Explore the historical significance of Alotau by local bus, and enjoy the sights on this 2 hour town tour. Enjoy a scenic drive from the coast to the hill tops, stopping at the Top Town lookout for a breathtaking panoramic view of the bay. Share the experiences of the local people who still have vivid memories of what life was like when Samarai was the most exciting place to be. Find out how the battle of Milne Bay changed the world, as they knew it, why the whole town was moved to Alotau and meet some of the people who made it what it is today. Then take a 10 minute drive to the other side of town, to Cameron Secondary School, the provinces’ first established high school in 1967. For a taste of Milne Bay and Papua New Guinea, be welcomed by the students. Enjoy a guided tour of the school and interaction with students. Experience some of the cultural demonstrations at the cultural village built by parents and students, featuring traditional activities, arts & crafts, including face painting. Next, return to the town centre and the main market take a stroll through the bustling markets and let your tour guide introduce you to the many varieties of fresh local produce and crafts available. The return trip gives an interesting perspective of the blend of traditional and modern lifestyles that make Alotau and Milne Bay Province such an intriguing place to visit
Your camera is a must to capture your adventure, stunning scenery and captivate experiences
To make your day more enjoyable please wear comfortable flat-soled shoes, clothing suited to the weather conditions, a hat, jacket, and bring along some sunscreen and bottled water.
The local roads may be unsealed and bumpy and walking surfaces may be uneven and have some steps.
This tour is not suitable for passengers in a wheelchair.
The order of sights visited may vary and itinerary may be reversed.