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Milne Bay - Papua New Guinea
Paradise like no other is on your doorstep

International Carriers, Air Niugini - (Australia) Phone 1300 36 1380, www.airniugini.com.pg, Qantas Airways Handling Agent Air Niugini and Airlines PNG provides friendly and reliable flights between Australia and Papua New Guinea. Cairns flights to Papua New Guinea, 7 days a week. Brisbane flights to Papua New Guinea, 3 days a week , from Monday, Wednesday and Friday to Papua New Guinea.For more information. Phone1300 764 696, www.apng.com

Air Niugini - (Pom) +675 327 3444 for Domestic & International Sales,Qantas Airways - (Pom) , and Airlines PNG Phone +675 325 2011.

From the capital, Port Moresby, it is a short 50-minute flight eastwards along the southern flanks of the Owen Stanley mountain range to Milne Bay. The national airline, Air Niugini and the domestic carrier, Airlines of Papua New Guinea provide daily jet services from Port Moresby to Gurney airport, the point of arrival for Milne Bay.

Visitors arriving at Gurney are met by your friendly host and driven to Alotau, the provincial capital of Milne Bay Province. Alotau is 15 minutes by all weather road from Gurney. Guests usually make Alotau their first stop in order to purchase groceries and provisions from a selection of well stocked supermarkets prior to proceeding onto Ulumani - Treetops Rainforest lodge.

Ulumani - Treetops Rainforest lodge is an 80 minute drive from Alotau. Ulumani - Treetops Rainforest is situated on the southern arm of Milne Bay and from the lodge you can look out over the bay toward Alotau township. It is built in an area of pristine forest on land owned by the traditional customary landowners.

What does it cost? The local currency in Papua New Guinea is the Kina (K). At current exchange rates K3 are equivalent to $1 US.
Daily exchange rates can be found on Bank of South Pacific website www.bsp.com.pg on exchange page
Daily flights from Brisbane with Qantas & Air Niugini
Brisbane - Port Moresbay 1300 miles - 3 hours flight
Daily flights from Cairns with Qantas & Air Niugini
Cairns - Port Moresby 524 miles - 1 hour 25 minutes flight
Daily flights from Port Moresbay with Qantas & Air Niugini
Port Moresby - Alotau 223 miles - 1 hour flight
Your host and guide, Warren Dipole, Kuwelo Bonaruwa and Owen Podi
Phone and Fax: + 675 641 0916
Mobile + 675 6593 202 Digicel Mobile +675 7189 8150
email info@pngbackpacker.com