New Guinea Island Encounter

24 Aug - 4 Sep 2020

Departing Sydney, Returning Sydney

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A whole new world

Want to get off the beaten track? Take our most jam-packed Papua New Guinea holiday and sample all the highlights of this remote region.

Witness the Alotau Festival and Sing Sing, a P&O-exclusive local display of canoes, warriors, powerful music and dance. As a matrilineal society, women make the rules in the Trobriand Islands. Try your hand at Trobriand cricket on Kiriwina Island – where the unconventional rules include an unlimited number of players, dancing and whistleblowing. On Kitava Island, unspoiled beaches and sparkling tropical waters teeming with fish and coral are ready for exploring. Visit new destination Conflict Islands - possibly the most peaceful place in the world.


Sydney , Alotau , Kitava , Kiriwina Island , Conflict Islands , Sydney

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Things to do on board

Family Fun

Keep the young and young at heart entertained


Rooms to suit every type of traveller


Each day is a brand new adventure! The hardest part is choosing what to try first.

Restaurants & Dining

We've got a unique dining experience to suit all tastebuds

Where you'll go

Day 1


24 Aug, Departing 4PM

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Days 2 to 4

Sea Days

25 to 27 Aug

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Day 5


28 Aug, 8AM - 6PM

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Day 6


29 Aug, 8AM - 5PM

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Day 7

Kiriwina Island

30 Aug, 8AM - 5PM

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Day 8

Conflict Islands

31 Aug, 8AM - 5PM

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Days 9 to 11

Sea Days

1 to 3 Sep

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Day 12


4 Sep, Arriving 7AM

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"It's so easy to do so many things of an evening as they are all available and all in close vicinity. I can have dinner, drinks, see a show and go dancing all in one night!"

By Gillian

Pacific Explorer

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