Continue on your discovery of PNG and the important role it has played in Australia’s World War II history. The Battle of Milne bay (25 August – 7 September) was a significant battle in the Pacific Campaign with the Allied troops decisively defeating Japanese Land forces. Come and visit this beautiful bay whilst discovering the history behind this important battle in Australia’s World War II history.
Milne Bay is home to almost 500 islands ranging from your typical tropical island and tiny atoll through to massive volcanic and continental islands. Located on the corner of the Coral Triangle, Milne Bay has some of the richest marine biodiversity in the world making it an established mecca for divers, and an emerging destination for game and sports fishermen.
Daily flights from Port Moresby to Alotau (50 minutes).
Driftwood Resort, Alotau – An exclusive tropical hideaway set amongst stunning rainforest on the absolute water’s edge and only a few minutes drive from bustling Alotau town Driftwood is the perfect place to stay and explore Milne Bay.
Tawali Resort – Tucked away, only accessible by boat, sits what may be Papua New Guinea’s best kept scuba diving secret – Tawali Resort. Tawali offers travellers a unique location to dive, relax and enjoy the unspoiled wonders of this magnificent part of the world.
Doini Island Resort – A 2 ½ hour boat trip from Alotau will bring you to Doini Island. Doini Island is surrounded by white sandy beaches and pristine turquoise waters teeming with myriads of exotic fish. A stunning location to relax and enjoy the gorgeous surrounds or enjoy the many activities available.