Queen Emma's House
East New Britain Historical & Cultural Centre
The rewarding East New Britain Historical & Cultural Centre has a fine collection of historical objects, photographs and many WWII...
The buzzing Kokopo market is also well worth a stroll. It’s best on Saturday. Buai (betel nut) and its condiments, daka (mustard...
The best place to soak up the atmosphere is the Kokopo Waterfront, where banana boats (speed boats) pull up on the east end of the...
Ralum Country Club
A mix of expats and nationals come to this laid-back spot with sea-fronting veranda. In addition to cold drinks (and darts!), Ralum has...
Kokopo Village Resort’s restaurant has an uninspiring interior, but if you dine out on the veranda you can enjoy superb views over the...
Queen Emma's House information
Head to the site of Queen Emma's house, located right where the road terminates at the Ralum Country Club. Emma Forsayth, from Samoa, started a trading business at Mioko in the Duke of York Islands in 1878 before extending her empire to include plantations, trade stores and ships. Don't hold your breath; there's not much to see of Gunantambu, her grand home, which was ruined in WWII.