Attractions

Top Choice Cultural Village in Goroka

Asaro Mudmen

Asaro village, northwest of Goroka, is famous for its mudmen – warriors who traditionally covered themselves in grey mud and wore huge mud masks before heading off on raids. It’s a very striking image, best witnesse…
Bird Sanctuary in Tari

Tari Basin

The Tari Basin and the Tari Gap are world renowned birding spots, and because the altitude ranges from 1700m to 2800m through a variety of habitats there is a high diversity of species. Tari is a particularly blesse…
Market in Mt Hagen

Hagen Market

This is one of PNG’s biggest and most varied markets and a great place to buy bilums and Highland hats. There’s also a vast range of fresh produce on sale and you may also see sorry-looking cuscus, pigs and birds tr…
Museum in Goroka

JK McCarthy Museum

JK McCarthy was one of PNG’s legendary patrol officers and wrote one of the classic books on New Guinea patrolling – Patrol into Yesterday. Among the exhibits are pottery, weapons, clothes and musical instruments, a…
Cultural Centre in Wabag

Enga Take Anda Cultural Centre

At this large and fascinating cultural centre, art gallery, museum and workshop, you'll find a grand building with informative displays, including artifacts and archival photos. Insights include excellent descriptio…
Viewpoint in Goroka

Mt Kis Lookout

A motorable track just off Wisdom St climbs to an excellent lookout, Mt Kis, so-called because it’s the lovers’ leap of Goroka. There are two large water tanks halfway there, and a ladder you can climb to catch spec…
Lake in Lake Kutubu & Around

Lake Kutubu

Kutubu is the Highlands' second-largest lake, and, at 800m above sea level, PNG's highest substantial body of water (although the Mt Wilhelm crater lakes are higher). It has a remarkable level of fish endemicity - 1…
Historic Building in Goroka

Raun Raun Theatre

The theatre is a superb building, which blends traditional materials and modern architecture. It’s located on parkland about 500m due north of the post office. Performances by the Raun Raun Theatre Company are irreg…