Milne Bay Village Life


Huhu is the home of the war canoe and the centre of historic cannibalistic hinterland. Interestingly, it is also where the first governor general, Sir John Guise drafted part of Papua New Guinea’s constitution. As you journey through the region, you'll hear about the history and culture of Tawala as you pass through one of the world’s largest palm oil plantations. Spend time with the locals and experience local village life at Bibiko village. Hear about how western culture has integrated into their traditional way of life. Sample local clay pot dishes using ingredients like taro, banana, cassava, yam and leafy green vegetables. Discover what makes the war canoe significant and central to village life. Visit the Milne Bay War Memorial, constructed by Australian soldiers. Learn about the rich heritage and war history of the site. The Battle of Milne Bay played an integral role in World War II, the place where Allied troops defeated the Japanese Special Naval Landing Forces, effectively halting their advance across the Pacific.
  • Location

    Alotau

  • Tour Code

    AT2055

  • Duration

    3.5 hours

  • Price

    Adult from $139.99
    Children (12 & under) from $119.99

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• Please wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, bring a hat, towel, plenty of bio-degradable sunscreen and bottled water
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