday. Discover strange new worlds.
ONLY AVAILABLE ON P&ODon't be fooled by the name, this is paradise in the Coral Sea! The Conflict Islands are made up of 21 untouched islands in Papua New Guinea. READ MORE
Kawanasausau Strait & Milne Bay
Kitava & Kavieng, Trobriand Islands
ONLY AVAILABLE ON P&OThis is arguably Papua New Guinea’s most popular location for on and under water adventures, and that’s saying something considering the diving and snorkelling are excellent almost everywhere you turn in this country. READ MORE
Located on Papua New Guinea's northeastern
tip, this province - blessed
with natural beauty but plagued with
an unlucky past - has literally risen
from the ashes.
Cruising Vs Traditional Travel
Fixed price with loads of inclusions
Activities to suit everyone (as a group, or individually)
No uncomfortable economy seats or jet lag
Simple, single booking – no need to search 50 hotel sites
Onboard child care
Long queues in customs
You have to manage all travel and accommodation bookings
Group bookings can be a total nightmare
Jet lag and travel hassles
No fixed costs, generally more expensive