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Get Up Close And Personal With Papua’s Wonderful Wildlife At A Papua Eco ResortA Papua eco resort is the ideal way to experience Papua’s exotic wildlife. Because of its proximity to Australia and New Zealand, Papua’s animal life includes marsupials such as cuscuses and tree kangaroos. Booking a wildlife safari through one of our best resorts in PNG will guarantee you don’t miss out on other weird and wonderful creatures including several species of echidna, frilled lizards, tortoises, crocodiles, and numerous types of lizards which are common to the region. Expect to see spectacular birdlife from your Papua resort including the large, flightless Cassowary, herons, bowerbirds, and countless exotic birds of paradise.
Begin Your Papua Holidays In Breathtaking JayapuraJayapura - Papua's provincial capital is from where most visitors will set out on their Papua holidays and our Jayapura hotels are the luxury springboard for exploring this incredible corner of paradise. Still relatively untouched, the highlands around Jayapura attract intrepid explorers from around the globe. Expect to encounter villagers wearing little other than the traditional Koteka hunting for food with bows and arrows, and women carrying goods to market in bags on their heads. Getting to hotels in Papua can be difficult as the terrain on the second largest island in the world can be unforgiving and roads are scarce. The easiest way to travel around the region is by boat or plane booked through one of our resort Papua team of travel experts. Although travel is not cheap, those willing to accept the challenge will be rewarded with idyllic beaches and dramatic landscapes.
Places You Must Visit When On Your Papua HolidaysWayag - This truly stunning group of small, uninhabited islands are a must visit when you are on your Papua holidays and can be visited by speedboat. Booking through your Papua resort is the easiest way to access these glorious islands for the scenery, snorkeling and a chance to scale Pindito, the highest peak, for unforgettable views. Reef sharks, manta rays, barracudas, sweetlips and wobbegongs swim in the shallows. Taman Nasional Teluk Cenderawasih - Situated off the Vogelkop peninsula, Indonesia’s largest marine park attracts visitors from around the world who want to get up close and personal with mighty whale sharks. The best resorts in Papua New Guinea will provide all the details you need for the adventure of a lifetime snorkeling and diving with these gargantuan denizens of the deep. Expect to pay additional fees for getting into the sea to swim with these beauties, but know the money is used to protect the sharks and other endangered marine creatures living on and around the colorful coral reefs. Museum Loka Budaya – The museum houses a superb collection of artefacts, ‘devil dance’ costumes, stuffed animals, photographs and Asmat carvings which were supposed to have made their way back to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. They remain on display in the museum because Michael Rockefeller never made it home with his prized collection after his canoe capsized and he was presumed drowned or consumed by cannibals! Ask the staff at your resort Papua for more information on this unrivalled collection of Papuan history.
Book A Baliem Valley Resort With Secret RetreatsBaliem Valley - Also known as the Grand Valley, is located in the Central Highlands of Western New Guinea and a stay at the Baliem Valley Resort means you are perfectly situated in an area of outstanding beauty that is gradually being opened up to a very limited number of tourists. This breathtaking Papua eco-resort is nestled among largely untouched, unspoiled nature. You can expect to see wildlife that is found nowhere else on the planet, including an amazing abundance of vibrantly colored birds of paradise. You will also rub shoulders with the local Dani tribal group, as well as the Yani and Lani peoples. Getting to and from Baliem Valley Resort is via the airport at Wamena, on the Baliem River, which has connections to Jayapura. From here the staff at the Baliem Valley Resort will make sure your onward journey to the Papua resort is in unbeatable comfort and style. Why not pick up a copy of Under the Mountain Wall by Peter Matthiessen which was written after he visited the region? It is a fascinating account of the lives of the local tribespeople that documents the “timeless rhythm of work and play and war, of gardening and wood gathering, feasts and funerals, pig stealing and ambush.” A stay at the Baliem Valley Resort is a stay in the very heart of one of the planet’s last remaining untouched places of paradise. Our Papua eco-resort offers an intimate escape, crafted with love, inspired by our surrounding nature.
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