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Alotau (Milne Bay), Papua New Guinea

Welcome to an undiscovered paradise of white-sand beaches, crystal waterfalls and volcanic mountains. And if you've come for history, you'll find that, too. This peaceful town was the site of fierce fighting during World War II. Today, it's a peaceful retreat offering the vacationer plenty of time to relax and connect with nature. Beyond the city you'll find a tropical rainforest full of birds of paradise and a laid-back ease worth discovering.

Points of Interest

  • Alotau War Memorial
  • Lik Lik Festival
  • Toptown Lookout
  • Turnbull War Memorial
  • KB Mission
  • Ahioma Village
  • Masurina Lodge
  • Tawali Resort

More about Alotau (Milne Bay), Papua New Guinea Points of Interest

  • Alotau War Memorial -

    A somber reminder of the Battle of Milne Bay. The detailed description of the battle on the memorial includes the number of embattled troops and Papua New Guineans who were wounded or lost their lives.

  • Lik Lik Festival -

    Nestled against a backdrop of blue green mountains, this quiet seaside town with its peaceful and hospitable people, comes to life with an explosion of colour, vibrant chanting, dancing and kundu drum beats carrying the stories of an ancient race to the seafront venue of Wanigili Centre. The Lik Lik Festival experience is an event not to be missed.

  • Toptown Lookout -

    Offers panoramic views of the bay.

  • Turnbull War Memorial -

    Original No.3 airstrip during WWII and its memorial to Australia's Squadron Leader, Peter St George Turnbull, who was killed during the Battle of Milne Bay.

  • KB Mission -

    Scene of fierce fighting between Japanese and Australian troops.

  • Ahioma Village -

    Step into another world as you are welcomed into the home of a typical Milne Bay family and experience the true meaning of Melanesian hospitality and the Milne Bay way of life.

  • Masurina Lodge -

  • Tawali Resort -

5 Excursions

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Milne Bay Village Life

3 hours | Alotau (Milne Bay) | AT2-180 A T 2 - 1 8 0

Moderate Activity

From AUD$179.95

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The Lik Lik Festival

2 hours | Alotau (Milne Bay) | AT2-200 A T 2 - 2 0 0

Moderate Activity

From AUD$69.95

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Battle of Milne Bay Cruise

2 hours | Alotau (Milne Bay) | AT2-240 A T 2 - 2 4 0

Moderate Activity, Includes snack

From AUD$199.95

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Clay Pot Cooking Class

3.5 hours | Alotau (Milne Bay) | AT2-300 A T 2 - 3 0 0

Easy Activity, Includes meal

From AUD$179.95

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Remote Tawali Resort Snorkel and Skull Cave

8 hours | Alotau (Milne Bay) | AT2-775 A T 2 - 7 7 5

Strenuous Activity, Includes meal

From AUD$504.95

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