Papua New Guinea Kina (K)

Daily Costs

Budget: less than K300

  • Staying in village guesthouses: K50 to K100 per night
  • Focusing on one region (rather than flying between areas)
  • Eating in local markets: taking PMVs whenever possible

Midrange: K300-600

  • Double room in midrange hotel: K300 to K450
  • Flying between regions: K350 to K600
  • Hiring local guides: for village-hopping, treks, birdwatching

Top End: over K600

  • Lodging in a resort: from K500
  • Fine dining: K60 to K150 per person
  • Adventure: Kokoda Track (from A$3000 for eight days)


Bank South Pacific Changes cash and travellers cheques and can do cash advances on your credit card.