Remote Tawali snorkel and skull cave


Mysterious tribal rituals, pristine white-sand beaches and water teeming with marine life. Welcome to exotic Papua New Guinea! Uncover some of the areas hidden gems on this tour which includes a visit to a scenic resort, spooky skull caves and a renowned snorkel site. Take a 90-minute coach ride to one of Papua New Guinea’s best kept secrets, Tawali Resort. Located on a volcanic bluff the resort overlooks the waters of Milne Bay. Take a short dinghy ride from Tawali Resort followed by a 15-minute walk along the shore line to a series of limestone caves. Walk down into the caves and come face to face with the skulls of the local villager’s ancestors. Exactly why the skulls are there is a subject of some conjecture, but it is a sight to behold none the less. When you re-emerge from the cave you’ll have the opportunity to purchase handicraft items from the local villagers before returning to the resort for a light lunch. Papua New Guinea is renowned as a snorkelling destination with a staggering range of corals species and diverse marine life. Following lunch, take a short 5-minute boat ride from the resort to the Sponge Haven site for a guided snorkel tour. This site has a dramatic wall plunging from a shelf 3-feet below the surface to a depth of about 350-feet! Explore the small caves along the wall which are home to a variety of sponges and other marine life. After your snorkel tour you’ll return to the resort where you can take a dip in the pool, sit on the deck and take in the beautiful view or swim and snorkel the from the beach at the resort. Special Notes: The local roads may be unsealed and bumpy. Walking surfaces may be uneven and have some steps, so this tour is not suitable for people in a wheelchair or with limited mobility. The order of sights visited may vary. Guests with visual or hearing impairments must travel with a companion at all times. To ensure your adventure is as comfortable as possible please wear your swimsuit under your clothing, wear flat-soled, enclosed shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, bring a towel, a hat, plenty of sunscreen, bottled water and some local currency if you wish to purchase souvenirs or drinks at the resort.
  • Tour Code

    AT2050

  • Location

    Alotau

  • Activity Types

    Special Interest

  • Experience Types

    Sightseeing

  • Duration

    9 hours

  • Fitness Level

    Medium

  • Price

    Adult from $329.99
    Children (12 & under) from $329.99

  • Lunch included!

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Special Notes

The local roads may be unsealed and bumpy. Walking surfaces may be uneven and have some steps, so this tour is not suitable for people in a wheelchair or with limited mobility. The order of sights visited may vary. Guests with visual or hearing impairments must travel with a companion at all times. To ensure your adventure is as comfortable as possible please wear your swimsuit under your clothing, wear flat-soled, enclosed shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, bring a towel, a hat, plenty of sunscreen, bottled water and some local currency if you wish to purchase souvenirs or drinks at the resort.

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