Top Choice Gardens in Port Moresby

Port Moresby Nature Park

At the northern end of Waigani Dr, by the University of Papua New Guinea, this is an island of calm. More than 2km of walkways thread under and through the jungle canopy, with well-maintained gardens displaying both…
Top Choice Museum in Port Moresby

National Museum & Art Gallery

This superb museum, beautifully remodelled for the country's 40th anniversary of independence, is the best introduction you can get to Papua New Guinea's rich indigenous culture. Subtly lit exhibits are divided by t…
Historic Building in Port Moresby

Parliament Haus

The main Parliament Haus building is in the style of a Maprik- or Sepik-style haus tambaran, while the attached, circular cafeteria follows Highland design principles and a mosaic features unmistakably PNG motifs.Th…
Library in Port Moresby

National Library & Archives

An independence gift from Australia, this library houses a huge PNG collection.
Conservation Centre in West New Britain Province

Mahonia Na Dari Conservation Centre

Everything you need to know about Kimbe Bay's marine environment and coral reef habitats should become clear at the Mahonia Na Dari Conservation Centre, next door to the Walindi Plantation Resort. This marine resear…
Memorial in Cape Wom

Cape Wom International Memorial Park

Fourteen kilometres west of Wewak, this is the site of a wartime airstrip and the war memorial marks the spot where Japanese Lieutenant General Adachi signed the surrender documents and handed his sword to Australia…
Beach in Port Moresby

Ela Beach

On the southern side of Town is the long, sandy stretch of Ela Beach. The beachfront promenade is a popular walk during the day and there are usually some locals frolicking in the water.
Religious Site in Port Moresby

Ela United Church

There is little of historical interest remaining in Port Moresby's CBD, where office towers and neglect have steadily claimed much of the area. The oldest building still standing is the Ela United Church, opened by …
Area in Port Moresby


Past the docks to the north lies Hanuabada, the original Motu village. Although it is still built over the sea on stilts, the original wood and thatched houses were destroyed by fire during WWII. They were rebuilt i…
Area in Port Moresby


The picturesque stilt village of Koki, at the eastern end of Ela Beach, is worth visiting if you can find a local to take you. The best way to do that is by visiting the neighbouring Koki Market, one of the oldest m…