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…
Top Choice National Park in Sogeri Road

Varirata National Park

Right after the small store at Laloki River Gorge is the turn-off to Varirata National Park which, at 1000 hectares and over 800m high, is the highlight of the Sogeri Rd. It's 8km from the turn-off and you'll find s…
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…
Cemetery in Sogeri Road

Bomana War Cemetery

A turnoff near Fourteen Mile takes you to the large and carefully tended Bomana War Cemetery, where 4000 unknown PNG and Australian WWII soldiers are seeing out eternity, overlooked by a vast rain tree. American sol…
Library in Port Moresby

National Library & Archives

An independence gift from Australia, this library houses a huge PNG collection.
Gardens in Sogeri Road

National Orchid Gardens

Around Fourteen Mile, next door to the humdrum Adventure Park PNG (look out for the Ferris wheel) are the excellent National Orchid Gardens. Apart from getting up close and personal with numerous flowering orchids, …
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…