Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea Travel Guide

Articles about Papua New Guinea

By Brandon Presser
Three international flights, one domestic puddle jumper, and 30 minutes worth of oar strokes in a hollowed-out canoe—I finally made it. The very edge of the world, or so it seemed, was a lonely tooth of land protruding from the mouth of a jungle-c...
By Brandon Presser
Three international flights, one domestic puddle jumper, and 30 minutes worth of oar strokes in a hollowed-out canoe—I finally made it. The very edge of the world, or so it seemed, was a lonely tooth of land protruding from the mouth of a jungle-c...
By Brandon Presser
Three international flights, one domestic puddle jumper, and 30 minutes worth of oar strokes in a hollowed-out canoe—I finally made it. The very edge of the world, or so it seemed, was a lonely tooth of land protruding from the mouth of a jungle-c...
By Peter Koch

Choose your own adventure among these boundary-pushing getaways that don’t skimp on creature comforts.

By Jane Wooldridge
By Travel + Leisure Staff
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Hotels in Papua New Guinea

What to Expect: The island nation of Papua New Guinea has some of the world’s greatest oceanic biodiversity; more than 175 species of fish alone surround 10-acre Lissenung Island, located 400 miles northwest of the main island.

Things to do in Papua New Guinea

For various tragic reasons, four hikers died in separate incidents on the Kokoda Track during the 2009 trekking season. The trail runs for 60 extremely remote miles overland through Papua New Guinea’s Owen Stanley Mountain Range, climbing to more than 7,000 feet.