If you are looking for a country with a very multi-faceted culture and spread over 600 islands, then Papua New Guinea is the place for you. This country located in the South Pacific has many exciting attractions and adventurous opportunities, as well as experiences in tribal life that you won't find anywhere else in the world. The capital of the country is Port Moresby with a wealth of museums through which you can learn about the history of the islands and their people. The Catholic Cathedral is quite a sight built in the spirit house style.
Enjoy the magnificent views as you travel along the Kokoda Trail and Sogeri. Here you will wind your way through quaint villages and rubber plantations. Visit Wairiata national Park, see the crocodiles at the Moitaka Crocodile Farm and spend some time at the Sea Park Oceanarium. In Lae, you just have to stroll through the exquisite botanical gardens and ion Mount Lunaman you will gaze in awe at the at the sights of the Markham Valley and the Huon Gulf. It won't take you long to realize why this location was important to the Japanese in the Second World War.
If you want to see the exotic birds of the country, visit the Wau Ecology Institute, located near Lae. You can take an exciting tour of the islands and journey up the Sepk River. In the town of Madang, you just have to visit the market to purchase a storyboard that tells the story of the islands or see the traditional pottery making methods in Bilbils or Yabobs. At Bena bena, in the Eastern Highlands, you can see and buy some of the handwoven products of the islands, as this is the major center for this industry. Witness history coming to life in the re-enactments of village warfare when you visit Asaro.
Although the beauty of the country will captivate you, there are plenty of opportunities for adventure. Take a tour of the jungle and stop in remote villages, spend some time diving, snorkeling and swimming, try your hand at fishing or relax on a boat that will cruise the islands. All this and more awaits you in the vacation paradise of Papua New Guinea.