Top things to do

Top Choice International in Mt Hagen

Palmuri Restaurant

The Palmuri is Hagen’s most upmarket restaurant. It offers delectable delicacies such as Mt Wilhelm trout, pasta, steaks, triple-stacked pancakes, a seafood-style buffet (K85) every Thursday and a separate pizza men…
Top Choice Cafe in Mt Hagen

Kofi Kave

If you’re wondering where the expat community hangs out, you’ll find them sipping coffee and nibbling cheesecake (K12) in this uber trendy cafe. Turn right (southeast) when you reach the airport and look for the Ban…
Pub Food in Mt Hagen

Hagen Club

Serves cold beer and good pub-style light meals during lunch, and cold beer and European dishes during dinner. The Mt Hagen Ball is held here to coincide with the Mt Hagen Show. Bring your tux, dancing shoes and see…
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…
Cultural Show in Mt Hagen

Mt Hagen Show

It’s not as big as the Goroka Show, but the Mt Hagen Show is definitely a must-see. It’s held at the showgrounds, 13km northeast of town. Tickets can be brought from Trans Niugini Tours and major hotels prior to the…
Supermarket in Mt Hagen

Best Buy

The biggest and best-stocked store in town, although it can’t compete with the market when it comes to veggies and fruit. The on-site bakery is good value with a good selection of pies, sausage rolls and cakes.